Pokémon Scarlet and Violet – Differences, Exclusive Pokémon list and Everything You Need To Know

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet – Differences, Exclusive Pokémon list and Everything You Need To Know
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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is finally here, and is one of the most ambitious Pokémon games developer GameFreak has ever attempted.

Retaining much of the original games’ charm, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet features an expansive open world and a multiplayer system that allows up to four members. 

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Each time a Pokemon game is split, both games end up being largely the same with smaller differences here and there, which is where we come in. We’re here to help explain those differences to help you make the right choice.

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet differences

One of the biggest differences between the two versions come in the Pokemons – with Scarlet and Violet boasting exclusive Pokémon. Depending on your preference, you can choose which game you prefer.

Scarlet and Violet Exclusive Pokémon list

Here are the exclusive Pokémon in each edition – Scarlet and Violet.

Pokemon Scarlet:

  • Larvitar
  • Pupitar
  • Tyranitar
  • Stonjourner
  • Armarogue
  • Koraidon 
  • Great Tusk

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Pokemon Violet:

  • Bagon
  • Shelgon
  • Salamence
  • Eiscue
  • Ceruledge
  • Miraidon
  • Iron Treads 


One major difference aside from the Pokémon’s is that of Professors. Pokemon Scarlet features Professor Sada and orange uniforms whereas Pokémon Violet has Professor Turo and purple uniforms. This does not make a huge difference, but will be a consideration for Pokémon fans.

This concludes our guide on all the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Exclusives.

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How many Pokemon are in Scarlet and Violet?

There are 400 Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet.

Is Scarlet and Violet two games?

Scarlet and Violet are largely the same game, but the biggest difference comes with the Pokémon with each version getting their own exclusive creatures.