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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Starting a New Game in Scarlet & Violet

Vincent Lau

This is a guide for starting a new game in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

(1 of 2) Here are the available languages.

Here are the available languages. (left), These are the preset looks. (right)

The first time you start up the game, you’ll be presented with a choice of in-game language:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese

Obviously, you’ll probably want to pick the one you’re most familiar with.

Next, you can choose a look for your trainer character. The ones on the left are the masculine options, while the ones on the right are the feminine options.

After that, choose a nice name for yourself, like “GamerGuides”.

(1 of 2) You could spend a while here…

You could spend a while here… (left), Hairstyle and look options aren’t restricted by gender. (right)

Afterwards, you’ll be taken to the confirmation screen, where you can begin the game straightaway by picking “Ready!” or you can customize your hairstyle and look further.

If you’re not in a rush, go ahead and mess with the hairstyle and look settings.

When you proceed, you’ll see your enrollment application for Naranja Academy (in Pokémon Scarlet) or Uva Academy (in Pokémon Violet).

Now enjoy the cutscenes! Welcome, Pokémon trainers, to the vast and wondrous Paldea region!

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  • Publisher
    Nintendo, Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    17 November 2022
  • Last Updated
    10 May 2024
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