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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Pokémon Violet Exclusives Confirmed

Seren Morgan-Roberts

This page details all the exclusive Pokémon that you’ll only find in Pokémon Violet. It will includes new Pokémon and older generation Pokémon that can only be found in the Violet version of the game.

Head over to our page on All Pokémon Scarlet Exclusives for information on Pokémon Scarlet.

New and Returning Pokémon for Violet

Bagon, Shelgon, and Salamence

"Bagon" IconBagon is a Generation III Dragon-type Pokémon that has two evolution stages: "Shelgon" IconShelgon and "Salamence" IconSalamence. Shelgon is also a Dragon-type and Salamence is a Dragon/Flying-type pseudo-legendary Pokémon.


Eiscue and Bagon (and its evolutions) will be exclusive to Pokémon Violet. (Credit: The Pokémon Company.)

"Eiscue" IconEiscue is a Generation VIII Penguin Pokémon. It is an Ice-type Pokémon and currently it has no evolutions. Eiscue has the Ice Face ability. When Eiscue uses Ice Face and is then hit by a physical move, it takes no damage and transforms into its Noice Face form. Noise Face form has decreases Defense and Special Defense but increased Speed, and it can be damaged by normal attacks. This form will remain even when Eiscue is switched out, but Eiscue will revert back to standard form at the end of the battle.


(1 of 2) Ceruledge is one cool customer. (Credit: The Pokémon Company)

Ceruledge is one cool customer. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (left), Its Bitter Blade move can drain HP from foes. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (right)

Ceruledge the Fire Blades Pokémon is exclusive to Pokémon Violet. It’s a Fire and Ghost type with the Flash Fire ability, which boosts its Fire type attacks when hit by one. It has a new move called Bitter Blades, a Fire-type physical attack that restores Ceruledge’s HP by half the damage dealt to the foe.

Iron Treads

(1 of 2) Iron Treads depicted in the Violet Book. (Credit: The Pokémon Company)

Iron Treads depicted in the Violet Book. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (left), A close encounter with Iron Treads. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (right)

Not much is known about Iron Treads at this stage. The new Pokémon has similarities to "Donphan" IconDonphan from the Johto region. It has a metallic, robotic body with a tire tread in front. Perhaps a future version of Donphan?


(1 of 2) You can ride on Miraidon. (Credit: The Pokémon Company)

You can ride on Miraidon. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (left), Miraidon’s Aquatic Mode. (Credit: The Pokémon Company) (right)

Miraidon is a Legendary Pokémon that appears in Pokémon Violet, featuring on the game’s cover art. You will receive a Miraidon to accompany you during your travels.

Miraidon has multiple forms to suit different traversal needs: Drive Mode for moving fast on land, Aquatic Mode for going across water and Glide Mode for gliding through the air.

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    17 November 2022
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    10 May 2024
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