Pokémon Scarlet and Purple announce a ton of details.
Among everything announced in today’s Pokémon Presents, the news of Pokemon Scarlet and Purple They were the most expected. The new chapters of the Pokémon RPG series for Nintendo Switch consoles have been shown in the first place through a new and spectacular trailer that has revealed the improved graphic aspect of the titles that, for the first time in the main series, will allow exploring an open world. Likewise, it has been confirmed that the name of the region is Paldea“a vast region filled with lakes, high peaks, wastelands, and rugged mountain ranges“.
One of the great novelties of the games will be the present three stories that intertwine as new Pokémon and unique characters are discovered. In these titles, the gyms and the fight for the rank of Champion or Champion are also a key piece of the story, but this time there will be no set route, since you can decide in which order to go to the gyms.
It will be in the center of the Paldea region where the main city of the game is located, called: Plateau City. In this place is the Orange Academy / the Grape Academy, depending on the game. In these places there will also be new characters and creatures, being a place with years of history and where people from all regions meet to hone their skills, either by studying or through Pokémon battles.
The Teracrystallization, great novelty of Pokémon Scarlet and Purple
The teracrystallization It will be the great mechanic that this new generation of Pokémon presents as it is a phenomenon that only occurs in the Paldea region. Its power makes Pokémon shine like glittering gems and their moves stronger. The type of some Pokómen will vary. For example, Eevee will be able to maintain the Normal type or change to Fire or Water type.
When a Pokémon teracrystallizes, a Teracrystal jewel appears on its head like a crown, and its body shimmers like a gemstone. There will be a total 18 types of teracrystallization, so the combinations of Pokémon and teratypes are innumerable. The mechanic will be activated through the Teracrystal Orbwhich after use will require new energy by touching the crystals that emit this energy or in the Pokémon Centers.
On the other hand, they have presented the teraincursions, a new battle format in which players team up with three other Trainers to defeat wild Teracrystalline Pokémon within a time limit. Very much in the style of the Pokémon Scarlet and Purple raids, they will be battles of greater difficulty and will require cooperation between the players. By overcoming the battle, the defeated Pokémon can be captured.
New forms of the legendary Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon
Pokémon Scarlet and Purple have also introduced the forms of the Legendary Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon, which appear to be accompanying the player shortly after the start of the adventure. Thanks to one of the two, depending on the game, the player will be able to explore the plains and deserts at full speed, swim through water, climb steep peaks, cross valleys and glide through the skies. Both creatures will have drive mode, float mode and glide mode.
Among the new creatures has been presented to Fidough, the Fairy-type Puppy Pokémon; and Cetitan, a Whale-type Geowhale Pokémon. For its part, Wooper has presented his form of Paldea. On the other hand, players who purchase the games during their first few months will receive a Pikachu that knows the move Flight, which it normally can’t learn, and will be a Flying teratype.
This will be the multiplayer of Pokémon Scarlet and Purple
Another novelty of Pokémon Scarlet and Purple lies in its multiplayer mode, which will not only allow you to trade and fight against Trainers from all over the world through the Poképortal. Both locally and online, it can be used Union Circle, which will allow you to enjoy the adventure cooperatively. Thus, up to four friends will be able to explore any corner, show each other the Pokémon they have taken for a walk and, in short, bond and enhance the fun.