Pokémon Scarlet and Violet’s new Pokémon collection is one of the main draws for the new entries in the mainline Pokémon series.

The game was surprise announced earlier this year, showing players a glimpse of the new world, and the Gen 9 Pokémon that live there. So far, we’ve seen a handful of new Pokémon coming to Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, ranging from towering legendaries to humble starters.

This Pokémon Scarlet and Violet new Pokemon list collects every confirmed Pokémon announced for the game. We won’t be covering leaks, so this information is up to date with the latest announcements from Nintendo and The Pokémon Company.

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet new Pokémon list

Below you’ll find every new Pokémon that has been officially announced for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. We’ll add more as new annoucements are made, so you get the best idea of what new Gen 9 Pokémon are awaiting you in the Paldea region.


  • Type – Grass
  • Category – Grass Cat Pokémon
  • Height – 1’4″
  • Weight – 9 lbs
  • Ability – Overgrow

Sprigatito is the grass-type starter for Pokémon Scarlet and Voilet and, thanks to the Overgrow ability, its grass-type moves will become more powerful when it has low HP.

The official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website describes Sprigatito as, ‘The capricious, attention-seeking Grass Cat Pokémon.’


  • Type – Fire
  • Category – Fire Croc Pokémon
  • Height – 1’4″
  • Weight – 21.6 lbs
  • Ability – Blaze

Fuecoco is the fire-type starter for Gen 9 and the Blaze ability will increase the power of its fire-type moves when this Pokémon has low HP.

Fuecoco is described as ‘The laid-back Fire Croc Pokémon that does things at its own pace’ on the official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website.


  • Type – Water
  • Category – Duckling Pokémon
  • Height – 1’8″
  • Weight – 13.4 lbs
  • Ability – Torrent

Quaxly is the water-type starter Pokémon for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Due to the Torrent ability, the power of Quaxly’s water-type moves will be increased when it’s HP is low.

On the official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website, Quaxly is described as ‘The earnest and tidy Duckling Pokémon.’


  • Type – Normal
  • Category – Hog Pokémon
  • Height – 1’8″
  • Weight – 22.5 lbs
  • Ability – Glutton/Aroma Veil

On the official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website, Lechonk is described as follows ‘Lechonk uses its sense of smell to find and eat only the most fragrant wild grasses and the richest Berries. As a result of its dining habits, it has come to radiate an aroma resembling herbs that bug Pokémon dislike.’



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