Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have continued transferring alongside since their November 2022 launch, however new adventures await trainers on the horizon. Game Freak and TPC International just lately introduced in the course of the Pocket Monsters franchise’s anniversary that the video games would obtain a two-part DLC growth referred to as The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero.
The two parts of the upcoming DLC growth are referred to as The Teal Mask and The Indigo Disk, with the previous chapter being launched shortly earlier than the latter. According to The Pokemon Company, The Teal Mask is slated to be launched in Fall 2023, and The Indigo Disk is about to reach in Winter 2023.
At the second, The Pokemon Company hasn’t divulged particular launch dates for these items of downloadable content material, although which will change as 2023 continues.
What we learn about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s two-part DLC to date
After hours of adventures in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s Iberian-inspired Paldea area, the Treasure of Area Zero will see gamers heading to 2 new areas full with their very own tradition, characters, and Pocket Monsters to seize, prepare, and battle.
The Teal Mask will take gamers to the land of Kitakami, and The Indigo Disk will see followers turning into trade college students of the enigmatic Blueberry Academy, a battle-oriented academy that’s located deep within the ocean.
The two DLCs might be bought collectively for one value (for each Scarlet and Violet). Players who purchase them earlier than October 31, 2023, will obtain a redeemable code to gather a Hisuian Zoroark.
Over 230 Pokemon (as many as 715, in keeping with some leaks that embody Pokemon HOME transfers) that weren’t seen in Scarlet and Violet will make their return. This consists of the likes of Ninetales, Metagross, Milotic, Vikavolt, Dewgong, Mamoswine, and lots of extra. Seven new legendary species have additionally been launched or alluded to, together with the heroes of Kitakami, a trio of Pocket Monsters referred to as Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti.
Each DLC additionally has a mascot legendary just like different franchise titles, with Ogerpon representing The Teal Mask and Terapagos representing The Indigo Disk.
Two new story-central characters will likely be launched on this Pokemon Scarlet/Violet DLC. Trainer siblings Carmine and Kieran will make their debut as Kitakami natives who’re college students at Blueberry Academy. Players will even meet many extra Blueberry college students alongside the best way, primarily in The Indigo Disk chapter of the growth.
All the whereas, trainers will study secrets and techniques pertaining to Kitakami and Blueberry Academy. They will examine the hyperlinks between these new areas and their Pocket Monsters, in addition to how they’re linked to the Paldea area, particularly, the Terastal Phenomenon and the mysterious Area Zero discovered throughout the Great Crater of Paldea.
Trainers who want to entry the DLC will merely want to begin the Treasure Hunt held by Naranja/Uva Academies, which means they will not want to finish the first story or the post-game to discover Kitakami and the aquatic reaches of Blueberry Academy.
New courses will likely be supplied in Blueberry Academy, together with loads of battle-oriented faculty actions. Likewise, Kitakami is for certain to have loads of battles and revelations of its personal.
Whatever the case, Scarlet and Violet followers will merely have to attend till late 2023 for these two DLC expansions to reach. Game Freak could launch extra data in upcoming months, and the work of the info mining neighborhood by no means rests both, which ought to deliver the small print into clearer focus because the Treasure of Area Zero DLCs method.