There’s no denying that the Spanish-influenced Paldea region in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is beyond stunning, but more than that, it’s sprawling with many different ‘mon for you to catch. Some are brand new, while others are familiar from previous generations. Another thing these games have in common with previous entries is the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet exclusives. That’s right, some are only in Scarlet, while others are only obtainable in Violet.
If you want to know more about generation nine, our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet new Pokémon guide is a great read, and it’s accompanied nicely by our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet starters article. However, if it’s that land that interests you more, it’s our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Paldea content that you should read.
Anyway, here are all of the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet exclusives.
What are the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet exclusive Pokémon?
Naturally, there are some ‘mon that you can only get in each version. Here’s a full list to help you decide which game to pick.
Pokémon Scarlet exclusives
You can only catch these creatures in Pokémon Scarlet. If you’re a Violet trainer, you need to trade to get your hands on:
Pokémon Violet exclusives
You can only catch these creatures in Pokémon Violet. If you’re a Scarlet trainer, you need to trade to get your hands on:
There you have it, all of the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet exclusives. If you want to go beyond Paldea, our Pokédex guide lists every ‘mon from the entire series.