Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero – Release date, price, new Pokemon, more
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are receiving the DLC treatment this year so we’ll cover everything there is to know about The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, including the release date, price, and contents.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet became the fastest-selling game of the storied franchise following its November release. Trainers continue to test their skills in 2023 as the Paldea region offers a ton to explore.
Despite the three main story paths and additional content like the Ranked Battle Stadium, Pokemon fans are always looking forward to what’s next. Sword and Shield were the first games to deliver Pokemon DLC and the new tradition continues as fans are eager to discover what’s to come in Scarlet and Violet.
Here’s everything we know about Scarlet and Violet DLC so far.
- Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC release window
- Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC content
- Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC trailers
- Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC price
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero release window
As revealed during Pokemon Day, The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC will arrive in Scarlet and Violet later this year: Part One, ‘The Teal Mask’ will release in Fall 2023, and Part Two, ‘The Indigo Disk’ will arrive in Winter 2023.
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero content
The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero will be divided into two parts but will have an interconnected story with new characters and Pokemon.
The Teal Mask
The Teal Mask will let players explore the land of Kitakami, just outside of Paldean borders. An outdoor study program held jointly between their academy and another school will be the setting of this new adventure.
Players will meet new friends and Pokemon as they unravel the mysteries behind the folktales that have been passed down in this land in the middle of a huge festival. The Teal Mask will introduce players to the new Legendary Pokemon Ogerpon as well as three new Pokemon named Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti, also known as the Heroes of Kitakami.
The Indigo Disk
In Part Two of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC, players will travel to their academy’s sister school, the Blueberry Academy, as an exchange student. This school was founded in recent years and specializes in Pokemon battles, so players can expect a lot of action from this storyline.
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The turtle Pokemon Terapagos will debut in the Indigo Disk and it’s expected to have a special connection to the Terastallization phenomena introduced in Scarlet and Violet. The Pokemon Company also revealed a mysterious new turtle Pokemon that has an unknown connection with Terapagos.
This Pokemon previously appeared in the Pokemon Horizons anime, so fans are eagerly waiting for new episodes that might hold some answers. Many believe that it’s a pre-evolved form of Terapagos, but all the mystery around it suggests there’s more to discover.
With The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, players will be able to encounter over 230 familiar Pokemon that have been found living in other regions but which had not appeared in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet, according to the official announcement. This includes Pokemon players will be able to get via the Pokemon Home app and trades.
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero trailer
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet released a trailer for the upcoming The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC, highlighting new locations and characters:
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero price
The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero costs $34.99 USD / $44.99 CAD / £49.99 GBP and can be bought via the Nintendo eShop or the in-game shop. Players need to update the game with the 1.2 patch to be able to purchase it.
Fans that haven’t purchased Scarlet either Violet can now get a bundle with the base game and the DLC for $94.99.
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