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Multiplayer / Co-Op Guide - Features & How To Play
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Multiplayer / Co-Op Guide - Features & How To Play

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Multiplayer/Co-Op Guide for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). See the special features, Online & Local play, Picnics, codes, Union Circle, how to join and more!

Table Of Contents

Multiplayer Overview

Multiplayer Is Possible Between Different Versions

Multiplayer Is Possible Between Different Version

Play multiplayer with up to 4 players, even if you're playing on different versions of the game! You can play together with friends and other players even from far away through the Internet.

Differences Of Pokemon Exclusives

Offline Play Is Also Possible With Link Trade

In the Union Circle, you can choose to Link Trade with people nearby or through the Internet. Playing through the Internet will allow you to play with other players around the world. Note that to play via the Internet, you will need a paid subscription to Nintendo Switch Online.

How To Multiplay

Press The X Button & Open The Poke Portal

Press The X Button & Open The Poke Portal

To play Multiplayer in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you can use the Poke Portal function. The Poke Portal will be available once you visit a Poke Center for the first time.

Select The Union Circle

Select The Union Circle

After opening the Poke Portal, select the Union Circle. The Union Circle will allow you to play with other players.

Create Circle / Join A Circle

Create Circle / Join A Circle
HostCreates the Circle
MemberParticipates in the Circle

If You Are Hosting, Announce To Friends

If You Are Hosting, Announce To Friends

As the Host that creates the Union Circle, you will have to tell your friends the 4-digit code for them to use and join your Multiplayer session.

Enter The Code To Join

Enter The Code To Join

To join a Union Circle, you will have to get the 4-digit code from the Host. Input the code in the Join screen to be able to multiplay!

What Can You Do In Multiplayer

Explore Paldea Region with up to 4 people
Challenge Tera Raid Battle with your friends
Enjoy a Picnic together
Trade or Battle against each other

Explore Paldea Region With Up To 4 People

Explore Paldea Region With Up To 4 People

In Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, you can explore the vast fields of the Paldea region with other players. Enjoy encounters with various Pokemon in unknown fields.

You Can Catch Pokemon From The Other Version

When multiple players are nearby, the Pokemon in the field will be synchronized, so if you are near a player with another version, Pokemon limited to that version may appear. You can communicate via chat and gather at the location where the desired Pokemon appears to obtain it.

Union Circle Guide

Challenge Tera Raid Battle With Your Friends

Challenge Tera Raid Battle With Your Friends

Tera Raid Battle is a new feature wherein you take on powerful Terastallized Pokemon! Players can play with up to 4 friends to take on these battles and work together to defeat the Pokemon!

Tera Raid Battle Codes Search Board

Enjoy A Picnic Together

Enjoy A Picnic Together

In Picnics, you can take a group photo, create Sandwiches, or show off your Pokemon. Also when your Pokemon plays with other trainer's Pokemon, you may find Pokemon Egg.

Picnic Guide

Trade Or Battle Against Each Other

Trade Or Battle Against Each Other

As in previous titles, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet allows players to interact with other trainers through Pokemon Exchange and Pokemon Battles.

Pokemon Trading Forum

About Pokemon Trading

Type / Description
Link ExchangeYou can trade a Pokemon of your choice with another player
Wonder TradeDeposit a Pokemon and exchange it for a random Pokemon with trainers around the world

About Trainer Battles

Type / Description
Casual・ No records of wins and losses being kept
・All Pokemon can participate
Ranked・Ranked change defending on the results of the match
・Ranked exist for each tier
・The highest ranks compete for placements in the world
Tournament・Competitions are held for those who have registered
・There are official competitions in which participants compete under various rules
・Can be organize by you or others

Other Related Pokemon SV Articles

▶Early Game Guide - What To Do First

New Features

New Features & Systems

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