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Pokemon Name Change - Main Character & Pokemon
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Pokemon Name Change - Main Character & Pokemon

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Pokemon Name change guide in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). See how to change your name, change Pokemon's nicknames, traded Pokemon restrictions, and more!.

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Can You Change The Name?

Character's Name Cannot Be Changed

Hero's Name Cannot Be Changed

You can decide on the hero's name at the beginning before starting your adventure. Once you finalized the name, it is impossible to change it so enter the name that you are not going to regret.

How To Change Pokemon Nickname

Pokemon Nickname Can Be Changed From The Status

Pokemon Nickname Can Be Changed From The Status

Pokemon's name (nickname) can be changed at any time from the status screen. Open the menu and choose the Pokemon you want to change the nickname by clicking the Check Summary → press X button to Change Nickname for the Pokemon you want to rename. Press + to save the changes you've made.

Traded Pokemon Can Be Changed Only Once

Pokemon nicknames traded by friends can be changed only once. Note that you cannot change your nickname if your friend has already changed it or if you got it in a Surprise Trade.

Not Renamed Before ExchangeNickname can be changed only once
Renamed Before ExchangeNickname cannot be changed
Surprise TradeNickname cannot be changed

Name Change Not Available For Pokemon Exchanged From NPCs

Nicknames cannot be changed for Pokemon obtained in exchange from NPCs. If you really want to use another name, you will need to catch it elsewhere or hatch it to be able to rename it.

May Require An Everstone When Breeding Pokemon

Hatching a normal Wooper or Galarian Meowth without doing anything will produce a Paldean Wooper or normal Meowth. Give them an Everstone to prevent Pokemon from evolving and to ensure that the Pokemon Egg inherits the desired parent's nature.

ItemWhere To Get
EverstoneEverstoneBuy at Delibird Presents for 3,000 Poke Dollars.
NPC Trades List

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