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Academy Ace Tournament Guide - How To Unlock & Best Pokemon To Use
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Academy Ace Tournament Guide - How To Unlock & Best Pokemon To Use

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This is Academy Ace Tournament Guide for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (PokemonSV). Includes how to unlock, Pokemon Team, weakness, levels, recommended Pokemon, rewards, & more!

Table of Contents

Story Walkthrough Guide

What Is Academy Ace Tournament?

How To Unlock & Requirements

Unlock After Winning 8 Gym Rematch

Academy Ace Tournament

▲ Can be initiated at the Academy entrance

You can unlock Academy Ace Tournament after completing the rematch from 8 gyms. The rematch can only be done during the 2nd playthrough. This tournament is challenging especially for talented trainers.

Gym Leader Related Guides
All Gym Leader GuideGym Leader Rematch Guide

Fixed Opponents In All Battles

Only in the succeeding encounter after the gym rematch, the opponents in all four battles are fixed. The level is significantly high so prepare and raise the level of your Pokemon team before participating in the tournament.

Recover Pokemon Health Every After Battle

During the Academy Ace Tournament, the health of all Pokemon in your team gets recovered whenever you finish a battle. In addition, Terastal is also charged so do not hesitate to use it.

Terastal Guide

You Can Use Recovery Items

While this is a post-game content, it is not a battle facility so, you can use battle items and receive money & experience.

Academy Ace Tournament Rewards

Rewards For First Time

Requirement For 6 Star Tera Raid Battle

Requirement For 6 Raid

After clearing the Academy Ace Tournament for the very first time and finishing 4★ Tera Raid battle for at least 10 runs, Jacq releases the 6★ Tera Raid. The Pokemon that can be caught from 6★ Tera Raid is characterized by 5 IV or higher.

Tera Raid Related Guides
Tera Raid Battle Events GuideTera Raid Events List

Can Also Get A Headpiece

Can Also Get Headpiece

Rewards For Second Time

※ Confirmed list of rewards

Item RewardEffect
Nugget x3Can be sold at a high price to shops
PP Up x1Increases the max PP by 1
Use it to the best move of preference
PP Max x1Increases the PP of one move to Max
Use it to the best move of preference
Lonely Mint x1When used, Pokemon's Attack will grow more easily, but its Defense will grow more slowly.
Does not change the Nature

Academy Ace Tournament - First Time Opponents & Pokemon Team

First Battle: Arven

First Battle: Arven
Arven Guide

Arven's Pokemon Team Details

Second Battle: Jacq

Jacq
Jacq Guide

Jacq's Pokemon Team Details

Third Battle: Dendra

Dendra
Dendra Guide

Dendra's Pokemon Team Details

Final Battle: Geeta

Geeta
Geeta Guide

Geeta's Pokemon Team Details

Academy Ace Tournament - Second Time Opponents & Pokemon Team

Second Time & Succeeding Runs

Instructor Saguaro

Instructor Saguaro

Instructor Tyme

Instructor Tyme

Director Clavell

Director Clavell
Clavell Guide

Instructor Raifort

Instructor Raifort

Nurse Miriam

Nurse Miriam

Instructor Penny

Instructor Penny
Penny Guide

Pokemon Trainer Arven

Pokemon Trainer Arven
Arven Guide
  • Greedent Icon
    GreedentLv67
    Normal
    2XFighting
  • Cloyster Icon
    CloysterLv67
    WaterIce
    2XGrassElectricFightingRock
  • Scovillain Icon
    ScovillainLv67
    GrassFire
    2XPoisonFlyingRock
  • Toedscruel Icon
    ToedscruelLv67
    GroundGrass
    4XIce
    2XFireFlyingBug
  • Garganacl Icon
    GarganaclLv67
    Rock
    2XWaterGrassFightingGround
    Steel
  • Mabosstiff Icon
    MabosstiffLv68
    Tera Type
    Dark
    2XFightingBugFairy

Instructor Jacq

Instructor Jacq
Jacq Guide
  • Arcanine Icon
    ArcanineLv65
    Fire
    2XWaterGroundRock
  • Lurantis Icon
    LurantisLv65
    Grass
    2XFireIcePoisonFlying
    Bug
  • Swalot Icon
    SwalotLv65
    Poison
    2XGroundPsychic
  • Mudsdale Icon
    MudsdaleLv65
    Ground
    2XWaterGrassIce
  • Slowbro Icon
    SlowbroLv65
    WaterPsychic
    2XGrassElectricBugGhost
    Dark
  • Farigiraf Icon
    FarigirafLv66
    Tera Type
    Psychic
    2XBugGhostDark

Elite Four Hassel

Elite Four Hassel
Hassel Guide
  • Noivern Icon
    NoivernLv67
    FlyingDragon
    4XIce
    2XRockDragonFairy
  • Haxorus Icon
    HaxorusLv67
    Dragon
    2XIceDragonFairy
  • Dragalge Icon
    DragalgeLv67
    PoisonDragon
    2XIceGroundPsychicDragon
  • Flapple Icon
    FlappleLv67
    GrassDragon
    4XIce
    2XPoisonFlyingBugDragon
    Fairy
  • Dragonite Icon
    DragoniteLv67
    DragonFlying
    4XIce
    2XRockDragonFairy
  • Baxcalibur Icon
    BaxcaliburLv68
    Tera Type
    Dragon
    2XIceDragonFairy

Instructor Salvatore

Instructor Salvatore
  • Honchkrow Icon
    HonchkrowLv65
    DarkFlying
    2XElectricIceRockFairy
  • Persian Icon
    PersianLv65
    Normal
    2XFighting
  • Palossand Icon
    PalossandLv65
    GhostGround
    2XWaterGrassIceGhost
    Dark
  • Gothitelle Icon
    GothitelleLv65
    Psychic
    2XBugGhostDark
  • Glaceon Icon
    GlaceonLv65
    Ice
    2XFireFightingRockSteel
  • Raichu Icon
    RaichuLv66
    Tera Type
    Electric
    2XGround

Top Champion Geeta

Top Champion Geeta
Geeta Guide

Champion Nemona

Champion Nemona
Nemona Guide

  • Lycanroc Icon
    Lycanroc(Midday Form)Lv71
    Rock
    2XWaterGrassFightingGround
    Steel
  • Goodra Icon
    GoodraLv71
    Dragon
    2XIceDragonFairy
  • Pawmot Icon
    PawmotLv71
    ElectricFighting
    2XGroundPsychicFairy
  • Dudunsparce Icon
    DudunsparceLv71
    Normal
    2XFighting
  • Orthworm Icon
    OrthwormLv71
    Steel
    2XFireFightingGround
  • Quaquaval Icon
    QuaquavalLv72
    Tera Type
    Water
    2XGrassElectric
  • Lycanroc Icon
    Lycanroc(Midday Form)Lv71
    Rock
    2XWaterGrassFightingGround
    Steel
  • Goodra Icon
    GoodraLv71
    Dragon
    2XIceDragonFairy
  • Pawmot Icon
    PawmotLv71
    ElectricFighting
    2XGroundPsychicFairy
  • Dudunsparce Icon
    DudunsparceLv71
    Normal
    2XFighting
  • Orthworm Icon
    OrthwormLv71
    Steel
    2XFireFightingGround
  • Meowscarada Icon
    MeowscaradaLv72
    Tera Type
    Grass
    2XFireIcePoisonFlying
    Bug
  • Lycanroc Icon
    Lycanroc(Midday Form)Lv71
    Rock
    2XWaterGrassFightingGround
    Steel
  • Goodra Icon
    GoodraLv71
    Dragon
    2XIceDragonFairy
  • Pawmot Icon
    PawmotLv71
    ElectricFighting
    2XGroundPsychicFairy
  • Dudunsparce Icon
    DudunsparceLv71
    Normal
    2XFighting
  • Orthworm Icon
    OrthwormLv71
    Steel
    2XFireFightingGround
  • Skeledirge Icon
    SkeledirgeLv72
    Tera Type
    Fire
    2XWaterGroundRock

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Story Related

Pokemon SV storyline
▶Complete Story Guide

Victory Road

Victory Road Related Guides
Victory Road Guide

Starfall Street

Starfall Street Related Guides
Starfall Street GuideStar Training Center (STC) Guide
Starfall Street Walkthrough

Path of Legends

Path of Legends Related Guides
Path of Legends Walkthrough
▶Titan Pokemon List

The Way Home (Zero Lab)

After Completing The Game

Academy Ace Tournament

Clearing For The First Time
ArvenJacqDendra
Geeta--
Clearing For The Second Time
SaguaroTymeClavell
RaifortMiriamPenny
ArvenJacqHassel
SalvatoreGeetaNemona
Academy Ace Tournament Guide

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