Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are getting its first batch of DLC content in The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC expansion!
This downloadable content will arrive in two parts, with Part 1: The Teal Mask coming this fall, and Part 2: The Indigo Disk arriving this winter. The two pieces of DLC take players out of the Paldea region into an exchange program with other schools, one in the Japanese-inspired setting of Kitakami, and the other in Blueberry Academy, the sister school of Naranja and Uva Academy.
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero is available for purchase on the Switch’s online storefront for approximately USD$34.99 or your regional equivalent and is sold separately depending on whether you are playing Scarlet, or Violet.
▍Pokemon Scarlet and Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC Trailer
▍About The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero is a single DLC available for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, both contain mostly the same content in terms of its story beats and encounters, and will have to be purchased separately if you want it for both versions of the game.
Both pieces of downloadable content will include over 230 Pokemon living in other regions that weren’t present in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, and these include Pokemon you can bring over from Pokemon Home. You’ll also encounter the new legendary pokemon Ogrepon and Terapagos in Part 1 and Part 2 of the DLC respectively.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s DLC is split into two parts, let’s take a brief look at what we know of them so far!
■ Part 1: The Teal Mask
In The Teal Mask, the player will be taken on a school trip to the land of Kitakami as part of an outdoor training program. Here you’ll be taken to the countryside with great mountains towering over the land, and people living amongst rice paddies and apple orchards.
The trip happens to coincide with a yearly festival held in Kitakami filled with street vendors and stalls as you meet new Pokemon, and unravel the secrets hidden in a folktale told through generations. This DLC also adds new Pokemon Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti, beloved pokemon of Kitakami which you can see in the visual below!
■ Part 2: The Indigo Disk
After your adventures on Kitakami Island, you’re taken on an exchange program to Blueberry Academy, the sister school to your own academy to battle your heart out against some of the academy’s best and brightest, to find out who really is the best amongst the schools.
▍The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Purchase Bonus
Players who purchase Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s DLC by October 31, will receive a serial code for a Hisuian Zoroark. This Hisuian Zoroark knows Happy Hour, which it normally can’t learn through normal gameplay, along with Tera Blast, Bitter Malice, and Nasty Plot. The Pokemon’s Tera Type is Dark and also comes with a Charismatic Mark
You can claim this code anytime before February 29, 2024.