Generation IX

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Generation IX
Pokémon Violet logo.png
Logo of Pokémon Violet
Debut EN Late 2022
JA Winter 2022
Pokémon Unknown (3 new)
Main games Scarlet and Violet
Region(s) introduced Unknown
Storage games HOME
Current length EN Not yet released
JA Not yet released

The ninth generation (Japanese: 第九世代 ninth generation) of Pokémon games is the ninth installment of the Pokémon video game series. The ninth generation will begin with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet in late 2022.

Generation IX was first revealed via a Pokémon Presents video presentation on February 27, 2022, which revealed Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.



Advances in gameplay

  • Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are open-world games in which areas are seamlessly connected.[1]

Alterations from Generation VIII


Starter Pokémon

The starters of the ninth generation, like the starters of the previous eight regions, follow the Grass-Fire-Water trio, with the Grass-type Sprigatito, the Fire-type Fuecoco, and the Water-type Quaxly.

Grass Fire Water



Generation I: Red & GreenBlue (JP)Red & BlueYellow
Generation II: Gold & SilverCrystal
Generation III: Ruby & SapphireFireRed & LeafGreenEmerald
Generation IV: Diamond & PearlPlatinumHeartGold & SoulSilver
Generation V: Black & WhiteBlack 2 & White 2
Generation VI: X & YOmega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII: Sun & MoonUltra Sun & Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!‎
Generation VIII: Sword & Shield (Expansion Pass)
Brilliant Diamond & Shining PearlLegends: Arceus
Generation IX: Scarlet & Violet
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