Paldea

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Paldea パルデア地方
Paldea region
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Artwork of the Paldea region from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Introduction Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Professor Professor SadaS
Professor TuroV
Starter Pokémon Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly
Regional Villains Team Star
League
Pokémon League Paldea League
League Location
Pokédex
Pokédex List Paldea Pokédex
Anime
Series
Season(s)
Games
Generation IX
Games Scarlet and Violet
Manga
Adventures Debut

The Paldea region (Japanese: パルデア地方 Paldea region) is a region of the Pokémon world, and the ninth core series region to be introduced. It is the setting of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Etymology and design concept

Etymology

Paldea may be derived from pal (friend or ally) or paideia (education or learning) and aldea, the Spanish word for village or hamlet.

Design concept

Main article: Pokémon world in relation to the real world → Paldea

Paldea seems to be based on the Iberian Peninsula, which is mainly divided into the three countries of Spain, Portugal and Andorra.


Geography

Notable locations

Settlements

Landmarks

Paldea League

Paldea League

Paldea League
Generation IX Region: Paldea
Gym Leader
Japanese
Location
Japanese
Type Badge
Scarlet Violet Grusha.png
Grusha
グルーシャ Grusha
Glaseado
ナッペ山
Mount Nappé
Ice 40px
Unknown Badge
Scarlet Violet Brassius.png
Brassius
コルサ Colza
Artazon
ボウルタウン
Bowl Town
Grass 40px
Unknown Badge


Trivia

In other languages

Language Name Origin
German, Spanish,
French, Italian, Portuguese
Paldea From its Japanese and English name
Korean 팔데아 Paldea Transcription of its Japanese name
Chinese (Mandarin) 帕底亞 / 帕底亚 Pàdǐyǎ / Pàdǐyà Transcription of its Japanese name
Chinese (Cantonese) 帕底亞 Paakdáia Mandarin-based transcription of its Japanese name

See also

References

Regions in the Pokémon world
Core series Kanto (Sevii Islands) • JohtoHoennSinnoh (HisuiBattle Zone)
UnovaKalosAlolaGalar (Isle of ArmorCrown Tundra) • Paldea
Side series White CityOrre
Anime Orange ArchipelagoDecolore Islands
Spin-off games FioreAlmiaObliviaPokémon IslandMintale Town
Ryme CityPasioRanseiFerrumLental
Mystery Dungeon worldPokéParkTCG Islands
Carmonte IslandTumblecube IslandAeos Island
TCG Southern IslandsHolon
Sovereign states in
the Pokémon world
Pokémon nationRanger UnionGuyana
Lucario KingdomMirage KingdomRota



Paldea
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Settlements
MesagozaArtazon
Routes
Landmarks
Poco PathInlet GrottoNaranja AcademyUva Academy


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