Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s Ogerpon completes franchise archetype

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's Ogerpon completes franchise archetype

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: The Legends Unleashed!


Hey there, fellow trainers! Brace yourselves, because Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are about to take you on an epic adventure with their upcoming DLC, ‘The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero.’ And guess what? We’ve got not one, but two brand new Legendaries making their debut in this expansion!

Now, you might be wondering what’s so special about these Legendaries. Well, let me tell you, they are unlike anything we’ve seen before! One of them, named Ogerpon, seems to be taking on the role of a villain. That’s right, folks, an EVIL Legendary! Scarlet and Violet are breaking new ground here, stepping into uncharted territory in the Pokemon franchise. Ogerpon’s story is intricately woven into the narrative of ‘The Teal Mask’ DLC, where you’ll embark on an adventure in Kitakami.

But that’s not all! In the base game of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the developers took a unique approach to Legendaries. Instead of keeping them mysterious and distant, they made the Legends, Miraidon and Koraidon, an integral part of your journey right from the start. Talk about shaking things up! The plot twists and turns as you uncover the mystery of the Great Crater and the true threat of Paldea. It’s not just one Pokemon endangering the region; it’s the existence of Paradox Pokemon as a whole, threatening to wreak havoc on Paldea’s delicate ecosystem. And let’s not forget about the dangers of Area Zero’s time machine!

Now, let’s delve deeper into Ogerpon’s role in ‘The Teal Mask.’ In the past, Scarlet and Violet did have some Evil Legendaries, but they were more like optional content for players to explore. These four Treasures of Ruin, also known as the Legendary Quartet, added to the open-world exploration of Paldea. However, their villainous activities were tied to the past, so you could overlook them without major consequences for the storyline.

But with Ogerpon, things are different. This menacing Legendary poses a direct threat in Kitakami. The DLC’s trailer reveals two new characters, Carmine and Kieran, discussing the village’s dark history with Ogerpon. It turns out that this malicious Pokemon had attacked the village before, and it was only through the help of three guardians, Okidogi, Fezandipiti, and Munkidori, that the village survived. Now, it’s up to you, the player, to team up with these guardians and prevent another disaster from striking Kitakami. Talk about high stakes!

This marks a significant departure from the base game, where Paldea’s citizens were blissfully unaware of the dangers lurking in Area Zero’s time machine. The Great Crater was contained thanks to the efforts of Nemona, Penny, Arven, and, of course, you, the player. Similarly, freeing the Treasures of Ruin didn’t have any immediate negative consequences, although the implications of these powerful Legendaries roaming freely should make anyone shudder.

With Ogerpon taking the role of the villain in ‘The Teal Mask,’ it opens up the possibility for The Indigo Disk’s Terapagos to be the friendly Legendary. We don’t know much yet about how these two Legendaries will shed light on the connection between the Terastal Phenomenon and Paldea, but one thing’s for sure – it’s going to be one heck of a ride!

So, dear trainers, get ready to embark on exciting new adventures in ‘The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero’ DLC for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Kitakami and the Blueberry Academy are waiting to reveal their secrets to those brave enough to seek them. Don’t miss out on the fun – Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are now available on the Nintendo Switch!

But wait, there’s more! If you can’t get enough Pokemon goodness, be sure to check out our article on Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s Dondozo and Tatsugiri, two Gen 5 critters repeating the same mistakes.

Happy gaming, and may your Pokeballs always be full!