Maps can be overwhelming by themselves, but Pokémon Scarlet and Violet decided to dump every kind of quest, side quest, and plot point at you in the beginning of the game. As a result, you have a ton of icons and you don’t know what most of them mean. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! Below is every map icon you can encounter in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and what they mean.
Map icon list in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
Overworld icons in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
You can rest your Pokémon, buy items, and craft TMs at these locations. If it has a wing icon (Flying Taxi) at its bottom right, you've visited it before and can fast travel to it.
You can fast travel to the pinpointed location, even if it doesn't have a Pokémon Center.
Victory Road destinations will have their icons outlined in Red.
|Team Star Leader|
Starfall Street destinations will have their icons outlined in Blue.
Path of Legends destinations will have their icons outlined in Green.
This means there are hoards of these Pokémon nearby. The Pokemon can't always be found in that specific spot, but they're sure to be in the general area.
|Mass Outbreak (Unknown)|
This means that there is a mass outbreak for a Pokémon you've never encountered yet.
|Tera Raid Crystal|
A Tera Raid Crystal of the type indicated can be found in that spot. Tera Raid spots will have star icons.
City icons in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
|Restaurants & Food Stands|
|Delibird Presents and other item shops|
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