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How to access the crater in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Enter the crater at last.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are the biggest adventures in the Pokémon series yet. It offers three paths to choose from, but you will need to complete them all. However, you may notice the giant crater in the center of the Paldea region, one the professor warns you not to enter. This may leave you wondering how to enter the crater in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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How to get into the Paldea Crater in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

The Great Crater of Paldea is the end-game for Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. You will need to complete a few steps in any order to gain entry into this dangerous place. Once you have done this, Arven will call you and ask you to meet him, and you will be able to begin your journey into the Great Crater of Paldea. Here is how to gain entry into the crater in the center of Paldea in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

  • Complete Victory Road
    • Defeat all Gym Leaders
    • Defeat the Elite Four
    • Defeat Geeta
    • Defeat Nemona
  • Complete Path of Legends
    • Defeat all Titan Pokémon
    • Gather all Herba Mystica
    • Defeat Arven
  • Complete Starfall Street
    • Defeat all bosses of Team Starfall
    • Defeat the Team Starfall Boss

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Make sure you have done all of this; otherwise, you will not get the call and be able to enter the crater. Once you have completed every item on this list, you will be summoned to the Great Crater of Paldea. Make sure you have prepared enough healing items and leveled up your Pokémon. The Pokémon within the crater are extremely high-level, and you will have a difficult boss fight ahead of you.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out How to get Gold Bottle Caps in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and Can you turn off EXP Share in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet? on Pro Game Guides.

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