Pokémon Scarlet and Violet release new Paradox Raids

A Pokémon Scarlet and Violet update adds two new Paradox Pokémon to Gen 9.

Game Freak has announced that Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are getting two new Legendary Paradox Pokémon raids starting today. Players will be able to take on Walking Wake and Iron Leaves, which are Paradox forms of Suicune and Virizion. Here is everything we know so far about the special Pokémon Day 5-Star Tera raid event.

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet get Paradox Walking Wake & Paradox Iron Leaves raid event

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To celebrate Pokémon Day, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will be getting the two new Paradox Pokémon Walking Wake and Iron Leaves. Walking Wake is an Ancient form of Johto Legendary Suicune and will be exclusive to Pokémon Scarlet users. The Gen 2 Pokémon has been given the new typing combination of Water and Dragon.

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Pokémon Violet users will instead be able to take on Paradox Iron Leaves, which is a Future form of Unova Legendary Virizion. The Black and White favorite has also gotten an interesting makeover, as it's now taken on the typing combination of Grass and Psychic. Both Paradox Legendaries will be available as a part of a special Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Tera raid event starting today.

The Walking Wake and Iron Leaves Tera raid event will run from February 27 until March 12, 2023. So players looking to score Paradox Suicune and Paradox Virizion should make sure to log in and participate in the free update to catch the Ancient and Future forms of the popular Pokémon.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out Pokémon Scarlet & Violet DLC The Teal Mask and The Indigo Disk revealed here on Pro Game Guides.

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Brent Koepp is a freelance games journalist based out of California. An avid Pokemon fan for over 25 years, he has spent his career reporting on the popular Nintendo franchise. He also dabbles in Destiny 2 and JRPGs. You can follow him on Twitter @brentrkoepp.

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