Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is an Open World Story Mode game in which players will get to catch different kinds of Pokémon throughout their journey. But to catch the Pokémon, you will have to learn the most important mechanic of the game which is throwing your Poke Ball. There are two ways to throw Poke Balls. You can do it either by simply throwing or enabling Let’s Go Mode. Pokémon are only caught in the Poke Balls that you throw and to catch them there are also two ways. You can either catch them by Auto Attack or Manual Attack.
In this guide, we’ll tell you how to throw a Pokeball Violet & Scarlet. We have also explained methods to catch Pokémon without killing them.
How to Throw PokeBall Violet & Scarlet
There are two ways to throw the Pokeballs in Scarlet and Violet.
- Use the normal method by pressing the Right Trigger. or,
- Use Let’s Go Mode by pressing the R1 button
We suggest players use Let’s Go mode because it is extremely useful for dealing extra damage to Pokémon before even the battle. Using the Let’s Go Mode will automatically throw the most powerful Pokemon in your party.
How to Catch Pokémon in Scarlet and Violet
Tip – Do Not Kill the Pokémon instead only deplete 50% of their HP.
Throw a Pokeball to start a battle with another Pokémon. Deplete his HP till he starts to faint then Press the X button to throw the Poke Ball.
There are two ways to start a battle with another Pokémon. You can do it either by Auto Attack or Manual Attack.
Auto Attack is the basic way of attacking the Pokémon. Just go near other Pokemon and the battle will start automatically.
In the Manual Attack, you need to press the ZR button to aim at the Pokémon and then press the R1 button to enable the Let’s Go mode of the Pokémon. Your Pokémon will attack the other Pokémon and deplete a little bit of its HP and the battle will start.
During battle use, your Pokémon Moves to deal damage. Once you have depleted at least 50% of its HP, press the X button and then select one of the Poke Balls by pressing the A button to throw the Poke Ball.
Mostly it will catch the Pokémon but if it does not catch then you can keep trying 3 or 4 times and eventually, it will get caught.