There are two different versions of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. These are Pokémon Scarlet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero and Pokémon Violet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. The version you will need will vary depending on whether you have Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. Players of Pokémon Scarlet should purchase Pokémon Scarlet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. Those who have Pokémon Violet should purchase Pokémon Violet: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero. If you do not get the version that matches your game, you won’t be able to use the DLC, so please be sure to purchase the correct version.
Purchase via Nintendo eShop
You can purchase both versions of the DLC from Nintendo eShop. If you select the Downloadable Content banner in the X menu in your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game, you can visit the purchase page for The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero.
Note: In order to purchase The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero from this in-game menu, you must have updated your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game to version 1.2.0 or higher.
Purchase a download card or download code
We plan to sell download cards and download codes for The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero for Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, so stay tuned for more details.
Note: A special purchase bonus may be announced at a later date.
Get New Apparel Items with the New Uniform Set
When you purchase The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, you can claim the New Uniform Set, which contains apparel you can use immediately in your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game. These apparel items can, of course, be used in The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero as well. The New Uniform Set includes uniforms for spring, summer, autumn, and winter.
Please note the contents of the New Uniform Set will differ between Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.
Note: After purchasing The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, you can claim your apparel items by opening the X menu, then selecting the Downloadable Content banner button at the bottom right of the menu. A Nintendo Switch Online membership (paid) is not required.
Get a Special Hisuian Zoroark as an Early-Purchase Bonus!
If you purchase The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero for Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, you will be able to get a Hisuian Zoroark that knows an unusual move in your Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet game. Make your purchase by Tuesday, October 31, 2023, and you’ll be given a serial code for this special gift.
Note: Upon purchase of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero for Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet, an email with your code will be sent to the email address registered to your Nintendo Account. From the X menu in your game, select Poké Portal, then Mystery Gift, then Get with Code/Password, and then enter your code.
Serial code distribution period: Until Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Serial code validity period: Until Thursday, February 29, 2024
This Hisuian Zoroark has three special features.
It knows Happy Hour, which it cannot learn through normal gameplay, along with Tera Blast, Bitter Malice, and Nasty Plot.
Its Tera Type is Dark type.
It has the Charismatic Mark.
Notes: You may be able to get Hisuian Zoroark in different ways in the future.
You will need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet to claim this early-purchase bonus.
The user profile on your system will need to be linked to a Nintendo Account in order to connect to the internet. (This does not require a paid Nintendo Switch Online membership).
You can use the serial code for this bonus only once. After you’ve used the code to claim your gift, you will not be able to use the same code in another save file.
It takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours of play time before you can access the Mystery Gift feature and use serial codes.