Pokémon Scarlet and Violet – nothing to get angry about? (pic: YouTube)
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet isn’t as bug free as you’d normally expect of a Nintendo game, but luckily most of the glitches are pretty funny.
The start of Generation IX of Pokémon has made a big step forward in terms of graphics and design, compared to other games from the series, but Scarlet and Violet definitely aren’t perfect games.
However, the game’s open world setting has caused some problems on the modestly powered Nintendo Switch, with an unusual number of bugs and glitches that players have been sharing on social media.
Catching wild Pokémon is an essential part of any aspiring trainer’s daily routine, but it seems as if this player’s Fuecoco wasn’t in the mood for a battle.
Instead of fighting a Wooper chilling in a nearby pond, this sleepy Fuecoco simply decided to take a nap, which then led to it falling into the pond.
When another player tried to catch a Jigglypuff, the pokéball appeared to have pink, tiny feet after failing to capture the whole of the cute creature.
As Jigglypuff’s essence seems to have caused a glitch in the game, it might be that the previous players’ Fuecoco was put to sleep because its sweet song somehow made its way to its ears – though we’ll never know for sure.
One of the cutest features found in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is the selfie mode, which allows you to pull a bunch of different poses and faces in your journey through Paldea.
However, some players have been having a hard time snapping a photo as the game has been teleporting them to random locations.
Another player noticed that if you use one of the emotes in the selfie camera mode, there’s a chance your character will be stuck feeling that emotion forever – or until the game gets patched.
As a result, their once cheerful trainer now looks ‘permanently depressed.’
A similar bug also seems to be affecting the eating animation, as another player’s character looked way too shocked when trying the game’s chic kebab delicacy called Pinchitos.
There’s also a Jigglypuff in the background, so our theory still stands.
Other players faced less unusual but still funny bugs, such as one character falling through the map, down into… nothingness.
Another player was spotted levitating through the map as Legendary Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon decided to take the day off from being everyone’s main means of transportation.
However, as some players came across more than one issue, they went as far as making their own trailers and compilations for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
You can enjoy a few of these gems below:
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