Rewards list for filling out the Pokédex.

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: How to Get Pokédex Rewards

Earn big for taking the time to catch 'em all.

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Key Takeaway

To collect rewards for filling out the Pokédex, open the Pokédex menu and press “X” to open the list of rewards. Once this list is opened, you will gain the rewards automatically for the Pokémon you’ve caught so far.

As with every Pokémon game, one of your most important tasks in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is to collect the data for every Pokémon in your Pokédex. The more Pokémon you catch, the more rewards you can get.

How to Fill Your Pokédex

At the beginning of the game, you’re told that part of your mission is to collect data on as many Pokémon as possible. To collect the data, you’ll need to catch each Pokémon. Some Pokémon are more difficult to catch than others, but you’ll get new rewards along the way as you catch more Pokémon.

Different foods are useful for attracting various Pokémon, and different Pokéballs are more efficient for capturing certain types. You’ll want to use these tools to your advantage when attempting to fill your Pokédex.

How to Collect Pokédex Rewards

Pokémon caught so far according to the Pokédex.

As you fill your Pokédex, you have access to rewards for the Pokémon you catch, but you do not get them automatically. To collect rewards for filling your Pokédex:

  1. Push “-” on your Nintendo Switch controller to open the Pokédex menu
  2. Push “A” to open the list of Pokémon you’ve caught
  3. Push “X” to open your list of rewards

Upon opening your list of rewards, you will automatically collect the ones you’ve unlocked so far. The rewards can be anything from Stones, Pokéballs, Exp. Candy, and more.