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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a completely open world and allows you to explore anywhere you want from the start of the game. Since Gen 9 also has three story campaigns, you might be wondering which direction of the map you should travel first after leaving Paldea University.
Should you go east, west, or south first in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet?
After completing the game’s introductory tutorial, rivals Arven, Nemona, and Cassiopeia will ask you to choose a gate to exit Paldea University. Although Scarlet and Violet is technically an open world game, it actually has no level scaling. Because of this, Gym Leaders, Team Star Bosses, and Titan Pokémon have a fixed progression order based on ascending levels. For this reason the best direction At the beginning of the story this is to be taken Exit Mesagoza west gate. Heading in that direction will take you to the lowest story campaign challenge available. Below is a breakdown of where to go first after heading west on the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet map.
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Where to go first in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet?
Once you exit the Mesagoza West exit, you should continue traveling into the Southern Province (Area Two) until you reach Cortondo City. After catching enough wild Pokémon and leveling up by battling NPCs, you can now take on the Bug-Type Gym, which is only level 15 in difficulty. Although you’ll spend the first few hours of the story mostly in the Southern Province, at some point you’ll want to return to school and use the Mesagoza East exit. This side of the map lets you tackle the Stony Cliff Titan at level 16 and the Grass-type Gym in Artazon City at level 17.
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