Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC The Teal Mask arrives this September

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

During the recent Pokemon Presents livestream, The Pokemon Company announced details regarding the upcoming The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero DLC. The new expansion will kick off with part one: The Teal Mask.

In The Teal Mask, players will explore Kitakami. Kitakami is a rustic Japanese-inspired town that reveres a trio of Pokemon called The Loyal Three as heroes. According to folklore, The Loyal Three: Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti once saved the region from the might of a terrible ogre.

Players will get to partake in the Festival of Masks celebrating this Pokemon and uncover the mystery of a masked Pokemon that makes an appearance!


In Part 1: The Teal Mask, players will be chosen to take part in a school trip that is held each year in collaboration with another school. They’ll be taken to the land of Kitakami, where a great mountain towers over the land and the people live at its base. It is a place of tranquil natural expanses, featuring rice paddies and apple orchards. The trip seems to coincide with a festival regularly held in the village in Kitakami during this season, so the village is bustling with various street vendors and stalls. Players will meet new friends and Pokémon as they unravel the mysteries behind the folktales that have been passed down in this land.​

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part One: The Teal Mask releases on September 13!

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are available now on the Nintendo Switch. You can check out our review here! (Despite the bugs, we still recommend it!)




A basement-dwelling ogre, Brandon's a fan of indie games and slice of life anime. Has too many games and not enough time.

Where'd our comments go? Subscribe to become a member to get commenting access and true free speech!