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While it looks like you can create new Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the Pokemon’s building materials are actually used to create TMs. It’s a new mechanic introduced in Generation IX that seems to be well received by fans who are relieved to be able to push themselves to get extra copies of their favorite moves. Here’s how to farm Pokemon crafting materials efficiently in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
How to Get Pokemon Crafting Materials Quickly in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
The easiest way to build up your stock of Pokemon building materials is to use the new Let’s Go feature. While Let’s Go mode significantly reduces the amount of EXP your party gains per battle, it increases the chances of receiving Pokemon crafting materials after a battle and helps you clear battles quickly. The only reason you wouldn’t want to use Let’s Go mode is if you wanted to get EXP at the same time.
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One important note: Evolved versions of a Pokémon do not have their own unique crafting materials. defeat a Persian I will give you meow skin, just like defeating a Meowth. In fact, it will usually give you double the material that defeating the pre-evolved Pokemon would.
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