Picnic Guide for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Picnics is a returning feature in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. It allows player to spend some leisure time with your Pokémon, you can decorate around the picnic area and have a fun time while taking a break from the game’s main story. More information about Picnics are available at the Official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website.
Customize your Picnic Layout
You can get to be creative by choosing a design and re-decorating your picnic field area into your liking. Players get to choose tablecloths, cups, and other items for your picnic.
You may acquire and purchase the tablecloths and decoration from the shop called, Picnic-Knacks which is located at the city of Mesagoza. There are also a lot of shops where you can get other picnic essentials, below is the list of all shop names:
List of Shops related to Picnics
- Aquiesta Supermarket – for ingredients, and condiments.
- Artisan Bakery – for ingredients, condiments, and sandwich picks.
- Deli Cioso – for ingredients, and condiments.
- Every Wich Way – for ingredients, and condiments.
- Picnic-Knacks – for picnic table decorations.
Making your own Sandwiches
Another feature that you can do after setting up your picnic area is to make your own sandwich. Players get to choose the ingredients and condiments for the meal, it’s like a mini-game where you get to showcase your cooking skills.
Your Pokémon gets to eat the sandwich that you just made, the meal you’ll give them can help your Pokémon’s HP be restored and it also grants some bonuses that can help you in battle and during adventure.
You may acquire and purchase the sandwich picks from the Artisan Bakery which are available at the city. Below is also our guide related to sandwich making and list of all items for sandwiches.
Spend time with your Pokémon
Once you’re in the picnic, your Pokémon will be spending their free time as they want, you may interact with them and even play with them to strengthen your bond together.
Just like the previous games, there is a returning feature that allows you to clean your Pokémon. Giving them a good scrub will not only make them clean, but their HP will be restored as well as your bond with them will strengthen.
Invite your Friends
Another way to enjoy your Picnic is to invite and play together with your friends through the Union Circle. You may take a group photo and make sandwiches together to have a more fun experience with this feature.
NOTE: In order to have picnics with other players via the internet or local communication, you may need to have the latest version of the game installed. Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to have picnics with other players using the internet.
Other Strategy Guides
For a list of starter Pokémon from Paldea coming to the game, visit our Starter Pokémon List:
For a list of new Pokémon that will debut in the game, visit our New Pokémon List:
For a list of Pokémon with new Paldean Forms, visit our Paldean Pokémon List:
For a list of Paldea Gym List and Guides, visit our list and guide: