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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Koraidon: Stats, abilities, and how to catch

The Winged King!

Koraidon, The Winged King according to legend is the Box legendary of Pokémon Scarlet and also the Strongest Pokémon in the game. In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Koraidon is a Fighting-Dragon type Pokémon with excels as a Fast and Powerful Physical attacker with its very high base attack and speed stat. Koraidon is found early in the game as you pass through Poco Path Lighthouse as a mount, but you won’t be able to Battle with it. In this article, we dive deep into how to unlock this Pokémon to battle with as well as its Stats and Abilities.

Koraidon Abilities and Stats in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Overworld Abilities

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The mount Koraidon has different sets of Abilities that need to be unlocked as you progress high in the game. These abilities unlock various locations around the Map of Paldea that were previously locked due to traversing issues.

You can unlock these abilities by feeding your mount Herba Mystica sandwiches made by Arven, but Arven will make these sandwiches after you defeat the Titan Pokémon in the Path of Legend storyline. The following titan needs to be defeated to unlock all your abilities.

Titan PokémonAbilities
Titan KlawfDashing
Titan BombirdierAquatic Mode
Titan OrthwormHigh Jump
Great Tusk/Iron TreadsGlide Mode
False Dragon TitanClimb Mode

Battle Ability: Orichalcum Pulse

Turns the sunlight harsh when the Pokémon enters a battle. The ancient pulse thrumming through the Pokémon also boosts its Attack stat in harsh sunlight.


  • HP: 100
  • Attack: 135
  • Defense: 115
  • Special Attack: 85
  • Special Defense: 100
  • Speed: 135
  • Total Combat Points: 670
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Koraidon is a monstrous Physical attacker with a very high base attack stat of 135 as well as a high speed stat that allows it to attack before most of the Pokémon in the game. It has access to Powerfull Stab move from its type such as Close Combat and Outrage which can instantly KO any well-matched Pokémon.

How to get Koraidon in Pokémon Scarlet

Koraidon will be available as a battle Pokémon only after you beat the Game. After completing the game follow these steps…

  • keep a spot on your party for Koraidon.
  • Press X to access the Menu.
  • Go to your mount Koraidon option.
  • Press Yes to the Prompt that says whether you want to unlock Koridon’s Battle Form.

And you are all done, but there is another version of Koraidon available for you to catch once you beat the game. You can trade this Koraidon with a Miraidon from your friend’s Violet copy. to get this Koraidon, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Go to  The Great Crater of Paldea (Area Zero)
  • Go to the lowest part of Area Zero
  • Follow the road leading to a ledge

After following the roads, you will see a Koraidon standing on top of a hill. Go towards the Koraidon to start a battle, but make sure to be prepared as the Koraidon will be level 72. Koraidon is weak to Ice, Dragon, Flying, Psychic and Fairy so make sure to have a Pokémon who knows these moves. Battle the Koraidon to lower its HP and If possible put a status effect like sleep, Paralyze or Freeze to make the catch much easier.

How to get Koraidon in Pokémon Violet

Unlike the previous generations, the Pokémon Violet and Scarlet allow trading between Box-Legendaries while retaining your own Legendary due to 2 copies of the Legendary Pokémon being available n the game. To get a Koraidon on your Violet version of the game, simply find someone with Pokémon Scarlet with Koraidon unlocked and Trade your Box-Legendary Miraidon with their Koraidon.

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On a side note, if you are a Legendary pokemon hunter, make sure to check our complete list of Legendary pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and how to catch them.

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