Pokemon Scarlet And Violet: Trade Codes [2023]

Learn about all link codes for trading starters and version exclusive Pokémon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Trade Codes for Pokemon Violet and Scarlet are handy for trading, even with strangers. These codes can be used to exchange a particular Pokemon with any trainer around the globe on mutual agreement. We have covered all you need to know regarding trading in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet via link codes.

Key Takeaways
  • Trade Codes in Pokemon Scarlet And Violet are used for trading purposes. Can be used to trade any Pokemon with any Trainer in a mutual agreement.
  • To be able to use these Trade Codes you need to follow the following steps:
    • Decide on what code you will use -> Go into the menu by pressing X -> Press L to make sure you are online ->  Make your way to the Poke Portal Menu -> Opt For Link Trade -> Entered the code that you decided in the start -> Click Begin Searching -> Choose the pokemon for swapping -> Confirm and complete the trade.
  • Follow the game’s official publisher’s Twitter or read their Reddit Forms in order to stay up to date if any new trade code drops.

Active Link Codes For Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

  • Last checked on June 1st, 2023.

Below is the list of both starter and version-exclusive trade codes 

Starter Link Trade Codes

We recommend you breed more Pokemon before swapping your only starter Pokemon. 

Trade CodeYour StarterStarter To Trade For

0001-0004

SprigatitoFuecoco

0001-0007

SprigatitoQuaxly
0001-0004Fuecoco

Sprigatito

0004-0007Fuecoco

Quaxly

0001-0007

Quaxly

Sprigatito

0004-0007Quaxly

Fuecoco

Version-Exclusive Trade Codes

These codes are made to swap Pokemon that are only available on Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Before trading, Make sure that the trainer you are pairing with also has version-exclusive Pokemon.

Trade CodeYour StarterStarter To Trade For

0166-0167

ArmarougeCeruledge

0166-0167

Auspicious ArmorMalicious Armor
0319-0320Stonjourner

Eiscue

0313-0314Orangaru

Passimian

0223-0223

Tauros Fire

Tauros Water

0227-0140Stunky

Gulpin

0227-0140Skuntank

Swalot

0143-0114

DrifloonMisdreavus

0143-0114

Drifblim

Mismagius

0337-0339Skerelp

Clauncher

0337-0339

DragalgeClawitzer

0316-0276

LarvitarBagon
0316-0276Pupitar

Shelgon

0370-0276Tyranitar

Salamence

0370-0305

DeinoDreepy

0370-0305

Zwellous

Drakloak

0370-0305Hydreigon

Dragapult

0376-0382

Great TuskIron Treads

0377-0383

Scream TailIron Bundle

0378-0384

Brute Bonnet

Iron Hands

0379-0385Flutter Mane

Iron Jugulis

0380-0386Slither Wing

Iron Moth

0381-0387

Sandy ShocksIron Thorns
0397-0398Roaring Moon

Iron Valiant

0399-0400Koraidon

Miraidon

How To Redeem Trade Codes In Pokemon Scarlet And Violet

Display page for trading in Pokémon Scarlet and Violent
Display page in Poke Portal for trading in Pokemon Scarlet and Violent (Picture Credits: eXputer)

First, in Poke Portal Menu, access trade codes by unlocking online play which is available after reaching the first Pokemon Center in Paldea after finishing the game’s tutorial. After deciding the code, you want to swap your starter, follow the steps below to trade with another trainer.

  • Go into the menu by pressing X 
  • Press L to ensure you are online
  • Go to Poke Portal Menu
  • Opt for link Trade
  • Enter desired trade code
  • Press Begin Searching 
  • Choose the Pokemon for swapping 
  • Confirm the trade

These trade codes are reversible for both parties; for example, trading a Sprigatito with Fuecoco uses the same for Fuecoco with a Sprigatito. We insist you check the Pokemon your trading partner is offering to avoid an exchange of the same Pokemon. In case this happens, leave the trade and try again with the same code.

Why Are My Trade Codes Not Working?

There are many reasons these codes may not be working. First, double-check that your entering the right written code. Make sure to copy the exact codes given above. Secondly, ensure that you are online in the game; trading will not take place if you are not connected to the internet.

Moreover, you have to make sure that both players are running the same update in the game. If one player is running the latest patch while the other is using an older one, it will not run.

Where To Find More Codes?

At the moment, these are the working codes available. You can keep on checking the publisher’s Twitter or forums like Reddit if the above codes stop working or read the ultimate game codes guide. Furthermore, you can bookmark our page in case of the availability of new codes, and the page will be updated.

What Is Pokemon Scarlet And Violet?

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are the first open-world RPGs in the Pokemon Franchise. Similar to all Pokemon games, you explore the urban and rural areas of the game and collect various Pokemon. Using them, you take part in battles with different trainers. Along with this, the game offers many challenges and plot points. Moreover, this Pokemon game has increased the number of characters as compared to previous games.

What Are Link Trade Codes?

The link trade code system is one of the most effective ways to obtain Paradox Pokemon, version exclusives, or even starters in Pokemon Scarlet And Violet. Similar to all games in the Pokemon Franchise, you can only receive version-exclusive starters only by trading or going to another trainer’s game.

You use these codes to swap your Pokemon with another player’s starter. Like Pokemon Sword And Shield, when players enter the code, it shows that both of them are looking for a specific kind of Pokemon trade. In this way, trainers are matched.

Final Thoughts 

This marks the end of our guide. We hope all the compiled trade codes for Pokemon Scarlet And Violet above will help you to secure the best trades. These codes were compiled to swap perfect Pokemon based on compatibility factors like generation, decks number, and levels of evolution. At the moment, all of these codes are working. If you find any of the codes expired, do let us know in the comment section for updates.

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Syed Hamid Ali Shah


Hamid is a huge soulsborne, hack 'n' slash, doom fanatic, and loves to talk about them at any given time of the day. He writes new video game guides & is the editor for Latest Game Codes at eXputer.

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