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How to Fix Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Bugs or Glitches

Explore the massive open world of the Paldea region.

You can catch, train, and battle Pokemon in the region which has lakes, peaks, towns, and cities.

Since its release, the game has had multiple known bugs and glitches.

Discover the world freely and cross land, water, and air by riding a legendary Pokeman called Koraidon in Scarlet and Miraidon in Violet.

You can choose between 3 starter Pokemons including Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly.

Challenge Gyms in various locations and reach Champion Rank.

Defeat Titan Pokemon that contain rare ingredients on the Path of Legends.

Use the new Auto-Battle feature to battle Team Star to get to their boss.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix performance issues, glitches, or bugs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

How to fix Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bugs or glitches

To fix Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bugs or glitches, you need to load a backup save.

To do so, press up on the d-pad + X + B to open the backup page.

In addition, you need to restart the game every hour to avoid memory leaks.

Otherwise, you can load a saved game.

Here’s how to fix bugs and performance issues:

  • If you’re currently experiencing a bug/glitch, load a backup save by pressing up on the d-pad + X + B.
  • Whenever you’re playing the game, restart it every hour to avoid memory leaks.
  • If you haven’t made much progress, you can reset the game by deleting the saved data in the Nintendo Switch System Settings.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will periodically back up your progress.

You can access your backup data by pressing up on the d-pad + X + B.

This will open the backup page where you can see your badges, Pokedex, recipes, playtime, and more.

Select “Start from backup data” to continue your progress from there.

The game might release a patch in the future to fix bugs, glitches, and performance issues.

In the meantime, you need to follow the methods above to have a smoother in-game experience.

Further reading

How to Find Fire Tauros in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Find Water Tauros in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Auto Battle in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet


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