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How to Unlock the Purple Ruinous Tablet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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.

There are multiple tablets in the game including the Purple Ruinous Tablet.

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 unlock the Purple Ruinous Tablet/Shrine Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and what’s inside it.

How to unlock the Purple Ruinous Tablet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To unlock the Purple Ruinous Tablet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to find and get all 8 purple stakes.

After you’ve got 8 purple stakes, you can open the tablet and Wo-Chien will appear.

Here’s how to unlock the tablet/shrine:

  1. Find and get all 8 purple stakes (expand the first screenshot above).
  2. Go to the tablet, open it, and Wo-Chien will appear.

Wo-Chien is one of the legendary Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet.

Here’s its description, “The grudge of a person punished for writing the king’s evil deeds upon wooden tablets has clad itself in dead leaves to become a Pokémon”.

“It drains the life force from vegetation, causing nearby forests to instantly wither and fields to turn barren”.

To get to its Shrine, go to South Province (Area Five), climb the mountain, go south, and you’ll find it at the bottom of the cliff.

Further reading

How to Do the Masuda Method in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get a Foreign Ditto in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Eevee Location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet


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