Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: All gym rematch guide

Gym leaders are ready for the rematch in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Image via The Pokemon Company)
Gym leaders are ready for the rematch in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Image via The Pokemon Company)

Even after completing the main story of both Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, there is much more content waiting to be unlocked. Players can go back and rematch with the gym leaders to unlock the full potential of the game. After their first defeat, each gym leader gets powered up even more.

In the rematch, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet gym leaders evolve their original party members while also adding a new Pokemon to their teams. However, you do not have to repeat the gym test, and you can go straight inside the building and battle the gym leader.

All Pokemon used by these gym leaders along with their types and overall weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are listed below for your convenience. This guide will also cover the best gym order when challenging them again.


Gym Leaders available for a rematch in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have three storylines with separate gym leaders for each of them. Victory Road is the standard path for both Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, which involves battling the traditional eight gyms.


CORTONDO GYM (KATY, BUG) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Lokix - Level 65 (bug/dark)
  • Forretress - Level 65 (bug/steel)
  • Heracross - Level 65 (bug/fighting)
  • Spidops - Level 65 (bug)
  • Ursaring - Level 66 (Normal-type with Bug-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Flying, Fire, and Rock-type


ARTAZON GYM (BRASSIUS, GRASS) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Lilligant - Level 65 (Grass-type)
  • Tsareena - Level 65 (Grass-type)
  • Breloom - Level 65 (Grass and Fighting-type)
  • Arboliva - Level 65 (Grass and Normal-type)
  • Sudowoodo - Level 66 (Rock-type with Grass-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison-type


LEINVICA GYM (IONO, ELECTRIC) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Kilowattrel - Level 65 (Electric and Flying-type)
  • Luxray - Level 65 (Electric-type)
  • Bellibolt - Level 65 (Electric-type)
  • Electrode - Level 65 (Electric-type)
  • Mismagius - Level 66 (Ghost-type with Electric-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Ground-type


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CASCARRAFA GYM (KOFU, WATER) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Veluza - Level 65 (Water and Psychic-type)
  • Pelipper - Level 65 (Water and Flying-type)
  • Clawitzer - Level 65 (Water-type)
  • Wugtrio - Level 65 (Water-type)
  • Crabominable - Level 66 (Fighting and Ice-type with Water-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Electric and Grass-type


MEDALI GYM (LARRY, NORMAL) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Oinkolonge - Level 65 (Normal-type)
  • Braviary - Level 65 (Normal and Flying-type)
  • Dudunsparce - Level 65 (Normal-type)
  • Komala - Level 65 (Normal-type)
  • Staraptor - Level 66 (Normal and Flying-type with Normal-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Fighting-type


MONTENEVERA GYM (RYME, GHOST) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Mimikyu - Level 65 (Ghost and Fairy-type)
  • Banette - Level 65 (Ghost-type)
  • Houndstone - Level 65 (Ghost-type)
  • Spiritomb - Level 65 (Ghost and Dark-type)
  • Toxtricity - Level 66 (Electric-type with Ghost-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Ghost and Dark-type


ALFORNADA GYM (TULIP, PSYCHIC) BATTLE REMATCH

  • Farigiarf - Level 65 (Normal and Psychic-type)
  • Gallade - Level 65 (Psychic and Fighting-type)
  • Gardevior - Level 65 (Psychic and Fairy-type)
  • Espathra - Level 65 (Psychic-type)
  • Florges - Level 66 (Fairy-type with Psychic-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Bug, Dark, and Ghost-types


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GLASEADO GYM (GRUSHA, ICE) REMATCH

  • Frosmoth - Level 65 (Ice and bug-type)
  • Beartic - Level 65 (Ice-type)
  • Cetitan - Level 65 (Ice-type)
  • Weavile - Level 65 (Dark and Ice-type)
  • Altaria - Level 66 (Dragon and Flying-type with Ice-type Tera)

Weaknesses: Fire, Fighting, Rock, and Steel-type

After winning against all of the aforementioned gym leaders again for the second time, you will be called back to the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet school. It holds an Academy Ace Tournament where you have to fight four high-level random students and teachers. This tournament rewards you with money and EXP after successfully defeating all opponents.