Paldea Timeline

History of Paldea. What happened in the last 1,000,000 years and what we saw in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet... But more precisely


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The Paldea region's historical timeline, according to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
Much of Paldea's history isn't well-documented, but much of it starts being recorded around the time of the Great Crater of Paldea's emergence.

1,000,000 years ago

The Great Crater of Paldea was formed. No other information of this ancient period.

10,000 years ago

Humans begin using the Cyclizars for transportation, and depictions of this behavior are made into murals.

Cyclizar   pokemon


5,000 years ago

The people who live in Paldea begin a peaceful coexistence with the Gogoats of the region, who help them in their daily life.

Gogoat   pokemon


2,000 years ago

The Paldean Empire began to rule Paldea, region is probably currently divided into several areas.

The emperor ushered in the Great Age of Exploration by sending expeditions into the Great Crater of Paldea to find the treasure rumored to lie inside Area Zero.

1,500 years ago

The first, Chest form, Gimmighouls are born across the region.

Gimmighoul   pokemon


1,000 years ago

Due to the cost and burden of administering several failed expeditions to the Great Crater, the Paldean Empire faces inevitable decline. The Modern era begins.

805 years ago

Uva Academy was founded in Mesagoza.

805 years ago

Naranja Academy was founded in Mesagoza.

800 years ago

The Paldean Empire allies with its neighboring countries in the region. The authority of the Emperor declines over time until contemporary Paldean culture takes hold.

200 years ago

The Area Zero Expedition claimed to have become the first exploration team to reach the bottom of Area Zero.

Heath, a famed author and natural historian, published his account of the expedition as the Violet Book.

Read the book

Heath, a famed author and natural historian, published his account of the expedition as the Scarlet Book.

Read the book

The book's contents proved to be so fantastical that Heath and the rest of the Area Zero Expedition were accused of lying and widely discredited.

The Team also discovered a strange plant in Area Zero and they called Herba Mystica, after trying to plant them in five different locations of Paldea, they abandoned the project when local Pokémon consumed the Herba Mystica and grew into fearsome Titans.

??? years ago

A Disk Pokemon?