How To Start The Indigo Disk DLC in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet [2023]


The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has kept all the gaming enthusiasts glued to their screens with their amazing DLC, The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero!  This DLC has two expansions – The Teal Mask and The Indigo DLC. The final piece of this exciting DLC was launched on 13th December, and it’s nothing but The Indigo Disk DLC. Want to know how to start the Indigo Disk DLC in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? Read on

Both these stories have a set of requirements to be fulfilled by the players before they begin on this gripping journey. While starting the Tea Mask requires no extra steps, The Indigo DLC asks for a bit of your time and patience. But, nothing too major, as we are here to guide you.

If you are here to catch an insight on How to Start The Indigo DLC and complete its walkthrough in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC, keep on reading. Here’s everything you need to start playing The Indigo Disk DLC in Pokemon.

How to Buy The Indigo Disk DLC Expansion

If you want to play The Indigo Disk DLC, you will have to buy the expansion first. You can go through different routes like the Nintendo Switch eShop App, online Nintendo Store, online gift cards, etc., to buy The Hidden Treasure Of Area Zero. It is always advisable to go for official and trusted sources to buy gaming extensions, just to be on the safe side and avoid any glitches.

Before you buy the expansion, make it a point to double-check if all the details of your account are correct. The account you use to buy the expansion will be the only one with which you can access the DLC. After you have bought the expansion, keep the credentials safe with you and get ready to begin with the exciting journey of The Indigo Disk DLC.

How to Download The Indigo Disk DLC Expansion

Most of the time, downloading DLC is a fairly simple task. But Nintendo Switch has added some unwarranted steps to complicate this process. Anyhow, we are here to guide you on how you can download the Indigo Disk DLC.

  1. After you have purchased the expansion, you have to go to your Nintendo Switch, and the first thing you must do is update your game. To update your Pokemon Scarlet and Violet game, follow these steps:
  2. Press the +button to go into the “Options” menu, 
  3. Select “Software Update,” and finally, select the “Via the Internet” option. 
  4. Confirm the download, and after you have done all this, sit back and watch as your installation gets completed.

If, by any chance, you don’t see the option of downloading, then you must check for any system updates and consider restarting your Nintendo Switch. Some players have had a hard time finding DLC in their system, but it mostly gets sorted after updating and restarting the gaming platform. Just make sure you have enough storage space in your system to avoid any last-minute disappointments.

How to Start The Indigo Disk DLC Expansion In-Game


In contrast to the previous DLC, you cannot jump straight away into playing The Indigo Disk DLC Expansion. A few boxes must be checked before you can start The Indigo Disk DLC.

To start the Indigo Disk, you need to have completed the following steps:

  1. Update your Pokemon Scarlet and Violet copy to version 3.0.0
  2. Complete the main quests of “Starfall Street”, “Path of Legends,” and “Victory Roads.”
  3. Complete “The Way Home” main quest also.
  4. Also, complete the “Teal Mask” Story

After completing the Teal Mask, you should be able to see a “To be continued” ending screen. It’s only now that you are finally able to play the Indigo Disk. Phew!

You can now head to your Naranja/Uva Academy and while walking through the lobby doors, be prepared to meet Cyrano, a man dressed in a white and blue suit donning a hat. He will introduce himself as the Blueberry Academy Director and propose you attend his school. If you are ready to go, say “yes” to Cyrano, and you will be transported to the fascinating world of The Indigo Disk DLC. Now you’ve done all you need to start the Indigo Disk DLC.

Wrapping Up

That’s all the information we have for you on how to download and start The Indigo Disk DLC. It is going to be one fun ride, so get ready to be amazed by the astounding marvels of The Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and its latest expansion, The Indigo Disk DLC. Don’t forget to tell us about your experience in the comments section.

Happy Gaming, Folks! 

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