The Gyms in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are extremely enjoyable, so the option to rematch their Leaders seems like a given. If you’re wondering how you challenge them to a rematch, then you’re in luck.

Gym battles have been a staple of the Pokemon series since the very beginning and offer players a satisfying way to test how strong they have become.

However, once you’ve beaten them all, you may be wondering what you should do next. Well, fortunately, fans can go ahead and attempt to challenge them all over again.

Can You Rematch Gym Leaders in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

Yes, you can rematch Gym Leaders in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. However, it will take you a very long time to be able to.

Rematching Gym Leaders is a fun way of seeing how far you’ve come, as the second time you challenge them will be significantly harder.

a picture of the player and Gym Leader Katy in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Of course, before you decide to wipe the floor with these Gym Leaders a second time, you should consider checking out every Gen 9 Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet to give yourself an edge.

How do You Rematch Gym Leaders in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

To rematch any of the eight Gym Leaders in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you’ll need to complete the Victory Road storyline. To do this, you’ll need to beat every Gym Leader and the Elite Four.

Once you’ve done that, you can head back to any of the Gyms and rechallenge them simply by talking to them.

If you try to talk to the Gym Leaders before defeating the Elite Four, they’ll simply offer you a few lines of dialogue, and that’s it.

Of course, this adds a considerable amount of content to Scarlet and Violet’s postgame, which will be rewarding for fans who are enjoying it.

gym leader Katy from Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

However, for those who are struggling with poor performance, getting to that point might be tricky. Fortunately, there are ways to fix low FPS and improve performance in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Can You Rematch the Elite Four in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

Unfortunately, you cannot rematch the Elite Four in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Once you have defeated them for the first time, they’re beaten forever.

The only way to battle the Elite Four again is to start all over again. So, make sure you know how to restart your Pokemon Scarlet or Violet save first.

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Whether it's an indie platformer or a 100-hour JRPG, Tom loves talking about games. So much so, he made it his career. Since starting in 2020, he's covered a wide range of topics at sites including TheGamer and The Game Crater.