How to unlock and use the Auction House in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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Where to find the Porto Marinada Auction House in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Need to evolve some Pokemon but not sure where to get their items from? Check out the Porto Marinada Auction House in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. There's a good chance it's selling what you need. Let's get into the details.

Paldea spans an entire island, with lakes, rivers, mountains and much more to discover. Not only are there catching opportunities for plenty of Pokemon, but there's retail therapy on tap, too. Nestled among the eateries and clothing stores is the Porto Marinada market, and auction space.

To help you get started in the new region of Paldea, we recommend checking out how to get Herba Mystica and how to get Nature Mints. Check out our pages on possible DLC details for more, and we've got guides on how to farm EXP for levelling up!

Where is the Pokemon Auction House?

The Auction House can be very easy to miss, as it isn't a specific building, and there are no signs. It is, in fact, the market area slap bang middle of Porto Marinada, with different stalls and the battle arena in it.

Porto Marinada Auction House in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet location
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You will have to complete the Water Gym in Cascarrafa and its story before you can bid and buy at the Auction House, as it is involved in the Gym Leader's story.

What can I get at the Porto Marinada Auction House?

The Auction House typically offers job lots of balls, berries, or battle items. Occasionally, it will offer evolution items like Sinistea's Chipped and Cracked Pots, or the Rotom Catalogue.

Note that if you're looking to pick up the Rotom Catalogue item, you'll need to have a Rotom in your party while you approach the Auction House to have a chance of that item showing up.

The best way to change what comes up at the auctions is just to wait for them to refresh in-game. Every morning, there will be new items offered by the sellers.

Some other Pokémon can be hard to evolve, so check out how to evolve Sinistea and Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. We also have a guide on where to find the new Paldean Tauros forms, too.

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