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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet DLC: The Indigo Disk Elite Four

If you are having trouble taking down the E4 in The Indigo Disk DLC, this is everything we know so far
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The E4 of the Indigo Disk is unlike any E4 challenge in Pokémon history. Not only do you fight them all separately, but they are all double battles, each with competitive sets. 

They have good abilities, items and movesets, making them a bit tougher to take down.

If you are having trouble taking down the E4, here is everything we know so far.

Indigo Disk: How to beat Crispin the Fire-Type E4

Crispin from Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC The Indigo Disk


Crispin is located in the Savanna Biome at the Savanna Plaza. You will have to make him a very spicy sandwich before you battle him. His team is based around Fire-type Pokémon, but he also has a Chlorophyll Exeggutor with Sitrus Berry, Harvest and Solarbeam. This is a great counter to Water-type, particularly as other Pokémon will set up the sun for it. Other types of weather will counter it quite well.

Crispin always leads Rotom Heat and Talonflame; the latter will always start with Sunny Day. The Talonflame will also Sunny Day again if the weather is changed. The others can be sent out in varying order, but the final Pokémon is always Blaziken. You will receive the Temper Flare TM as your reward.

Rotom Heat

  • Ability - Levitate
  • Item - Rocky Helmet
  • Moves - Overheat, Will-O-Wisp, Hex, Thunderbolt


  • Ability - Flame Body
  • Item - Focus Sash
  • Moves - Brave Bird, Sunny Day, Flare Blitz, Roost


  • Ability - Harvest
  • Item - Sitrus Berry
  • Moves - Solarbeam, Leech Seed, Psyshock, Protect


  • Ability - Solid Rock
  • Item - Expert Belt
  • Moves - Heat Wave, Earth Power, Ancient Power, Zen Headbutt


  • Ability - Flame Body
  • Item - Passho Berry
  • Moves - Flamethrower, Psychic, Thunderbolt, Sunny Day


  • Ability - Speed Boost
  • Tera type - Fire
  • Item - Assault Vest
  • Moves - Temper Flare, Focus Blast, Shadow Claw, Stone Edge

Indigo Disk: How to beat Amarys the Steel-type E4

Amarys in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC The Indigo Disk


Amarys is found in the Canyon Biome at Canyon Plaza. Her team focuses on Steel-type Pokémon with a number of heavy-hitting physical attackers. The exception here is Reuniclus. As most of her team is very slow, Reuniclus uses Trick Room to make her slower Pokémon go first. You can counter this with priority-type attacks, your own Trick Room or Taunt.

She always leads with Skarmory who likes to Whirlwind out one of your team for a random member. She also leads an Alolan Dugtrio with Tangling Hair, which will help slow down your lead. Metagross always comes out last as her tera Pokémon. If you beat her, you will be rewarded with the Hard Press TM.

Skarmory - Level 78

  • Ability - Sturdy
  • Item - Rocky Helmet
  • Moves - Whirlwind, Body Press, Stealth Rock, Dual Wingbeat

Alolan Dugtrio

  • Ability - Tangling Hair
  • Item - Focus Sash
  • Moves - Earthquake, Iron Head, Sucker Punch, Stone Edge


  • Ability - Magic Guard
  • Item - Leftovers
  • Moves - Trick Room, Psychic, Protect, Energy Ball


  • Ability - Torrent
  • Item - Mystic Water
  • Moves - Flash Cannon, Grass Knot, Ice Beam, Hydro Pump


  • Ability - Technician
  • Item - Occa Berry
  • Moves - Trailblaze, Bullet Punch, Pounce, Aerial Ace


  • Ability - Clear Body
  • Tera type - Steel
  • Item - Expert Belt
  • Moves - Hard Press, Brick Break, Ice Punch, Zen Headbutt

Indigo Disk: How to beat Drayton the Dragon-type E4

Drayton in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet's Indigo Disk DLC


Drayton is in the Polar Biome at Polar Plaza. He is the Dragon-type E4 member and don’t worry if you used awful Pokémon to beat his trial; you can switch your team before the start of the fight. All of his Pokémon are Dragon-type, except Sceptile, who is an honorary Dragon thanks to its Mega Evolution.

Drayton always leads Dragonite and Flygon, though Dragonite can take a surprisingly hard Ice-type move thanks to both the Yache Berry and the Multiscale ability. It also has Extreme Speed, which always packs a punch. The rest of the order is random except Archaludon, which is Drayton’s Tera and always comes out last. He will give you the Dragon Cheer TM as your reward, which you can use to evolve your Dipplin.


  • Ability - Multiscale
  • Item - Yache Berry
  • Moves - Extreme Speed, Ice Spinner, Thunder Punch, Tailwind


  • Ability - Levitate
  • Item - Life Orb
  • Moves - Earthquake, Fire Punch, Stone Edge, Breaking Swipe


  • Ability - Mold Breaker
  • Item - Focus Sash
  • Moves - Breaking Swipe, Dragon Dance, Iron Head, Earthquake


  • Ability - Swift Swim
  • Item - Expert Belt
  • Moves - Hurricane, Rain Dance, Hydro Pump, Ice Beam


  • Ability - Unburden
  • Item - Weakness Policy
  • Moves - X-Scissor, Dragon Cheer, Leaf Storm, Acrobatics


  • Ability - Stamina
  • Tera - Dragon
  • Item - Assault Vest
  • Moves - Dragon Pulse, Electro Shot, Flash Cannon, Snarl

Indigo Disk: How to beat Lacey the Fairy-type E4

Lacey in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet DLC The Indigo Disk


Lacey is the Fairy-type E4 member who inhabits the Coastal Plaza in the Coastal Biome. While the majority of her Pokémon are Fairy-type, she has a Galarian Slowbro, which is Poison-/Psychic-type, and an Excadrill, which terastylises to Fairy-type.

She will always lead with Whimsicott and Granbull. Whimsicott will use the Prankster ability to set up a screen and protect the rest of Lacey’s team. It also has a Focus Sash, meaning it could set up both screens, but doesn’t always. Her final Pokémon will be Excadrill as her Tera. For winning, you’ll be rewarded with the Alluring Voice TM.


  • Ability - Prankster
  • Item - Focus Sash
  • Moves - Light Screen, Moonblast, Tailwind, Energy Ball


  • Ability - Intimidate
  • Item - Expert Belt
  • Moves - Fire Punch, Play Rough, Ice Punch, Stomping Tantrum

Galarian Slowbro

  • Ability - Quick Draw
  • Item - Sitrus Berry
  • Moves - Flamethrower, Psychic, Shell Side Arm, Ice Beam


  • Ability - Liquid Voice
  • Item - Throat Spray
  • Moves - Moonblast, Shadow Ball, Ice Beam, Hyper Voice


  • Ability - Sweet Veil
  • Item - Leftovers
  • Moves - Alluring Voice, Recover, Decorate, Giga Drain


  • Ability - Mold Breaker
  • Tera - Fairy
  • Item - Assault Vest
  • Moves - Iron Head, High Horsepower, Rock Tomb, Tera Blast

Indigo Disk: How to beat Champion Kieran

Kieran in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Indigo Disk DLC

Champion Kieran

After you beat the E4 you can challenge the Champion by requesting a match at the entrance to Blueberry Academy. As a Champion, he has no speciality, and he also has a number of hard-hitting Pokémon. He leads with Dragonite and Politoed. As Politoed is slow, you might want your weather setter in the back if you want control. This will also help with Dragonite, who uses the rain to get accurate Hurricanes. The other Pokémon are in random order except Hydrapple, who is always his last.


  • Ability - Drizzle
  • Item - Wacan Berry
  • Moves - Weather Ball, Helping Hand, Ice Beam, Psychic


  • Ability - Multiscale
  • Item - Expert Belt
  • Moves - Hurricane, Breaking Swipe, Extreme Speed, Thunder


  • Ability - Intimidate
  • Item - Sitrus Berry
  • Moves - Flare Blitz, Darkest Lariat, Brick Break, Fake Out


  • Ability - Adaptability
  • Item - Life Orb
  • Moves - Shadow Ball, Hyper Beam, Thunderbolt, Ice Beam


  • Ability - Prankster
  • Item - Focus Sash
  • Moves - Reflect, Sucker Punch, Spirit Break, Light Screen


  • Ability - Supersweet Syrup
  • Tera - Fighting
  • Item - Assault Vest
  • Moves - Gyro Ball, Earth Power, Fickle Beam, Tera Blast