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How to Start a New Game in Pokemon X


Congratulations on your decision to start a new game in Pokemon X! Whether you're a returning player or new to the Pokemon series, this guide will provide you with detailed steps to begin your journey anew. So grab your Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon X cartridge, and let's dive into the world of Pokemon!

Step 1: Prepare for a New Adventure

Before starting a new game in Pokemon X, make sure you have the following:

  • A Nintendo 3DS console
  • A Pokemon X cartridge or digital version
  • A charged battery or access to a power source

Step 2: Resetting Your Game

Now that you're fully prepared, follow these steps to begin a new game:

  1. Power on your Nintendo 3DS and make sure no game is running.
  2. On the home screen, tap the "Pokemon X" icon to open the game.
  3. Once the game loads, you'll be presented with the title screen. Press and hold the following buttons simultaneously: Up + B + X.
  4. A prompt will appear asking if you want to delete your saved data. Confirm your decision by selecting "Yes." Keep in mind that this action is irreversible.
  5. The game will start anew, and you'll be taken to the beginning of your Pokemon X journey.

Step 3: Customizing Your Character

After starting a new game, you'll have the opportunity to customize your character's appearance. Follow these steps to personalize your Pokemon trainer:

  1. Select your preferred language for the game.
  2. Choose your character's gender.
  3. Customize your character's physical appearance, such as hairstyle, hair color, eye shape, and clothing.
  4. Once you're satisfied with your character's look, proceed to the next step.

Step 4: Naming Your Character and Rival

Now it's time to give your character and your rival a name. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Enter a name for yourself using the on-screen keyboard. You can choose any name you desire.
  2. Next, you'll be asked to enter a name for your rival. Again, use the on-screen keyboard to input a name of your choice.

Step 5: Begin Your Pokemon X Journey

Congratulations! You've completed all the necessary steps to start a new game in Pokemon X. Now it's time to embark on your exciting adventure filled with Pokemon battles, catching new Pokemon, and exploring the Kalos region! Enjoy your journey!

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