Opening Ports for Pokémon Scarlet using Your Router

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February 28, 2022 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Pokémon Scarlet is a Turn-Based, Open-World, Adventure, and Role-Playing game published by Nintendo, The Pokémon Company released in 2022.

Pokémon Scarlet cover artwork featuring featuring Koraidon
Pokémon Scarlet cover artwork featuring featuring Koraidon

Ports To Forward for Pokémon Scarlet

The connection ports for Pokémon Scarlet are as follows:

Pokémon Scarlet - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1024-65535

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Pokémon Scarlet simply follow one of these links:

Pokémon Scarlet has the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Pokémon Scarlet

When you are playing Pokémon Scarlet you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and intermittently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to find your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the fastest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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