Create a Port Forward for Pokémon Violet in your Router

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

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

Pokémon Violet cover artwork featuring featuring Miraidon
Pokémon Violet cover artwork featuring featuring Miraidon

Pokémon Violet has the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Pokémon Violet

When you are playing Pokémon Violet 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 sometimes 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 locate 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Pokémon Violet

The connection ports for Pokémon Violet are as follows:

Pokémon Violet - 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 Violet simply follow one of these links:

After that you're done your ports should be open. Wait, there's more... Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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