Episodes are the tutorials in Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise. Each episode starts out with a portion of an episode of the television series being played. Then, after containing to the actual episode, a host will tell you the topic of the episode in a text prompt. After this the host will guide you though completing the episode, explaining topics such as alerts, camera movement, and fights. After completing the episode you'll see another clip from the TV series.
The first episode is automatically unlocked by creating a new profile, and the next three episodes are unlocked by completing the previous episode. Other episodes are unlocked as you obtain the ability to do a related action that an episode will explain. When an episode is unlocked during gameplay the player will receive a pop up message that asks to enter the episode or not. If the episode is opened the previous garden will be saved and quit temporarily to enter the tutorial garden.
|Player||Tower of Sour · Chocolate Coin · Alert · Award · Achievement · Gardener level · Journal · Camera · Concept art · Player Permissions · Training episode|
|Garden||Weather · Day and night cycle · Fertilizer · Transformation · Candy · Village · Pinometer · Helper · Piñata Vision · Bouncer Board · Garden Store · Playground · Just for Fun|
|Tools||Watering can · Shovel · Surface Packet · Trick Stick · Seed Bag · Fertilizer Bag · Bait Bag|
|Piñatas||Species · Variant · Wild · Resident · Egg · Cocoon · Sour · Evolution · Romance · Conflict · Fight · Sickness · Wild-card · Happiness Rating · Food chain · Accessory|
|Minigames||Great Piñata Paperchase · P-Factor|