Pokémon Legends: Arceus Walkthrough - Guides, Tips, and Tricks

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Noble Arcanine on Firespit Island in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus launched on January 28, 2022, and invited players to experience Pokémon like never before. Having transformed the traditional Pokémon formula, players must explore the ancient region of Hisui and study its inhabitants. This is all without the Pokétch, Poké Marts, and traditional Pokédex that we're used to.

This has been welcomed, and the introduction of open-world spaces and rideable Pokémon has certainly gone down a treat. However, with every new game comes questions and confusion, and that's where we've stepped in to help.

Whether it's finding out what a Space-Time Distortion is, learning how to hunt for shiny Pokémon in a Mass Outbreak, or knowing what Pokémon you're missing from the Pokédex, we have you covered. In this walkthrough hub, we've noted every single guide we have for Pokémon Legends: Arceus to help you get the most out of your Hisuian adventure.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus starter Pokémon: Cyndaquil, Rowlet, and Oshawott.
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Table of Contents

Basics

From choosing your starter to racking up cash, here's everything you need to get started in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

A player crafting a Poke Ball using the Crafting Kit in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
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Useful Items and Crafting

Crafting and making the most of your items is a core component in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, so here are the basics.

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A player attempting to catch a Golduck in the Coronet Highlands in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
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Catching Pokémon

To complete your Pokédex and help Hisui, you're going to need to catch a lot of Pokémon and battle with a few frenzied ones. Here's everything you need to aid you.

A Rowlet after having evolved into a Dartrix in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
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Evolving Pokémon

Evolution works a little different in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, so here's everything you need to get all the 'mons across Hisui.

A player inside of a Space Time Distortion in the Crimson Mirelands in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
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New Mechanics & Story

As mentioned, there are a few new components in Pokémon Legends: Arceus that we haven't seen before, and some puzzles intertwined with the storyline. We've explained them all here.

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A player receiving a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
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Extras

As always, there are some extras outside of filling your Pokédex that you should embark on. Be sure to get your Mystery Gifts, gift Pokémon, and choose a fun outfit for your character when you can!

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There you have it. That's all of our guides on Pokémon Legends: Arceus in one place. We'll be sure to add more, so check back for further updates.