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Pokemon Legends: Arceus

We’ve had a couple of major looks at Pokemon Legends: Arceus thus far. Our first glimpse at the game came back in February as part of the initial reveal. Then just this week, another trailer arrived with a look at gameplay as well.

It’s unclear how many Pokemon will be included in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. But based on what’s been shown and said thus far, we’ve compiled an initial list.

Here’s the full lineup:


Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have started a new, very limited distribution. For one day only, you can get your hands on a Porygon-Z. This particular Pokemon was used by Jeong Sang-yoon, the winner of the Korean Pokemon Trainers Cup 2020.

You can follow the steps below to acquire Porygon-Z:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield just kicked off a new Max Raid Battle event.

Ghost-themed Pokemon are being featured here, including Gengar, Drifblim, and Chandelure. If you’re lucky enough, you may encounter a Gigantamax Gengar or a Shiny Chandelure.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Hisuian Growlithe Kimono Set

The Hisuian Growlithe Kimono Set will be offered to Pokemon Legends: Arceus as a pre-order bonus, it’s been announced. Players can claim the item by choosing “Get via Internet” from the Mystery Gifts feature in-game. The offer ends on May 9, 2022.

The Pokemon Company notes that it takes roughly two hours of play time to unlock the Mystery Gifts feature. A paid Nintendo Switch Online membership is not required.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will have an early-purchase bonus as well. We have more information about that here.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Hisuian Growlithe Kimono Set


Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl

A whole bunch of screenshots have come in for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl. For the full set, continue on below.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

The Pokemon Company and Game Freak have released a ton of screenshots and art from Pokemon Legends: Arceus. We have the full set below.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

File sizes are in for the major games featured during today’s Pokemon Presents broadcast.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are 10GB a piece. If you opt for the double pack, that’s naturally 20GB. We also now know that Pokemon Legends: Arceus is 13GB.

All of these games can be pre-ordered on the Switch eShop now. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are slated for November 19. Pokemon Legends: Arceus will follow on January 28.

Source: Switch eShop

The Pokemon Company has sent out an announcement recapping all of the news from today’s Pokemon Presents presentation. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, and more were shown.

Here’s the full press release:

Wyrdeer Basculin Hisuian Braviary Hisuian Growlithe

There’s plenty to look forward to with Pokemon Legends: Arceus, including new creatures that have been newly-revealed, including Wyrdeer, Basculin, Hisuian Braviary, and Hisuian Growlithe. Along with brand new Pokemon, some existing ones will be receiving alternate forms in the game.

Today’s Pokemon Legends: Arceus trailer and Pokemon Presents broadcast shared four reveals. Wyrdeer and Basculin are new Pokemon while Braviary and Growlithe will have new Hisuian forms.

Here’s an introduction to each creature:

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

During today’s Pokemon Presents broadcast, a new trailer debuted for Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Take a look at the video below.

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