Pokémon Legends Arceus - Guide - Pokémon Guides (2023)

to introduce:

Welcome to the world of Pokemon Arceus, an exciting new adventure game released for Nintendo Switch. In this game, you play as a Pokémon trainer tasked with exploring the ancient Emerald region, capturing Pokémon, and battling other NPC trainers. Plus, you can uncover hidden secrets, use special moves to enhance your gameplay, and more. This guide will walk you through all of Arceus' moves in Pokémon Legends, the basics, and basics to help you become the best Pokémon Trainer you can be.


Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Basic Pokemon Moves and Fighting Styles
Chapter 3: Secret Techniques and Hidden Areas
Chapter 4: Items and supplies
Chapter 5: Maps, Locations and Points of Interest
Chapter 6: Secrets and Easter eggs

Chapter 1: Getting Started

In this chapter, you'll learn the basics of the game, including how to navigate the game world, catch Pokémon, and battle other Trainers. You will also get an overview of the game's main story and objectives.

1.1 Main menu
Welcome to the world of Pokémon Arceus! In this chapter, we'll cover the basics of the game and help you get started as a Pokémon Trainer.

When you launch the game for the first time, you will be taken to the main menu. From here you can choose from many different options:

History Mode:This is the main campaign of the game. You will follow the storyline and perform various tasks such as catching Pokémon, battling other trainers, and exploring the game world.
Mystery Gift:This option allows you to receive special items or Pokémon from Nintendo over the Internet.
communicate:Here you can connect with other players, take part in online battles and trade.
organize something:Here you can adjust various settings such as sound and display options.

1.2 Game world

After starting the story mode, you will find yourself in the game world. The world is divided into several regions, each with its own unique Pokémon and challenges. You will start in a small town called Jubilife Village where you will receive your first Pokemon and start your journey.

To travel around the world, you use the left stick on your Nintendo Switch controller. Pressing the A button will allow you to interact with objects and characters in the game world, such as talking to other trainers or picking up items.

1.3 Catching Pokémon

One of the main goals of the game is to catch as many different Pokemon as possible. To catch a Pokemon, you first need to find it in the wild. When you see a Pokémon, approach it slowly and carefully so as not to startle it.

When you get close enough to the pokemon, press the A button to start the fight. In battle, you must attack it with your own Pokémon's moves to weaken it. When a Pokemon's health is low enough, you can use a Poke Ball to try to catch it.

1.4 Battle against other trainers

Another important aspect of the game is the fight against other trainers. You will meet other trainers in the game world, and fighting them will help you level up your Pokemon and earn rewards.

To start a fight with another Trainer, simply approach them and press the A button. During the battle, you will take turns using your Pokémon's moves to attack. The first Trainer to defeat all other Trainers' Pokémon wins.

1.5 Upgrade and evolve Pokémon

By battling and catching Pokémon, you earn experience points (XP). Once your Pokemon gains enough XP, it will level up, gain new moves, and become more powerful. Some Pokémon can also evolve into more powerful forms as they level up.
Leveling up and evolving your Pokémon is an important aspect of Pokémon Arceus as it not only increases their stats and abilities, but also allows them to learn new moves and evolve into more powerful forms. Here are some tips and strategies for leveling up and evolving your Pokémon in the game:

Fight often:The most obvious way to level up a Pokemon is to fight. Whenever you encounter wild Pokémon or other Trainers, be sure to participate in battles to earn Experience Points (EXP). As your Pokémon gain more EXP, they level up and become more powerful.

Use Exp. participation:Exp Sharing is an item that grants EXP to all Pokémon in your party, even if they are not in battle. This is a great way to level up weaker Pokemon and make them stronger.

Catch new Pokemon:Catching new Pokémon will not only give you more opportunities to fight, it will also give you more opportunities to earn experience points. Whenever you discover a new Pokemon, be sure to catch it and add it to your team.

Use Evolution Stone:Some Pokemon in Pokemon Arceus require Evolution Stones to evolve. These gems can be found throughout the game world and can also be purchased from certain NPCs. Keep an eye on them and use them when you want to evolve your Pokemon.

See evolution conditions:Some Pokémon have special conditions that must be met in order to evolve. For example, Eevee can evolve into different forms depending on the stone used or conditions met. Be sure to check the Pokémon evolution requirements in the Pokedex to make sure you meet all requirements.

Notice the action group:As your Pokémon level up and evolve, they will learn new moves. Be sure to watch their movements and replace weaker ones with stronger ones to maximize their combat potential.

By following these tips and strategies, you can level up and evolve your Pokémon quickly and efficiently, making them formidable opponents in combat. When developing your strategy, always keep your Pokémon's strengths and weaknesses in mind, and don't be afraid to experiment with different team combinations to find what works best for your play style.

Chapter 2: Basic Pokemon Moves and Fighting Styles

This chapter describes the moves your Pokémon can learn and use in battle. You will learn different types of moves and their effects, as well as strategies to use them effectively in combat. Knowing these basics in Pokémon Arceus will help you become a more skilled Pokémon Trainer.

2.1 Type of movement

Pokémon can learn four main types of moves: physical moves, special moves, status moves, and Z moves.

body movements:These are moves that use the Pokémon's physical strength, such as attacks or strikes. They deal damage based on the Pokémon's attack stat and opponent's defense stat.
Special moves:These are moves that use the Pokémon's special abilities, such as Fire Blast or Thunderbolt. They deal damage based on the Pokémon's Special Attack stats and opponent's Defense stats.
State Movement:These are actions that affect the state of the user or opponent, such as stingers or sleeping pills. They don't deal direct damage, but they can make combat easier by lowering the opponent's stats or imposing status conditions.
Z-movement:These are special, powerful moves that can only be used once per battle. They require a specific type of Z-Crystal the Pokémon is holding, and can deal massive damage or increase the user's stats.

2.2 Fighting style

There are two main types of battles in Pokemon Arceus: Solo and Duo.

Individual duels:In a single battle, you'll use one Pokémon at a time to battle another trainer's only Pokémon. This is the most common type of combat.
Battle for two players:In a two-player battle, you'll use two Pokémon at the same time to battle two of the opposing trainer's Pokémon. This type of battle requires more strategy as you have to coordinate your Pokémon's moves and abilities.

2.3 Type pairing

Each Pokémon has one or two types, such as Fire, Water, or Grass. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages over the other types. Understanding these matchups is critical to winning the fight.

super effective:Moves that are super effective against the opponent's Pokémon deal double damage. For example, Water-type moves are very effective against Fire-type Pokémon.
Inefficient:Moves that are not very effective against the opponent's Pokémon only deal half damage. For example, a simple move is not very effective against Water-type Pokémon.
Immunity: Some types are completely immune to certain actions. For example, Ground-type Pokémon are immune to Electric-type moves.

2.4 Conditions of Status

In addition to dealing damage, some moves can also apply conditions to the opponent's Pokémon. These conditions can make combat easier by lowering the opponent's stats or preventing them from attacking at all.

poisoning:The Pokémon will take damage every turn until the condition is healed.
burn:The Pokémon's attack attributes will be lowered and it will take damage every turn until the condition is healed.
paralysis:The Pokémon's speed attribute will be reduced and it may not be able to attack every turn.
Fall asleep:The Pokémon will be unable to attack for several turns or until it is awakened by a specific item or move.

Now that you know the basic moves and fighting styles of Pokémon Arceus, you'll be better able to take on other Trainers and become the best Pokémon Trainer you can. Be sure to experiment with different types of moves and fighting styles to find a strategy that works best for you and your Pokémon. I wish you a pleasant journey!

In addition to standard Pokemon moves, your trainer can use secret techniques to explore the game world and discover hidden areas. In this chapter, we will discuss all the secret techniques in the game and how to use them.


cutting:Allows you to cut down trees blocking your path.

Scroll:Allows you to travel through bodies of water.

Fortaleza:It allows you to carry heavy objects that stand in the way.

Rock crushing:Allows you to break cracked walls and rocks.

to dig:Allows you to quickly move to underground areas.

hand side:Allows you to quickly travel to areas you have already visited.

Be sure to connect with NPC traffic tutors located in different cities throughout the game. They can teach your Pokémon additional secret tricks that will come in handy during your adventures.

hidden area

Pokemon Arceus is full of hidden areas that you won't be able to access without the right tools or skills. Here are some examples of hidden areas to watch out for:

Ruins - Various ancient ruins are scattered throughout the game world. Many of these ruins are blocked by obstacles that can only be cleared by secret techniques such as Slash or Force. Exploring these ruins can often yield rare items and powerful Pokémon.

Caves - There are many caves around the world, many of which contain valuables and Pokémon that you won't find anywhere else. Be sure to bring a Pokémon with the Digging Secret ability to enter the underground cave.

Hidden Paths - Beware of paths that are not immediately obvious. Sometimes these paths lead to hidden areas filled with rare items and Pokémon.

Secret Base - Once you've progressed enough in the game, you can create your own Secret Base. These hidden areas can be decorated with furniture and other items, and even traps and other obstacles can be customized to challenge other players.

By mastering secret techniques and exploring hidden areas, you will become a Pokémon Arceus master. I wish you a pleasant journey!

Chapter 4: Items and supplies

In Pokemon Arceus, your gear is critical to your success. By managing your items wisely, you can heal your Pokémon, catch new ones, and navigate the game world with ease. In this chapter, we'll go over some of the basics you need to know to be successful in your venture.


Poke Balls are used to catch new Pokémon. There are many types of Poké Balls in the game, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Here are some of the most popular types of Poke Balls:

Poké Ball:Basic Pokeball. It has a capture speed of 1x.

nice shot:A stronger Poke Ball with 1.5x catch speed.

hypercurve:The strongest Poké Ball with twice the catch speed.

The inner tower is:Best for catching Water-type and Bug-type Pokémon.

Fast ball:Best for catching Pokémon in the first turn.

Before you head out into the wild, stock up on Poke Balls. You never know when you might encounter a rare Pokémon!

healing items

Healing items are used to restore a Pokémon's health during and after battles. Here are some of the most common types of healing items found in the game:

Elixir:Restaurant 20 KM.

Super Elixir:50HP Restaurant.

Super Elixir:Restaurant 200 KM.

Maximum dose:Fully restores the Pokémon's HP.

full recovery:Fully restores the Pokémon's HP and heals any conditions.

Make sure you have a good supply of healing items on hand, especially if you encounter wild wild Pokémon while exploring new areas.

state item

Status items are used to heal your Pokémon from negative status conditions, such as poison or paralysis. Here are some of the more common types of status condition elements:


Leczenie paraliżu:Cure the paralysis.

wake up:cure sleep

Burn treatment:Heals burns.

ice therapy:Treat frostbite.

Make sure you have a variety of status items on hand to heal any negative conditions your Pokémon may be experiencing.


TM and HM are special items that teach your Pokémon new moves. TMs can be used indefinitely, while HMs are used to learn Pokémon's moves so you can navigate the game world with ease. Here are some of the more popular TMs and HMs found in the game:

Scroll:HM allows your Pokémon to move around bodies of water.

cutting:HM Make your Pokemon chop down trees that get in the way.

Fortaleza:HM allows your Pokemon to carry heavy objects that block your path.

Rock crushing:HM can send your Pokémon through cracked walls and rocks.

Remember to use TM and HM strategically to give your Pokemon an edge in battle and in the game world.

By managing your items and inventory wisely, you'll be well on your way to becoming a Pokemon Arceus Master. I wish you a pleasant journey!

Chapter 5: Maps, Locations and Points of Interest

In Pokemon Arceus, the game world is huge, filled with various locations and interesting places. Here we take a look at some of the key areas you'll find and what you can expect when you visit them.


The game map in Pokemon Arceus is a huge open world that you can explore at your own pace. You will find a variety of environments including forests, mountains, lakes and more. As you explore the map, you'll find wild Pokémon, other trainers, and various points of interest.

To view the map, simply open its menu and select "Map". From there, you can browse the world map as well as zoom in and out to get a better look at specific areas.


During your journey through Pokemon Arceus you will come across several key locations on the map. They include:

Jubilee Village:This is the starting location of the game and the hub where you buy items, heal Pokémon, and talk to other Trainers.

Emerald City:It is a large city located near the center of the game world. There are various shops, coaches and other attractions here.

Monte Corona:It is a large mountain located in the northern part of the game world. It is home to various wild Pokémon and a key location for advancing the game's story.

Interesting places:

In addition to these key locations in the game world, there are a few more places worth visiting. They include:

Holy place:Various shrines are scattered throughout the game world, serving as places of worship for legendary Pokémon in the game. Visiting these shrines can provide valuable items and information.

remains:There are various relics in the game world that contain valuable items and secrets. Be sure to explore the ruins carefully to find all the hidden treasures.

Fishing place:Fishing grounds are places where you can catch Pokémon. Using a fishing rod, you can catch various water Pokemon that you can't find.

at the end

The maps, locations, and points of interest in Pokemon Arceus are extensive and varied, giving players a wide variety of environments and experiences to explore. By visiting key locations and points of interest, you can collect valuable items, catch rare Pokémon, and progress through the game's storyline. Be sure to explore the game world thoroughly to discover all its secrets and surprises.

Chapter 6: Secrets and Easter eggs

One of the most exciting aspects of playing Pokémon Arceus is discovering all the hidden secrets and Easter eggs scattered throughout the game. From secret items to special encounters, there's always something new to discover. In this chapter, we'll cover some of the funniest secrets and Easter eggs in the game.

Mythical Pokémon Encounters:

During your travels, you may come across mythical Pokémon that are not easy to find. These Pokemon are rare and powerful, so make sure you have a strong team when trying to catch them.

hidden item:

Throughout the game, there are many hidden items that cannot be immediately seen. These items can be found by deep searching various places, such as behind trees or in caves. Some of these items are very useful, like Rare Candies or Evolution Stones.

Galaxy Team:

Team Galactic is a group of villains looking to defeat the legendary Pokémon Dialga and Palkya. During your journey you will meet members of Team Galactic and it's your job to stop them from achieving their goals.

Mining Pokemon:

In Pokemon Arceus, you can collect fossils and bring them to life in ancient Pokemon. There are several different types of Fossils, each of which will resurrect a different Pokémon. Be sure to collect as many Fossils as possible to add these ancient Pokémon to your party.

Shiny Pokemon:

Shiny Pokémon are extremely rare variants of standard Pokémon. They come in unique colors and are highly sought after by trainers. While finding shiny Pokémon depends on luck, there are many methods you can use to increase your chances of finding a Pokémon.

Legendary Pokemon:

Legendary Pokemon are powerful Pokemon that are usually found in the late game. These Pokemon are often hard to catch, so make sure you have a strong team and plenty of Pokéballs when trying to catch them.

Dialga, Palkya, Giratina, Kyurem, Regigas, Hitran, Creselia, Lunara, Solgaleo, Sagian, Zama Zanta

Please note that some of these Legendary Pokémon may require certain conditions or actions to be taken in order to find them.

Hidden NPCs:
Throughout the game, you can interact with various hidden NPCs. These NPCs can provide you with items, valuable information, and even special Pokémon. Be sure to explore every corner of the game to find these hidden NPCs.

1. The Mysterious Old Man:This NPC can be found in various places throughout the game and will give you valuable hints and tips on how to progress.

2. Time Traveler:This NPC can be found in various places in the game, allowing you to travel to different eras in the game world.

3. Blacksmith:This NPC can be found in your village and allows you to upgrade weapons and equipment.

4. Mystery Investigator:This NPC can be found throughout the game and will give you quests and challenges that require you to collect certain items or Pokémon.

5. Phantom Woman:You will find this NPC in an old castle and he will tell you scary stories about a haunted house.

6. Guardian:This NPC can be found in various places throughout the game and will give you quests and challenges to explore the game world and catch certain Pokémon.


There may be other hidden NPCs in the game, some of which may offer unique quests, items, or secrets. It's always a good idea to talk to as many NPCs as possible and thoroughly explore the game world to discover all it has to offer.

In addition to the standard moves that a Pokémon can learn, there are also various secret techniques that can be learned. These technologies allow you to explore new areas and interact with your surroundings in unique ways.

1. Trim:Allows you to chop down small trees and clear roads.

2. Rock Hit:It allows you to break rocks and boulders that block your progress.

3. Browse:It allows you to travel across bodies of water, including rivers and oceans.

4.Strength:It allows you to push large stones and carry heavy objects.

5. Flashlight:Light up dark caves and dungeons.

6. Lot:Lets you fly wherever you've been before.

7. Digging:It allows you to dig through dirt and grime to discover hidden items and passageways.

8. Dispatcher:Clears foggy areas, making it easier to navigate and observe the surroundings.

9. Waterfall:It allows you to climb waterfalls and reach previously inaccessible areas.

Keep in mind that there may be some secret tricks in some parts of the game, so it's important to learn and master them all. Some arcane techniques can be learned by leveling up a Pokémon, while others may require completing quests or challenges. Keep an eye out for NPCs offering these technologies as rewards, and always keep an eye out for hidden areas that might require some sort of secret tech to access.

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled and explore every nook and cranny of the game to discover all the hidden gems it has to offer. Happy hunting!

at the end:

Congratulations on completing this guide to all Pokemon Arceus moves, cheats and secrets. With these tips and tricks, you'll be the best Pokemon trainer you can be. Always remember to explore, fight and catch as many Pokémon as possible, and have fun as you travel through the ancient emerald lands.

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