New Trailers and Information on Upcoming Pokémon Games Dropped

New Pokémon revealed for Pokémon Legends Arceus!

We’ll start off with the Pokémon games closest to release: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl.

Have fun with your Pokémon in Amity Square!

Amity Square in Hearthome City is a relaxing place where you can spend time with your Pokémon. You’ll be able to play with up to 6 Pokémon at once.

After you’ve visited Amity Square, you’ll be able to walk with one Pokémon at a time in towns and along routes. Different Pokémon move and act differently, so try walking together with a variety of partners.

Like in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver your Pokémon will react and respond to you in all sorts of ways when you talk to them during your adventure.

Make some Poffins!

Poffins are snacks that can raise Pokémon’s conditions, such as Coolness or Cuteness. By raising these conditions, you can get higher scores during the Visual Evaluation of Super Contest Shows.

A Poffin’s level depends on your cooking skills—the higher the Poffin’s level, the easier it is to raise a Pokémon’s conditions. The trick to good cooking is to stir the pot at just the right speed.

The all-purpose Pokétch!

The Pokétch is a handy gadget you’ll receive on your journey that’s loaded up with various apps for all sorts of situations.

Track time with the Digital Watch.
Use the Memo Pad for writing and drawing pictures.
Locate hidden items with the Dowsing Machine.
Check your bond with your Pokémon with the Friendship Checker.

The Pokétch allows you to call on wild Pokémon to help you out. They’ll use hidden moves like Cut to chop down trees that block your way, or Rock Climb to scale steep cliffs. The Hidden Moves app makes it possible for you to go places you could never reach on your own.

Next up, the highly anticipated Pokémon Legends Arceus.

New Pokémon

  • Category: Axe Pokémon
  • Type: Bug/Rock
  • Height: 1.8m, 5’11”
  • Weight: 89.0kg, 196.2 lbs

Special minerals found in the Hisui region cause Scyther to evolve into this Pokémon. Parts of its body have hardened into stone. The stone parts often get chipped during fierce battles, and Kleavor that have survived many battles will display larger chipping across their bodies. However, the chipping actually makes these stone parts sharper, increasing their slicing power. It is said that the people of Hisui once used pieces of stone that had fallen from Kleavor to craft tools.

It attacks with its axe-like arms. Even a casual swing from one of Kleavor’s large, axe-like arms is capable of delivering a devastating blow, dealing massive damage to the hardiest of opponents. Kleavor uses its arms to carve symbols into tree trunks and even chop trees down to mark its territory. If you come across trees with markings made by a sharp blade or a row of trees cut down in a crisscross pattern, it could be the doing of Kleavor.

Face Down Frenzied Pokémon Nobles

There are special Pokémon in the Hisui region that have received a mysterious blessing. Some of these Pokémon, known as nobles, are particularly powerful, while others are said to willingly assist the people of the region. Your encounters with these special Pokémon will be a key part of your story.

The people of the Hisui region hold a great respect for these special Pokémon and task wardens to look after them. The wardens protect the special Pokémon by making sure their territories remain safe and by providing offerings of food and water.

A strange phenomenon is causing nobles to suddenly fly into a frenzy, making them incredibly difficult to rein in. As part of the Survey Corps, you will be called upon to quell the frenzies of the nobles.

The bodies of frenzied Pokémon grow in size and shine brightly. Simply defeating these Pokémon in a Pokémon battle will not calm them. To quell them, you will have to hit them with balms made using these noble Pokémon’s favorite foods.

It won’t be easy to hit a rampaging noble with balms. They will relentlessly unleash powerful attacks at you. The moment you see an opportunity, hit them with as many balms as you can. Just like with throwing a Poké Ball, aim carefully.

While nobles are formidable opponents, defeating them in battle will cause them to be temporarily dazed, making it easier for you to hit them with more balms and gain the upper hand!

New Characters


Mai is in charge of caring for a special Wyrdeer that can be found in the Obsidian Fieldlands. She and her partner, Munchlax, grew up together as if they were siblings.


Lian cares for Kleavor, the lord of the Obsidian Fieldlands. Though young, he has been given the role of warden because he has proven himself to be very talented.


Iscan lives by the sea and cares for a special Basculegion that makes its home in the area. He can be a bit easy to frighten and isn’t too fond of Ghost-type Pokémon.


Arezu feels a great deal of responsibility as a warden, and because of this, she tends to try to solve problems all by herself. She is tasked with the care of a certain lady Pokémon.


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