Pokemon Legends Arceus
Image: Nintendo / The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Legends: Arceus for Switch takes players back in time 100 years to the Sinnoh region — most recently seen in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl — then known as Hisui. This latest entry in the monster-catching franchise charges you with assembling Sinnoh's first ever Pokédex in a sprawling open-world adventure which marks a new direction for the mainline Pokémon series.

As you'd expect there are plenty of Pokémon to catch and much more awaiting keen Pokémon Trainers in this game.If you're having trouble knowing what to do or where to go next — or perhaps you need guidance for a particularly difficult Pokémon battle, our selection of Pokémon Legends: Arceus guides below are here to help.

If you don't own the game yet, check out our review where we called it "one of the greatest Pokémon games ever", plus our guide on Where To Buy Pokémon Legends: Arceus On Nintendo Switch.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Walkthrough

Getting started

Here you'll find tips for getting off on the right foot, with advice on how to make good choices from the beginning of your Pokémon Legends: Arceus adventure.

How to get specific Pokémon

In these guides we detail how to get specific mons as you journey through the regions of 'ye olde' Sinnoh — perhaps rare or difficult-to-find Pokémon, or ones that can only be caught when specific conditions are met.

Where to find items and manage resources, and how things work

In these guides we provide instructions on exactly where to find specific items and how to acquire and make the most of your resources in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, plus exactly how certain mechanics and areas work.

Story and Side Quests

Here we cover specific quests and missions in the game, including how to access and complete them.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus FAQ and General Info

Here's where you'll find little random guides on little random topics.

That's all for now folks! We hope these guides helped you in your time of need. We'll be updating and adding more Arceus guides over the launch period in an effort to catch 'em all, so stay tuned.