Arceus

Arceus is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Alpha Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Diamond It is described in mythology as the Pokémon that shaped the universe with its 1,000 arms.
Pearl It is told in mythology that this Pokémon was born before the universe even existed.
Platinum
Black
White
It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
According to the legends of Sinnoh, this Pokémon emerged from an egg and shaped all there is in this world.
Black 2
White 2
It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing then shaped the world.

Evolution chart

  • Arceus does not evolve.

Name origin

arch-
prefix signifying authority and power
deus
god

Moves learned by Arceus

Arceus sprites

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Arceus normal sprite
Bug
Arceus normal sprite
Dark
Arceus normal sprite
Dragon
Arceus normal sprite
Electric
Arceus normal sprite
Fighting
Arceus normal sprite
Fire
Arceus normal sprite
Flying
Arceus normal sprite
Ghost

See all Arceus sprites

Where to find Arceus

Diamond
Pearl
Hall of Origin
Platinum Hall of Origin