Pokémon Legends: Arceus videos

Pokémon Legends: Arceus was announced in a Pokémon Presents just before Pokémon Day, alongside Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Further videos detailing new features have been released periodically. This page lists them all, in order from oldest first. Click each thumbnail to watch the video.

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Announcement trailer

Date: 26th February, 2021 • Length: 2:10

The trailer that was part of the a Pokémon Presents on Pokémon Day. It begins with a narration about the Sinnoh of old, then we see some vast landscapes, with a trainer sneaking up on Pokémon and capturing them. We see a few battle scenes and then the starters are revealed - surprisingly it's Cyndaquil, Rowlet, and Oshawott.

Discover the Hisui region

Date: 18th August, 2021 • Length: 3:48

Our first proper look at the game. The trailer starts with various landscapes and terrains to be explored. Then we see a new Pokémon, Wyrdeer, followed by a few more shots of the player tracking Pokémon and then a battle with Hisuian Growlithe ensues. More epic landscapes follow, with rides on Hisuian Braviary, Hisuian Basculin and Wyrdeer.

Next, some angry Pokémon with red eyes chase the player and two new battle styles are introduced: Agile Style and Strong Style.

Noble Pokémon

Date: 28th September, 2021 • Length: 2:55

The trailer starts with similar landscape footage to previous videos. We meet the wardens who protect special Pokémon. In the game, blessed Pokémon known as Noble Pokémon have become frenzied and must be calmed.

Mysterious footage restored

Date: 21st October, 2021 • Length: 2:04

Two days earlier some mysterious, spotty found footage of a trainer's expedition was discovered. Now it has been restored and we see them coming across a lone Zorua in a snowy forest. However, as the trainer approaches they are engulfed in a cloud of black smoke. As the camera lays on its side we see its parent Zoroark with the Zorua.

Hisuian Zorua and Zoroark

Date: 26th October, 2021 • Length: 1:10

The Hisuian forms of Zorua and Zoroark, seen in the previous video, are officially revealed. They are seen in game footage, in a snowy landscape.

Hisuian Voltorb

Date: 9th December, 2021 • Length: 0:41

We see Hisuian Voltorb, which looks like a Poké Ball, but the old-style wooden ones used in this game. Size differences are also clearly shown.

New faces from the Hisui Region

Date: 15th December, 2021 • Length: 1:20

Two communities, Diamond Clan and Pearl Clan, are introduced. There is some tension between the groups. Then the Ginko Guild are shown, who sell various items for crafting.

Gameplay preview

Date: 13th January, 2022 • Length: 13:27

An extended trailer showing various gameplay. The various landscapes of Hisui are shown, followed by item collection mechanics. The different temperaments of wild Pokémon are seen: some are docile, while some will run away. The Pokédex & research element is explained, followed by riding Pokemon to help traverse the region.
Next we see details on the missions & requests feature. After that Pokémon battles are demoed, including Strong Style & Agile Style. Alpha Pokémon are larger and more aggressive. Finally, a battle with an enraged Noble Pokémon is seen.

Hisuian starter evolutions

Date: 25th January, 2022 • Length: 2:05

A final gameplay trailer containing a mixture of footage from around Hisui. Towards the end, we see the starter Pokémon Dartrix, Quilava, and Dewott evolving... but we don't see the final stages.