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Saw it, wanted it, threw a fit, and yet still haven’t found out how to get it.
Please help

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Can you wait an hour a few? Then I can tell you how to get it.
Actually maybe a few days...

But at least you will get your arceus
¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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There is no way to get Arceus in Platinum legitimately anymore. There was an event for Arceus (for DPPT), but it was never released. The code for the event is still in the game, but it can only be activated with cheat codes (which can only be used with a cheating device). There was an Arceus event (or multiple) for HGSS. You could trade that Arceus to Platinum, but that's not an option for you. You're going to have to find other ways to get Arceus... In newer Pokemon games. You can always use Giratina :P. Good luck! I hope this helped!

Source: Experience.

Edit: KFCutMan: As an alternate note, there were distributions for Arceus aside from the Azure Flute, but those have long ended by now. The only way to get an Arceus in Platinum now is to trade with someone who had the event, or using a cheating device for it.

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Oh. Thanks.
You could also use tweaking + the void glitch in D/P to access Arceus then trade it into Platinum, though that’s one of the hardest exploits to pull off in the franchise. You’d also need a second DS and a copy of the older games.
Huh. Neat.
if you can tell me how to do "the void" glitch that would be helpful.