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Pokémon Legends: Arceus

New Characters in Arceus

By
Seren Morgan-Roberts

This page offers an overview of all new characters in Pokémon Legends: ARCEUS.

Akari or Rei

Your goal is to meet all Pokémon in the Hisui Region and complete the first ever Pokédex, and you’ll have a companion to help you out!

At the beginning, you’ll get to choose from two appearances, and whichever one you choose will determine whether your companion is Akari or Rei.

(1 of 2) If you choose to play as a female then your companion will be male

If you choose to play as a female then your companion will be male (left), and vice versa (Credit: The Pokémon Company). (right)

Professor Laventon

Professor Laventon conducts research into Pokémon and is the one who asks for your help in creating a complete Pokédex by catching and studying Pokémon.

Professor Laventon (Credit: The Pokémon Company).

Commander Kamado

Commander Kamado is the boss of the Galaxy Expedition Team (Galaxy Team). The Galaxy Team can be found at Jubilife Village. You’ll become a member of the Galaxy Team and help them in their research.

Commander Kamado (Credit: The Pokémon Company).

Captain Cyllene

Captain Cyllene is the leader of the Galaxy Team’s Survey Corps.

Captain Cyllene (Credit: The Pokémon Company).

Mai

Mai takes care of a Wyrdeer found in the Obsidian Fieldlands. Her Partner Pokémon is a Munchlax.

Mai (Credit: The Pokémon Company).

Iscan

Iscan lives near the sea and cares for a Basculegion. He doesn’t like Ghost-type Pokémon.

Iscan (Credit: The Pokémon Company).

The Diamond and the Pearl Clan

The Hisui Region is home to the Diamond and Pearl Clan - both clans serve a certain Pokémon, who they call Noble Pokémon.

Adaman and Irida

Adaman is the leader of the Diamond Clan and has a Leafeon as his partner Pokémon. He and the leader of the Pearl Clan, Irida, are at odds with each other. Irida has a Glaceon partner Pokémon.

(1 of 2) Adaman is the leader of the Diamond Clan

Adaman is the leader of the Diamond Clan (left), and Irida is the leader of the Pearl Clan (Credit: The Pokémon Company).. (right)

Arezu and Lian

Arezu is the warden of the Diamond Clan and Lian is the warden of the Pearl Clan. Warden Lian serves Kleavor, the Noble Pokémon in the Obsidian Fieldlands, and Warden Arezu serves a mysterious Lady Pokémon (Pokémon identity unconfirmed).

(1 of 2) Arezu is the Warden of the Diamond Clan

Arezu is the Warden of the Diamond Clan (left), and Lian is the Warden of the Pearl Clan (Credit: The Pokémon Company). (right)

The Ginkgo Guild Merchants: Ginter and Volo

Ginter is the head of the Ginkgo Guild. He can sell ou rare and special items to help you in your exploration of the Hisui Region. Volo is a Merchant for The Ginkgo Guild and will also sell you some valuable items.

(1 of 2) Ginter

Ginter (left), and Volo (Credit: The Pokémon Company). (right)

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    10 January 2022
  • Last Updated
    18 January 2022
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