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Discover the Hisui region, Jubilife Village, and the characters of Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The natural majesty of the Hisui region

Your adventure is set in the expansive natural majesty of the Hisui region, in an age long ago when it was rare for people and Pokémon to live in close harmony. In time, this land of Hisui will come to be called Sinnoh—a region you may know well.

Mount Coronet rises from the center of the Hisui region, surrounded on all sides by areas with distinct environments. Each area is rich in its own natural features and plays host to different Pokémon ecosystems. One such area is the Obsidian Fieldlands, which is resplendent with gorgeous flowers and verdant vegetation—what’s more, it appears to teem with Pokémon that favor meadows and forests.

Your base of operations: Jubilife Village

The Hisui region is home to Jubilife Village, the center of operations for the Galaxy Expedition Team—or Galaxy Team for short—people who have come from various regions to study Hisui. The team includes various corps, such as the Medical Corps and the Security Corps, as well as the Survey Corps, which carries out research on how Pokémon live.

Jubilife Village will serve as the base for your surveying missions.

After receiving an assignment or a request and preparing for your next excursion, you’ll set out from the village to study one of the various areas of the Hisui region. After you finish your survey work, you’ll return once more to prepare for your next task.

Along with the headquarters of the Galaxy Team and your own lodgings, Jubilife Village boasts a range of useful institutions and services—such as the trading post, where you can trade Pokémon with other players.

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Main character - Akari or Rei

As the protagonist of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, you’ll join the Galaxy Team as a member of the Survey Corps. Your goal will be to meet every species of Pokémon from every corner of the Hisui region as you work to complete the land’s first-ever Pokédex.

A Survey Corps member who’s close to your age and has been with the Survey Corps for some time. The appearance you choose at the beginning of the game will determine whether Akari or Rei appears as your fellow team member.

Professor Laventon

As a member of the Galaxy Team’s Survey Corps, Professor Laventon conducts research into Pokémon’s modes of life. He aims to create a complete Pokédex.

Commander Kamado

Commander Kamado, the boss of the Galaxy Team, can be a harsh leader at times, but the team members trust him deeply and know him to be reliable.

Captain Cyllene

Captain Cyllene is the leader of the Galaxy Team’s Survey Corps. She is strict both with others and with herself, but she sees your potential and allows you to take a trial to join the Galaxy Team.

Ties to the world of Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl

While Pokémon Legends: Arceus is set in a different age than Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl, it seems that there are some connections to be found between them.

Jubilife Village
and Jubilife City

Jubilife Village is the main base of your adventures in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. In Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl, this village has grown to be Jubilife City, a bustling metropolis that you visit early in your adventure.

Commander Kamado and Professor Rowan

Commander Kamado, who appears in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, is an ancestor of Professor Rowan, who appears in Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl.

And it seems that there are other people in this game who might also be ancestors to familiar faces you may know.

Commander Kamado is the boss of the Galaxy Team

Professor Rowan appears in Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl. He researches Pokémon Evolution and is a distinguished professor who is well respected in the field.

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