What are Guardians and Noble Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus?

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus is releasing looks to shake up the tried and true formula Pokémon has followed for years. These include graphical changes, gameplay changes, style, etc. Two things players may have noticed are the inclusion of Guardians and noble Pokémon.

They are new additions to the Pokémon series and play an important role in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. These are the Guardian and Noble Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.


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What are Guardians in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Guardians are important members of the Hisui region. They act similarly to Gym Leaders, but play different roles. Guardians are responsible for protecting Pokémon, especially Noble Pokémon. They ensure that the territories of the Noble Pokémon are safe and provide food when needed. So far, the known guardians are:

What are Noble Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus?

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Noble Pokémon are special Pokémon from the Hisui region. Thanks to a mysterious blessing, they are much more powerful than typical Pokémon. Typically, these Pokemon gladly help the people of the Hisui region, but something seems to be putting these Pokemon into a frenzy.

It's up to the player to calm down and return these Noble Pokémon to normal. This is done by using special salves to quell their fury. Although they are frantic, they are extremely dangerous and caution should be exercised when confronting one. Here are the currently known Noble Pokémon.


  • Kleavor
  • Wyrdeer
  • basculegia

For more information on Pokémon, check out Will Pokémon Legends: Arceus support Pokémon Home - Is it compatible? and all Hisian forms and evolutions confirmed so far in Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Pro Game Guides.



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