Pokémon Legends Arceus is the latest mainline entry in the Pokémon franchise, and like many new entries in the Pokémon franchise, players find themselves in an all-new region. The Pokémon Legends Arceus region is unlike any of the franchises encountered so far, as their mission is to create the world's first Pokédex, but where does this adventure take place?
Pokémon Legends Arceus is set a long time ago in the Hisui region. The Hisui region was a vast and wild area before people and Pokémon were close. Legends Arceus trainers are pioneers who explore uncharted territory by studying these Pokémon. Hisui eventually becomes known as the Sinnoh region, where the fourth generation of the Pokemon, Diamond, and Pearl games take place.
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The untamed wilderness of the Hisui region also comes with a set of unique obstacles that players must also overcome, such as the Alpha Pokémon that populate the open world and the game's guardians, rare and powerful rival trainers. which will challenge players intermittently.
For a look at the ancient region of Hisui and the unique obstacles it presents, be sure to watch the following Nintendo trailer.
Pokémon Legends Arceus will be released exclusively for Nintendo Switch on January 28, 2022.
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