How Many Pokémon Are There in Pokémon Legends: Arceus?

There are 242 catchable Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. This includes all of the new pocket monsters as well as the Hisuian forms of existing Pokémon. Of these 242, 7 are brand new while 19 are alternate forms of your favorite partners.

What Are the New Pokémon?

A player with white hair wearing red clothes is riding a large fish-like pokemon called Basculegion. They are jumping vertically out of the water.

Out of the 7 new Pokémon, 6 of them are evolved forms of existing pocket monsters. Furthermore, these 6 have unique evolution criteria. The other is a new member of the Forces of Nature trio (now a quartet). Here’s a breakdown of these new Pokémon:

  • Wyrdeer (evolves from Stantler after using the move Psyshield Bash in Agile Style 20 times)
  • Overqwil (evolves from Hisuian Qwilfish after using the move Barb Barrage in Strong Style 20 times)
  • Kleavor (evolves from Scyther after touching a Black Augurite)
  • Ursaluna (evolves from Ursaring after touching a Peat Block during a full moon)
  • Sneasler (evolves from Hisuian Sneasel after touching a Razor Claw during the day)
  • Basculegion (evolves from White-Striped Basculin after losing a total of 294 HP from recoil damage without fainting)
  • Enamorus (does not evolve from or into another stage)

Which Pokémon Have New Forms?

A battle where a Hisuian Typhlosion is facing off against a Hisuian Growlithe.

There are 16 Hisuian forms of existing Pokémon. However, there are 3 others that have alternate forms that are not considered strictly Hisuian. Here’s a list of the pocket monsters with new forms:

  • Growlithe (Hisuian)
  • Arcanine (Hisuian)
  • Voltorb (Hisuian)
  • Electrode (Hisuian)
  • Typhlosion (Hisuian)
  • Qwilfish (Hisuian)
  • Sneasel (Hisuian)
  • Samurott (Hisuian)
  • Lilligant (Hisuian)
  • Zorua (Hisuian)
  • Zoroark (Hisuian)
  • Braviary (Hisuian)
  • Sliggoo (Hisuian)
  • Goodra (Hisuian)
  • Avalugg (Hisuian)
  • Decidueye (Hisuian)
  • Dialga (Origin Forme)
  • Palkia (Origin Forme)
  • Basculin (White-Striped)
5 Pokémon in a grassy area. From left to right: Torterra, Gyarados, Hisuian Typhlosion, Luxray, and Alakazam.