Arceus

493BW.gif
Arceus
アルセウス
Arceus-sugimori.jpg

Shaymin < Arceus > Victini

Species Type
Alpha Pokémon Normal.png
Number Ability
#493 Multitype
Height Weight
10′6″ (3.2m) 705.5 lbs. (320kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless Female: Genderless
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 3
Tier EV Yield
4th Gen: Uber
5th Gen: Uber
6th Gen: Uber
3 HP

Arceus (アルセウス) is the 493rd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It can potentially be any of the 18 known types of Pokémon, and it is known as the Alpha Pokémon.

Arceus's different forms

Arceus uses the Multitype Ability, an Ability that changes its type depending on the Plate that it is holding. Without holding a Plate, it is a Normal-Type.

Arceus doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Arceus is in the Undiscovered Egg Group; like most Legendary Pokémon Arceus cannot breed. It takes Arceus 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Arceus takes on the appearance of a deity with a yellow chain-like structure on its midsection. The chain-like structure resembles the Red Chain that Team Galactic uses to take control of Dialga and Palkia.

[edit] Gender Differences

Arceus is a Genderless Pokémon Species.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Arceus is one of the four Generation IV Event Pokémon, and therefore requires the Azure Flute, which is an event-only item that unfortunately Nintendo has no intention of ever releasing. If you manage to get the Azure Flute onto your game somehow, go to where you fought Dialga/Palkia and step on the starting stone. The game will say, "Do you want to play the Azure Flute?" Say yes, and the Hall of Origin will appear, leading you to Arceus, at the top.

Currently the only legitimate ways of obtaining Arceus have been through official Nintendo Pokemon Events associated with Pokémon Movie 12 These can be recognized as US versions have the OT TRU being that they were distributed at Toys 'R Us. Arceus has also been released under the OT Michina in Australia, MICHINA across Europe, Eigakan in Japan, and Cinnema in South Korea - in the alphabet of their respective languages.

Arceus in Spear Pillar

[edit] Spin-off Games

Arceus appears twice in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, once as the end boss of the extra mission "Pledge to Arceus," and a second time as the last boss Pokémon in the Light Temple, the final Past Mission.

Arceus can be found at any of the Tower levels after completing Team Battle EX-6 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Arceus appears at the Hajime Nation during the Hero Episode in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

The Arceus Cards defy one of the biggest-and oldest-mechanics of the Pokémon TCG: there is no limit to the number of Arceus Cards in a player's deck (the normal limit is four of the same individual Pokémon per deck).

Overall, there are a total of 19 different Arceus cards (3 exclusive to Japan), 5 of which are Lv. X Cards (two from Promos and three from the Arceus set). 9 of the Arceus cards are found in the Arceus theme decks.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Arceus has yet to appear in the weekly episodic portion of the Anime as of writing.

[edit] Movies

Arceus' lone appearence to date is in Arceus and the Jewel of Life as one of the main Pokémon.

[edit] Manga

Arceus' Manga info is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

It is the strongest Pokémon out of all games as it has the highest total base stats of any Pokémon in the series, safely living up to its description as the Alpha Pokémon. A member of the Uber Tier, Arceus boasts Base Stats of 120 all across the board. In addition to this, its ability, Multitype, allows it to fit into nearly any team with ease. As if these weren't enough, Arceus has a vast movepool to match, meaning it has an immense number of options and is highly unpredictable. Its signature move, Judgment, is an incredibly powerful move that takes its attack type from the type of plate that Arceus holds.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only One Hall of Origin (requires Azure Flute)
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Event
Black/White None Entree Forest
Black 2/White 2 None Trade
X/Y None Pokétransporter

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond It is described in mythology as the Pokémon that shaped the universe with its 1,000 arms.
Pearl It is told in mythology that this Pokémon was born before the universe even existed.
Platinum It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
HeartGold According to the legends of Sinnoh, this Pokémon emerged from an egg and shaped all there is in this world.
SoulSilver According to the legends of Sinnoh, this Pokémon emerged from an egg and shaped all there is in this world.
V Black It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
White It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
Black 2 It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
White 2 It is said to have emerged from an egg in a place where there was nothing, then shaped the world.
VI X According to the legends of Sinnoh, this Pokémon emerged from an egg and shaped all there is in this world.
Y It is told in mythology that this Pokemon was born before the universe even existed.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

[edit] Dragon-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

[edit] Fighting or Dark-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Flying or Bug-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

[edit] Ghost-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

[edit] Grass-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png

[edit] Ice-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Normal, Fire, Ground, or Rock-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Poison or Steel-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Water, Electric, or Psychic-Type Arceus

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
120
. 350 444 .
Atk
120
220 245 339 372
Def
120
220 245 339 372
Sp. Atk
120
220 245 339 372
Sp. Def
120
220 245 339 372
Speed
120
220 245 339 372

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Seismic Toss Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
Start Cosmic Power Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Natural Gift Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
Start Punishment Dark.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
10 Gravity Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
30 Hyper Voice Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
40 Extremespeed Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
50 Refresh Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
60 Future Sight Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
70 Recover Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
80 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
90 Perish Song Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
100 Judgment Normal.gif 100 100 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM60 Quash Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM92 Trick Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM95 Snarl Dark.gif 55 95 Special.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM02 Fly Flying.gif 90 95 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Arceus cannot breed.

[edit] Via Move-Tutor

[edit] All Generation V Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.gif 140 90 Special.png

NOTE: Arceus can only learn this move while holding the Draco Plate

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Gravity Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Hyper Voice Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Last Resort Normal.gif 140 100 Physical.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Recycle Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Tailwind Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dive Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Twister Dragon.gif 40 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Arceus


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.gif
Steel.gif
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