Pokemon Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl: How to get Arceus and Darkrai

Players can now obtain two more Mythical Pokémon in Pokemon Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl. After downloading the games 1.3.0 update, you will be able to obtain items that lead to encounters with Arceus and Darkrai, making this your first opportunity to catch these elusive monsters. Here’s what you need to do to get the special items and capture the Mythical Pokemon.

How to Catch Arceus

Before you can encounter Arceus in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl, you must first have entered the Hall of Fame and obtained the National Pokedex in the Remakes, as well as completed all main story missions in Pokemon Legends : Arceus. Game.


You will meet Arceus at the top of Mount Coronet after obtaining the Azure Flute.

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Once you have met these requirements, return to your room in Twinleaf Town and obtain the Azure Flute. Bring the item to Spear Pillar at the top of Mount Coronet and you’ll trigger an encounter with Arceus.

How to Catch Darkrai

To meet Darkrai, you’ll need the Membership Card, which will be given out through Mystery Gift between April 1 and April 30. Once you get the membership card, you will have access to the gated hostel in Canalave City. Entering the inn will take you to Newmoon Island, where you will encounter Darkrai.


You’ll need the Membership Card, which is given out through Mystery Gift between New Moons, to meet Darkrai.

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As with Arceus, you will first need to enter the Hall of Fame and obtain the National Pokedex in Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl before you can encounter Darkrai. You will also need to have traveled to Fullmoon Island and encountered Cresselia.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl update 1.3.0 went live at 6:00 PM PT on March 15th. In addition to Arceus and Darkrai, the update introduced the Global Wonder Station, a facility in Jubilife City where you can engage in Wonder Trades with players. around the world.