The complete Pokemon Diamond and Pearl pokedex, part 10

Pokémon Name: Arceus
Type: Normal / All
Classification: Creation
Pokédex Number: 493 National
Ability: Multitype – Type changes with held plate item
Useful Attacks: Judgment
Location Found:
D/P/P: Hall of Origin, accessible only by event
HG/SS: Trade with D/P/P
B/W: Poke Transfer

The final Diamond and Pearl Pokémon is Arceus, the actual god of all Pokémon, the creator of them all. While Arceus's Normal type may seem underwhelming at first, a quick look at its innate ability reveals the awesome power of this god among 'mon. By collecting special plates that litter the Sinnoh region and giving them to Arceus, you can change it to any type you want, allowing it to fill any number of possible roles in your team. Of course, by tying its type to a held item, suddenly moves like Steal and Knock-off become a serious threat to Arceus. Arceus has hands down the best stats of any Pokémon, exceeding the previous bests by 20%, and a huge range of available moves. Arceus's signature attack, Judgment, deals massive damage of the type of plate held. The only question is... after capturing the god of all Pokémon, where does Gamefreak go from here?

Level Attack Type
- Seismic TossFighting
- Cosmic Power Psychic
- Natural Gift Normal
- Punishment Dark
10 Gravity Psychic
20 Earth Power Ground
30 Hyper Voice Normal
40 Extremespeed Normal
50 Refresh Normal
60 Future Sight Psychic
70 Recover Psychic
80 Hyper Beam Normal
90 Perish Song Ghost
100 Judgment Normal / All

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