Legend Plate

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Legend Plate
Legend Plate
Bag None Sprite.png
Legend Plate
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

The Legend Plate (Japanese: レジェンドプレート Legend Plate) is a Key Item in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is one of the Plates, which are associated with Arceus.

In the core series games


When used on Arceus, the Legend Plate changes it to the Normal type, like the Blank Plate.

In battle, when Arceus uses Judgment, the move changes type based on the selected opponent's type, and changes Arceus's type to the same type before completing the attack. While selecting a move, Judgment displays the type that it will become against the selected opponent, if used that turn. This is similar to Unown's signature move Hidden Power.

  • Judgment will become a type that is super effective against the target, prioritizing any double weaknesses of dual-type targets.
  • If multiple types are equally effective, Judgment will change to a type that best resists the target's primary type, prioritizing immunities, regardless of what the target's secondary type may be.
    • Since Palkia’s primary type is Water, Judgment will always become Dragon. Since Giratina’s primary type is Ghost, Judgment will always become Dark. Although Fairy is immune to their secondary Dragon typing, it does not resist Water or Ghost.
  • If multiple types are still equally valid, Judgment will change to the type that best resists the target's secondary type, if any.
  • If multiple types are still equally valid, then one of them will be selected at random.

This calculation is done on each turn, so if there are multiple valid types, Judgment's type may vary between them each turn.

The Legend Plate can be read, and has the following engraving: "From all creations, over all creations, does the Original One watch over all."


Games Description
LA A stone tablet imbued with the essence of all creation. When used on a certain Pokémon, it allows that Pokémon to gain the power of every type there is.


Games Method
LA Hall of Origin (reward for defeating Arceus during Mission 27: "The Deified Pokémon")



Bag Legend Plate LA Sprite.png
Bag sprite from
Legends: Arceus


  • Due to the way the Legend Plate operates, using Judgment will never turn Arceus into a Normal type (as nothing is weak to it, and there is no way for a Pokémon to be typeless in Pokémon Legends: Arceus).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 傳說石板 Chyùhnsyut Sehkbáan
Mandarin 傳說石板 / 传说石板 Chuánshuō Shíbǎn
France Flag.png French Plaque Légende
Germany Flag.png German Legendentafel
Italy Flag.png Italian Lastraleggenda
South Korea Flag.png Korean 레전드플레이트 Legend Plate
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tabla Legendaria

See also

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