Pokémon Adventures volume 40

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Volume 39
Pokémon Adventures
Volume 41
Pokémon Adventures volume 40
Pokemon Adventures volume 40 VIZ cover.jpg
Chapters included PS431 - PS441
Manga series Pokémon Adventures

Volume 40: Legends and Myths! is the 40th volume of the Pokémon Adventures manga and the third and final volume in the Platinum arc. It is authored by 日下秀憲 Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by 山本サトシ Satoshi Yamamoto.

In VIZ Media's translation, this volume is published as volume eleven of a separately numbered series, "Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum".


The battle rages back and forth between the Distortion World and the regular world! Then, when Legendary Pokémon Giratina attacks Pearl, Dia intervenes with disastrous consequences! Meanwhile, Lady finds an unexpected ally in an unexpected location.

Will peace ever be restored to the Sinnoh Region...?!

Plus, spend time with lots of Pokémon including Blissey, Giratina, Regigigas, Slowking, Rotom, Shaymin, Cresselia, Magmortar, Electivire, Alakazam, Tangrowth and Arcanine!


Edition Country Company Date ISBN
First Edition by Shogakukan First
Japan Shogakukan May 28, 2012 ISBN 4091414680
First Edition by VIZ Media First
United States VIZ Media June 3, 2014 ISBN 1421561794
Digital Edition by VIZ Media Digital
United States VIZ Media November 27, 2018 ISBN 9781974705917
First Edition by Chuang Yi First
Singapore Chuang Yi September 2012 ISBN 9789814372756
First Edition by Panini Comics First
Germany Panini Comics November 23, 2021 ISBN 9783741624193
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Hong Kong Ching Win Publishing Group October 1, 2013 ISBN 9789888044818
First Edition by Daewon C.I. First
South Korea Daewon C.I. November 15, 2012 ISBN 9788967255251
First Edition by Ching Win Publishing Group First
Taiwan Ching Win Publishing Group June 25, 2013 ISBN 9789863106333
First Edition by Nation Edutainment First
Thailand Nation Edutainment October 26, 2012 ISBN 9786165168786
First Edition by Kim Đồng Publishing House First
Vietnam Kim Đồng Publishing House March 20, 2017 ISBN 9786042087506
Second Edition by Kim Đồng Publishing House Second
Vietnam Kim Đồng Publishing House June 16, 2020 ISBN 9786042173094


Important events

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

Party changes



No Pokémon evolve in this volume.


  • This volume has connecting cover art with the previous volume.

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