Is Online Battle (PvP) available in Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Nintendo Switch)? Guide includes online co op play & battles availability, online game features, trading and more.
Is Online Multiplayer Available?
No Multiplayer Battles Available
It is announced on Pokemon's official website that online multiplayer battles will not be available for Pokemon Legends: Arceus. There won't be any friendly PvP or Ranked Matches in the game.Online Multiplayer Guide
Online Multiplayer Trading Is Still Available
Players can still trade Pokemon to their friends online by visiting the Trading Post. Players need to connect to the internet and must be subscribed to Nintendo Online to trade.Online Trading - How To Trade Pokemon?
NPC Battles Are Still Available
NPC Battles exists throughout the Pokemon series and is still available in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Trainers will fight against in-game NPCs such as Captain, who deepened their bonds with their Pokemon.Check This List Of Characters!
Battle System Is Different From Previous Games
The Battle System in Pokemon Legends: Arceus is different from the previous games, making the order of actions change depending on the move types, instead of the turn-based system where allies and opponents attack once each turn.Battle System Style & Mechanics