You can finally change a Pokémon’s name, it seems like the new Switch release is truly aiming to bring the design of this franchise forward. This didn’t use to be a thing, as you were stuck with names in older Generations. The Pokémon Company has likely paid a bit of attention to fan complaints over the years. Finally, they seem to be listening, and making a few things easier. This guide will explain how to change a Pokémon’s name in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
There has also been a major refocus on the game’s systems, all with the aim of attracting players. There have been positive changes to the game, like refining the shiny system. This makes it much easier to get shiny spawns by reducing the time it takes to find them. There have also been things changed that players seem not to like. For one thing, the evolution system has been stripped down, and players have to manually trigger evolutions now. But anyway, back to the topic of this guide.
How to change a Pokémon’s name in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Much like the rest of the game’s features, the Satchel is vital here. You open your satchel by pressing up on the D-Pad. You can check out your current items, as well as the status of your team, from this menu. Open up the Satchel and use ZL to scroll through the tabs. Find the listing for your team and scroll down to the monster you wish to rename. Click on it and Press A to confirm the selection.
When you press the button, a drop-down menu will appear. The options presented here include the ability to see a summary of stats, as well as changing names. Select Change Name and then enter the name you wish to use.
And this will also likely carry forward when it comes to Pokémon Home support, whenever that gets added in.