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Pokemon Legends Arceus: How to Rename Pokemon

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Pokemon Legends Arceus: How to Rename Pokemon

Not everyone is okay with leaving a Pokemon’s name as is when it gets caught. Sometimes, a little bit of a personal touch is necessary, and that’s where naming your party members comes into play. And if you decide their names should change, that’s also an option If you’re wondering how to rename your Pokemon in Pokemon Legends Arceus, we’ve got all the details right here.

How to Rename Pokemon in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Not every Pokemon nickname fits as well as you initially thought it would and, sometimes, a change is in order. To make any name changes, simply open up your Satchel menu by pressing Up on the D-Pad. Then, choose the Change Name in the small pop-up menu that appears.

From there, a standard keyboard will show up and all you have to do is enter whatever new name you’d like for your companion. Thankfully, this process is much more efficient than having to find a Name Rater NPC every single time you want to change a Pokemon’s name.

This can be done any number of times, and it’s actually the only way to give your starter Pokemon a custom name. When professor Laventon allows you to choose a starter, there’s no option to give it a name and the game doesn’t let you know how to do so.

To summarize, here’s how to rename Pokemon:

  1. Open up the Satchel menu.

  2. Press A to choose a Pokemon.

  3. Select the Change Name option from the small pop-up menu.

That’s everything you need to know about how to rename your Pokemon in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Be sure to check out our guide wiki for more tips, tricks, and other useful info on the game if you’re in need of more pointers throughout your adventure in the Hisui region.

You can also have a look at the related articles below to find even more of our Pokemon Legends Arceus coverage, which includes how to change clothes and get new outfits, how to Redeem Mystery Gifts, and more.

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