Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum Guides and Information

Legendary and Mythical Pokemon Locations

Legendary Pokémon

Uxie

Psychic-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Lake Acuity – Lv. 50

Mespirit

Psychic-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Lake Verity – Lv. 50 (Runs during battle, you’ll have to find it in the wild using the Map function of the Pokétch)

Azelf

Psychic-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Lake Valor – Lv. 50

Dialga

Steel/Dragon-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond: Top of Mt. Coronet – Lv. 47
  • Location in Pokémon Platinum: Top of Mt. Coronet in the blue portal – Lv. 70

Palkia

Water/Dragon-type

  • Location in Pokémon Pearl: Top of Mt. Coronet – Lv. 47
  • Location in Pokémon Platinum: Top of Mt. Coronet in the pink portal – Lv. 70

Giratina

Ghost/Dragon-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Turnback Cave – Lv. 70 (After defeating the Elite 4)
  • Location in Pokémon Platinum: Distortion World – Lv. 47

Heatran

Fire/Steel-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Stark Mountain – Lv. 70 (Player must team-up with Buck from the Survival Area)
  • Location in Pokémon Platinum: Stark Mountain – Lv. 50 (Player must team-up with Buck from the Survival Area)

Regigigas

Normal-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Temple north of Snowpoint City – Lv. 70 (Must have all three Regis in your party in order to encounter it)
  • Location in Pokémon Platinum: Temple north of Snowpoint City – Lv. 1 (Must have all three Regis in your party in order to encounter it)

Cresselia

Psychic-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Full Moon island – Lv. 50 (Player must obtain the National Dex and travel to Canalave City to start the event. Cresselia will ultimately flee and must be tracked with the Pokétch)

Mythical Pokemon

Phione

Water-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: You must breed Manaphy and hatch its egg.

Manaphy

Water-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Connect with Pokémon Ranger to receive its egg and hatch it.

Darkrai

Dark-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Newmoon Island – Lv. 40 (Diamond, Pearl) or 50 (Platinum)
  • Requires event-only Member Card item

Shaymin

Grass-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: White rock on route 224 – Lv. 40
  • Requires event-only Oak’s Letter item

Arceus

Normal-type

  • Location in Pokémon Diamond, Pearl & Platinum: Mt. Coronet – Lv. 70
  • Requires event-only Azure Flute which was never made available