Pokémon Legends: Arceus – Crafting material gathering guide

Crafting is a big part of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and you’ll need plenty of materials to be able to craft all those cool recipes found in the game. Below is a guide for exploration in the overworld so that you can recognize materials that you can collect for future crafting.

How to collect materials in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Collecting crafting materials is easy and the game mentions the mechanics early on. You just need to ready a Pokémon and aim its Poké Ball with ZR and then release when the reticule is over a material you can harvest!

Some materials are also dropped by Pokémon when they’re defeated.

Materials that can be dropped by defeating or catching Pokémon

  • Apricorn
  • Ball of Mud
  • Oran Berry
  • Spoiled Apricorn
  • Vivichoke

Materials that can be collected in the overworld

The list below is organized in alphabetical order by the material you will receive from a resource node.


Typically yields 5 Apricorn

Medicinal Leek

Typically yields 1 Medicinal Leek

Note: Can be harvested by hand by pressing ‘A’ or by throwing a Pokémon at it

Oran Berry

Typically yields 3 Oran Berry


Typically yields 5 Tumblestone