If you run out of PP from an attack in Pokemon Legends Arceus you can use items to get them back… or use this weird trick, quite likely to be patched by GameFreak. Seize it!
Pokémon Legends Arceus has made many changes to the basics of the RPG operation of the Pokémon games, including in the movements: now you will no longer have to forget a move, but you can save them and manually choose the movements you want your Pokémon to have, exchanging them with flexibility, as if they were “weapons” or “spells” in any other role-playing game.
However, some things don’t change: they still require PP, and if you run out of it, you won’t be able to use that move anymore unless you use an item or take them to rest.
However, the game has what seems to be a strange bug that allows you to recover power points by swapping moves… although if you do it wrong, you may end up with less. We explain:
The trick to immediately recover PP without using items in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Each Pokémon has four activated moves, and each move has a PP level (the weakest ones have up to 25 PP, the strongest ones only have 5 PP, so you can only use them 5 times. Also, using the Strong or Fast spend more PP.
However, the level of PP does not seem to be linked to the Movement, but to its position in the four slots. Hence, if you exchange the position of the movements, you can recover the PP. It is something without much logic, and we would not be surprised if GameFreak ended up patching it.
Look at the image below. Our Onix only has 2/10 PP left from Avalanche, one of his best attacks. However, if we make the right moves, we can recover all the points from him… at the cost of another attack losing them.
For them, in the Pokémon list, select the Pokémon and go to the Change move section. Here you can choose the movements of your Pokémon with all the ones you have unused.
(For the trick to work you have to do it from the Change movements section and make the game of the shell with another attack that you have in your collection without equipping, it is not worth changing its position among the four that it has equipped).
- The first thing we did was swap Avalanche (which was in the first position) for Rock Trap , an attack that we had on our unequipped list (press X to confirm the change). By moving Rock Trap to that position, even though we weren’t using it, he was left with only 2/20 PP, since he occupied the position Avalanche was in before, with 2/10 PP
- Next, we traded Avalanche (now on our unequip list) for Earthquake , which was the one that was in the second position at the beginning and had all his PP. By making that move, Avalanche recovered 10/10 PP from him, as you can see in the image above.
This process is immediate, you will only have to enter the change moves menu two or three times to make the changes, but it is a bit messy, as well as having to sacrifice a move.