Darkrai and the Modern Team Galactic Set are unlocked in Pokémon Legends: Arceus by having a save file of specific Pokémon games on your Nintendo Switch.
A save file of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl is what you need on your Switch to access both Darkrai and the new clothing set.
You can also unlock an encounter with Shaymin and the Shaymin kimono outfit, as well as the Pikachu and Eevee skins, by saving files from previous installments of the Pokémon series on your console.
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How to get Darkrai from Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
To unlock the ability to catch Darkrai in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, your Nintendo Switch must have a save file of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.
Once this requirement is met, you must complete the main campaign of Legends: Arceus, reaching the point where you have witnessed the end credits of the game. How long it takes will depend on your play style, so sit back and enjoy your adventure in the Hisui region!
After watching the credits, you’ll be able to find a new research request in Jubilife Village, and accepting it will begin your journey to catch Darkrai, the pitch-black Pokémon of nightmares.
Our Pokémon Legends Arceus walkthrough will help you choose a starter Pokémon and win the Kleavor boss fight. You are also tasked with filling Hisui’s Pokédex by obtaining new evolutions such as Kleavor by evolving into Scyther, Wyrdeer by evolving into Stantler, Sneasler by evolving into Hisui Sneasel, and Overquil by evolving into Hisui Qwilfish. There are a ton of new evolution methods, including some for Eevee evolutions. Take the time to complete Requests too, like The Sea’s Legend, Wurmple’s Evolved! and find Wisp locations. Don’t forget to track all Unown locations as well.
How to Get the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Modern Galactic Team Set in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
To use the Modern Team Galactic set in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, you must have a Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl save file on your Nintendo Switch.
Next, you need to reach the point in Legends: Arceus where you joined the Galaxy Expedition team. This should take you about an hour.
The galactic set of modern equipment.
Once this is done, visit the tailor in Jubilife Village to claim the Modern Team Galactic set, which contains the Modern jacket, Modern pants, and Modern shoes. Now you can use these items freely whenever you want!
Have fun exploring the Hisui region in Pokémon Legends: Arceus!