The adventure through the Sinnoh region has been reborn!Experience the nostalgic story from the Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl games in an adventure reborn on the Nintendo Switch system. Adventures in the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl games will take place in the Sinnoh region. Rich in nature and with Mount Coronet towering at its heart, Sinnoh is a land of many myths passed down through the ages.
You'll visit many different locations in the Sinnoh region, while striving to become the Champion of the Pokémon League. The original story has been faithfully reproduced, and the sense of scale in the originals' towns and routes has been carefully preserved. People who played Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl can revisit familiar places and relive familiar scenes once more.
For those setting out through Sinnoh for the first time, plenty of new encounters and surprises await. These remakes include easy-to-understand, player-friendly conveniences of the modern Pokémon series, plus up-close-and-personal Pokémon battle scenes. Whether you played Pokémon Diamond or Pokémon Pearl back in the day or you're encountering these games for the first time, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
You'll choose Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup to be your first partner Pokémon and then set off on your journey. Turtwig Category: Tiny Leaf Pokémon Type: Grass Height: 1'4" Weight: 22. 5 lbs.
Ability: OvergrowMade from soil, the shell on its back hardens when it drinks water. It lives along lakes. It undertakes photosynthesis within its body, making oxygen.
The leaf on its head wilts if the Pokémon is thirsty. Chimchar Category: Chimp Pokémon Type: Fire Height: 1'8" Weight: 13. 7 lbs.
Ability: BlazeIt agilely scales sheer cliffs to live atop craggy mountains. Its fire is put out when it sleeps. Its fiery rear end is fueled by gas made in its belly.
Even rain can't extinguish the fire. Piplup Category: Penguin Pokémon Type: Water Height: 1'4" Weight: 11. 5 lbs.
Ability: TorrentBecause it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold. It lives along the shore in northern countries.
A skilled swimmer, it dives for over 10 minutes while hunting. Along the way, you'll be able to encounter the Legendary Pokémon Dialga in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Palkia in Pokémon Shining Pearl. Dialga Category: Temporal Pokémon Type: Steel/Dragon Height: 17'9" Weight: 1505.
8 lbs. Ability: PressureIt has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity.
This Pokémon is spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when Dialga was born. Palkia Category: Spatial Pokémon Type: Water/Dragon Height: 13'9" Weight: 740.
8 lbs. Ability: Pressure It has the ability to distort space. It is described as a deity in Sinnoh-region mythology.
It is said to live in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to ours. Palkia appears in mythology.