Pokemon Legends Arceus: All unlockable Pokemon-themed clothing

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Right out the gate in Pokemon Legends Arceus you get a lot of options from the clothier in town. There’s not too much variety but enough where you can make your character start feeling like YOUR character.

Over time you start to unlock different types of clothing and different patterns. Suits, thieves attire, ninja outfits, hats of all different kinds, and a wild collection of kimono patterns featuring every design from houndstooth to argyle.

But we don’t just want plain clothing. This is Pokemon and if you want to make a name for yourself you NEED to look like an eccentric lunatic. Well don’t worry, there’s a slew of different clothing options based on Pokemon you can unlock. Let’s go through them.

Note, I’m playing through with a male presenting character so the clothing will reflect that. But honestly, the outfits don’t vary wildly betwixt the two with the female design only having slight modifications. But the patterns and color schemes are identical.

Via Pre-Orders, Mystery Gifts, and Save Files

There are some of the first (and last) fancy-themed kimonos you can get in the game.

Mystery Gift items can be achieved by anyone. The moment you get access to Mystery Gift, search for gifts “from the internet” and you’ll be gifted both the Growlithe themed fancy kimono along with the Hisuian Zoroark inspired “Baneful Fox mask”.

That one’s pretty simple. But the other ones are a little…conditional.

If you have a save file for Pokemon Sword and Shield, in addition to getting a post-game mission in which you can catch Shaymin, you’ll also get a special Shaymin kimono from the clothier the first time you meet her as I talked about here.

Likewise, if you have a save file for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl you get TWO kimonos. When you first meet the clothier, you’ll get the Modern Outfit which is, basically, the Team Galactic uniform Cyrus wears in the future. It’s also the only outfit that comes with shoes.

That save file also grants you a post-game mission where you can capture Darkrai. Capture that and you get the super sleek Darkrai Kimono.

If you have a save file for Let’s Go Pikachu or Let’s Go Eevee you will also get the festival mask of the specific Pokemon from that game, but that will be in the Festival Mask video.

Preorder-wise, if you preordered from Amazon you also received a code for a Garchomp themed outfit. As I didn’t preorder through them I don’t have a picture of it.

Festival Masks

Festival masks are fun little masks your character wears askew on their heads. They’re circles that contain the face of a Pokemon on it and are usually gained when you get particular Pokemon to research level 10 with the exception of the Eevee mask which you get from having a save file to Let’s Go Eevee, or the Pikachu mask which you get from having a save file to Let’s Go Pikachu.

As every Pokemon in my dex is at research level 10 I can safely assume I’m got them all. Or “’em” all, rather.

There are masks for Pikachu, Shinx, Buneary, Pachirisu, Happiny, Croagunk, Goomy, Bidoof, Snealsel, Eevee, and Mime Jr.

Pokemon Specific Kimonos

These ones are my personal favorites. The majority of the legendaries and nobles in the game will grant you a special kimono. You’ll also get specific kimonos based on not only the starter you pick but its final evolution as well (once you get it there). If you get the other starters, you’ll get their kimonos as well. Also, getting some specific Pokemon to research level 10 will get you a themed kimono that, more often than not, looks remarkable. Just don’t try and guess which ones because mainstays like Pikachu, Eevee, and Snorlax do not have outfits but ones like Cherrim and Honchkrow do.

Pokemon Type Kimonos

Just like there are certain kimonos you get for certain Pokemon, also achieving a certain amount of experience with a certain TYPE of Pokemon will grant you a specific type pattern if you’re looking to make your character give off that feudal Japan gym leader look.

Landscape Kimonos

Honestly, I’m not certain how I unlocked all these ones but over time I started to unlock kimonos for specific environments like cityscapes and seascapes. Not sure how but they look gorgeous.

One Piece Outfits

There’s a category of clothing that gives you a full outfit (with the exception of shoes and hats). These can range from Karate Gis to Tailored Suits.