Capturing Legendary Pokémon and Sinister Stakes
In addition to Miraidon and KoraidonPokémon Scarlet and Violet bring four new Legendary Pokémon : Chongjian, Baojian, Dinglu and Yuyu. They are, as usual, hidden somewhere in the world. This time, to find and capture them, you will have to find and destroy sinister stakes. We explain where they are and how.
The Seals and The Pious Sinisters
The four Legendary Pokémon are sealed at the four corners of Paldea. There is a seal in the South Zone, one in the West Zone, one in the North Zone and one in the East Zone. To break these seals, you will have to hunt the sinister stakes, planted in these same zones.
The sinister stakes are 8 per Legendary PokémonThere are a total of 32 stakes to find and destroy. If you destroy the 8 stakes that match the region's seal, you only have to go to the seal and examine it to free the Legendary Pokémon and battle it.
Please note that Legendary Pokémon are unique Pokémon. If you provoke a battle, but knock out the Pokémon or fail to capture it, it will disappear for good. Remember to disable automatic backup before confronting them and to perform a manual backup before the fight.
The Chongjian Stakes
The Chongjian stakes are located in the south east corner and are purple in colour. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, here are their locations.
Chongjian is a level 60 Darkness and Plant type Pokémon.
The Baojian Stakes
The Baoijan stakes are located in the southwest corner and are orange in colour. Here is where you can find each of them.
Baojian is a level 60 Darkness and Ice type Pokémon.
The Dinglu Stakes
The Dinglu piles are located in the northwest corner and are green in colour. They are spread all around the Asrol lake.
Dinglu is a level 60 Dark and Ground type Pokémon.
The Yuyu Stakes
Yuyu's stakes are located in the north-eastern corner and are blue in colour. They are hidden in nooks and crannies and cliffs.
Yuyu is a level 60 Darkness and Fire type Pokémon.