Pokémon Legends Arceus reveals dark death story behind Hisui-Zorua’s origins


The Hisui-Zorua holds a grudge against people – and that’s understandable (Image source: Twitter).

What did the cute little fox monster actually do that it deserves something like this? A trailer for Pokémon Legends: Arceus shows the new Hisui form of Zorua. The official Pokémon Twitter account also revealed the background story of this pocket monster – and it really wants to draw a tear from us. You can find out more about it here.

Tragical story

It’s all about this: Pokémon games are one of the titles that many of us play for relaxation. They just convey a good mood. But that doesn’t mean that a tragic story isn’t hidden here and there. Ghost Pokémon in particular often come with a sad background. The new Hisui form of Zorua that we encounter in Pokémon Legends: Arceus is no exception.

You can watch the trailer for the Pokémon here:

Pokémon Legends Arceus: New trailer shows Hisui-Zorua and Hisui-Zoroark in more detail






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Pokémon Legends Arceus: New trailer shows Hisui-Zorua and Hisui-Zoroark in more detail

On the official Pokémon Twitter account we learn that Hisui-Zoruas are the spirits of dead Zoruas. These emigrated because people had driven them from their original homeland. Pretty nasty and hard to imagine when you look at the cute fox monster. But it gets even worse: The Zoruas couldn’t cope with the conditions in this rough area and therefore couldn’t survive.

It is only understandable that after this dire experience the Zoruas returned as evil spirits. On Twitter we read:

Their surviving souls have been reborn in this spirit form by the power of their resentment.

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More on Pokémon Legends Arceus:

The Hisui-Zorua, unlike its normal form, is categorized as a grudge fox Pokémon. It combines the types of spirit and normal. It evolves into the Hisui Zoroark. February 28th you can get to know the pocket monsters in the new Pokémon game.

What do you think of this backstory and which Pokémon do you think has the most tragic story yet?