Pokemon Legends Arceus leak spills details on Goodra Hisuian form

Pokemon Legends Arceus protagonist next to Goodra from Pokemon animeGame Freak / The Pokemon Company

Pokemon Legends Arceus will supposedly introduce a new regional form for Kalos Dragon-type Goodra. According to a new leak, the Goomy and Sliggoo evolution line will get a major overhaul.

Although technically a Gen IV origin story, players will experience a drastically different Sinnoh region when Pokemon Legends Arceus launches in 2022. One of the major changes is the all-new Hisuian forms.

While Hisuian Growlithe and Braviary were announced at launch, a prominent leaker now claims that Hisuian Goodra will be the next character to be changed in the open-world title. Here is everything we know so far, including its new typing. 

Pokemon Legends Hisuian ZuoraGame Freak / The Pokemon Company
Goodra will allegedly get a new Hisuian form in Pokemon Legends Arceus.

Pokemon Legends Arceus Hisuian Goodra leaked?

For many long-time Pokemon fans, the name “Chinese Riddler” is infamous as the insider has a track record of leaking accurate information on the Game Freak series. In October, the account sent the fandom into a frenzy, when they revealed Hisuian Zorua and Hisuian Zoroark weeks before their announcement.

On November 2, the account made the claim that beloved Kalos favorite Goodra would be the next character in line to get a Hisuian form. According to the insider, the adorably slimy character’s new form will be a Dragon/Steel-type. 

“It’s a Goodra line that is Dragon / Steel Type,” he wrote on Twitter. 

Adding fuel to the fire, popular insider Eclipse followed up the Riddler’s tweets with a cryptic image of a seashell and a sentence that read: “You should have stayed in the shell like your-”. 

While it’s unclear if he was referencing the Hisuian Goodra leak, many fans theorized that the new form of the Kalos dragon would involve a shell since it’s allegedly now going to be a Steel-type. 

Eclipse later said “Hisui can be resumed in one word: Yokai. It’s like taking inspiration from Legendary Creatures and not just animals or objects.” Interestingly, an ancient Japanese spirit named the Shussebora is a Dragon that is inside of a seashell which also lines up with Goodra’s type.

Pokemon Legends Arceus Ancient Dragon YokaiGame Freak / The Pokemon Company / Dragon Discourse
The ancient Japanese Yokai Dragon could be a hint at what Goodra’s in Pokemon Legends is based on.

Take all of this with a major grain of salt, of course. While the Chinese Riddler has a long history of revealing accurate information early, it’s still speculation if it’s not officially announced by The Pokemon Company

With Pokemon Legends Arceus only a few months away from releases, we are bound to get new trailers or a Direct soon. So any rumors circulating online should be cleared up.