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| Pokémon Adventures volume 40
Volume 40: Legends and Myths! is the fortieth volume of the Pokémon Adventures manga and the third and final volume in the Platinum chapter. It is authored by 日下秀憲 Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by 山本サトシ Satoshi Yamamoto.
In VIZ Media's translation, this volume is published as volume eleven of a separately numbered series, "Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum".
- Diamond and Pearl battle Charon and Giratina.
- Diamond is hit by Giratina's Shadow Force, after which his body disappears.
- Platinum enters the Distortion World through Sendoff Spring together with Palmer, Mira, Cheryl, Riley, Marley, and the Advanced level Grunt.
- Pearl, Dr. Footstep, and the Sinnoh Pokémon Association Chairman enter the Distortion World.
- Diamond meets Cyrus in the Distortion World, and they free Dialga and Palkia.
- Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, Paka, and Uji reunite, and the Advanced level Grunt returns the trio their Pokédexes.
- Giratina is defeated in Sunyshore City.
- Looker is called to the Unova region.
- Diamond receives a Manaphy Egg from Looker.
No Pokémon evolve in this volume.
- This volume has connecting cover art with the previous volume.