Origin Ball

The Origin Ball (Japanese: オリジンボール Origin Ball) is a Key Item introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is a Poké Ball version of the Red Chain.

Origin Ball
Origin Ball
Bag Origin Ball HOME Sprite.png
Origin Ball
Pokémon Legends: Arceus artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items

In the core series games


Catches either Origin Forme Palkia (if the player chose to seek the materials for the Red Chain with Adaman) or Origin Forme Dialga (if the player chose Irida) at the Temple of Sinnoh during a cutscene in Mission 18: "The Counterpart". It cannot be used to catch any other Pokémon, as the player is not allowed to select and throw it.


Games Description
LA A singular and irreplicable Poké Ball that can be used to catch the frenzied Pokémon raging at the Temple of Sinnoh.


Games Method
LA Galaxy Hall (from Professor Laventon after obtaining the Origin Ore during Mission 18: "The Counterpart")



Summary sprite from
Legends: Arceus


  • The Origin Ball's design is very similar to the Cherish Ball.
  • Unlike other Poké Balls used in Hisui, which shake only once before verifying a capture, the Origin Ball shakes three times, like modern-day Poké Balls.
  • The Origin Ball's shape is that of a truncated icosahedron.
  • The Origin Ball is the only usable Poké Ball that is also a Key Item.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 起源球 Héiyùhn Kàuh
Mandarin 起源球 Qǐyuán Qiú
  French Origine Ball
  German Urball
  Italian Origin Ball
  Korean 오리진볼 Origin Ball
  Spanish Origen Ball

See also

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