All About Arceus VIII/VS Arceus VIII
VS アルセウスVIII
VS Arceus VIII
Chapter HeartGold & SoulSilver
Collected in Vol. 43
Round number 459
Location Sinjoh Ruins
Ilex Forest
Previous Round All About Arceus VII
Next Round All About Arceus IX

All About Arceus VIII/VS Arceus VIII or Final Evolution of Hope!/Final Evolution of Hope (Japanese: VS アルセウスVIII VS Arceus VIII or 希望の最終進化! The Final Evolution of Hope!) is the 459th round of the Pokémon Adventures manga.


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Major events

  • Giovanni, Pryce, and Lance continue their battles outside the Sinjoh Ruins.
  • Celebi is revealed to be gathering the cure to Giovanni's disease with Pibu's assistance.
  • Giovanni's disease begins to affect him again, forcing Silver to take his place in the battle against Giratina.
  • Gold's team is defeated, except for Togebo.
  • Gold manages to fully connect with Togebo, allowing him to evolve into Togetic and then into Togekiss.
  • Togebo attacks Arceus, not doing any damage, but manages to calm it down.
For a list of all major events in the Pokémon Adventures manga, please see the timeline.
  Spoilers end here.  


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