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Arceus (Pokémon)

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Arceus is a white equine resembling a {{wp|qilin}} or {{wp|centaur}} with a gray, vertically-striated underside. The striated pattern has similar recurrences on the underside of its mane, tail, and face. Its four pointed feet are tipped with gold hooves. Its long mane juts away from its head, and its face is gray, with green eyes and red pupils, and a green circular pattern below its eyes. Arceus also has a streak of gold coloration on its head, and ears that point upward. Its neck is fairly long, with two pairs of extrusions to the sides, and a flap-like feature on the neck's underside that is colored white like much of the body. It also has a golden cross-like wheel attached to its body by its round abdomen, which changes color along with its eyes and hooves based on Arceus's current type, which depends on the [[plate]] that it wields. The wheel also has four jewels attached to it. The pattern of striated gray of Arceus's underbelly resumes past Arceus's waist. Its limbs have gray undersides and extrusions at the tops of the legs. Arceus's tail is fairly like its mane in shape and coloration. According to legend, it shaped the Pokémon universe using its 1000 arms.
Arceus is thought to have created the [[Sinnoh]] region and possibly the entire [[Pokémon world]], the [[lake guardians]] {{p|Uxie}}, {{p|Azelf}}, and {{p|Mesprit}}; and the [[creation trio]] {{p|Dialga}}, {{p|Palkia}}, and {{p|Giratina}}. Because of this, Arceus is thought to be one of the most long-lived of all Pokémon species. It has the power to recreate the creation trio as well, presumably to guard the dimensions when a Trainer has caught one of them. As mentioned in the 2009 movie, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life, Arceus considers people and pokémon his children. According to the anime, its power can also bring back things that it once destroyed, make certain things vanish into thin air, or to halt time.
Arceus is shown to care for and safeguard the planet in ancient times and protected it from cataclysms such as meteors, and it would show gratitude and compassion in return to those who treated it with equal kindness. Arceus does not suffer fools gladly, and it will attack in a violent rampage if betrayed or deceived. It also holds long grudges if betrayed by those it considered friends. In ''[[M12|Arceus and the Jewel of Life]]'', it is said to "feed" off the energy of the elemental plates. It is the [[signature move|only known Pokémon]] that can learn {{m|Judgment}}.