Leveling up is the most common way to evolve your Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield. However, do you know that there are some of them which need special requirements? There are a number of Pokemon which need something different so that they can evolve. Then, what Pokemon that can evolve by trading in Pokemon Sword and Shield? Here, we will give you the explanation about it.
Pokemon That Can Evolve By Trading in Pokemon Sword and Shield
There are some Pokemon which can evolve by trading. What Pokemon are they? You are able to see them in the list below.
- Feebas. A Prism Scale must be held.
- Dusclops. a Reaper Cloth must be held.
- Karrablast. It needs to be traded for a Shelmet.
- Onix. A Metal Coat must be held.
- Swirlix. A Whipped Cream must be held.
- Spritzee. A Sachet must be held.
- Shelmet. It needs to be traded for a Karrablast.
- Rhydon. It needs to hold a Protector.
Besides through trading, there are other ways for evolving the other Pokemon. You are able to see the explanation below.
Pokemon Which Can Evolve By Special Evolution Stones
Some Pokemon can evolve by special evolution stones. What Pokemon are they? You are able to check them in the list below.
- Cottonee: Sun Stone
- Eevee: Fire Stone, Ice Stone, Leaf Stone, Thunder Stone, Water Stone
- Growlithe: Fire Stone
- Helioptile: Sun Stone
- Togetic: Shiny Stone
- Vulpix: Fire Stone
- Kirlia: Dawn Stone
- Lampent: Dusk Stone
- Lombre: Water Stone
- Minccino: Shiny Stone
- Charjabug: Thunder Stone
- Clefairy: Moon Stone
- Galarian Darumaka: Ice Stone
- Gloom: Leaf Stone, Sun Stone
- Nuzleaf: Leaf Stone
- Pikachu: Thunder Stone
- Roselia: Shiny Stone
- Snorunt: Dawn Stone
Pokemon Which Can Evolve By Specific Conditions with Certain Items
There are some Pokemon which can evolve not only need specific items but also specific conditions with certain items. Those Pokemon are listed below.
- Applin: Sweet Apple, Tart Apple
- Milcery: several items plus spinning
- Sinistea: Cracked Pot, Chipped Pot
- Zacian: when it is given a Rusted Sword or Rusted Shield, it changes in to second form.
Pokemon Which Can Evolve By High Friendship
There are some Pokemon which can evolve by having a high friendship level with you. If you have reached a high enough level of this hidden stat and level up, the Pokemon will evolve. What Pokemon can evolve by high friendship? You are able to see them in the list below.
- Riolu: during the day only
- Snom: during the night only
- Budew: during the day only
- Eevee: day for Espeon, night for Umbreon
- Type: Null
Pokemon Which Can be Formed by Fossil Combinations
The Pokemon in the list below do not need any actual alive Pokemon. The things that you need are certain fossil combinations.
- Dracovish (water/dragon): Fossilized Fish is combined with Fossilized Drake.
- Dracozolt (electric/dragon): Fossilized Bird is combined with Fossilized Drake.
- Arctovish (water/ice): Fossilized Fish is combined with Fossilized Dino.
- Arctozolt (electric/ice): Fossilized Bird is combined with Fossilized Dino.
Pokemon Which Can Evolve Uniquely
Even some Pokemon can evolve uniquely where they oppose categorization. They need certain attacks, dispositions or locations to be able to evolve. What Pokemon are they? You are able to check them in the list below.
- Galarian Linoone
It can evolve after level 35 when leveled up at night.
This Pokemon can evolve after level 50 when leveled up during rain or fog in the overworld.
It can evolve at level 30 and then based on its nature it will take one of two forms.
It can level up after it knows the Taunt move.
It must get three critical hits in a single battle.
This Pokemon will take 49 damage and then go to the Dusty Bowl.
The Advantages of Evolving Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield
There are some advantages that you are able to get if you evolve Pokemon. The advantages will make the full process of training your Pokemon team to be more useful. By evolving a Pokemon, it will make it stronger because evolving means raising its base stats, and even sometimes it changes the type and makes it a dual type Pokemon. Let’s say that Hattrem evolves into Hatterene. It will go from a psychic type Pokemon to a fairy and psychic type Pokemon.
After a Pokemon evolves, it may be able to learn new skills from TMs and from levelling up. In addition, the ability of Pokemon may also change so that it permits you to be able to adapt your play style to take full advantage.
What else? Is there another advantage that we can get from evolving Pokemon? If you evolve Pokemon, it will fill in empty entries in your Pokedex. So, it permits you to be able to be the ultimate Pokemon Master.
Avoiding Pokemon to Evolve in Pokemon Sword and Shield
Can we avoid Pokemon to evolve in Pokemon Sword and Shield? You are able to do that. Actually, there are ways that you are able to do for avoiding a Pokemon from evolving in Pokemon Sword and Shield. What are they?
The first way is to hit B when the Pokemon is evolving. By hitting B, the evolution will be cancelled completely until the next time the Pokemon levels up. The second way to avoid Pokemon from evolving is to give the Pokemon an Everstone to hold. An everstone will avoid Pokemon from evolving and even from entering the process of evolution. Why can an Everstone do that? The reason is because when an Everstone is held by a Pokemon, the Pokemon will not be able to evolve completely. However, if you take the Everstone away from the Pokemon, evolving can be done by them again.
Well, that’s the information that we are able to give to you about how to evolve Pokemon by trade in Pokemon Sword and Shield. We also give you the other information about the other methods of evolving in Pokemon Sword and Shield. We hope that this information is helpful for you.
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