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Can someone please tell me how to evolve Kadabra?

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Question for Pokemon FireRed

Can someone please tell me how to evolve Kadabra?
Right now he is at level 70. I have been training him alot in hopes that he will evolve but so far nothing has happened.

Does he ever learn any new moves or anything?
What are the best recommended moves for Kadabra?
Can anyone tell me how to use the evolution stones? I have tons of them but I dont know what to do with them. Do you give them to a pokemon to hold and carry? Or is it something that 'use' on a specific pokemon?

I would appreciate any help anyone could give me.


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jack osbourne answered:

To Evolve kadabra you have to Trade it with another person.

Once the Trade is complete kadabra will Evolve on the other persons GBA then alll you have to do is get it back off him and alakazam will be your's.

You do these with a couple of other pokemon which are Machoke into Machamp, Graveler into Golem, Haunter into Gengar, Slowpoke has to be traded with king's rock to become Slowking, Onix has to be traded with metal coat to become Steelix, Poliwhirl has to be traded with king's rock to become Politoed, Seadra has to be traded with Dragon scale to become Kingdra.

Porygon has to be traded with upgrade to become Porygon2, Scyther has to be traded with metal coat to become Scizor.

Seeing as though your kadabra's at lv 70 he won't learn any new moves unless you teach him a TM.

Confusion, Psybeam, Recover, Psychic
All you have to do is select a stone and select use on a pokemon when it say's which pokemon to use it on it should say at the side of each pokemon whether it can be used on them or not.

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Guest said: 7th Jun 2017 | REPORT
if i trade him how do i get him back
Guest said: 10th Jul 2017 | REPORT
Theres no guarantee they will give it back. Try trading it with someone else who is trying to evolve their kadabra. It might b less likely that they'll steal ur pokemon
Guest said: 1st Oct 2017 | REPORT
yo all wrong, you need a twisted spoon!
Guest said: 13th Feb 2019 | REPORT
trade with me i will give you my kadabra and you give me yours then give them bck
nintendo_dude answered:

You need to Trade him.

He evolves in a Trade.

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Guest said: 5th Sep 2016 | REPORT
then trade it with who?
Guest said: 11th Sep 2016 | REPORT
With another Gameboy user using a link cable
Guest said: 26th Sep 2017 | REPORT
Or buy another gameboy and game and trade it with yourself. Either way it's stupid that they have to be traded
Guest said: 26th Dec 2017 | REPORT
The trade evolutions: Oh cmon now, i have to be gone forever and left alone with who knows what just to evolve? Now what the actual heck game freak!
Helen answered:

I'm not sure but maybe you could Trade it Smile

Hope it helps you.

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Guest said: 23rd Feb 2017 | REPORT
No one will trade with me 🤥
Guest said: 13th Feb 2019 | REPORT
i will
pokefan2 answered:

All you have to do is Trade him to someone else.

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Guest said: 20th Aug 2016 | REPORT
How involved kadabra
Guest said: 29th Mar 2020 | REPORT
I am playing Pokemon Fire Red through my gba emulator how do I trademy kadabra with the emulator
SS5Deoxys answered:

Trade Kadabra to evovle it into Alakazam.

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Guest said: 2nd Mar 2017 | REPORT
But who do you trade it with. Not with no wonder or link trade, I mean with npc,s
pokefan_12 answered:

Yo PokeMom (freaky name)

Kadabra evolves to an Alakazam by being traded.
The evolution stones, Thunderstone,

Evolve certain pokemon.

To use them click on use and it will show your Pokemon Party. If the chosen stone can't be used on a pokemon it will say no use.

If it can it will show the hp bar like normal and then you just click on the pokemon.

I don't know all of the pokemon that Evolve through stones but here are the ones I do know.

thunderstone- Pikachu = raichu
evee = jolteon

firestone- vulpix = ninetails
growlithe = arcanine
evee = flareon

waterstone- staryu = starmie
shellder = cloyster
polwhirl = poliwrath
seel = dewgong

leafstone- gloom = vileplume
weepingbell = victreebell
exeggcute = exeggutor

moonstone nidorina = nidoqueen
nidorino = nidoking
clefairy = clefable
jigglypuff = wigglytuff
Chansey = blissy

These all should work as I have tried and tested them.

I am not sure about the pokemon from the National Pokedex.

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Arisa10293 said: 29th Jun 2014 | REPORT
i think u missed something:sunkern with sun stone will evolve into sunflora.

Guest said: 17th Dec 2014 | REPORT
How to trade in gba
Guest said: 17th Aug 2017 | REPORT
the ohther people you trade with stole mine
Pokemon eggman answered:

Your Kadabra will only evole when you Trade him over to another game such as leaf green or Ruby and Your Kadabra will not learn any more moves Also the best moves for him to learn are Phsyic,

Now as for your evolution stones they have o be used on certain pokemon, I've given you a list here of which pokemon to use certeain Stones on.

LEAF STONE: Weepinbell, Gloom & Exeggcute use the Leaf Stones on these 3 pkmn.

FIRE STONE: Vulpix, Eevee & Growlithe use the Fire Stones on these 3 pkmn.

WATER STONE: Staryu, Shellder, Poliwhirl & Eevee use the Water Stones on these 4 pkmn.

MOON STONE: Jigglypuff, Clefairy, Nidorina & Nidorino use the Moon Stones on these 4 pkmn.

THUNDER STONE: Pikachu & Eevee use the Thunder Stones on these 2 pkmn.

Well hope I was of some help.

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Guest said: 13th Aug 2020 | REPORT
Use link stone
GameMaster453 answered:

To Evolve Kadabra you have to Trade with a friend and it will evolve while your trading and then trade back.

The evolution stones make certain species of pokemon Evolve- such as if you give a fire stone to growlithe it will evolve into arcanine.

To use them just select them and pick the pokemon you want to Evolve if it is able to use the stone.

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Guest said: 3rd Apr 2019 | REPORT
Link cable but can only get on emerald Ruby and saphire
cooldude08 answered:

He evolves into Alakazam via Trade.

dragon_tamer0 answered:

To Evolve kadabra you need to Trade him to another game then trade back...

I would recomend clam mind pyhchic thunder shadowball for moves the evolution stones are for evolving certain pokemon, like moon stone evovles jiggypuff, nidoreno and nidorena clarify fire stones Evolve eevee growlith ect......

You don't give them to a pokemon you use them on a pokemon.

yugifan82 answered:

Hi I'm yugifan 82 to evole your Kadabra you have to Trade with another person.

Trunks245 answered:

1. To Evolve a Kadabra you need to Trade it. Preferably a friend who will give it back to you
2. He nor his evolved form don't learn anything past level 43
3. I recommend
Hyper Beam (TM)
Protect (TM)

You use them with certain pokemon

Fire Stone

Moon Stone

Leaf Stone

Water Stone

Thunder Stone

There are more stones and more pokemon that can be affected by them than listed here.

Hope I helped

Noodle.Nat answered:

The reason your Kadabra is not evolving is because you have to Trade it with a friend.

The Evolotion stones are to be used on pacific pokemon such as...Evee with Fire stone equals Flareon!

Hope I helped


mewtwo4life answered:

Trade him

Guest answered:

But I's only me were play gba...hope can get the other answer....or if others of you can Trade him using the internet...please

Guest answered:

You Evolve kadabra by link trading it.

Ultimate Hacker1001 answered:

Trade him to someone else, it will Evolve. Then trade it back to yourself.
Best recommended moves for your new Alakazam are-
Fire Punch
Ice Punch
Thunder Punch
Psychic/Recover (any 1)

But you will have great trouble putting this moveset together

powermanword answered:

Well. This could only work if you have a friend that has a Pokemon and you trust him/she so they won't take Kadabra away. Trade Kadabra. Then it will elvove immendly. Then trade back and you have your Alakzam.

galez answered:

Its realy very simple you have to Trade your kadabra
When it's traded it will Evolve. Trade it bak you hav a alakazam. To use a stone go to the bag click on the stane selecte use. Then select the Pokemon you wont to evolve only sum Pokemon can be evolved with stones

KnockEmDead1996 answered:

Kadabra is a Pokemon who only experiences the stages of evolution through Trade, therefore you must trade Kadabra to receive an Alakazam.

thomas boatright answered:

Has to be Trade

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Guest said: 12th Mar 2017 | REPORT
Envolove him at lv.36 by rare candy and normaly take it to 37 by fighting to any pokemon
Guest answered:

U have to Trade him with someone!

Guest answered:

1.QUESTION:Can someone please tell me how to Evolve Kadabra?

2.QUESTION:Can anyone tell me how to use the evolution stones? I have tons of them but I don't know what to do with them. Do you give them to a Pokemon to hold and carry? Or is it something that 'use' on a specific Pokemon?


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Guest answered:

Kadabra evolves by trading. But the moveset for the Pokemon does not change at all. So if you Kadabra was level 16, it would learn all the same moves at the same levels as a Kadabra would.
I hope you found this answer helpful.

Guest answered:

You must Trade kadabra so he can Evolve.

Guest answered:

You have to Trade it of course, haunter, Onix with metal coat, syther with metal coat, Slowbro with King rock, Machop, there's a lot of Pokemon you have to trade before they Evolve

Guest answered:

You must Trade kadabra or trade an Pokemon for an kadabra and he will Evolve to alakasam

Guest answered:

He evolves when you Trade him.

Guest answered:

It will not Evolve because it only evolves when traded so all you're hard work went In vain. And as for moves :

*Calm mind
*Shadow ball

These moves are good

Guest answered:

The way you Evolve Kadabra is by trading it is not a level up evolution.

Guest answered:

You can only get alakazam by trading and reflect is a good move for kadabra.For the stones only certain Pokemon can use them so you click use and it will let a certain Pokemon use that stone.

Guest answered:

You have to Trade kadabra for another kadabra. Then both the kadabras will Evolve into alakazam

Guest answered:

Kadabra evolves through a Trade

Guest answered:

If you're looking for ALAKAZAM then here is the procedure.
First go to your file manager and copy your zip game file and paste it in another folder.
Then open the original game which you've been playing.
Go to any Pokemon center and go to the second floor.
Go to the third section and save the game as the receptionist says.
Tap the menu button and click on LINK LOCAL
Then open the game which you've pasted and continue the same procedure (going to Pokemon center and bla bla)
Then tap on menu and go to SWITCH GAME.
Then a list will appear and tap on Trade.
And switch game and do the same.
Now go and sit inside the portal and Trade you KADABRA with the same KADABRA. And when you will have another KADABRA it will automatically Evolve into ALAKAZAM.

Using similar process you can Evolve
ONIX (while holding metal coat) into STEELIX
SCYTHER (holding metal coat) into SCIZZOR
Thank you

Guest answered:

Once you Evolve Abra to Kadabra, you need to level it up to level 70 like you did, then Trade it to get an abra kadabra

Guest answered:

Kadabra only evolves via trading

Guest answered:

To Evolve Kadabra you have to Trade it to another game. You could trade back afterwards.

Guest answered:

Kadabra elevloves by trading your kadabra with your friend

Guest answered:

To Evolve Kadabra to Alakazam you need to Trade him to another person via Nintendo Game Link or Wireless Transfer for the gba. Atfer lvl 43 Kadabra doens't learn any new moves. His last new moves was at lvl 43 and it was Trick. For the evolution stones you use them in certain pokemons that can use it. For exemple eevee can use a Thunder Stone to evolve to a Jolteon or he can use a Fire Stone to evolve to a Flareon. You will need to see which pokemons can use Evolutions Stone to evolve them.

The best move sets for Kadabra/Alakazam (well the move-sets I use personnally) is - Psychic (for Stab)
- Psybeam (for more stab cause psychic only as 10pp)
- Calm Mind (to improve stats)
- Shadow Ball or Thunder Jolt (for coverage) both of them are good but I like to use Shadow Ball for Snorlax and Thunder Jolt for Alakazam.

Guest answered:

You need to Trade it back to someone and back to you.

Guest answered:

For kadabra to Evolve you need to Trade it best thing to do is get another system and game if using fire red I recommend leaf green for trade over purposes trade it to one than trade it back

Guest answered:

If your playing a rom then try different methodsaa but normal fire red requires you to Trade kadabra

Guest answered:

Sorry to disappoint but Kadabra evolves through trading...learned this the hard way.

Guest answered:

I am so sorry for you. The only way you could Evolve your Kadabra is by trading it to another game.

Guest answered:

Kadabra evolves by trading, the stones you talk about are evolution stones used on certain Pokemon, maybe you can teach Kadabra some moves like: Certain electric type moves.

Guest answered:

You can only get an Alakazam by trading with your partner, however, if you want your Alakazam back, you can tell your partner to give your Alakazam back, but if you don't have a partner, you can instead use cheat codes, however it is not recommended to do that since it may add glitches to the game and make the game easier, but still unfair. Or you can instead Trade by using a VBA Link (digitally on a computer) with an emulator, but I don't know to do that anymore since I forgot how to do it.


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