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What Pokemon Have Evolution Methods?

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Outside of the Pokemon that either evolve simply by Leveling Up or by use of an Evolutionary Stone, there are a number of Pokemon within Pokemon Sword & Shield that have special Evolution Methods. Some of these Pokemon evolve only by Trade, while others must have Maximum Happiness towards their trainer in order to evolve. There are even a few with more complex Evolution Methods. In total, there are 49 Pokemon with Special Evolution Methods in Pokemon Sword & Shield.

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Maximum Happiness

Meowth -> Persian

Eevee (With Fairy Move) -> Sylveon

Eevee (Morning) -> Espeon

Eevee (Night) -> Umbreon

Pichu -> Pikachu

Cleffa -> Clefairy

Togepi -> Togetic

Budew (Morning) -> Roselia

Munchlax -> Snorlax

Riolu (Morning) -> Lucario

Woobat -> Swoobat

Type Null -> Silvally

Snom (Night) -> Frosmoth

Pokemon That Evolve When Traded

Machoke -> Machamp

Haunter -> Gengar

Onix (Holding Metal Coat) -> Steelix

Rhydon (Holding Protector) -> Rhyperior

Feebas (Holding Prism Scale) -> Milotic

Dusclops (Holding Reaper Cloth) -> Dusknoir

Boldore -> Gigalith

Gurdurr -> Conkeldurr

Karrablast (Trade For Shelmet) -> Escavalier

Shelmet (Trade For Karrablast) -> Accelgor

Spritzee (Holding Sachet) -> Aromatisse

Swirlix (Holding Whipped Dream) -> Slurpuff

Phantump -> Trevenant

Pumpkaboo -> Gourgeist

Pokemon That Evolve By Getting 3 Critical Hits In One Battle

Galarian Farfetch'd -> Sirfetch'd

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Certain Stats

Tyrogue (Level 20 & Higher Attack Than Defense) -> Hitmonlee

Tyrogue (Level 20 & Higher Defense Than Attack) -> Hitmonchan

Tyrogue (Level 20 & Equal Attack To Defense) -> Hitmontop

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Certain Moves

Piloswine (Knowing Anicent Power) -> Mamoswine

Bonsly (Knowing Mimic) -> Sudowoodo

Mime Jr (Knowing Mimic) -> Mr. Mime

Pancham (Level 32 & Knowing Dark Move) -> Pangoro

Steenee (Knowing Stomp) -> Tsareena

Clobbopus (Knowing Taunt) -> Grapploct

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Certain Items

Sneasel (Holding Razor Claw At Night) -> Weavile

Applin (Given Sweet Apple) -> Appletun

Applin (Given Tart Apple) -> Flapple

Sinistea (Given Cracked Pot / Chipped Pot) -> Polteageist

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up At Specific Time Of Day

Galarian Linoone (Level 35 & Night) -> Obstagoon

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Certain Gender

Combee (Level 21 & Female) -> Vespiquen

Salandit (Level 32 & Female) -> Salazzle

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up With Other Party Pokemon

Mantyke (Remoraid In Party) -> Mantine

Pokemon That Evolve Based On Damage & Location

Galarian Yamask (49+ Hit Points Damage & Under Dust Bowl Arch) -> Runerigus

Pokemon That Evolve When Leveled Up In Certain Weather

Sliggoo (Level 50 & Rain) -> Goodra

Pokemon That Evolve With Nintendo Switch Movements

Inkay (Level 30 & Switch Upside Down) -> Malamar

Milcery (Sweet Item & Circle Control Pad) -> Alcremie

Now that you know which have Special Evolution Methods, Click Here to learn which Pokemon can only evolve with the help of Evolution Stones!

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