All Special Evolutions And Conditions In Pokemon SV

Special Evolutions in Pokemon SV are a little different from regular evolutions in which simply leveling up will evolve a Pokemon. Some of the special evolution methods available in the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet include Let’s Go, Evolution Stones, Trade Evolutions, etc.

We have prepared this comprehensive guide that covers all the special evolution categories in Pokemon SV and a list of Pokemon you can evolve with the requirements.

Stone-based evolutions

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that use unique stones for Evolution in Pokemon SV.

  • Sunkern + Sun Stone = Sunflora
  • Jigglypuff + Moon Stone = Wigglytuff
  • Pikachu + Thunder Stone = Raichu
  • Pertilil + Sun Stone = Lilligant
  • Misdreavus + Dusk Stone = Mismagius
  • Crabrawler + Ice Stone = Crabominable
  • Floette + Shiny Stone = Florges
  • Tadbulb + Thunder Stone = Bellibolt
  • Eevee + Water Stone = Vaporeon
  • Eevee + Thunder Stone = Jolteon
  • Eevee + Fire Stone = Flareon
  • Eevee + Leaf Stone = Leafeon
  • Eevee + Ice Stone = Glaceon
  • Magneton + Thunder Stone = Magnezone
  • Growlithe + Fire Stone = Arcanine
  • Murkrow + Dusk Stone = Honchkrow
  • Capsakid + Fire Stone = Scovillain
  • Shellder + Water Stone = Cloyster
  • Eelektrick + Thunder Stone = Eelektross
  • Cetoddle + Ice Stone = Cetitan

Item-based evolutions

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that use different special items for Evolution.

  • Applin + Tart Apple = Flapple
  • Applin + Sweet Apple = Appletun
  • Charcadet + Auspicious Armor = Armarouge
  • Charcadet + Malicious Armor = Ceruledge
  • Sinistea + Chipped Pot/Cracked Pot = Polteageist

Gender-specific evolutions

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that evolve based on gender.

  • Combee + Level 21 = Vespiquen
  • Kirlia + Dawn Stone = Gallade
  • Salandit + Level 33 = Salazzle
  • Snorunt + Dawn Stone = Froslass

Time of day and friendship evolutions    

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that can evolve during a certain time of the day.

  • Happiny + Oval Stone + Daytime = Chansey
  • Sneasel + Razor Claw + Nighttime = Weavile
  • Yungoos + Level 21 + Daytime = Gumshoos
  • Rockruff + Level 25 + Midday = Lycanroc (midday)
  • Rockruff + Level 25 + Midnight = Lycanroc (midnight)
  • Rockruff + Level 25 + Dusk = Lycanroc (dusk)
  • Eevee + High Friendship + Nighttime = Umbreon
  • Formantis + Level 43 + Daytime = Lurantis
  • Greavard + Level 30 + Nighttime = Houndstone
  • Snom + High Friendship + Nighttime = Frosmoth
  • Chansey + High Friendship = Blissey
  • Azurill + High Friendship = Marill
  • Igglybuff + High Friendship = Jigglypuff
  • Pichu + High Friendship = Pikachu
  • Riolu + High Friendship = Lucario

Let’s Go evolutions

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that evolve after walking 1000 steps.

  • Pawmo + Walk 1,000 Steps = Pawmot
  • Bramblin + Walk 1,000 Steps = Brambleghast
  • Rellor + Walk 1,000 Steps = Rabsca

Trade evolutions

You can evolve the following new and old Pokemon by trading them with other players.

  • Haunter + Trade = Gengar
  • Scyther + Metal Coat (Item) + Trading = Scizor
  • Slowpoke + King’s Rock (Item) + Trading = Slowking

Evolutions through special moves

The following are all the new and old Pokemon that have special evolutions based on learning new moves in Pokemon SV.

  • Bonsly + Learning “Mimic” (Level 16) = Sudowoodo
  • Dunsparce + Learning “Hyper Drill” (Level 32) = Dudunsparce
  • Eevee + Friendship + Learning Any Fairy Move = Sylveon
  • Girafarig + Learning “Twin Beam” (Level 32) = Farigiraf
  • Primeape + Using “Rage Fist” 20 Times = Annihilape
  • Steenee + Learning “Stomp” (Level 28) = Tsareena

Other evolutions

The following are all the new and old Pokemon with other special conditions for evolving.

  • Tandemaus + Level 25 + Defeat Tandemaus = Maushold
  • Sliggoo + Level 50 + Rain/Fog = Goodra
  • Toxel + Nature Level 30 = Toxtricity
  • Finizen + Level 38 = Palafin (Co-Op mode)
  • Bisharp + Defeat 3 Bisharps = Kingambit (both your Bisharp and the opponent’s Bisharp must be holding a leader’s crest)
  • Gimminghoul + 999 Gimminghoul Coins = Gholdengo

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