How to evolve new and familiar faces in the seventh generation.
The first thing you want to do with any new Pokémon game is catch and see as many new creatures as you can, and generation seven is one of the most interesting to date.
Pokémon Sun and Moon evolutions put a new spin on classic first-generation creatures with Alolan forms like Marawak, Exeggutor, and Richu, while many new creatures require certain steps to see their evolutions, from time of day to leveling up. level at specific locations.
Here’s a list of all the new Pokémon that can be evolved in Pokémon Sun and Moon, and how to get them.
Pokémon Sun and Moon Evolutions for all new Pokémon
Remember that the day is from 8 am to 8 pm and the night time is from 8 pm to 8 am, and you can discover how to increase the happiness of your Pokémon in Sun and Moon with our dedicated article.
|Evolution chain||How to evolve|
|From Bounsweet to Steenee to Tsareena||Level 18 for Steenee; when ‘Stomp’ is learned (at level 29) for Tsareena|
|Cosmog to Cosmoem to Solgaleo / Lunala||Level 43 for Cosmoem; Level 53 for Solgaleo (Sol only) and Lunala (Luna only)|
|From Crawbrawler to Crabominable||Level up on Mount Lanakina|
|Cutiefly at Ribombee||Level 25|
|Dewpider to Araquadnid||Level 22|
|Fomatis to Lurantis||Level 24 (daytime only)|
|Grubbin to Charjabug to Vikavolt||Level up in the vast Poni Canyon|
|Jangmo-o to Hakamo-o to Kommo-o||Level 35 for Hakamo-o; Level 45 for Kommo-o|
|Litten to Torracat to Inceneroar||Level 17 for Torracat; Level 34 for Inceneroar|
|Mareanie to Toxapex||Level 38|
|Morelull to Shiinotic||Level 24|
|From Mudbray to Mudscale||Level 30|
|From Rockruff to Lycanroc||Level 25 (midday form only on the sun, midnight form only on the moon)|
|From Pikipek to Trimbeak to Toucannon||Level 14 for Trimbeak; Level 28 for Toucannon|
|Popplio to Brionne to Primarina||Level 17 for Brionne; Level 34 for Primary|
|Rowlet to Dartrix to Decideye||Level 17 for Dartrix; Level 34 for Decideye|
|Trip Salandit Salazzle||Level 33 (women only)|
|Things to take||Level 27|
|Yungoos to Gumshoos||Level 20 (daytime only)|
|Sandygast to Palossand||Level 42|
|Type: Null to Silvally||high happiness|
|From Wimpod to Golisopod||Level 30|
Do you need more advice? Use our Pokémon Sun and Moon walkthrough and guide for the main story, our competitive training guide for information on IV, EV training, hypertraining and bottle cap farming, and breeding explained, our pick for the best starter Pokémon from Pokémon Sun and Moon by Rowlet. Litten and Popplio, as well as a progressing list of where to find Zygarde Cells and Cores and our guide to the Battle Tree and Battles and Trading in Festival Plaza. We also have a list of QR codes, Z Crystal locations, Mega Stone locations, Eevium Z Eevee user locations for Extreme Evoboost, evolutions for Alolan Forms and other new Pokémon Sun and Moon and a quick way to increase the happiness of a Pokémon, plus how to transfer through Ash-Greninja from the Sun and Moon demo, where to catch Tapu Guardians, how to catch Ultra Beasts, and how to download Munchlax’s Mystery Gift.
Pokémon Sun and Moon Alolan Forms and how to evolve them
In addition to new creatures, there are many new forms of first-generation Pokémon that can evolve. Most require you to capture the Alolan pre-evolution in the wild, so stay tuned and follow the steps below.
|Evolution chain||How to evolve|
|From Cubone to Alolan Marowak||Level 28 (night only)|
|From Alolan Diglett to Alolan Dugtrio||Level 26|
|Exeggcute Alolan Exeggutor||leaf stone|
|Alolan Geodude to Alolan Graveler to Alolan Golem||Level 25 for Alolan Graveler; Trade by Alolan Golem|
|Alolan Meowth to Alolan Persian||high happiness|
|Alolan Muk to Alolan Grimer||Level 38|
|From Pikachu to Raichu from Alola||stone storm|
|Alolan Rattata to Alolan Raticate||Level 20 (night only)|
|Alolan Sandshrew to Alolan Sandslash||ice stone|
|Alolan Vulpux to Alolan Nine-Tails||ice stone|
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Matthew Reynolds edited guides and other useful stuff at Eurogamer from 2010 to 2023. When he wasn’t doing that, he was playing Pokémon Go or continuing to build up his amiibo collection.