Eevee has the unique ability to transform into one of eight forms. Each form can have its own type. You will need to add one of each form to your Pokedex to complete your Pokedex. Let us guide you on how to obtain each of the eight Eeveelutions.
How To Evolve Eevee Into Vaporeon, Jolteon, and Flareon
First, you’ll need to obtain 25 Eevee Candies by catching Eevees and sending them to Professor Willow. Once you have them, using the 25 candies will turn your Eevee into one of the three original evolutions.
However, there is a trick that can guarantee which Eeveelution you’ll receive, though it only works once for each form. You can change Eevee’s name to a nickname and choose the Eeveelution that you will receive. The names are as follows:
- Vaporeon – “Rainer”
- Jolteon – “Sparky”
- Flareon – “Pyro”
How To Evolve Eevee Into Espeon and Umbreon
Espeon and Umbreon use a similar method to the original three Eeveelutions, though there are two more key factors that must be taken into account: time of day and walking distance.
First, add Eevee as your walking buddy so it appears on-screen with you. Next, you’ll need to walk a total of 10KM with Eevee as your buddy in order to strengthen its bond with you. Finally, use 25 Eevee Candy to evolve it to either Espeon during the day or Umbreon at night. That’s it!
Also, if you’d prefer to use the nickname method from before and skip the walking or day/night requirements, there are names for Espeon and Umbreon as well. Here’s what you need to name your Eevee in order to get the evolution you want:
- Espeon – “Sakura”
- Umbreon – “Tamao”
How To Evolve Eevee Into Leafeon and Glaceon
Leafeon and Glaceon are a little easier to plan for when trying to evolve an Eevee, as they require specific items and locations in order to get them.
First you’ll need a special type of Lure from the Shop–either a Mossy Lure or a Glacial Lure –which cost 200 Pokecoins each. Next, head to a nearby PokeStop and activate the lure corresponding to the Eeveelution you’re looking for, Mossy for Leafeon or Glacial for Glaceon. Finally, use 25 Eevee Candies to evolve the Eevee into the form of choice.
Once again there’s a nickname for each form that can bypass these requirements, but as before the nicknames only work one time. If you need a quick Leafeon or Glaceon and can’t get to a PokeStop, here’s the names to use:
- Leafeon – “Linnea”
- Glaceon – “Rea”
How To Evolve Eevee Into Sylveon
The final Eeveelution is Sylveon, the Fairy-type form added to the Pokemon world in the Pokemon X and Pokemon Y generation. This is the hardest to get, and it requires a lot of work.
Once Eevee is your buddy, you’ll need to interact with it in order to earn Hearts, which increases the bond of friendship between you and Eevee. 70 Hearts are needed in order to evolve Eevee to Sylveon, and you’ll know your Eevee is ready to evolve when Sylveon’s silhouette appears in the Evolve button on your Eevee’s status screen.
Activities with your Eevee that will gain Hearts include:
- Battling Together – Using Eevee in battle at Gyms, Raids, Team Go Rocket, or Trainer Battles earns two Hearts once per day.
- Feeding a Berry – Every three berries earns one Heart, up to four Hearts per day
- Finding a New Place – Activating a PokeStop or Gym that you’ve never used before earns two Hearts once per day
- Playing Together – Tapping Eevee in AR Mode allows you to pet it, giving two Hearts whenever it spins around, up to once per day
- Snapshot – Taking a picture of your Eevee will earn two Hearts once per day
- Walking – Every 2 KM walked earns one Heart, up to four Hearts per day
Also, completing a certain amount of activities will put Eevee in an “excited mood,” which doubles the amount of daily Hearts you can earn.
Once you have 70 Hearts and see the Sylveon silhouette, use 25 Eevee Candies to evolve that Eevee into Sylveon. If this is your first Sylveon, you can simply name an Eevee “Kira”, and it will evolve faster to Sylveon.
- Slyveon – “Kira”
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