Read this Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX (Switch) guide on Pokemon evolution. Includes how to unlock Luminous Cave, how to Mega Evolve, why evolve Pokemon, Evolution Crystals, and more!Check Out The End Game Guide Here!
How To Evolve Pokemon
Complete Main Story To Unlock Luminous Cave
Go Down Cave & Choose Pokemon To Evolve
Head down the hole and into Luminous Cave. Choose from your list of available Pokemon to evolve them!Check Out How To Unlock The Luminous Cave Here!
Evolution Requires Certain Pokemon Levels
In order to evolve Pokemon, they'll need to be at a certain level. Check the card on the right to know which level the Pokemon needs to be in order to evolve.Check Out How Level Up Fast!
Some Pokemon Require Evolution Crystals
Some Pokemon may need Evolution Crystals for them to evolve, even if they've already met the specific level requirement. Evolution Crystals can be found randomly in harder dungeons in the game.Check Out The Evolution Crystal Guide Here!
Why Evolve Pokemon?
Change Pokemon's Appearance
Evolved Pokemon will change their appearance & will not be able to revert to their old form.Check Out Other Points of No Return Here!
Evolution Increases Pokemon's Stats
When you evolve a Pokemon, their base stats will receive a boost and increase. They will retain their abilities, though.
Full Evolution Needed For Mega Evolution
In order for you to Mega Evolve a Pokemon, they need to be in their full evolution or the farthest evolution they can go. Some Pokemon don't have any evolutions but are eligible for Mega Evolution.
Evolution Can Have Negative Effects
Starter & Partner Pokemon Loses Its Team Scarf
When you evolve your starter or partner Pokemon, you'll lose your team scarf. There are no negative side effects in battle but the Pokemon will walk around without the team scarf in-game.
Lose Unique Face Icons In Conversation
When you have conversations as an evolved Pokemon, your starter or partner Pokemon will no longer have the unique face icons.
How To Mega Evolve Pokemon
Feed Pokemon Empowerment Seed
Pokemon that are eligible to Mega Evolve will do so when fed an Empowerment Seed. They will also have increased stats and will ignore type match weaknesses.Check Out Mega Evolution Details Here!