Read Pokemon Sword and Shield guide on how to get/buy evolution stones and evolve Pokemon early! Including locations, respawn timing, and farming method of Evolution stones.
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What Are Evolution Stones & Uses
Items Used To Evolve Certain Pokemon
Evolutionary stones are consumable items that cause certain Pokemon to evolve. They can be found all over the world in various locations. Many of them can be obtained relatively early in the game!Check Out Pokemon Evolution Chart!
Can You Buy Evolution Stones?
Not Available At Any Shop
Evolution stones are not available at any shop, meaning you need to farm them throughout Galar region.
How to Get Evolution Stones
Visit The Digging Duo
The Digging Duo, located in Bridge Field in the Wild Area, can dig up evolutionary stones for you. However, this seems to be random, so it's not a reliable method of getting stones.Check Out Digging Duo Guide Locations!
Raspawn Daily At The Lake Of Outrage
Evolutionary stones can be picked up behind large stones in the Lake of Outrage in the Wild Area. Stones will respawn after a day of time in real life.
Water Bike Required
You will need to be able to ride your bike on water to access this, so you'll need at least 6 badges to come Locations!Check Out How To Get Bike Locations!
Evolution Stone Location & Pokemon Evolve Chart
Evolution Stones - Location Chart
|Item Name||Where To Get||▼Fire Stone||Motostoke Riverside, Southwest|
|▼Water Stone||West part of Bridge Field|
|▼Thunder Stone||On top of a hill in North Lake Miloch|
|▼Ice Stone||Near the floating ice on Route 9|
|▼Leaf Stone||In the west part of Tower Town|
|▼Sun Stone||Between two rocks in the Dusty Bowl|
|▼Moon Stone||※North-east corner beside large rock in the Dusty Bowl|
|▼Shiny Stone||Near the entrance to Route 8|
|▼Dusk Stone||Behind the Pokemon Center in Stow-on-Side|
|▼Dawn Stone||Near a berry tree in the Giant's Cap|
Fire Stone Location
Left Of Bridge After Leaving Motostoke
Go out from Motostoke & cross the bridge leading to the northern Wild Area. Then turn left - you'll see the item up against the walls, near some pipes.Check Out Other Fire Stone Locations!
Can Be Found In The Lake Of Outrage
Fire Stone is also hidden in the Lake Of Outrage as well. Look for flashing item symbol to get one.
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Fire Stone
Water Stone Location
Near Nursery In Western Bridge Field
The Water Stone can be found near the western part of Bridge Field. It's somewhat difficult to find, so it's best to start at the Nursery and move directly along the wall until you come across it.Check Out Other Water Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Water Stone
Thunder Stone Location
Hilltop In North Lake Miloch
The Thunder Stone can be found in the North Lake Miloch part of the Wild Area. It can be found on top of a hill there. Pass through the Motostoke Riverside and climb up the hill. It is hidden in the grass, so look carefully.Check Out Other Thunder Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Thunder Stone
Ice Stone Location
Floating Ice On Route 9
The Ice Stone can be found near Circhester, on route 9. Enter the route and go forward into the water. It's near some floating ice. This one is not a Pokeball, so be careful! (You'll need the water bike).Check Out Other Ice Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Ice Stone
Leaf Stone Location
This stone is found on the western edge of Turffield, below a hill with an observation platform. You can get this stone quite early in the game!Check Out Other Leaf Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Leaf Stone
Sun Stone Location
Near Arched Rocks In Dusty Bowl
The Sun Stone is located in the Dusty Bowl, near an area with several arched rocks. If you go in the area between those rocks, you can find it!Check Out Other Sun Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Sun Stone
Moon Stone Location
North-East Corner Of Dusty Bowl
The Moon Stone can be found in the upper-right corner of the Dusty Bowl. It's against a large rock behind some bushes.Check Out Other Moon Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Moon Stone
Shiny Stone Location
Top Of Ledge In Route 8
The Shiny Stone is located on top of a ledge, behind the wall just when you enter Route 8. Getting to it is a bit troublesome because there's a lot of grass and the path is narrow and filled with Wild Pokemon.Check Out Other Shiny Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Shiny Stone
Dusk Stone Location
Behind Stow-on-Side Pokemon Center
This item can be found near the Stow-on-Side Pokemon Center. Simply go behind the sign and you'll find the Stone Locations!Check Out Other Dusk Stone Locations!
Pokemon That Evolve Using The Dusk Stone
Dawn Stone Location
Near Berry Tree In Giant's Cap
The Dawn Stone can be found in the Giant's Cap part of the Wild Area near a berry tree.Check Out Other Dawn Stone Locations!