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Galarian Yamask Evolution Guide

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Read this Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH) guide to learn how to evolve a Galarian Yamask! Find out evolve conditions, locations, and more to evolve into Runerigus!!!

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Galarian Yamask Evolution Chart

Before EvolutionAfter Evolution
Galarian YamaskNo.327
Galarian Yamask



How to Evolve Yamask Into Runerigus

Yamask Evolution Walkthrough Chart

1Catch a Galarian Yamask
2Allow it to take 49 points of damage
3Head to the Dusty Bowl in the Wild Area
4Pass under the rock arch in the Dusty Bowl to evolve Yamask

2. Taking 49 Points of Damage - Tips

Yamask 49 Damage
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Fight Lower Leveled Pokemon

Make sure to only make your Yamask is fighting enemies that are lower than its current level. This is to prevent your Pokemon from fainting against a single hit during a fight!

Damage Must Come From Enemies

The damage that Yamask receives must come from enemies. Lowering Yamask using other means such as the move "Curse" will not work.

Evolution Cases

Will Evolve
- Has taken 49 damage
- Has taken 49 damage and recovered at Pokemon Center
- Took 5 damage. Recovered at a Pokemon Center, then took another 44 damage
Will Not Evolve
- Took 49 damage but fainted
- Used move "Curse" and took 49 damage this way
- Took 49 damage, then fainted. Recovered at Pokemon Center and took less than 49 damage

3. Heading to the Dusty Bowl - Tips

Dusty Bowl Location

Dusty Bowl Location
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The Dusty Bowl is found in the Wild Area, in between Motostoke and Hammerlocke. You can fast travel to the Hammerlocke Hills area, then travel South to get to the Dusty Bowl.

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4. Evolve Yamask By Passing Under the Rock

Evolve Yamask into Runerigus By Passing Under Rock Arch

If all of the conditions have been met, passing under the rock archway will allow Yamask to transform into Runerigus!

How to Get to the Rock Arch

1. Use Flying Taxi to Get to Hammerlocke Hills

Use Flying Taxi to Get to Hammerlocke Hills
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Use the Flying Taxi in order to get to Hammerlocke Hills quickly. It is in the northern part of the Wild Area, just before the Hammerlocke.

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2. Head Left

Head Left

Once you arrive at Hammerlocke Hills, immediately make a left and start going downhill to start heading to the Rock Arch.

3. Make a Right Between Two Grass Patches

Make a Right Between Two Grass Patches

As you head down the hill, keep an eye on you right side. Once you spot two patches of grass, make a right and pass through between them.

4. Push Forward to the Rock Arch

Push Forward to the Rock Arch

Once you pass through the patches of grass, the Rock Arch should be dead ahead! Move towards it to evolve your Yamask!

5. Move Under the Rock Arch

Move Under the Rock Arch

Once you reach the Rock Arch, move under the arch. If all of the conditions have been met, your Galarian Yamask will evolve into Runerigus!

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