Check out this Pokemon GO guide on how to evolve the flexible Pokemon - Eevee. Find out tips, tricks, and names to use to get Flareon, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Espeon, and Umbreon!
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Eevee Evolution Trick Overview
Eevee Can Evolve Into Many Types
Eevee can currently evolve into five different forms in Pokemon GO. Each evolution is a different Type and are each very powerful in their own class.
Get Random Evolution If Evolved Naturally
You can evolve Eevee naturally but the result evolution will be random! You need 25 Eevee Candy to evolve this Pokemon so it's best to save your Candies for your Eevees with high IVs.
Eevee Trick Only Works Once Per Type
The renaming trick to get the Eevee evolution of your choice works only once per type! Make sure that you're sure about the base Eevee you want to evolve so you don't waste the renaming trick!
Glaceon, Leafeon, & Sylveon Not Yet Available
The later generations of Eevee evolutions such as Glaceon, Leafeon, and Sylveon are currently not available in Pokemon GO. There is no known trick yet to get these evolutions.
Method 1: Rename To Get Evolutions
Rename Eevee To Get Specific Evolutions
The first method to get a specific evolution of Eevee is to rename it right before evolving! Remember that this trick works only once per Type!
Eevee Rename List
Rename By Tapping Pen Next To Pokemon Name
You can rename your Eevee by tapping the pen button next to its name. Be sure to do this before evolving your Eevee to transform it to the evolution you want to get.
Renaming Is Case-Sensitive
Be sure to type in the names properly, with the first letter for each name capitalized while the rest are lower-case letters. This needs to be followed in order for the trick to work.
Origin Of Eevee Evolution Names
Rainer, Sparky, and Pyro are names of the 3 Eevee Brothers from the Pokemon anime, each brother has a Vaporeon, Jolteon, and Flareon respectively. While Sakura and Tamao are part of the Kimono sisters, each have an Espeon & Umbreon.
Method 2: Evolve To Espeon Or Umbreon
Only Way To Get Espeon Or Umbreon
This is currently the only known way to get an Espeon or Umbreon in Pokemon GO. Randomly evolving an Eevee will not result in any of these evolutions so be sure to follow these steps!
Step 1: Make Eevee Your Buddy Pokemon
The first step is to make the Eevee you want to evolve your buddy Pokemon. You need to keep Eevee your buddy until you are able to evolve it to Espeon or Umbreon.
Step 2: Walk 10KM With Eevee As Buddy
While Eevee is your buddy Pokemon, you need to walk with it for 10 kilometers. You can track how far you've walked by checking the bar/number at the bottom of the screen!
Go Beyond 10KM To Ensure Proper Evolution
Be sure to go beyond the required 10 kilometers needed to evolve your Eevee to Espeon or Umbreon. This makes sure you are doing the process properly.
Step 3: Evolve During Day/Night For Espeon/Umbreon
You need to choose the time of day to evolve your Eevee in order to get Espeon or Umbreon. Eevee will only evolve into Espeon during the day, while Umbreon will only show up at night.
Don't Remove Eevee As Buddy When Evolving
When you're ready to evolve your Eevee, make sure to keep it as your buddy Pokemon! This will make sure that the evolving trick will work.
Avoid Evolving During Early Morning Or Early Evening
To ensure you get the Eevee evolution you want, it's best to avoid early morning or evening. Avoid 4:00AM - 7:00AM for Espeon and 5:00PM - 8:00PM for Umbreon.
Tips In Evolving Eevee
1. Raise Your Trainer Level
When your trainer level is high, Pokemon that you evolve will get higher CP or Combat Power. Raise your trainer level first before attempting to evolve your Eevees.Check Out How To Earn XP Fast!
2. Evolve To Vaporeon Due To High CP Limit
The Vaporeon is known to have the highest CP limit of all Eevee evolutions in Pokemon GO. If you don't know which evolution to pick first, choose Vaporeon!Check Out How To Raise CP!
3. Evolve To Complete Pokedex
Using these tricks gives you all available Eevee evolutions and is an effective way for players who want to complete their Pokedex.Check Out All Pokemon List Here!