Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution items can be a little bit of a mystery. While the game is simple enough – and come out to rave reviews at that – there’s a lot the game doesn’t tell you. Many Pokémon need certain stones and items in order to get them to evolve, while others you need to trade or take to certain places.
There are a load of different Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution items that you can buy, as well as a linking cord that you can use instead of trading a Pokémon. Any aficionado of the franchise knows about the different evolution stones available, but you may not know how to find them or how to use them in this title.
That’s where we come in. We’ll run down every Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution item, from evolution stones and the linking cord to the other more specific items. If you can’t get enough of the Hisui region, check out our Pokémon Legends: Arceus clans guide, Pokémon Legends: Arceus mystery gift codes guide, or our Pokémon Legends: Arceus outbreaks guide to make sure you’re ready for anything.
What are Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution items?
There are a lot of different items in Pokémon Legends: Arceus that you can use to evolve Pokémon. There are the eleven evolution stones, the linking cord, and also other items like the metal coat, peat block, and many others used to evolve specific Pokémon. You can find them all below.
Every Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution item
Here’s a list of every item used to evolve Pokémon in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. The items are sorted alphabetically, with a table of evolution stones first, and then the other items. Anything in brackets denotes the time of day requirements for the evolution item to work.
|Kirlia (male)||Dawn Stone||Gallade|
|Hisuian Growlithe||Hisuian Arcanine|
|Alolan Vulpix||Ice Stone||Alolan Ninetails|
|Hisuian Voltorb||Leaf Stone||Hisuian Electrode|
|Happiny||Oval Stone (daytime)||Chansey|
|Petilil||Sun Stone||Hisuian Liligant|
|Ursaring||Peat Block (full moon)||Ursaluna|
|Hisuian Sneasel||Razor Claw (daytime)||Sneasler|
|Johto Sneasel||Razor Claw (nighttime)||Weavile|
|Gligar||Razor Fang (nighttime)||Gliscor|
Where Do I find Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution items?
Many of the items you need to evolve your Pokémon can be found at the trading post and purchased from Simona. To purchase items from her you need merit points, so be sure to check out our Pokémon Legends Arceus merit points guide.
Evolution items sold at the trading post:
- Fire Stone – 1,000 MP
- Ice Stone – 1,000 MP
- Water Stone – 1,000 MP
- Leaf Stone – 1,000 MP
- Thunder Stone – 1,000 MP
- Moon Stone – 1,000 MP
- Sun Stone – 1,000 MP
- Shiny Stone – 1,200 MP
- Dusk Stone – 1,200 MP
- Dawn Stone – 1,200 MP
- Oval Stone – 400 MP
- Razor Claw – 1,400 MP
- Razor Fang – 1,400 MP
- Reaper Cloth – 1,400 MP
- Metal Coat – 1,000 MP
- Protector – 1,400 MP
- Electirizer – 1,400 MP
- Magmarizer – 1,400 MP
- Upgrade – 1,000 MP
- Dubious Disc – 1,400 MP
- Linking Cord – 1,000 MP
As for the others, you can find the Peat Block item in the Crimson Mirelands while riding Ursaluna, who can sniff out buried treasure. You can use the same method to find Black Augurite, or hunt out Graveler who may be holding the item.
That’s everything you need to know about Pokémon Legends: Arceus evolution items. If you need more Pokémon goodness check out our Pokémon Legends: Arceus new Pokémon list or Pokémon Legends: Arceus noble Pokémon list to be up to scratch on all the lovely creatures of the Hisui region.