A Pokemon Sword and Shield has arrived on the Nintendo Switch. Gen 8 games have a variety of new and returning Pokemon and just like before, many of them can only be developed with the help of certain elemental stones. In addition to the traditional stones in water, fire and leaves, Game Freak has introduced a number of new evolutionary stones in the series over the years, such as Dawn Stone and Dusk Stone. If you are not sure which monsters develop with the help of these objects, we have outlined all the evolutionary stones in Sword and Shield and Pokemon that require them below.
Which Pokémon evolve with what stones? ] Pokemon
Lombre -> Ludicolo, Shellder -> Cloyster, Eevee -> Vaporeon
Vulpix -> Ninetales, Growlithe -> Arcanine, Eevee -> Flareon [1
Nuzleaf -> Shiftry, Gloom -> Vileplume, Eevee -> Leafeon
Pikachu -> Raichu, Eevee -> Jolteon
Elaverian – Geavee,> Geavee, Geakee , Geacee, Geacee, Geacee, Gilece -> Galary Daranitan
Clefairy -> Clefable, Munna -> Musharna
Gloom -> Bellossom, Cottonee -> Whimsicott – Helioptile – Helioptile Heliolisk
] Snorunt (Female) -> Froslass, Kirlia (Male) -> Gallade
Lampent -> Chandelure, Doublade -> Aegislas h  Shiny Stone
Minccino -> Cinccino, Roselia -> Roserade, Togetic -> Togekiss
Where To American Evolutionary Stones
There are several reliable ways to find evolutionary stones in sword and shield. Every day you can find different stones behind the stones in Lake of Abomination, so it is a good idea to return to the area frequently to pick them up. You can also give 500 watts – a new type of currency in Sword and Shield – to the digging duo near the Pokemon Crib in Bridge Field to get them to dig objects. The items they can dig usually include evolutionary stones, so you'll want to collect as many Watts as possible and visit the duo frequently to stock up.
There are many other features to dig into Pokemon Sword and Shield. If you are just starting out on your journey with Pokemon, check out our other Sword and Shield guides below for more helpful tips. For our full thoughts on new Pokemon games, be sure to read our review of Pokemon Sword and Shield.
How to Use Stones
Once you have received the correct elemental stone, you can develop compatible Pokemon simply by selecting the item from your bag. You can develop Pokémon at any time by using elemental stone, but it is often wise to wait until it reaches a certain level first; if you evolve Pokemon too early, it may not be able to learn some useful attacks that it could only get in its undeveloped form.
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