Now there’s a bunch of Gen 5 Pokemon in the game, the Pokemon Go Unova Stone is a crucial item for completing the Pokedex. Similar to Pokemon Go Sinnoh Stones, the Unova Stones in Pokemon Go allow you to evolve certain Gen 5 Pokemon, although you need the appropriate amount of candy too. Here’s everything we know about the Pokemon Go Unova Stones including how to get them and which Pokemon can evolve.
Pokemon Go Unova Stones: How to get one
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Much like the Sinnoh Stone, you can get a Pokemon Go Unova Stone by completing seven days’ worth of field research. Those are the tasks you get from spinning Pokestops; complete one each day until you’ve filled in all the stamps, then claim your reward and there’s a chance you might get an Unova Stone. Essentially, you need to cross your fingers and hope you’ve appeased the Pokemon Go RNGesus recently.
There’s a chance that you’ll be able to get Unova Stones from PvP battles later down the line but for now, that’s not possible.
Pokemon Go Unova Stones: Who to evolve
There’s a bunch of new Pokemon in the game now, but there’s only a few specific ones that will evolve with a Pokemon Go Unova Stone:
- Pansage evolves into Simisage with an Unova Stone and 100 candy
- Panpour evolves into Simipour with an Unova Stone and 100 candy
- Pansear evolves into Simisear with an Unova Stone and 100 candy
- Lampent evolves into Chandelure with an Unova Stone and 100 candy
It’s worth noting that Pansage, Panpour, and Pansear are all regional Pokemon, and you can read more about that at our Pokemon Go regionals guide.
Good luck getting an Unova Stone – you’ll need it!
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