What Pokemon Evolve with a Sun stone

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What we are going to cover in this article is the evolutionary stone called sun stone and the Pokemon that can evolve using it along with some Pokemon gaming information.

Dream sun stone sprite
The sun stone, Introduced in Gen. II

Sun stone is a unique stone that usually used to instant evolve a plant Pokemon that has a connection to the sun. The sun stone was introduced in Generation II, it is an orange-colored in appearance with a shape like a sun.

List of Pokemon That Evolve Using a Sun stone

wdt_ID Pokemon Evolution
1 Gloom Bellossom
2 Sunkern Sunflora
3 Cottonee Whimsicott
4 Petilil Lilligant
5 Helioptile Heliolisk

Pokemon Go

Go sun stone
The Sun stone in Pokemon Go

To evolve Gloom to Bellossom in Pokemon Go, you need 1 Sun stone and 100 Oddish candy. While evolving Sunkern into Sunflora requires 50 Sunkern Candy and 1 Sun Stone. To get Sun Stone in Pokemon Go, you can obtain it from completing the Special Research “A Ripple in Time” – (Once).

Also, you’ll need to try your luck by spinning the Pokestop wheels. Or, It can also be a weekly reward for consecutive log-ins. (Repeatable)

Guide & Strategy

Sun Stone Location

wdt_ID Games Location Method
1 Gold/Silver, Crystal Bug-Catching Contest Win the 1st place prize
2 Ruby/Sapphire, Emerald Mossdeep City Held by wild Solrock
3 FireRed/LeafGreen Ruin Valley, near the southeastern corner of the route Requires Strength(move)
4 Diamond/Pearl, Platinum Sinnoh Underground, Valor Lakefront Held by wild Solrock
5 HeartGold/SoulSilver Camper Tanner (Route 13, Bug-Catching Contest, Volcano Path, Amity Meadow Win the 1st place prize in Bug-Catching contest
6 Black/White Dust Clouds, anywhere with Pickup, Nimbasa City, Relic Castle, Black City (Black only), held by wild Solrock
7 Black 2/White 2 Dust Clouds, Pickup, Nimbasa City, Relic Castle, Giant Chasm, Pinwheel Forest, Join Avenue's Antique Shop, held by wild Solrock
8 X/Y Pickup, Route 13, Anistar City, Super Training (Drag Down Hydreigon!), Shalour City, Route 18, held by wild Solrock
9 Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Pickup, Mossdeep City, Inverse Battle Stop, Super Training (Drag Down Hydreigon!), Expert Timothy (Route 115, held by wild Solrock

Other Pokemon Games

Poke Walker

  • It can be obtained from the Volcano Path with 5500 steps. (Repeatable)
  • Can be obtained from the Amity Meadow with 2050 steps. (Repeatable)

Dream World

Can be obtained from Rugged Mountain for 10,000 points. (Repeatable)

PokeMileage Club

Can be obtained from Balloon Popping in LV. 2. (Repeatable)

Mystery Dungeon Red/Blue

Located in Solar Cave. (Repeatable)

Mystery Dungeon Explorers of Time/Darkness

  • Can be obtained from the Mystifying Forest, Lake Afar, and Midnight Forest. (Repeatable)
  • Can be obtained from Treasures Boxes, Job Requests (3 to 9 Stars), and Golden Chamber Deluxe Box. (Repeatable)

Mystery Dungeon Gates to Infinity

Can be obtained from Treasure Boxes and Pokemon Paradise. (Repeatable)

Pokemon Conquest

Can be bought from the traveling merchant. (Repeatable)

Final Thoughts

Using the information above, you are guided which Pokemon that can evolve using Sun stone as well as the location to get this evolutionary stone. This information is useful for your Pokemon gaming strategy, and when used appropriately, you will surely have a strong Pokemon in your party.

Now that you know what Pokemon evolve with Sun Stone. While there are only a few Pokemon that can be evolved, the methods in obtaining it can be hard and tricky as you can’t buy them easily from shops but that’s all part of the fun.

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