How to get Eevee evolutions in Pokémon GO

There are several methods to evolve Eevee into Sylveon, Umbreon, and Espeon, among others, in Pokémon GO. Discover in this article how to use the name trick to get all the Eevee evolutions. We also tell you the other ways to obtain these evolutions, and we share a table with the statistics of each of them.

Including Sylveon, Eevee has eight possible evolutions in Pokémon GO.

Get all Eevee evolutions with the name trick

The naming trick is the main way to get a specific Eevee evolution. With this method, you will surely get the desired evolution. Yes, this method only works once per pokemon. We explain it to you in a simple way.

When you catch a Pokémon, you can change the name. To do this, simply select the Pokémon and click on its name. After making the name change, restart the game to ensure the changes have been saved.

The names that you must give Eevee to achieve one evolution or another are the following:

  • Kira to get to Sylveon.
  • sakura to get to espeon.
  • size to get to Umbreon.
  • rhea to get to Glaceon.
  • Linnea to get to Leafeon.
  • Pyro to get to flareon.
  • rainer to get to vaporeon.
  • Sparky to get to jolteon.

When you’ve done the name change and restarted the game (don’t forget to!), the next step is to hit 25 candies to Eevee to evolve. If you have followed the steps correctly, you will get the expected result.

Other Ways to Get Eevee Evolutions

The name trick only works once per Pokémon. If you want to get the same evolution multiple times, you will have to opt for other ways. The standard method is to give 25 candies to Eevee, but the result of the evolution is random. At the moment, only extra ways to gain the evolutions of Sylveon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon and Glaceon are known.

Evolve Eevee to Sylveon

Starting May 25, 2022, you will be able to get Sylveon as one of the Eevee evolutions in Pokémon GO. There is an extra method to do this evolution. It consists of having Eevee as your companion and accumulating 70 hearts.

To earn these hearts, Eevee has to be well fed and accompany you on your adventures. Make sure Eevee appears on the map as you play. If not, you will have to feed it more. Sooner or later you will get the 70 hearts needed, and Eevee will evolve into Sylveon.

Evolve Eevee to Espeon or Umbreon

You can get Espeon and Umbreon by doing a lot of exercise in Pokémon GO. That’s because the other method will have you walk 10 kilometers, with Eevee selected as your trainer’s partner. You read right! That is the first and most fundamental part.

Espeon and Umbreon Pokémon GO

We tell you all the necessary steps, in our recommended order:

  1. Get 25 candies and save them. You will need them later!
  2. Set the Eevee you want to evolve as your travel buddy.
  3. Walk at least 10 kilometers with an Eevee companion. You don’t have to walk the whole distance in one day.
  4. Give the candies to Eevee during the day to have a better chance of evolving into Espeon, or at night to have a better chance of evolving into Umbreon.

In relation to this last step, it is important not to be guided by the time of day in which you make the evolution. Instead, take a look at what the Pokémon GO background looks like. If it’s light, it’s daytime for the game, and if it’s dark, it’s nighttime. It is essential that you keep this in mind, lest you be wrong about evolution.

We emphasize that this method only increases the chances of getting Espeon or Umbreon. Also, as with the naming trick, this way works only once.

Evolve Eevee to Leafeon or Glaceon

Both Leafeon and Glaceon can also be obtained in a different way than the name trick. In Pokémon GO there are what are called Lure modules, which are important for attracting Pokémon of specific types. In this case, the two modules that interest us are the Mossy Module and the Glacier Module.

If you want to get Leafeon, first go to a pokestop. Next, activate the Mossy Module and spin the Photo Disc. With these simple steps, the evolution of Eevee to Leafeon will have been activated. To get Glaceon, the steps are the same but you have to use the Glacier Module.

Evolve Eevee to Vaporeon, Jolteon or Flareon

We are sorry to tell you that there is no other reliable method to obtain any of these three evolutions. So aside from the naming trick, the only thing left for you is to evolve Eevee and try to get random Vaporeon, Jolteon or Flareon.

Eevee is an easy Pokemon to get. The chances of getting one evolution or another are quite similar. That is, it is a matter of persisting and trying your luck. If you play often, you will get the desired evolution without much trouble!

Basic information about Eevee evolutions

Now you know the different methods to get all the Eevee evolutions. Even so, you should know what each one contributes, before going through the process of evolving. For that reason, we have prepared a concise table with the vital information of each Eevee evolution in Pokémon GO.

Evolution Type max pcs

max life

Attack Defending Endurance
Sylveon Fairy 3069 182 203 205 216
Umbreon Sinister 2137 182 126 240 216
espeon Psychic 3170 140 261 175 163
flareon Fire 3029 140 246 179 163
jolteon Electric 2888 140 232 182 163
vaporeon Water 3114 230 205 161 277
Glaceon Ice 3126 140 238 205 163
Leafeon Plant 2944 140 216 219 163

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