Pokemon Sword and Shield: All Galarian Pokemon Evolutions

Pokemon Sword and Shield: All Galarian Pokemon Evolutions

We explain how to evolve the new Galar Pokemon introduced as part of Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Shield feature a ton of brand new creatures for the Galar region. All these new Pokemon have successive evolutions, that you can unlock if you can level them up. In this Pokemon Sword and Shield evolutions chart, we'll be going over all the evolution forms that we've uncovered so far, including the levels at which each Pokemon evolves.

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All Galarian Pokemon Evolutions in Pokemon Sword and Shield

In the table below, we've compiled all the details you need to know about the levels at which different Pokemon evolve. First you'll find the Pokemon in the column on the left, then the level at which they'll evolve at in the middle, and then finally the form they'll take after having evolved in the column on the right.

StarterEvolution LevelNext Stage
Grookey16Thwackey
Thwackey35Rillaboom
Scorbunny16Raboot
Raboot35Cinderace
Sobble16Drizzile
Drizzile35Inteleon
Magikarp20Gyarados
Toxel30Toxtricity
Chewtle22Drednaw
Nickit18Thievul
Gossifleur20Eldegoss
Rolycoly19Carkol
Yamper25Boltund
Skwovet24Greedant
Sizzlipede28Centiskorch
Meet Thwackey! | Hirun Cryer/USG, Nintendo

How to Evolve Pokemon Quickly

If you're looking to level up a specific Pokemon quickly, then you're in luck. Pokemon Sword and Shield have the 'Exp. Share' feature automatically turned on, which means that no matter which Pokemon you send out from your party to battle, all the other five Pokemon in your party will earn a smaller amount of XP when the battle is over and won.

Here's Toxtricity, evolution of Toxel. | Hirun Cryer/USG, Nintendo

This is really useful, because it allows you to level up weaker Pokemon without putting them in combat. Instead, you can send out one strong Pokemon into combat, while having as many weak Pokemon in the rest of your party as you want, and the weaker ones will get a nice chunk of XP at the end of the battle.

USgamer, we choose you! If you want Pokemon content, you can always find more to pick from! Find out about the mysterious Digimon roaming around in Sword and Shield, or take a look at what Pokemon is the favorite of a real-life Great Horned Owl.

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Hirun Cryer

Staff Writer

Hirun Cryer is by far the most juvenile member of USgamer. He's so juvenile, that this is his first full-time job in the industry, unlike literally every other person featured on this page. He's written for The Guardian, Paste Magazine, and Kotaku, and he likes waking up when the sun rises and roaming the nearby woods with the bears and the wolves.

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