Pokemon Quest Evolution Guide - How to Level Up and Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Quest

Pokemon Quest guides, including which starter pokemon to choose, recipes, levelling, and how to cook.

Guide by Jake Green, .

Pokemon Quest is a free-to-start action RPG which tasks players with building a team of pokemon and using them to complete expeditions. Levelling up and Evolution works a little differently in Pokemon Quest, so in this Pokemon Quest Evolution guide, we’ll break down exactly how to evolve pokemon in Pokemon Quest, and give an overview of how to level up your pokemon. We’ll also list everything we know about how to evolve Eevee in Pokemon Quest.

If you’re looking for something else in Pokemon Quest, head over to our Pokemon Quest Guides Hub, where you’ll find beginner’s tips and tricks, a mobile release date, a recipe and ingredients guide, and more. For details on the other Pokemon game releasing on Nintendo Switch this year; Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, visit our Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee guides hub.

Pokemon Quest Evolutions

If you’re looking to evolve pokemon in Pokemon Quest, you’ll have to train them up to a certain level first. This can be done in a number of ways, with a few being more worthwhile than others. Let’s start with the basics. how to level up Pokemon in Pokemon Quest.

How to Level Up Pokemon in Pokemon Quest

After a certain amount of XP is earned, Pokemon will level up. You earn XP predominantly through Expeditions, with pokemon in your team gaining it as they fight. There are bonuses added at the end of each Expedition, and you’ll see how much XP has been earned. If you would like to level up a pokemon in Pokemon Quest more quickly, you can use the Level Up Training feature. This is located in the menu for the pokemon you wish to train, simply select the pokemon and click on the Training Menu. In order to level up your pokemon, you’ll need to add in some pokemon for it to train against. To do this, drag some pokemon that you aren’t using in your active team into the support slots. If you can, use pokemon of the same type as the one you are training as you will be granted an XP bonus. While training is going on you won’t have access to any of the pokemon involved, so be sure to choose wisely. You can speed the process along by spending PM Tickets. Once the training is complete, your pokemon will have levelled up.

How to Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Quest

Once you hit a certain level, your pokemon will evolve automatically. This level varies for each pokemon, but seems to be the same as the evolution level from previous games. You’ll gain extra HP and ATK stats after levelling up, so evolving your pokemon is a good way to make them stronger. The only pokemon that evolves differently is Eevee, find all the details in our Pokemon Quest Eevee Evolution Guide

To stop pokemon from evolving in Pokemon Quest, you can give it an everstone. This is an available option for every pokemon, and you don’t have to collect everstones like in other games. Instead, select a pokemon and click the “OFF” tab in the top right hand corner. This will then switch to “ON” as you will have given that pokemon an everstone. This pokemon will now no longer evolve. If you change your mind later on and want to evolve a pokemon, just select “ON”. We’ve included an image below pointing out exactly which button to press in the character menu. Your pokemon will then evolve at the next level, given you’ve reached the evolution level already.

Select "OFF" in the top right to stop pokemon evolving in Pokemon Quest

Pokemon Quest Evolution Levels

We've put together this list of evolution levels for pokemon in Pokemon Quest. Generally, pokemon evolve at the same level as they do in other games, but there are a handful that work a little bit differently.

  • Paras Evolution Level - Level 24
  • Abra Evolution Level - Level 16 (there are also reports of Abra taking as long as level 30 to evolve)
  • Kadabra Evolution Level - Level 36
  • Machop Evolution Level - Level 28
  • Machoke Evolution Level - Level 36
  • Eevee Evolution Level - Level 36
  • Ponyta Evolution Level - Level 40

That’s everything you need to know about levelling up and evolutions in Pokemon Quest. For a full breakdown of how cooking works in Pokemon Quest, including all of the recipes and ingredients explained, head over to our Pokemon Quest Recipes Guide.

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