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How to evolve Seedot into Nuzleaf into Shiftry in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Seedot still evolves at level 14, and Nuzleaf still needs a Leaf Stone

The adorable Nuzleaf is back in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, thanks to the Teal Mask DLC and the new area of Kitakami. Here’s how to fully evolve Seedot into a Nuzleaf, into a Shiftry, so you can gather up the entire family tree for your Pokedex.

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Where to find a Seedot in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Seedots are extremely common in the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Teal Mask DLC, and can be located in droves right after you enter the new land of Kitakami. Just veer east near Mossui Town and they’ll be walking around near trees.

The exact location of Seedots can be found on the map above.

How to evolve Seedot into Nuzleaf in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

To Evolve a Seedot into a Nuzleaf, all you need to do is level it up to 14.

If your Seedot is jacked because you entered the DLC with a lot of badges down/at a high point in the Paldean story, you just need to raise it by one level to have it evolve.

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Where to find a Nuzleaf in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Alternatively, you can just capture a Nuzleaf wandering the wild to save a step. The exact location of Nuzleaf in the Scarlet & Violet DLC can be found on the map above. Just head further east past the Seedot spawn location to find it. I was able to locate multiple Nuzleafs on a hill near the ocean.

How to evolve Nuzleaf into Shiftry in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Ah, the tried and true stone method! Just use a Leaf Stone on Nuzleaf and it’ll evolve into a Shiftry.

We have a full guide on how to acquire Leaf Stones in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet here.

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