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How to get a Sinnoh Stone in Pokémon GO

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Pokemon Go offers players to use a variety of items to evolve their Pokemon into different forms. Among these items are the Leaf Stone, Water Stone, and Fire Stone, which are commonly used to evolve certain species of Pokemon. However, there are also other evolving items, such as the Metal Coat, Dragon Scale, and Sun Stone, that are not as challenging to obtain as the Sinnoh Stone. The Sinnoh Stone is a rare evolving item that is used specifically to evolve Sinnoh-region Pokemon into their Gen 4 forms.

If you want to evolve your Pokemon, this guide will provide you with all the details you need to find these stones.

How to evolve your Pokemon with the Sinnoh Stone

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Obtaining the Sinnoh Stone can be a challenging task due to its rarity, but there are three primary methods for players to acquire it. The first and perhaps most reliable method is by completing field research tasks. Each day players are rewarded with a stamp to complete the tasks. If a player can collect seven stamps after completing these tasks for a full week (seven days), they will receive a research breakthrough reward. While there is no guarantee that a Sinnoh Stone will be among the rewards, the odds of obtaining one are relatively high.

Aside from completing field research tasks, players can also obtain these by winning PvP battles and Team Rocket battles. The second method involves ranking up in PvP battles, which rewards players with unique items, including the stones if they’re lucky enough.

The third method involves battling against Team Go Rocket leaders (Arlo, Cliff, Sierra, and Giovanni). To initiate this battle, players must first collect six Mysterious Components by defeating regular Grunts. Once they have collected all six components, they can combine them to create a Rocket Radar, which will lead them to a Team Go Rocket leader.

If a player can defeat the leader, they may be rewarded with this rare stone. However, the chances of obtaining these stones through this method are relatively low, so players should not solely rely on it to obtain the rare item. Nonetheless, by combining all three methods, players can increase their chances of obtaining a Sinnoh Stone and evolving their Sinnoh-region Pokemon into their Gen 4 forms.

All Pokemon that can be evolved using Sinnoh Stone

  • Sneasel into Weavile
  • Togetic into Togekiss
  • Misdreavus into Mismagius
  • Rhydon into Rhyperior
  • Dusclops into Dusknoir
  • Gligar into Gliscor
  • Swinub into Mamoswine
  • Snorunt (Female) into Froslass
  • Kirlia (Male) into Gallade
  • Electabuzz into Electrivire
  • Murkrow into Honchkrow
  • Roselia into Roserade
  • Porygon2 into Porygon-Z
  • Magmar into Magmortar
  • Aipom into Ambipom
  • Tangela into Tangrowth
  • Yanma into Yanmega
  • Lickitung into Lickilicky

Only one stone is required to evolve each of these Pokemon. Once a player has obtained a Sinnoh Stone, they can select the Pokemon they want to evolve and use the item along with 100 Candy of the corresponding Pokemon to initiate the evolution process.

For further advice, sure to also check out our guide on How to Get Sylveon in Pokémon GO


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