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Pokemon Go: how to evolve Sunkern into SunFlora, Gloom into Bellossom using the Sun Stone

Put those new Special Items to great use and evolve more of you Pokedex favourites.


It's quite easy to evolve Sunkern into SunFlora and Gloom into Bellossom in Pokemon Go, once you know how. In fact, it's a similar method to evolving Poliwhirl into Politoed or Onix into Steelix. Key to this evolution, however, is the Sun Stone.

How to get the Sun Stone in Pokemon Go

Right then. You're going to need a Sun Stone before you can evolve anything. You get them from PokeStops. You have a better chance of being rewarded with a Sun Stone every seventh day, or at least, being gifted one of five Special Items at this time, one of which could be a Sun Stone.

How to evolve Sunkern into SunFlora

Get yourself a Sun Stone and add 50 Sunkern Candy. Mix them all up in a blender - or use the evolution menu in the game as normal - and out pops your SunFlora. Et voila!

How to evolve Gloom into Bellossom in Pokemon Go

Can you see the pattern here? Basically you'll need a Sun Stone and 100 Oddish Candy to evolve your Gloom into a Bellossom. It's that simple.

Want some more crucial Pokemon Go tips and advice? You're in luck, we've got it all here.

So there you go: two more rad little pokemon to add to your pokedex.

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Alex Donaldson

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Alex started out his career in the games media as an over-eager kid working on fan sites, and now has decades of experience. He's the resident expert on esoteric matters like Pokemon Go, hardware, Japanese RPGs and fighting games, and outside of VG247 he's the co-founder of genre-dedicated outlet RPG Site. He also collects original arcade machines, Lego, and considers himself a whiskey buff.

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