Pokémon GO Tips

There are a lot of secrets that Niantic doesn't document, but have been found and shared by other trainers.
This page outlines a selection of those secrets.



 
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Eevee Evolving

There are "Easter Egg" tricks in Pokémon GO that will allow you to control what an Eevee will evolve into.


Naming Trick

The Naming trick allows you to specify what the Eevee will evolve into by renaming it before evolving.
THIS WILL ONLY WORK ONCE PER NAME!!! (Make sure you use it on a good Eevee!)

Process:

  1. Set the Nickname for the Eevee to the one desired from the table below.
  2. Evolve the Eevee.

That's it!

Evolution Name
Vaporeon
134 - Vaporeon
Rainer
Jolteon
135 - Jolteon
Sparky
Flareon
136 - Flareon
Pyro
Espeon
196 - Espeon
Sakura
Umbreon
197 - Umbreon
Tamao
Leafeon
470 - Leafeon
?
Glaceon
471 - Glaceon
?
Sylveon
700 - Sylveon
?


Gen 2 Timing Trick

The Timing trick can be used to evolve the Eevee into the Gen 2 evolution you want.
BONUS: It can be used multiple times!

Process:

  1. Make the Eevee your buddy.
  2. Walk at least 10 Km with him as your buddy
    AND
    make sure he has found 2 Eevee Candies.
  3. While the Eevee is still your buddy, evolve it a the time desired from the table below.
Evolution Timing
Espeon
196 - Espeon
Daytime
Umbreon
197 - Umbreon
Nightime
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