Someone Figured Out How To Choose Your Eevee’s Evolution In Pokémon Go

Waiting on a Jolteon, Flareon, or Vaporeon? This trick might work for you.

1. Pokémon Go has been out for about a week, but there’s still a lot to learn. Among the major mysteries is this: How can you choose your Eevee’s evolution?

2. In the original game, giving your Eevee a stone would determine its element type. But in Pokémon Go, it’s been seemingly random.

Some users thought it might be dependent on the Eevee’s move list, but that theory has been debunked.

3. However, one clever Redditor seems to have figured out the trick, and it’s a clever nod to these three guys.

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That’s Rainer, Sparky, and Pyro, three trainers from the original anime who each owned their own Eeveelution.

4. The trick is simple: Name your Eevee after one of the trainers, and you’ll get the corresponding evolution.

So depending on what you want, you should name them like this:

Sparky will get you a Jolteon
Rainer will get you a Vaporeon
Pyro will get you a Flareon

Make sure you spell everything right, as some users have found that they made typos and ended up with a random evolution!

5. The method hasn’t been 100 percent confirmed, but thus far the results are promising.

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BuzzFeed staffers tested this method, and five out of five Eeveelutions turned out perfectly!

  1. Have you tried this method? Did it work for you?
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    1. I tried it and it worked!
    2. I tried it and it didn’t work
    3. I haven’t tried it yet

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