How to Get Vivillon in Pokemon GO

How to Get Vivillon in Pokemon GO
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With the debut of fan-favorite Bug / Flying-type Pokémon, Vivillon, in Pokemon GO, players are rushing to catch it in the game. However, the complex method of acquiring Vivillon has left many players needing clarification. Since Vivillon can’t be found in the wild when playing the game, you must meet some unique requirements to obtain it.

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If you’re excited about adding this adorable butterfly to your collection, read through as we explain how to get Vivillon in Pokémon GO.

How to Catch Vivillon in Pokemon GO?

It’s not possible to acquire Vivillon directly in Pokémon GO. You have to get access to Scatterbug and evolve it into Vivillon by leveling it up. There are 18 different types of Vivillon in the game based on their wings patterns, and the particular Vivillon you get depends on the region of its base Scatterbug.

When do you encounter Vivillon in Pokemon GO?

Before evolving your Scatterbug into Vivillon, you need to trigger the Scatterbug encounter event. It is done by pinning the Postcards you receive through your friends’ gifts. Once you have an adequate number of Postcards pinned in your Postcard Book, you can catch Scatterbug.

For in-depth details on Scatterbug’s encounter and Postcards requirements, check out our guide on how to get Scatterbug in Pokémon GO.

How to Evolve Scatterbug into Vivillon in Pokemon GO?

When it comes to evolving Scatterbug into Vivillon, you must meet level requirements and acquire certain items called Scatterbug Candy. A total of 125 Scatterbug Candies are needed to evolve one Scatterbug into Vivillon. However, if you are hunting for all 18 types of Vivillon for the Platinum Vivillon Collector Medal, you’re in for a grind as it requires 2500 Scatterbug Candies.

Check out the requirements for evolving Scatterbug into Spewpa and Vivillon below:

PokémonLevel RequiredScatterbug Candy Required

How to Get Scatterbug Candy in Pokemon GO?

Hunting for Scatterbug Candy can feel super grindy as there are only a handful of ways to get them. The best method of obtaining Scatterbug Bug is by catching Scatterbug Pokémon by pinning the Postcards in your Postcards Book. Hence, start opening as many gifts from your friends as possible. We have listed all the means of getting Scatterbug Candy in Pokémon GO below:

  • Catching Scatterbug by pinning Postcards
  • Transferring Scatterbug to the professor in the game
  • Assing Scatterbug as your Buddy in the game

What are the habitats of Vivillon in Pokemon GO?

The wing patterns of Vivillon are affected by their climate, so it depends on their habitat. You can navigate to the Vivillon Collector Medal page to look at various habitats where Vivillon with different wing patterns can be found. We have listed all 18 habitats of Vivillon below:

  1. Archipelago
  2. Continental
  3. Elegant
  4. Garden
  5. High Plains
  6. Icy Snow
  7. Jungle
  8. Marine
  9. Meadow
  10. Modern
  11. Monsoon
  12. Ocean
  13. Polar
  14. River
  15. Sandstorm
  16. Savanna
  17. Sun
  18. Tundra

Vivillon Base Stats in Pokemon GO

Vivillon offers aesthetic value to your Pokémon collection with its fascinating wings and is significantly more robust than its descendants, Scatterbug and Spewpa. It is reflected through the stats of Vivillon, which are solid across the board. Take a look at Vivillon’s base stats listed below:

Sp. Attack90
Sp. Defense50

Thus, we conclude our guide on how to get Vivillon in Pokémon GO. If you’re as excited as us about getting these Pokémon with uniquely designed wing patterns and are aiming for that Platinum Vivillon Collector Medal, you should get on the grind today. For more Pokémon-related guides, check out our Guides tab!