How to Evolve Diglett into Dugtrio in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

How to Evolve Diglett into Dugtrio in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
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As soon as you arrive in the Paldea region, you will surely recognize Diglett by its sausage-like appearance, with a pair of black eyes and a pink nose.

Diglett comes from the first generation and is finally making its return to the latest installment of the franchise.

Getting your hands on one of these makes your life easier as it helps you in battling electric-type Pokémon. On top of it, it can evolve into a Dugtrio adding up two heads on either side of it.

But when does he evolve anyway? Here, we’ll show you how to evolve Diglett into Dugtrio in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Now, let’s jump right into it.

Where to get Diglett in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Fill up your Pokedex by catching Diglett. The best way to find one is by giving their habitat a visit. You have your best chances of finding them in three biomes; Cave, Mine and Olive, specifically in the following areas:

  1. East Province (Area One and Three)
  2. South Province (Area Two and Six)
  3. West Province (Area One, Two and Three)
  4. North Province (Area One, Two and Three) 
  5. The Great Crater of Paldea 

It is also worth noting that Digletts like to hang out in areas that receive no light at all or in darker places. Digletts also tend to dig underground, while simultaneously leaving a trail. You can use this as a hint if you’re facing trouble finding it.

How to evolve Diglett to Dugtrio in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Luckily for those who wanted to evolve Diglett, you no longer have to go through several steps before you can evolve Diglett into Dugtrio.

This mole Pokémon will automatically transform into a Dugtrio as soon as you reach Level 26.

You can speed it up by joining in regular battles, fighting trainers, partaking in Tera Raid Battles and using EXP candies on this small creature. With that, rest assured you’ll get to see Dugtrio before you know it. Easy, right? 

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Can you get Dugtrio without evolving Diglett in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Dugtrio can be found even without having Diglett at all. Instead of getting Dugtrio from evolution, you may opt to get one in the wild. Specifically, you can find Dugtrio in Mine, Cave, Underground biomes in these locations: 

  1. East Province (Area One and Three)
  2. South Province (Area Two and Six)
  3. West Province (Area One, Two and Three)
  4. North Province (Area One, Two and Three) 
  5. The Great Crater of Paldea 

Stats Comparison between Diglett and Dugtrio

Apart from growing another two heads, this mole pokemon will also gain additional stats after a single evolution. Listed down below is a side-by-side comparison of Diglett and Dugtrio’s stats, which shows the biggest increase in ATK.  

StatsDiglettDugtrio
HP1035
Attack55100
Defense2550
Special Attack3550
Special Defense4570
Speed95120
Sub-total265425

Final Thoughts

That’s everything you need to know about Diglett’s evolution, its locations, and stats. Meta-wise, Dugtrio is not that good competitively, but it is surely a great addition to your roster especially if you need something of its type.

Nevertheless, catching Diglett and evolving it into Dugtrio is never a waste as it helps you fill up your Paldea Pokedex.