How to evolve Dratini into Dragonair and Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet And Violet

How to evolve Dratini into Dragonair and Dragonite in Pokémon Scarlet And Violet
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Looks like you have caught yourself a Dratini, a rare find in the Pokémon world. Dratini is a blue and white serpentine, mostly found in water, sulking down below and surviving on food that has sunken down below. Now, although the baby serpent has its perks as a Pokémon, you might still want to evolve it, and that’s what we’re here for.

Dratini evolves into Dragonair, which further evolves into Dragonite, the best of the lot. Dragonite is a dragon with flying abilities, and can be a powerful option in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Tera Raids. And make sure to check out the best Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Dratini Nature to make sure you’ve got the best one you can. With that being said, let’s get to how you can evolve your Dratini and amp up its stats. 

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How To Evolve Dratini into Dragonair

Upon hitting level 30, your Dratini will evolve into Dragonair. Dratini isn’t a hugely powerful Pokemon, so you might find things easier letting your other Pokemon do the battling while Dratini farms XP in the background. Luckily, it’s not too high a level, so it shouldn’t take too long, especially if you’re battling high level Pokemon to train it.

How To Evolve Dragonair into Dragonite

Dragonair will evolve into Dragonite when it reaches level 55. While Dragonair is a decently strong Pokemon, by the time you reach level 50, its power relative to other Pokemon starts to drop somewhat, so the last few levels might be a bit of a grind. Using Exp. Candies or Rare Candies to get those last few levels quickly.

How To Capture Dratini, Dragonair, And Dragonite

Apart from evolving Dratini, you can also find Dragonair already evolved at different locations. One of the best places to go for this is Casseroya Lake. This can be a double-edged sword depending on how far you are into the game, as some of these Pokemon are a pretty high level. So if you’ve only got a few level 20 Pokemon in your team, it might be best to give it a miss for awhile.

Unfortunately, Dragonites do no spawn in the wild and will have to be evolved from Dragonair if you want to get one.

Stat Comparison Between Dratini, Dragonair, And Dragonite

Dratini Dragonair Dragonite stats

As we make our way through the evolutions of Dratini into Dragonair and Dragonite, we also see a significant improvement in the Pokémon’s stats. All attributes show a constant improvement for all evolutions, which are summarized below: 

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That’s a wrap for our guide on how to evolve your Dratini and add Dragonair or Dragonite to your Pokemon kit. If you’re looking to capture a Dratini or Dragonair first, make sure you know the battle at Casseroya lake will be a tough one, so keep your Poke Balls all ready and hope that they don’t wipe your team. Let us know if you would like more content surrounding Pokémon Scarlet and Violet!

How To Evolve Dratini In Scarlet And Violet – FAQ

How to evolve Dratini?

Once Dratini reaches level 30, it will evolve into Dragonair

What level does Dragonair evolve at?

Dragonair evolves at level 55 into Dragonite

Is Dratini in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Yes, Dratini can be found in sea areas in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

What type of Pokémon is Dragonite?

Dragonite is a flying, dragon type Pokémon