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How To Evolve Sneasel in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Evolve Sneasel into Weavile in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
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In order to evolve into their next form, certain Pokemon in the series must fulfill a number of special conditions.

Sometimes they require the use of certain items, other times they need to be in a particular location or require a particular landmark, and some of them even require that they be traded away in order to evolve. Sneasel is one example of a Pokemon that can only evolve under certain circumstances, let’s see how to evolve Sneasel.

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How To Evolve Sneasel Into Weavile

In order to evolve Sneasel, your Sneasel needs to be holding a Razor Claw and it has to be nightime. Once you have a Razor Claw, wait until night time and then level up your Sneasel. One of the easiest way to level up Sneasel is to have it in your party and have it benefit from battles that your stronger Pokemon wins. After levelling up, your Sneasel will evolve into Weavile.

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How To Find Razor Claw

Under normal circumstances, the Razor Claw is not any different than any other held item. When held, the Razor Claw increases the critical-hit ratio of a Pokemon’s moves. On the other hand, in order for Sneasel to evolve, this is a very specific prerequisite.

The Razor Claw item can be purchased for the price of 15,000 Pokemon Dollars from the Delibird Presents Shop in Mesagoza. You will not, however, be able to purchase the Razor Claw right away; in order to do so, you will first need to defeat four Gym Leaders and complete their respective challenges.

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After you have obtained the Razor Claw, it is time to give it to your Sneasel so that they can be trained during the night time. If you put in enough time and effort, you will eventually be able to transform them into a Weavile.

Information About Weavile

Weavile is the final and only evolution of Sneasel. It has a Dark/Ice typing, which makes it quite ineffective in battles against Fighting-type Pokemon because of the combination of those two types it will receive four times the damage from Fighting type moves. 

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To compensate for this, Weavile has very strong Attack and Speed stats, which more than makes up for its lack of Defense. Weavile may be effectively built as a glass cannon with these high stats and its offensive pool of moves.

In terms of moveset, Weavile has access to multiple Physical moves such as Fury Swipes, Slash and Night Slash. Furthermore, Hone Claws and Screech makes it great for setting up sweeps to take down entire teams of Pokemon.

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That is all you need to know on how to evolve Sneasel into Weavile. Your team will undoubtedly benefit from the inclusion of a lethal Pokemon like Weavile so go out there and evolve your Sneasels now!

Sneasel Pokemon Scarlet And Violet FAQ

How to evolve Sneasel?

In order to evolve Sneasel, you need a razor claw and it also has to be night time. Having Sneasel in your party is also a lot quicker of a process.

How to find razor claw in Pokemon Scarlet And Violet?

You can purchase Razor Claw easily for 15,000 Pokemon dollars from the Delibird Presents Shop.

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