How to Evolve Tadbulb into Bellibolt in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Evolve Tadbulb into Bellibolt in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
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Tadbulb is a great pokemon to capture in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. However, it can be tricky to figure out how to evolve it. If you’re in this situation, then keep reading, as, in this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about evolving Tadbulb in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. So, let’s get started!

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Where to Find Tadbulb

Tadbulb lives in wetlands and on riverbanks. So, to find a Tadbulb in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you’ll need to explore the rivers in Paleda. You can find Tadbulb on pretty much any river bank, or in the surrounding area. Unlocking the swimming skill will make locating Tadbulb a whole lot easier.

Once you’ve found a Tadbulb, keep reading to find out how you can evolve it into Bellibolt.

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How to Evolve Tadbulb

To evolve most Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet, you’ll simply need to level the unevolved Pokemon to a certain level. However, evolving Bellibolt is a little different. You can evolve Belibolt at any level, but in order to do so, you will need a Thunder Stone.

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How to Find a Thunder Stone in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet 

Thunder Stones are actually relatively easy to obtain and can be found in a few different ways.

The easiest way to get your hands on a Thunder Stone is by purchasing one. They can be purchased at the Delibird Presents stores in Mesagoza, Levincia, and Cascarrafa. To be able to purchase a Thunder Stone from these stores, you will need to have earned at least 3 different gym badges.

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Alternatively, you can find Thunder Stones throughout the map in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. They are most commonly found around the Windmills in the West Province. Finding Thunder Stones is pretty difficult, but they can be identified by sparkling spots on the ground.

Once you’ve obtained a Thunder Stone, evolving Tadbulb into Bellibolt is very simple. All you need to do is open your inventory and give the Thunder Stone to Tadbulb. This will automatically evolve Tadbulb into Bellibolt.

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Stat Comparison of Tadbulb and Bellibolt

Here’s a useful stat comparison of Tadbulb and Bellibolt, to give you a rough idea of the differences between the two Pokemon.

StatTadbultBellibolt
HP61109
Attack3164
Special Attack59103
Defense4191
Special Defense3583
Speed4545
Sub-total272495

As you can see, Bellibolt has some great stats. These stats, coupled with its Electromorphosis ability make it a great Pokemon to take on the Flying gym.

Final Thoughts

So, that’s everything that you need to know about finding and evolving Tadbulb into Bellibolt in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. It will probably take you quite a while to find Tadbulb, and a while longer to get your hands on a Thunder Stone. But, all of this time and effort is worth it, as Bellibolt is an incredibly strong Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet, particularly against Flying-type Pokemon.