How to evolve Sunkern into Sunflora in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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Sunflora has become a shining star in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. It is at the heart of the Artazon gym challenge and is featured prominently throughout the city. If you enjoyed seeking the hidden Sunflora during the test, you might be wondering how to evolve Sunkern into Sunflora in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

How to get a Sunflora in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

To evolve Sunkern into Sunflora in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you must find a Sun Stone. You cannot purchase these at Delibirds Presents unlike Leaf Stone and other evolution stones. Instead, you must find them your own. Fortunately, there is an easy way to get Sun Stones in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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As part of the gym test in Artazon, you must find and collect 10 Sunflora hiding around the city. These are incredibly easy to find and shouldn't take you very long. Your reward for completing this test is a Sun Stone. You do not need to battle the gym leader after the test, meaning you can do this at any time.

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Once you have acquired a Sun Stone in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you simply need to use it on Sunkern. Open your menu by pressing X, then select Bag. Scroll to the candy icon, the Other Items tab. Find the Sun Stone in this tab and select it. Finally, select Sunkern to evolve it into Sunflora with the Sun Stone.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, check out How to evolve Growlithe into Arcanine in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and How to evolve Bonsly into Sudowoodo in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides.

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