How to get the Unova Stone in Pokémon GO

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Unova Stones are very important items in Pokémon GO, as multiple Pokémon have evolutions dependent on the Stone. While they impact a player's Pokédex, they can be very difficult to come by. There are a few sure-fire ways to get your hands on one, though.

Where to get Unova Stones in Pokémon GO

Unova Stones are much more difficult to get than other similar evolution items, like Sinnoh Stones, with the only real ways to get them being Field and Timed Research.

Completing Field Research Tasks

When players complete Field Research, they will receive a stamp for that day. Completing enough Field Research to get seven stamps will result in a large reward on the final day. This reward has the chance to contain an Unova Stone, and while it is a low chance, it is the most reliable way for players to get ahold of one.

Completing Timed Research

During events and celebrations, Niantic occasionally allows players to obtain an Unova Stone via Timed Research. This Research is usually only available for a limited time, and there's no guarantee that an Unova Stone will be included as a reward, but it is something players should keep an eye out for.

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Pokémon that evolve using the Unova Stone

Unlike the Sinnoh Stone, there aren't a ton of Pokémon that evolve using the Unova Stone, but it is still an important item for players trying to fill their Pokédex. It is important to note that most of these Pokémon will require Candy, in addition to the Unova Stone, to evolve. The full list of current Pokémon that evolve with the Unova Stone can be found below:

Baby PokémonEvolved Pokémon
Pansage*Simisage
Pansear*Simisear
Panpour*Simipour
MunnaMusharna
EelektrikEelektross
MinccinoCinccino
LampentChandelure

*The Pokémon marked with an asterisk are currently Regional Pokémon and are only available in certain locations.

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