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Eevee is one of the most popular and iconic Pokémon and the adorable Normal type returns in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. When you evolve Eevee, you have several options, including the psychic-type Espeon. This may leave you wondering how to evolve Eevee into Espeon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
How to get Espeon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
To evolve Eevee to Espeon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to breed Eevee friendship and then level up during the day. eevee alone evolve in Espeon during the day and will evolve into Umbreon at night. So make sure you activate Eevee’s evolution on the day if you want the psychic-type Espeon.
Related: How to evolve Eevee into Vaporeon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Alternatively, you can find Espeon in the wild. While it can spawn in different locations, there is a wild Tera Espeon at the location marked below. We found Espeon in the mountains between tagtree thicket Y Zone Two of the Northern Province. Prepare for a fight, as this Espeon will activate its Tera-type upon starting the battle.
How to quickly become friends in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
There are a couple of ways to increase Eevee’s friendship and make it become an Espeon quickly. The best way would be to have picnics with him, where you can give him snacks, play with him or bathe him. Repeat this and it will quickly increase Eevee’s friendship. You can also feed it berries which increase your friendship, but also decrease stats, so you may not want to go this route.
Finally, you can give Eevee the calming bell to hold, as this item held will increase Eevee’s friendship. If you’re wondering if Eevee’s friendship is high enough, head over to Cascarrafa and find the friendship checker. You can find this NPC next to a Marill in the main square of Cascarrafa.
For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, see How to Evolve Eevee to Flareon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and How to Evolve Eevee to Leafeon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet in Pro Game Guides.