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All Pokemon That Evolve Using a Sun Stone in Pokemon GO

We've compiled a list of every Pokemon that evolves using a Sun Stone in Pokemon GO.
We've compiled a list of every Pokemon that evolves using a Sun Stone in Pokemon GO. / Niantic Labs, The Pokemon Company

We've compiled a list of every Pokemon that evolves using a Sun Stone in Pokemon GO.

The Sun Stone was an evolutionary item added in Generation II with the discovery of Bellossom and Sunflora. This stone is immensely popular among grass-types as the overwhelming number of species that use it belong to that category.

All Pokemon That Evolve Using a Sun Stone: Full List

There are four species of Pokemon that evolve using a Sun Stone in Pokemon GO at the time of writing:

  • Gloom (Bellossom, 100 candies)
  • Sunkern (Sunflora, 50 candies)
  • Cottonee (Whimsicott, 50 candies)
  • Petilil (Lilligant, 50 candies)

As always these Pokemon also need the appropriate amount of candies, as well, in order to be eligible for evolution.

Bellossom is only one of the forms available for Gloom in the Pokemon franchise with the other being Vileplume. While both require 100 candies, only Bellossom needs a Sun Stone. With a PokeDex number of #182, Bellossom is a member of Generation II and was discovered in the Johto region. When its petals are exposed to enough light, it "dances" by spinning the ring of leaves around its body.

Sunflora is also a member of Generation II with a PokeDex number of #192. Like any grass-type, it is able to turn sunlight into nutrients and actively moves about to make sure it's always in peak sunlight until the sun eventually sets. At night, it stays put⁠—a clear reference to the behavior of a real-world sunflower. Trainers will need 50 candies to evolve it.

Whimsicott hails from the Unova region and is best known for its lack of concrete habitat. Instead of living in one place, this Pokemon will ride the winds and float about the region with each landing location becoming the next target for its mischief. It has a PokeDex number of #547 requires 50 candies to evolve.

Lilligant is another Unova-native with a PokeDex number of #549. This species is rather high maintenance, constantly needing to care for the flower on its head lest it withers away and rots. Regardless, other Pokemon tend to enjoy its presence due to its beauty. It requires 50 candies to evolve.