Pokemon evolution isn’t always straightforward and Rockruff is one such Pokemon in Pokemon Sword and Shield Isle of Armor, while the evolution isn’t easy this guide will help you to evolve your Rockruff into Lycanroc Dusk, Midday And Midnight Form.
How To Evolve Rockruff Into Lycanroc Dusk, Midday And Midnight Form
While most Pokemon simply evolve when you level up to a certain level, the same cannot be said about Rockruff and this isn’t special for this particular Pokemon.
As you should’ve known by now some Pokemon have a bit of complicated evolution and Rockruff’s evolution differs from game to game. To level up Rockruff into a Lycanroc, you will first need to reach a minimum level of 25. Now there are three different forms of Rockruff’s evolution and different factors combine to determine what the next evolution can be.
If you check out Lycanroc’s entry in Bulbapedia you will see that the time of the day has a major influence on evolution. You can check out this little excerpt from the same.
- In Pokémon Sun and Ultra Sun, Rockruff evolves into Midday Form Lycanroc when leveled up in the day.
- In Pokémon Moon and Ultra Moon, Rockruff evolves into Midnight Form Lycanroc when leveled up at night.
- In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, a Rockruff with Own Tempo evolves into Dusk Form Lycanroc from 5 pm to 5:59 pm in in-game time (which is opposite the real-time in Pokémon Ultra Moon).
So the preference is on you, your actions will determine what Rockruff evolves into. While Pokemon Sword and Shield haven’t exactly shown a different method we’re certain that this will surely work in the same manner. This is all there is to know about how to evolve your Rockruff into a Lycanroc in Pokemon Sword and Shield Isle of Armor DLC.