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How to evolve Inkay

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How to evolve Inkay: You are a huge fan of Pokémon series games and have decided to try completing the Pokédex in each of them. You have noticed, however, that there is a Pokémon that you just cannot evolve. It is about Inkaywhose evolution is the beautiful Squid Pokémon Malamar.

You’ve really tried it all ways, leveling it up, using Evolution Stones and even trying to trade it, but none of the “traditional” evolution methods have had any effect, right? No problem, I’m here to help you. In this guide, in fact, I’m going to show you how to evolve Inkay in all the titles in which it is present.

The Pokémon in question was introduced in the sixth generation and is present both in Pokémon GO, the famous augmented reality title for smartphones, and in the “traditional” games of the series. When you are ready I would say to start: make yourself comfortable and take a few minutes of your precious time reading this guide. I just have to wish you a good reading and a good time!

How to evolve Inkay: Pokémon GO

On Pokémon GOfrom December 2020Pokémon from the region of Kalos. Among these there is precisely InkayType Pokémon Dark / Poison whose evolution, Malamaris one of the most interesting Pokémon in the game.

Evolving this Pokémon is really very simple, but first you will need to get well 50 Inkay Candies. You can only get candies by catching others Inkay and sending them to the teacher through the appropriate button.

In detail, after capturing an Inkay, tap on the square in the shape of Poké Ballpresent at the bottom, then select the item Pokémon from the menu that appeared on the screen. In the list, you can find all the Inkay that you captured by typing the Pokémon’s name into the search box.

Remember to keep theInkay with i PL (Battle Points) higher, as it will be what you are going to evolve. Then tap on the others Inkaythen presses the ☰ icon located at the bottom left of the menu Pokémon.

In the new tab that has opened, you just have to press on the item Transferthen next to the option Yup to confirm your choice. This way you will get 1 Inkay candy for each Pokémon transferred.

Once collected 50 Candiesreturns to the menu Pokémon and select theInkay to evolve. Having done this, unlike what happens to the other monsters, to make Inkay evolve you will have to flip your smartphonethen press the button Evolve.

Curious isn’t it? If your device does not have a gyroscope, the evolution should take place automatically by pressing the button Evolve. Remember to activate the option to rotate your mobile screen before trying to make it evolve!

How to evolve Inkay: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

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If on Pokémon GO the only difference in the standard evolution concerns the rotation of the smartphonethe same goes for the Pokémon chapters distributed for Nintendo Switchor Sword Pokémon And Pokémon Shield.

First, you need to get a Inkaywhich can be found in the Route 7 clearly visible in theOverworldor in Route 9only after gods have appeared exclamation marks in the tall grass.

Another method to find Inkay on these chapters, is to go to the Wild Landsparticularly in the areas of Piana dei Ponti, Knuckleburgh Hill (only during blizzards ei temporal) and in the lakes of Mirror And Conca del Giganteduring snowfall.

Once you have your Inkay to evolve, bring it to the level 29so make it go up to 30 holding upside down the console in mode portable. Be careful, in case you placed the console in the Dock to play on TV, you will not be able to evolve the Pokémon.

In case Inkay it was already beyond level 30don’t worry, you can evolve it into Malamar at each advancement of Next Levelholding yours upside down Nintendo Switch.

How to evolve Inkay: Pokémon X and Pokémon Y


Inkay it’s a Exclusive Pokémon of the versions X And Y of games Pokémon, belonging to the sixth generation. In these versions of the game, Inkay can be caught at level 14 or 15 In the Route 8within the section of tall grass with flowers.

Otherwise, you can find it at Blue Bayin normal tall grass, to a level that can range from 25 to the 27. Once you have found the Pokémonall you have to do is catch it, then train it up to level 29.

At this point, just like on Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shieldyou have to pick up your Inkay al level 30so flip your Nintendo 3DS. Press the key TO to go on and, at the end of the battle, always with the console upside downyour Pokémon will evolve into a beautiful Malamar!

This method also works for all Pokémon games developed later on Nintendo 3DShow Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Sun, moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. On Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire come on Sun And moon the Pokémon is only accessible on exchange, in Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon can be captured (can be found in the Route 1 and inPoni Islandalways in the tall grass).