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How to Evolve Scyther into Scizor in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Explore the massive open world of the Paldea region.

You can catch, train, and battle Pokemon in the region which has lakes, peaks, towns, and cities.

Evolutions in the game happen when you level up or trade a Pokemon.

Discover the world freely and cross land, water, and air by riding a legendary Pokeman called Koraidon in Scarlet and Miraidon in Violet.

You can choose between 3 starter Pokemons including Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly.

Challenge Gyms in various locations and reach Champion Rank.

Defeat Titan Pokemon that contain rare ingredients on the Path of Legends.

Use the new Auto-Battle feature to battle Team Star to get to their boss.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to evolve Scyther into Scizor in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

How to evolve Scyther into Scizor in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To evolve Scyther into Scizor in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to get a Metal Coat from the Delibird Presents shop in Levincia.

After you’ve got a metal coat, equip it for Scyther, trade Scyther with your friend, and it will evolve into Scizor.

Here’s how to evolve Scyther:

  1. Go to Levencia.
  2. Go to Delibird Presents (the red-colored shop).
  3. Select “Battle items”.
  4. Buy a Metal Coat for 3,000 Pokedollars.
  5. Equip the Metal Coat for Scyther.
  6. Trade Scyther with your friend and it will evolve into Scizor.

To trade with your friend, press X > L > A > Poke Portal > Link Trade.

You can either search for a trade (if your friend is nearby) or set a 4 to 8-digit link code.

Do note that Scyther will only evolve if it has a Metal Coat equipped.

Further reading

How to Get a Metal Coat in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Reset Your Starter Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get Battle Items in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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