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Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to Evolve Mantyke

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Pokemon Sword & Shield: How to Evolve Mantyke

Pokemon Sword & Shield moves the franchise forward in new ways thanks to its bigger and bolder design, but the core mechanics familiar to veteran Pokemon players remain intact. Mechanics such as evolving Pokemon, for example, which is done in pretty much the same way as it always has. Of course, not all Pokemon evolve in the same way. Here’s how to evolve Mantyke in Pokemon Sword & Shield.

How to Get Mantyke

Mantyke’s Pokedex Entry describes it as “somewhat sluggish,” which is attributed to the colder temperature of Galar’s surrounding seas. As you’d expect, that means Mantyke are found near water. Specifically, you can find and catch one surfing within Route 9 or near Motostoke Riverbank.

Once you have your Mantyke, you’ll be able to evolve it once into another form called a Mantine.

How to Evolve Mantyke in Pokemon Sword & Shield

Mantyke’s evolve into Mantine naturally, but only if you have Remoraid in your party. Remoraid’s Pokedex provides the clue:

“Using its dorsal fin as a suction pad, it clings to a Mantine’s underside to scavenge for leftovers.”

Like Mantine, Remoraid is another water type Pokemon that is typically found surfing near water. You can find and catch Remoraid within West Lake Axewell if you do not have one already.

That’s everything you need to know on how to evolve Matyke in Pokemon Sword & Shield. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to head on over to our ever-expanding Pokemon Sword & Shield guide wiki, search for Twinfinite, or check out more of our guides down below. Are we missing a guide you’re looking for? Let us know down in the comments below.

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