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How To Easily Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon Or Espeon In Pokémon Go

by Ben Reeves on Feb 16, 2017 at 01:29 PM

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When Pokémon Go first launch, crafty players quickly figured out that if they renamed their eevee Sparky, Rainer, or Pyro then the little 'mons would evolve into Jolteon, Vaporeon, and Flareon, respectively. A similar trick seems to work for the recently released set of generation two critters.

The Silph Road ‏recently reported that if you rename your eevee Tamao before you evolve it then it will evolve into an Umbreon. Likewise, if you name your eevee Sakura it will turn into Espeon. We were able to confirm that this trick works when we tested it ourselves. Hopefully you stockpiled a few extra eevees. Happy Pokémon hunting!