What Are Eeveelutions?

Eevee and Eeveelutions

Eevee and EeveelutionsEeveelution is the term given to an evolution of the Pokémon character, Eevee. It is a portmanteau word made up from the words Eevee and evolution. There are currently eight Eeveelutions.

Eevee is a first generation Pokémon with the Pokédex number 136 that first appeared in the game Pokémon Red and Blue. This cute Pokémon is very popular with Pokémon fans.

A normal type Pokémon, Eevee naturally shies away from fighting. However, Eevee has the ability to evolve into different types of Pokémon depending on the method of evolution.

Generation I Eeveelutions

Three evolutions of Eevee were introduced in the first generation series:

Vaporeon

Eevee is able to evolve into Vaporeon through the use of a Water Stone. 

A water stone is a blue elliptical stone with a bubble insignia.

Vaporeon is a water type Pokémon with a grass and electric weakness.

Jolteon

Eevee evolves into Jolteon with a Thunder Stone. 

A thunder stone is a green stone with a lightning bolt insignia.

Jolteon is an electric type Pokémon with a ground weakness.

Flareon

A Fire Stone is used to evolve Eevee into Jolteon.

A fire stone is an elliptical yellow stone with a flame insignia.

Flareon is a fire type Pokémon with a ground, rock and water weakness.

Eeveelutions Vaporeon Jolteon Flareon

Generation II Eeveelutions

Two new evolutions of Eevee were added in the second generation series:

Espeon

Eevee evolves into Espeon when it reaches a friendship level of 220 and goes up a level during the daytime.

Espeon is a Psychic type Pokémon with a bug, dark and ghost weakness.

Umbreon

Eevee is able to evolve into Umbreon it reaches a friendship level of 220 and goes up a level during the nighttime.

Umbreon is a dark type Pokémon with a bug, fairy and fighting weakness.

Espeon and Umbreon

Generation IV

There were no new Eeveelutions in the third generation series but two more were added in the fourth.

Leafeon

Generation IV – Generation VI Eevee had to be taken to a moss rock in order to evolve into Leafeon. From generation VII a Grass Stone can be used.

A moss rock is a specific rock covered with moss that is located in a particular region. A grass stone is a green elliptical stone with a leaf insignia.

Leafeon is a grass type Pokémon with a bug, fire, flying, ice and poison weakness.

Glaceon

In the Generation IV – Generation VI games, Eevee had to be taken to an ice rock in order to involve. From Generation VII an ice stone can be used.

An ice rock is a specific rock covered with ice that is located in a particular region. An ice stone is a bluish stone with a snowflake insignia.

Leafeon and Glaceon

Generation VI Eeveelution

The eighth Eeveelution was introduced with the Generation VI series.

Sylveon

Eevee will evolve into Sylveon when it has a high affection level and knows a fairy-type move. 

Sylveon is a fairy type Pokémon with a poison and steel weakness.

Sylveon Eevee eeveelution