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How to Evolve Piloswine in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Piloswine, use Mud Slap!
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If you’re trying to become the best Pokemon trainer throughout Paldea you’re going to want to make sure your Pokemon regularly evolve. As a trainer, it’s important to evolve your Pokemon so they can unleash their full potential. There are some Pokemon out there that require special stones to evolve or need to reach a friendship-level bond with you.

Piloswine is a Pokemon who specializes in ice and ground-type moves. If you want to evolve your Piloswine into a powerful Mamoswine you’re going to want to stick around. In this guide, we’ll teach you how to evolve Piloswine in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

What are the Requirements to Evolve Piloswine in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Fans from the Pokemon franchise are probably familiar with Piloswine. This was a Pokemon introduced during Gen II and is making a comeback in Scarlet and VioToer to obtain Piloswine you need to evolve Swinub. You can do this easily by finishing battles and gaining experience until Swinub has reached level 33. Now that you have a Piloswine, it’s time to focus on what requirements are needed to have your very own Mamoswine.

Mamoswine is the final evolution stage of Swinub. To get him, you’re going to want to teach Piloswine the move called Ancient Power. Make sure you check to see if Piloswine doesn’t already have this move. If you’re not sure, check out the Pokemon’s summary and view its move sets. After Piloswine has learned Ancient Power you’re going to want to either level him up normally through battles or, give the little guy a candy. Not long after, you will have a fully evolved Mamoswine!

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How to Use Mamoswine in Battle in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

If you want to use Mamoswine as one of your main fighters you’re going to want to think of him as a heavy hitter. Mamoswine uses moves such as Earthquake and Rock Slider that can do plenty of damage. Due to Mamoswine being an ice and ground-type Pokemon, try avoiding fights with Pokemon who master fighting, steel, fire, water, and grass moves. You should look into giving him moves such as Mud Slap or High Horsepower since they are considered his best moves for an offensive position.

That’s everything you need to know about Piloswine in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet! Thank you for reading! For more Pokémon Scarlet and Violet content, be sure to check out our posts! We’re covering everything about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Be sure to check out some of our other articles regarding Pokemon such as How to Get Malicious Armor in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet or Where to Find Dratini in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet – Map and Locations.

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Jazmine Corniel

Jazmine Corniel has been a freelance writer at Game Journalist since May 2022. She has an AA in journalism and is working towards a degree in digital communications. She has five years of professional writing experience and social media management. Her GJ coverage includes The Sims 4, Genshin Impact, Honkai Star Rails, and World of Warcraft alongside other live service games. In her free time, you’ll find her playing The Sims 4, voice acting, singing in musicals, and traveling.

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