Pokemon GO: How to Get and Use Sinnoh Stones 2023

Pokemon GO demands different mechanics and several in-game items to evolve Pocket Monsters. The minimum requirement for monsters to evolve is by using their respective candies. Additionally, some can only evolve in a specific time, either day or night, while others require the buddy system.

Players might also have to trade monsters to evolve certain ones. Apart from these conditions, some creatures require special in-game items like Dragon Scale, King’s Rock, Sun Stone, Metal Coat, and more. Sinnoh stone is also one of them and enables cross-generation evolutions of some Pokemon. The extremely rare item and can only be used once per Pokemon evolution. That said, this article contains all information on Sinnoh stones in the game.

Ways to Get and Use Sinnoh Stones in Pokemon GO 2023

Sinnoh stone is rare in Pokemon GO
There are four ways to obtain the Sinnoh stone in the game. (Image via Niantic)

Originally found in the Sinnoh region in the game, this Pokemon GO item was introduced in 2018. Only level 10 players can get Sinnoh stones, mostly as a reward. Apart from evolving the monster, the item also modifies its appearance.

There are four ways players can obtain Sinnoh stone in the game. One of which is earning a Research Breakthrough reward by completing a Field Research task. A series of tasks is obtainable by spinning a Photodisc and completing them daily will grant numerous rewards. Additionally, players will also receive a stamp, and collecting seven of them will earn a Research Breakthrough reward. This reward contains items, one of which can be a Sinnoh stone.

Defeating the three Team GO Rocket leaders, Arlo, Sierra, and Cliff, can also grant players a Sinnoh stone. For this, they first need six Mysterious Components obtainable by defeating Team GO Rocket Grunts. After getting them, combining these parts will make a Rocket Radar. This Radar will reveal the location of the Team GO Rocket Leader hideout. Players can encounter one of the three leaders, and beating them will earn rewards like the Sinnoh stone. Also, winning in PvP battles can reward players with the rare item. 

Sinnoh stones are also available in the GO Battle league rewards. This league consists of Great, Ultra, and Master League battles available only one at a time. Defeating two sets in a three-set PvP battle will reward players with a Mystery Box. This box contains a pool of items which might include a Sinnoh stone.

Pocket Monsters that evolve using Sinnoh stones in Pokemon GO

Sinnoh stone evolution in Pokemon GO
18 Pocket Monsters require the Sinnoh stone to evolve. (Image via Niantic)

There are currently 18 Pocket Monsters that require Sinnoh stones along with their respective candies to evolve. This evolution transforms Gen 1 and Gen 2 species into their Gen 4 counterparts. Each listed Pocket monster requires 100 Candy and a Sinnoh stone to evolve.

  • Porygon 2 into Porygon-Z
  • Tangela into Tangrowth
  • Yanma into Yanmega
  • Snorunt (female) into Frosslass
  • Rhydon into Rhyperior
  • Electabuzz into Electivire
  • Kirlia (male) into Gallade
  • Magmar into Magmortar
  • Togetic into Togekiss
  • Misdreavus into Mismagius
  • Gligar into Gliscor
  • Sneasel into Weavile
  • Murkrow into Honchkrow
  • Aipom into Ambipom
  • Roselia into Roserade
  • Dusclops into Dusknoir
  • Piloswine into Mamoswine
  • Lickitung into Lickilicky

Once players accumulate enough candies and a Sinnoh stone, they can follow the standard way to evolve the fighters. It is the only way to get these monsters other than by trading since they don’t spawn in the wild. This method might take a while since players should collect both the candies and Sinnoh stones.

That’s all for Sinnoh stones on Pokemon GO. This is your chance to catch ’em all and become a true Pokemon GO master. Ready for this new Season 10: Rising Heroes, trainers?

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