Evolving Tandemaus into Maushold in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is pretty strange so you’ll definitely want to know how to do it!
If you want to complete the Pokedex in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you’ll need to know how to evolve plenty of the Pokemon in the game. This is because not all of them can spawn in the wild.
One Pokemon that can only be obtained through evolution is Maushold and, even then, its evolution method is unique!
How to Evolve Tandemaus into Maushold in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
To evolve Tandemaus into Maushold in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to have it in your party and get XP from battling until it reaches Level 25 or more.
If Tandemaus reaches Level 25 or more and is not participating in battle at that moment, it will evolve off-screen. The next time you check your Tandemaus, you will find that it is a Maushold instead!
- Catch a Tandemaus and add it to your party
- Here’s everywhere you can catch a Tandamus in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
- Battle using your Tandemaus until it reaches Level 25
- Tandeamus will then evolve, and if is not currently participating in battle, it will evolve into Maushold off-screen
- Check on your Tandemaus, and you will see it has evolved into Maushold
Make sure you know how to increase shiny odds in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet if you want to get a shiny Maushold!
Maushold Types – Family of 4 & Family of 3
There are two different types of Maushold in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. The common one is a family made up of 4 mice but there is a family of 3 variant too.
The chance of getting a family of 3 variant of Maushold is around 1/25. There is no way of guaranteeing which version of Maushold you get either – it’s just up to luck.
It is also worth noting that these variants are purely just cosmetic differences and the stats are exactly the same.
Now that you know how to evolve Tandemaus into Maushold, find out how to evolve the other new Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet:
- How to Evolve Charcadet into Ceruledge or Armarouge
- How to Evolve Frigibax into Arctibax & Baxcalibur
- How to Evolve Greavard into Houndstone in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
Where to Catch Tandemaus & Map Location
The best place to find a Tandemaus in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is in South Province (Area Two), just to the West of Mesagoza.
However, it can spawn in multiple locations across Paldea, usually near towns and cities. As Tandemaus is a rare spawn, it may take a while to find one.
Make sure you know how to reset wild Pokemon spawns in Scarlet and Violet to save yourself some time!
The map below shows every location where Tandemaus can spawn in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. We have circled the best place to catch one.
If you want another way to get Pokemon, check out our Pokemon Scarlet and Violet breeding guide!