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Where to Find Dawn Stones in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

There are a couple of places in Paldea where players can find Dawn Stones in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

If you are trying to complete the Pokedex in Paldea, you will eventually need several special Evolution Stones.

Like every mainline Pokemon game, these Evolution Stones are required to make certain Pokemon species evolve. Dawn Stones are part of these special evolution items in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

They might not be overly abundant, but luckily, they are easy to find if you know where to look. Here is where you can find them in Paldea!

Where Can I Find Dawn Stones in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

You can find a Dawn Stone in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet traveling northwest of Medali and another one by going northeast of Levincia. Both of these stones are loot items contained in red glowing Pokeballs in these areas.

Dawn Stone #1 – Northwest of Medali

  • Starting at the academy, travel northwest until you reach Cascarrafa.
  • Once at Cascarrafa, travel west through the Asado Desert.
  • As you travel west, you will eventually be able to go north and get to the Pokemon Center in Porto Marinada.
  • From this location, travel east until you get to Medali.
Cascarrafa Route to Medali Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
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  • From Medali, travel northwest until you reach an elevated area with some ruins.
Dusk Stone location Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Map
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  • You will find the Dawn Stone by picking the red glowing Pokeball item behind a small rock ruin segment.

Aside from some mons’ needing special Evolution Stones, Pokemon like Finizen and Pawmo also have unique requirements to evolve!

Dusk Stone Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Location
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Dawn Stone #2 – Northeast of Levincia

  • To reach Levincia, you start from the East fast travel area of Zazapico.
  • Take the road to the east and continue on this route until you reach the northern part of Levincia.
Route from Zapapico to Levincia Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
Source: Gamer Guides
  • From Levincia, travel northwest almost till you reach the river.
Levincia Dawn Stone Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Map
  • The Dawn Stone will be located on top of a small hill.
Dawn Stone Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

What Are Dawn Stones in Scarlet & Violet?

Dawn Stones are special Evolution Stones you can use in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet to help several Pokemon species evolve.

The in-game description state Dawn Stones are peculiar stones that sparkle like a glittering eye and help certain species of Pokemon to evolve.

Dawn Store in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Medali
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Which Pokemon Require a Dawn Stone to Evolve?

Female Snorunt and Male Kirlia require the Dawn Stone to evolve to Froslass and Gallade respectively. These are the only two Pokemon that require Dawn Stones to evolve.

  • Male Kirlia Evolution
    • If a male Kirlia reaches level 30, it will evolve into Gardevoir
    • If the trainer uses a Dawn Stone on a male Kirlia before it reaches level 30, it will evolve into Gallade
  • Female Snorunt Evolution
    • If a female Snorunt reaches level 42, it will evolve into Glalie
    • If the trainer uses a Dawn Stone on a male Kirlia before it reaches level 30, it will evolve into Gallade

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet also have some new original evolutions. Primeape can now evolve into Annihilape under the right circumstances!

Dawn Stone Pokemon Evolution Scarlet and Violet

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