How to catch Bounsweet in Pokemon Go: Evolutions & can it be shiny?

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Sustainability Week 2023 has introduced the adorable Bounsweet. But how do you catch it and what are its evolutions? Here’s everything you need to know about Bounsweet in Pokemon GO. 

Pokemon GO’s Sustainability Week event saw the debut of the Grass-type Pokemon Bounsweet. Bounsweet is a Gen 7 Pokemon who has joined the world of Pokemon Go and fans have obvious questions. It is relatively easier to catch the Fruit Pokemon and evolve it in Pokemon Go than in the mainline games.

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You can not only catch this Pokemon but also evolve it, however, fans are also curious to know if Bounsweet can be shiny. If you are wondering how to catch Bounsweet, or if it can be shiny, then our guide has you covered.

How to find Bounsweet in Pokemon Go

Bounsweet is a rare find and to catch it in Pokemon GO, you need to follow the steps below:

  • Wild Encounters: There are chances that you might find this Pokemon in the wild. We recommend that you go out and explore and make sure to use the Nearby feature. This will show if any Bounsweet Pokemon are there within your vicinity.
  • 7km Eggs: You have the chance of collecting Bounsweet from 7km Eggs during the Sustainability Week event. These eggs can be obtained throughout the event.
  • Timed Research: You can take part in the Sustainability-themed Timed Research that will be available during the event. All you need to do is complete research tasks that will earn an encounter with Bounsweet.

How to evolve Bounsweet in Pokemon GO

To evolve Bounsweet to Steenee, you need 25 Bounsweet Candy. After this, you can evolve Steenee to fan-favorite Tsareena with 100 Bounsweet Candy.

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The entire process can be tiring and we recommend that you use Pinap Berries while catching Bounsweet in the wild, this will double the amount of candy you get as a reward. Alternatively, you can use Bounsweet as your Buddy Pokemon and earn more candy easily as you explore the map together.

Can Bounsweet be shiny in Pokemon GO?

Pokemon GO BounsweetCatch Bounsweet and make it your Buddy Pokemon.

Sadly, shiny Bounsweet is not available in the game right now but it might be added in the future. Currently, you have to focus on catching the regular Bounsweet and evolving it.

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Well, that’s all you need to know to catch and evolve Bounsweet in Pokemon GO.

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