How to evolve Munchlax into Snorlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Munchlax and Snorlax in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Normal type Pokemon are often considered weak but Snorlax is clearly an exception owing to its size and toughness. Here’s how you can evolve a Munchlax into a Snorlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

Just like every other Pokemon game, evolutions are an integral part of Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Generally, the first stage of a Pokemon is the cutest and the final stage is the strongest.

Munchlax is the perfect example of this concept. From a hyperactive baby Pokemon, it evolves into a ferocious Snorlax that weighs over 1000 lbs.

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Here’s how you can evolve Munchlax to Snorlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus.

An angry Snorlax chasing a trainer

How to get a Snorlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

To get a Snorlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus, you need to increase your friendship with Munchlax.

Here are some of the best ways to increase your friendship level in Pokemon Legends: Arceus:

  • Keep Munchlax in your party.
  • Use Munchlax in every battle possible.
  • Make sure that Munchlax is healed most of the time.
  • Make Munchlax gather materials. Throw your Munchlax Pokeball near items and the baby Pokemon will pick them up while gaining experience.
  • Feed Munchlax EXP candies. You can purchase candies or earn them by completing requests.

If you focus on these methods for a few days, your Munchlax should be ready for evolution.

How to catch Munchlax in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Munchlax roams around the Deertrack Heights at Obsidian Fieldlands in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. The exact location has been marked in the image below:

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Munchlax's location marked on the Pokemon Legends: Arceus map

How to check friendship level in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

You can unlock a friendship checker named Belamy in Pokemon Legends: Arceus by completing Mission no. 7 called The Frenzy of the Lord of the Woods. After completing the mission, head to Jubilife village and talk to Belamy who stands near the eastern pastures.

Belamy will ask you to complete his request following which he will evaluate the friendship between you and your Pokemon through such phrases:

  • New Pokemon – I suppose ____ has become a bit friendly toward you, but you’ve ways to go…
  • Low friendship level – ____ seems leery of you yet. New to the team, perhaps?
  • Satisfactory friendship level – ____ seems to get on well with you. But I’m sure it could get on better!
  • Friendship level is good enough for evolution – You and ___seem to be fast friends. You must be quite good companions!
  • Excellent friendship level – What an excellent pair of friends you and ____ make. You must mean a lot to each other!

In these phrases, ___ will be the name of the Pokemon that Belamy will be evaluating.

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Belamy, the friendship checker in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

This was everything you need to know about Munchlax, Snorlax, and friendship levels in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. For more Pokemon content, check out our coverage of Pokemon Go and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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