How to get Rockruff evolutions in Pokemon Go: Lycanroc Midnight & Midday forms
If you want to catch your own Rockruff in Pokemon Go, you will need to decide on its evolution. Here’s how to evolve Rockruff into Lycanroc’s Midnight and Midday forms in Pokemon Go.
Pokemon Go has a lot of creatures from the Alola region to catch, and Rockruff is one of those. Not all of its evolutions are present in the game, but you can almost get every single one while playing and hunting for Rockruff candies.
Ever since the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon, the Alola region’s Rock-type has been a fan favorite alongside its evolutions.
From the Midnight, Midday, and Dusk forms, Rockruff features a version for every time of the day, and here’s how to obtain each one of its evolutions in Pokemon Go.
- How to get Rockruff in Pokemon Go
- How to evolve Rockruff into Midnight Lycanroc in Pokemon Go
- How to evolve Rockruff into Midday Lycanroc in Pokemon Go
- Is Rockruff’s Dusk Lycanroc evolution in Pokemon Go?
- Pokemon Go: Midday Lycanroc vs Midnight Lycanroc
How to get Rockruff in Pokemon Go
To get Rockruff in Pokemon Go, you need to catch it and defeat it in a 1-Star Raid or hatch it from a 10km Egg.
Rockruff was part of the Season of Alola, and unlike most of the other Alolan Pokemon, it won’t spawn in the wild. Be sure to challenge it as soon as you see it in Raids or hatch as many 10km Eggs as possible.
How to evolve Rockruff into Midnight Lycanroc in Pokemon Go
To evolve Rockruff into Lycanroc’s Midnight form in Pokemon Go, you need to use 50 Candy and evolve it during the night. To know if it’s the right time of the day, you can check the sky in-game, as it will be dark during the night time.
How to evolve Rockruff into Midday Lycanroc in Pokemon Go
On the other hand, to evolve Rockruff into Lycanroc’s Midday form in Pokemon Go, you need to use 50 Candy and evolve it during the day. To know if it’s the right time, you can check the sky in-game, as it will be lit up during the day.
Is Rockruff’s Dusk Lycanroc evolution in Pokemon Go?
Lycanroc Dusk form is not available in Pokemon Go right now, but the Dusk Lycanroc files have already been found in the game.
Pokemon Go: Midday Lycanroc vs Midnight Lycanroc
While both are Rock-type Pokemon and have similar stats, the Midnight form of Rockruff’s evolution is better. Midnight Lycanroc has a lower Attack stat, but it makes up for this with higher Defense and HP.
Its moveset is also better, as it includes one of the best Fast Moves, Counter while packing a great low-cost Charged Move in Psychic Fangs.
Consulting with PvPoke in these cases is great, and Midnight Lycanroc currently ranks 350th in the Great League. Midday Lycanroc claims the 848th rank, so you might as well choose the first form in battle.
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