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How to Evolve Poliwhirl into Politoed in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Teal Mask

If you're playing Pokemon Scarlet & Violet and looking to add Politoed to your team, you'll need to evolve Poliwhirl. While the traditional evolution route would lead you to Poliwrath, evolving Poliwhirl into Politoed is a great alternative.

To start the evolution process, you'll first need to acquire a King's Rock. Once you have it, give it to your Poliwhirl to hold and then trade the Pokemon with another trainer. This will trigger the evolution into Politoed.

Obtaining a King's Rock requires spending 10,000 Pokemon Dollars. You can find the King's Rock at the Delibird Presents shop in Mesagoza. However, if you don't see it listed in the inventory, it means you haven't completed enough Gyms. You must complete at least four game Gyms to unlock the King's Rock for sale.

Once you have the King's Rock, give it to your Poliwhirl to hold and trade with someone you trust. After the trade, your Poliwhirl will evolve into a Politoed, and you'll have a new addition to your team.

If you're looking for more evolution guides in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, make sure to check out our other guides on evolving Applin into Dipplin and evolving Feebas. These guides will help you complete your Kitakami Pokedex.

Jacob, the author of this article, is an avid gaming enthusiast with a passion for handheld consoles. He has been playing games since he first got his hands on the original Game Boy and has owned numerous consoles throughout the years. In addition to gaming, Jacob enjoys modding retro systems in his free time.

Sources:
– Pokemon Scarlet & Violet The Teal Mask Guide, [source not mentioned] – Delibird Presents shop in Mesagoza, [source not mentioned]