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Pokemon Platinum Evolution Stones Guide
By Douglas Shepard (Editor in Chief, RarityGuide.com)
Published on 04/26/2009
A guide telling the general locations of the various evolution stones that can be found throughout the game. It also features of list of what stones can to be used to evolve which Pokemon.

These Stones are some of the oldest elements in the game for evolution. Usually, with the exception of all the Eevee evolutions, a stone-based evolution won't learn any more new moves. However, it gives you access to new moves through the tutors found in Platinum/Diamond/Pearl. These evolutions are not to be trifled with in their respective tiers. While a limited number of some stones can be found, most will just take some time to get via the undergound and Pickup ability. The information about this is included as well.

Pick Up:
Each of the stones marked with the Pick-up ability has a scaling chance to be found after a successful battle.
Minimum Level Required:
Dusk Stone – 31-40
Shiny Stone – 41-50
Dawn Stone – 51-60

For each stone, entering into the next tier of levels increases the chance from the initial 4% to its maximum of 10%. While the chances remain low, this one of the few ways to acquire these stones after all the ones available by default have been used.

The Underground:
The few stones that you unearth in the underground, Water Stone, Leaf Stone, Fire Stone, Thunder Stone, Moon Stone, take time to find. Digging in the walls is always a game of chance and skill for the rewards. As you chip away at the wall, you’ll find what strategies work for you to yield the maximum results.

Dawn Stone:
Mt. Coronet (middle, F1), Route 225, Pick-up Ability, Route 212 w/ Drowsing App.
MALE Kirlia (Dawn Stone) --> Gallade
FEMALE Snorunt (Dawn Stone) --> Froslass

Dusk Stone:
Galactic Headquarters in Veilstone, Route 224, Pick-Up Ability, Wayward cave

Murkrow (Dusk Stone) --> Honchkrow
Misdreavus (Dusk Stone) --> Mismagius

Fire Stone:
Fuego Ironworks after Pastoria, Solaceon Ruins & Stark Mountain w/ Drowsing App.

Vulpix (Fire Stone) --> Ninetails
Growlithe (Fire Stone) --> Arcanine
Eevee (Fire Stone) --> Flareon

Leaf Stone:
Floaroma Town after winning @ Pastoria Gym, Unearthing in the Underground , Great Marsh area 3 & Route 225 w/ Drowsing App.

Nuzleaf (Leaf Stone) --> Shiftry
Gloom (Leaf Stone) --> Vileploom
Weepinbell (Leaf Stone) --> Victreebel
Exeggcute (Leaf Stone) --> Exeggutor

Moon Stone:
Eterna City & Mt Cononet w/ Drowsing App.
Wild Cleffa, Clefairy, Lunatone, Unearth in the Underground

Nidorino (Moon Stone) --> Nidoking
Nidorina (Moon Stone) --> Nidoqueen
Clefairy (Moon Stone) --> Clefable
Jigglypuff (Moon Stone) --> Wigglytuff
Skitty (Moon Stone) --> Delcatty

Oval Stone:
Wild Happiny and Chansey

Happiny (Oval Stone) --> Chansey (Between 4am and 8pm)

Shiny Stone
Iron Island, Pick-Up Ability, Route 210 w/ Drowsing App.
Togetic (Shiny Stone) --> Togekiss
Roselia (Shiny Stone) --> Roserade

Sun Stone
Wild Solrock, Valor Lakefront & Mt Coronet w/ Drowsing App.
Gloom (Sun Stone) --> Bellossom
Sunken (Sun Stone) --> Sunflora

Thunder Stone
Sunyshore, Unearth in the Underground, Solaceon Ruins & Route 229 w/ Drowsing App.
Eevee (Thunder Stone) --> Jolteon
Pikachu (Thunder Stone) --> Raichu

Water Stone
Route 213, Solanceon Ruins & Route 230 w/ Drowsing App.

Lombre (Water Stone) --> Ludicolo
Poliwhirl (Water Stone) --> Poliwrath
Shellder (Water Stone) --> Cloyster
Staryu (Water Stone) --> Starmie
Eevee (Water Stone) --> Vaporeon

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