How to Evolve Slowpoke into Slowking | Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (BDSP)

Slowpoke and Slowking are Water and Psychic-type Pokemon, exclusive to Shining Pearl. You will be able to get these Pokemon during the post-game. This guide shows how to get Slowpoke and how to evolve it to get Slowking Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (BDSP).

How to get Slowpoke

You find Slowpoke, you will first need to unlock the National Pokedex. After finishing the Pokemon League, and registering all 150 Pokemon to the Sinnoh Pokedex, go and talk to the Professor in Sandgem town to get the National Pokedex. Click here to see how to Unlock the National Pokedex.

Once you have the National Pokedex, go to the Grand Underground. There is a total of 18 hideaways/Biomes in the Grand Underground. You will find Slowpoke in Grassland Cave, Dazzling Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-water Cavern, Sunlit Cavern, Stargleam Cavern . These biomes can be identified on the minimap by their icon shown in the picture below. Click here to see how to reach all the areas in the grand underground. Place Psychic Type Statues in your secret base to increase the chances of Slowpoke spawning.

Dazzling Cave
Riverbank Cave
Grassland Cave
Stargleam cavern
Still Water Cavern
Sunlit Cavern

How to get Slowking

You will get Slowking by evolving Slowpoke. To evolve Slowpoke you will need King’s Rock

How to get King’s Rock

To get King’s rock, you will need to fish a Poliwhirk with a King’s Rock as shown in the picture below. You will be able to catch Poliwhirl using Super Rod. Click here to see how to get the Super Rod. Once you have the Super Rod, go to the water in Route 225 as shown in the second and third pictures below. Now fish for Poliwhirl until you catch one with a King’s Rock.

Evolve Slowpoke into Slowking

Once you have a Slowpoke and a King’s Rock, give the King’s Rock to the Slowpoke. Then trade the Slowpoke with another player. The Slowpoke will evolve into a Slowking when it is traded while holding a King’s Rock. So basically, the other player with whom you traded will receive a Slowking. Click here to see how to trade Pokemon.

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