Pokémon’s fourth generation was full of evolutions, including a handful that utilized newly introduced held items to trigger them. These can happen by either leveling up or being traded while holding the necessary item, though a few have additional requirements, such as being locked to a certain time. One of these evolutions is Weavile, the Gen IV evolution of Gen II’s Sneasel.
Read on to learn where to find Sneasel and eventually evolve it into Weavile!
Where to find Sneasel in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Like Gligar, Sneasel was another Gen II Pokémon that gained an item-based evolution in Diamond and Pearl. Unlike that one though, Sneasel can be readily found in Sinnoh’s snowier areas. Catch one there, or in a frigid Pokémon Hideaway of the Great Underground, and you’ll be a step closer to a complete Sinnoh Dex.
Here are all the locations Sneasel can be found in Pokémon BDSP:
|Route 216||Random||Day||25%||32 - 33|
|Route 216||Random||Morning||25%||32 - 33|
|Route 216||Random||Night||25%||32 - 33|
|Route 217||Random||Day||25%||34 - 35|
|Route 217||Random||Morning||25%||34 - 35|
|Route 217||Random||Night||25%||34 - 35|
|Acuity Lakefront||Random||Day||25%||34 - 35|
|Acuity Lakefront||Random||Morning||25%||34 - 35|
|Acuity Lakefront||Random||Night||25%||34 - 35|
|Lake Acuity||Random||Day||25%||35 - 36|
|Lake Acuity||Random||Morning||25%||35 - 36|
|Lake Acuity||Random||Night||25%||35 - 36|
|Snowpoint Temple - 1F||Random||All Day||35%||50 - 52|
|Snowpoint Temple - B1F||Random||All Day||35%||52 - 54|
|Snowpoint Temple - B2F||Random||All Day||35%||52 - 54|
|Snowpoint Temple - B3F||Random||All Day||35%||52 - 54|
|Snowpoint Temple - B4F||Random||All Day||35%||54 - 56|
|Snowpoint Temple - B5F||Random||All Day||35%||54 - 56|
|Grand Underground - Whiteout Cave||Grand Underground||Icicle Badge||N/A||42 - 63|
|Grand Underground - Icy Cave||Grand Underground||Icicle Badge||N/A||42 - 63|
|Grand Underground - Glacial Cavern||Grand Underground||Icicle Badge||N/A||42 - 63|
Credit to Serebii.net for Sneasel location information.
How to evolve Sneasel into Weavile in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
To evolve Sneasel into Weavile, you’ll need to have Sneasel hold a Razor Claw and then level up at night.
Where to find a Razor Claw in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
You can find a Razor Claw on Route 224 (by Surfing south from the beach) or on the first floor of Sinnoh’s Victory Road near a Veteran. You can also buy one from the Battle Tower for 5 BP.
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