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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are finally here and there are loads of Pokémon to discover and evolve in the Paldea region. In this guide, we’ll be looking at the adorable, under-appreciated Dunsparce and learn how to evolve it into Dudunsparce.


Pokémon Appearance Pokémon NameTypePokéDex EntryEvolution Method
dunDunsparceNormalIt creates mazes in dark locations. When spotted, it flees into the ground by digging with its tail.Evolves into Dundunsparce after learning Hyper Drill and leveling up
unnamedDudunsparce NormalThis Pokémon uses its hard tail to make its nest by boring holes into bedrock deep underground. The nest can reach lengths of over six miles.


How to evolve Dunsparce into Dudunsparce in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet


To evolve Dunsparce into Dudunsparce, first you need to teach it the ability Hyper Drill. This ability can only be learned by the Dunsparce family. It’s unclear if you learn the move via TM or if you learn it over time. We’ll update this guide as more info comes to light.

Once Hyper Drill has been learned, level Dunsparce up and watch the evolution begin!


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Nintendo super fan since birth, Jason is the creator of Amiibo News and editor-in-chief at Nintendo Wire. One of his life goals is to provide the latest Nintendo news to fellow gamers with his natural know-how.