In Pokemon Scarlet & Violet you will come across some pokemon that need a special item to evolve. For some Pokemon, you would have to trade it with other players for the evolution to take place. One such pokemon you will come across is Scyther which needs both of the above to evolve into Scizor. Below you will find which item it needs and how to trade it without friends.
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet How To Evolve Scyther Into Scizor
Scizor is the second and final evolution of Scyther that was only introduced in the second generation of pokemon. Every pokemon fan might have known about Scyther and would like to evolve them to Scizor in pokemon scarlet & violet.
To evolve Scyther into Scizor, players need to first buy a metal coat and then trade it with a player. But after trading your Scyther will be sent to the other player and you need to get it back from them. You can try this out with a friend who will surely return you your Scizor. But if you don’t have any friends below you will find a trick to evolve Scyther into Scizor.
To obtain a metal coat, players need to visit the Delibird Presents store located in Levincia city. You can access this store by defeating the Levincia city gym leader. The cost of the metal coat will be 3000 coins. Once you have bought the item, give it to the Scyther and use the trade link to trade it with your friend.
Pokemon Scarlet & Violet How To Evolve Scyther Into Scizor Without Friends
Now, what would you do if none of your friends have a switch or playing the game and you want to complete the Pokedex? When you open the Scyther overview page from the pokemon menu, you can check its Pokedex number to be 260.
Now you can open the trade link option and set your trade link code to 0260 0260. As the link trade number should be 8 digits, players all over the world are using the Pokedex number code to trade pokemon without any friends. Once you set the link code to 0260 0260, you will find someone who wants to trade their Scyther with yours. Before trading, you can check the summary of the pokemon and which items they are holding.
So before accepting the trade request make sure to check whether the other player is sending a Scyther with a metal coat. Once you get a Scyther with a metal coat from the other player, it will evolve into Scizor. By using this trick you can trade any pokemon you would like with other players around the world.