Does Lechonk evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? - How to get Oinkologne

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November 25, 2022: Did you just get a Lechonk? Here's how it evolves!

Want to know how to evolve Lechonk in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? As you're making your way through the new games, you're more than likely going to run into a Lechonk. If you want to harness the power of the pig, the chances are you'll want to evolve it into its most powerful form.

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In this guide, we'll break down everything you need to know about evolving the adorable pig Pokemon. Lechonk is another new Pokemon coming in Scarlet and Violet, and it's one of the earlier Pokemon to be shown off in marketing. Lechonk is a Normal-type Pokemon that is pretty great, even aside from its adorable appearance.

While we're waiting for the game to drop, why not freshen up on the Paldea Dex, the Paldea region map, and learning what the new Tera Raids are. We've also got a look at how to get Cyndaquil, Rowlet, and Oshawott - three of the most popular starters of all time!

Does Lechonk evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

If you're wondering if Lechonk evolves in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, then then answer to that is yes. It has one evolution, and still retains its Normal typing. If you're looking for a Pokemon to be able to just hit through most things as a jack of all trades, then Lechonk and its evolution might be what you're looking for.

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The name of Lechonk's evolution is Oinkologne. What's interesting about this evolution is that there's a slightly different evolution for male and female Lechonks, as you can see below. Regardless the gender, the evolution happens at the same level.

Lechonk and Oinkologne in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

When does Lechonk evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Given that Lechonk is one of the first Pokemon that you'll encounter on your journey in Scarlet and Violet, it only makes sense that it evolves fairly early on as well. Lechonk evolves into Oinkologne at level 18. There aren't any special requirements to evolve it, just hit that level and you'll have your big pig.

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While you're here, be sure to check out some of our other Pokemon Scarlet and Violet guides, such as our Tera raid events guide, our Black Crystal tera raids guide, and our Scarlet and Violet Kalos Starters guide for those hoping to get Fennekin, Chespin, or Froakie.