Pokemon Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: How to evolve Girafarig into Farigiraf

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have introduced a ton of new Pokemon, many of them with evolutions that go well beyond the traditional method of level (X) Pokemon to (Y). As I’ve discussed in other articles, Pawmo and Gimmeghoul are great examples of evolution methods that require you to actively work beyond leveling.

Girafarig, who has the excellent new evolution of Farigarif, also has one and it’s pretty easy to mess up if you’re going for a particular build.

So, the first thing you’re going to need to do is find a Girafarig. It’s not very hard to spot as it’s a tall boy that likes to hang out in the wide open spaces of the West Province. Just make sure you’re catching one below level 32. That’s the easiest way to go about it.

Once you’ve caught one, get it to level 32. It won’t evolve but it will want to learn the move Twin Beam. Let it learn it.

Not only is it an immensely powerful Special Attack that hits twice, but in learning it, that will trigger the evolution into Farigiraf.

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Not only is Farigiraf an adorable new addition to Pokemon and an evolution to a Pokemon that has deserved some love for a LONG time, but it’s also useful in many different ways.

Firstly, as I said earlier, Twin Beam is a great Special Attack.

But also it’s capable of two different brand-new abilities. You’ll either get one with Cud Chew. As the ability is described: “When the Pokemon ears a Berry, it will regurgitate that Berry at the end of the next turn and eat it one more time.” That means it’ll use a berry twice which is amazing.

Or you’ll get one with Armor Tail. It’s described: “The mysterious tail covering the Pokemon’s head makes opponents unable to use priority moves against the Pokemon or its allies.” This literally blocks out moves that are designed to go first. Moves like Sucker Punch, and the like…all gone.

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In addition, Farigiraf is able to learn a LOT of moves of all different types like the Ground-type move Earthquake, the Electric-type move Thunder, the Grass-type Energy Ball, and more meaning that Farigiraf has the ability to be a super versatile attacker on your team that will always be willing to stick it’s neck out for you. Cause…cause it’s a giraffe.