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How to Evolve Haunter into Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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by Joe Greene
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As you wander around the vast landscapes of Paldea, it’s only a matter of time before you run into a Gastly. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has a day and night cycle, and Gastly, along with a bunch of other Ghost Type Pokemon, will begin spawning at night. Odds are, you caught and evolved a Gastly into a Haunter, and you want to know how to evolve it further! Continue reading to learn how to evolve Haunter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!

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How to Evolve Haunter into Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Veteran Pokemon fans will be happy to know that evolving Haunter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is the same as it always has been. For solo players this might be a little difficult, however there are some strategies that you can utilize to make it happen. Let’s get into it!

To evolve your Haunter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you’re going to have to trade it to another player. Once the Haunter is in the other player’s possession, it will evolve to a Gengar.

Yes, this means you won’t be able to see it evolve.

The other player will then have to trade the newly evolved Gengar back to you. This is why it is important to trade with someone you can trust. If you have a friend that is able to trade, it is best to trade with them.

If you do not have a friend to trade with, detailed below is one technique you can use to evolve your Haunter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

How to Find Someone to Trade with in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

As stated above, not everyone has a friend that plays Pokemon and is willing to trade.

Luckily, there are a few spots where trainers meet to trade Pokemon. These are trusted areas, and most other players are trying to accomplish the same thing.

r/PokemonTrades is a fantastic place to start.

This subreddit is filled to the brim with people looking to trade and exchange Pokemon. To evolve your Haunter, the best way to go about this is to either make your own post, or find someone who is also trying to evolve their Haunter.

This is a sure-fire way to evolve Haunter in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Just make sure to chat with the other trainer a bit before sending your beloved Haunter away!

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