Regular
Shiny
Espeon
Psychic Type
Sun Pokémon
National Pokedex: #196

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Espeon is a Psychic Type Sun Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Special Attack EV Yield. Espeon can be found with Synchronize as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 525 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Espeon Stats and Abilities

Based on Espeon Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Espeon Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (130) and the Lowest being Defense (60).

Espeon Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
65
E
Attack
65
E
Defense
60
S
Special Attack
130
D
Special Defense
95
C
Speed
110
B
Total
525
Espeon Details
Espeon Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sour
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
EV Yield2 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles35 (8,739–8,995 steps)
Espeon Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Synchronize
If the opponent causes a burn, paralysis, or poisoning of a Pokémon with Synchronize, the opponent receives the status condition too. Self-inflicted status conditions (for example through the use of an item) are not passed on.
Hidden Ability
Magic Bounce
Reflects status- changing moves.

How To Evolve Espeon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Eevee can trigger different evolutions depending on the evolution method used, such as using a Water Stone for Vaporeon, Thunder Stone for Jolteon, and a Fire Stone for Flareon.

Espeon Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Eevee
Normal Type
Water Stone
Vaporeon
Water Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Thunder Stone
Jolteon
Electric Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Fire Stone
Flareon
Fire Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Level Up with Max Friendship during the Day
Espeon
Psychic Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Level Up Max Friendship During Night
Umbreon
Dark Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Leaf Stone or Mossy Rock to the bottom left of map next to grand tree arena
Leafeon
Grass Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Ice Stone or Ice Rock in Bonechill Waste's Ice Cave
Glaceon
Ice Type
Eevee
Normal Type
Level Up Max Friendship w/Fairy Move
Sylveon
Fairy Type
Espeon Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+75
+10
+65
+10
+30
+10
Vaporeon
525
130
65
110
60
95
65
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+10
+10
+65
+10
+30
+75
Jolteon
525
65
65
110
60
95
130
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+10
+75
+50
+10
+45
+10
Flareon
525
65
130
95
60
110
65
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+10
+10
+85
+10
+30
+55
Espeon
525
65
65
130
60
95
110
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+40
+10
+15
+60
+65
+10
Umbreon
525
95
65
60
110
130
65
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+10
+55
+15
+80
+0
+40
Leafeon
525
65
110
60
130
65
95
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+10
+5
+85
+60
+30
+10
Glaceon
525
65
60
130
110
95
65
Alternative Evolution
Eevee
325
55
55
45
50
65
55
Stat Change
+200
+40
+10
+65
+15
+65
+5
Sylveon
525
95
65
110
65
130
60

Where To Find Espeon Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Espeon in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Espeon Weakness

Espeon is a Psychic Type pokemon. This will cause Espeon to take More Damage from Bug, Ghost, Dark Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Psychic Type moves.

Espeon Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Bug
Ghost
Dark
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Psychic
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Espeon Weak Against?

Espeon Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
B
Umbreon
Dark Type
B
Zoroark
Dark Type
B
Polteageist
Ghost Type

What pokemon is Espeon Strong Against?

Espeon Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
B
Espeon
Psychic Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Gardevoir
Psychic Type
Fairy Type
B
Gallade
Psychic Type
Fighting Type
B
Hatterene
Psychic Type
Fairy Type

Best Espeon Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Pokemon similar to Espeon based on Psychic Type
Similar Psychic Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Espeon-Pokemon-Image
Espeon
PSYCHIC-Type 525 65 65 130 60 95 110
B
Gardevoir-Pokemon-Image
Gardevoir
PSYCHIC-Type FAIRY-Type 518 68 65 125 65 115 80
B
Gallade-Pokemon-Image
Gallade
PSYCHIC-Type FIGHTING-Type 518 68 125 65 65 115 80
B
Hatterene-Pokemon-Image
Hatterene
PSYCHIC-Type FAIRY-Type 510 57 90 136 95 103 29
B
Bronzong-Pokemon-Image
Bronzong
STEEL-Type PSYCHIC-Type 500 67 89 79 116 116 33
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