How to get Kingambit in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Here’s how to get Kingambit in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet by evolving the Bisharp you caught in the Paldia region.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet delivered a lot of new Pokémon to the Paldia region. With new Pokémon, trainers are looking to discover special evolution requirements for certain creatures.

Armarouge, Cerulage, and Annihilape aren’t the only Pokémon that must be obtained using specific evolution requirements. Fan-favorite Pokémon Bisharp received an evolution called Kingambit in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

In order to obtain the Kingambit, Bisharp needs a special item called the Leader’s Crest.

Here’s how to get the Leader’s Crest and evolve Bisharp into Kingambit in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

How to Evolve Bisharp in Kingambit Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Evolving Bisharp into Kingambit in Pokémon Scarlet or Violet doesn’t necessarily mean there are a few steps to keep track of, which we’ve compiled below.

  1. Get the Leader’s Crest Item
  2. Have your bishop wear the Leader’s Crest item
  3. With your Bisharp, defeat three wild Bisharp leading a pack of Poniards
  4. Level up to evolve in Kingambit

for starters, to get leader’s crest item, you must capture or use Thief on Bisharp leading a group of Poniards. To do this, go to Bamboo clump area in the Northern Province (Area II.)

You can choose to either evolve the Bisharp you captured to get the Leader’s Crest, or give one you’ve already enhanced to your party.

Most of Bisharp’s Steel and Dark-type moves are opposed by other Bisharp. That’s why we recommend teaching your Bisharp the trick brick BreakWhich is 4x super effective against enemy Bisharp.

Where to find Bisharp or Poniard in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

pokemon scarlet and violet Players can find Bisharp in the Bamboo Groves of the Northern Province Area Two or Area Zero. Dealing with these Bisharps will be difficult as they appear in levels above 50.

Northern Province Area Two is also where you’ll find Pawniard’s packs to obtain the Kingambit led by Bisharp.

If you want to catch a Poniard, they’re definitely more accessible in the early game of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. You can find them in East Province Area Three, Inlet Grotto, North Province Area Two, and South Province Area Five.

While Pawniard is a powerful Pokémon in the beginning, they will only evolve into Bishops at level 52.

For more information, find out how much the Pokedex entries in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet or the Scarlet and Violet trade codes are for edition exclusive Pokémon.

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