The new wave release of generation four Pokémon in Pokémon GO today has finally given players the likes of Leafeon and Glaceon, two popular Eeveelutions. The Mossy Lure and Glacial Lure modules respectively can be used to evolve an Eevee into them – by standing within range of a PokéStop with the Lure running, you gain the evolution option for the two. The catch: these Lure modules only last 30 minutes in normal circumstances, and cost 200 coins each in the in-game shop.
Early studies suggest:
Glacial Lures attract certain Pokémon that love the cold.
Mossy Lures attract certain Pokémon that love to frolic in the leaves.
Magnetic Lures attract certain Pokémon with magnetic personalities. Wow! pic.twitter.com/fWgO9An91H
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) May 17, 2019
However, a nickname trick can be used to avoid needing these new pay-to-own items to evolve Eevee into Leafeon and Glaceon! Naming your Eevee Rea allows you to evolve it into Glaceon, while a name of Linnea will evolve it into Leafeon. However, this can only be done once. You also need 25 Candy for the evolution here. No Sinnoh Stone is required.
These two names are shared by trainers in Pokémon Sun and Moon who owned these Pokémon in a post-game quest.
Which one of Leafeon and Glaceon do you prefer more?
In other news, after a second botched attempt at making Shellos regional, it seems they finally are. Pink Shellos spawn west of the Prime Meridian line, and blue Shellos east of it.