Evolving Ponyta in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl is quite simple and difficult at the same time. In this game, it is the Pokemon which has a higher level of evolution as compared to the other Pokemon. Let’s get straight to the guide and you’ll know how to evolve Ponyta in Pokemon BDSP.
How to Evolve Ponyta in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?
You can evolve Ponyta when it reaches the level 40. Ponyta will further evolve into Rapidash. Now, you have to level Ponyta up to 40 and you might think that it is going to be easy, well that part is a tad tricky.
Now, there are ways to evolve Ponyta in Pokemon BDSP. In this game, in order to evolve it, all you have to do is get Exp and reach the level where the Pokemon is up for evolution. The catch is that when you find and catch Ponyta in the wild, it will be of a lower level. So, you have to put in a lot of effort to gain Exp.
You can revisit the tournaments that you have conquered and play with Ponyta, that way you can get more Exp. In Brilliant Diamond, you have one advantage. And that is when you add a Pokemon to your party, you get Exp. No matter if that Pokemon has fought the battle or survived or not. Just being there in the party will get you Exp.
Another way to get Rapidash in the game is to feed it Ponyta Rare Candy. If you decide to feed it, you don’t have to worry about the level of the Pokemon. To get the candy, you have to consult with Professor Rowan’s Assistant in Eterna City. If not that, you can find the candy along the map in the routes 214, 218 and 224.
Apart from these methods to evolve Ponyta to acquire Rapidash is to trade it with another trainer. You can trade Rapidash at a Pokemon Centre.
Now that you know how to evolve Ponyta and get Rapidash, go ahead put it in your list of collected Pokemon. Hopefully, this article was helpful to you. While you’re here, you can check out All the new Pokemon in Pokemon Legends Arceus and Best Pokemon Games for Android.