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|Subject: July Update 2015 Evolution Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:37 am|| |
Those that evolve through leveling up have been given a hand in reaching that epic final stage, for there is a way to evolve earlier than the normal levels.
When a pokemon evolves at a level above level 20 (20 not included) then you have permission to lower the amount of levels needed to evolve. This is done by taking the amount of levels between each stage of evolution, halving it, then using that new number as your new evolution level, though you must round down when approached by a decimal answer.
For example, Dratini evolves into Dragonair at level 30, the number of levels between 0 and 30 is 30, so you take that and divide it by two. Dratini now evolves into Dragonair at level 15. To evolve into a Dragonite, simply repeat the process. A dragonair evolves into a dragonite at level 55, the amount of levels between 30 and 55 is 25. 25 divided by two is 12.5, and since it is a decimal we end up with 12 levels. We then take those levels and add it onto the level that was required to evolve the dragonair. This means 15 + 12, which makes 27 to be the earliest level your dragonair is allowed to evolve into a dragonite.
If you would rather not deal with this then you can simply ignore it and use the normal levels. You are available to evolve anytime in between the new level requirement and the old level requirement.
Credit for this solution goes to @dracorexion
Have a great day PMD!