Japan is getting an official Eevee Pokémon Tamagotchi

Fur real.

Japan gets all the good stuff. Yesterday, it was a massive box of 63 amiibo. Today, it's this - an official Eevee Tamagotchi, so you can carry the fan-favourite Pokémon around in your bum pocket.

First glimpsed online a couple of weeks ago, toymaker Bandai has now made this special Pokémon Tamagotchi official and released a handful of details - namely, that you'll be able to evolve your Eeevee into all of its varying forms.

Two designs will go on sale - though the Eevee inside is the same.

Depending on how you raise your pixelised Eevee, you'll get one of its eight evolutions - deep breath: Jolteon, Vaporeon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon or Sylveon.

Alternatively, you might get a Ditto Eevee, or even an Eevee dressed in a Team Rocket uniform - a detail I first saw on Serebii. Maybe this happens if you're evil to your Eevee? In which case, well, now I'm definitely going to be evil to my Eevee.

Otherwise, it looks like your Eevee will act just like any other Tamagotchi - so you'll need to feed it, care for it, and presumably shovel up its poo. Do Pokémon poo? Best not to Google that.


Eevee's starring role as a Tamagotchi comes hot on the heels of the release of Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee for Nintendo Switch, which we recommended in Eurogamer's review.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (12)

About the author

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

News Editor  |  tomphillipsEG

Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and makes sure we put the accent on Pokémon.


You may also enjoy...

Supporters only

Comments (12)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store