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How to evolve Girafarig into Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Here's how to add Farigiraf to your Pokédex.

Evolving Girafarig into Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet can be tricky, especially if you don't know the evolution requirements.

You see, Girafarig is a one of the special evolutions in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, meaning that it can't be evolved by simply hitting a level cap.

Here's how to evolve Girafarig into Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, as well as some info on where to get Girafarig in the first place.

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Where to find Girafarig in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

To find Girafarig in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out the map of its habitat below:

As you can see, Girafarig is primarily found in the West Province (Area Two) section of the map. This is just North of Asado Desert.

Our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet walkthrough can take you through the entire game - including The First Day of School, Victory Road, Starfall Street, Path of Legends and when you're ready, The Way Home and the final boss. Elsewhere, we can help with the Normal Gym test Secret Item menu, version differences, the best Scarlet and Violet starter, EXP farming, shiny Pokémon and learning how to fly, swim, climb and dash. When it comes to individual Pokémon, we can help with Gimmighoul, Ditto, Bellibolt, Pawmot, Scovillain, Frigibax, Sinistea, Brambleghast, Annihilape, Farigiraf, Dudunsparce, Lycanrock forms, Armarouge and Ceruledge.

How to evolve Girafarig into Farigiraf

To evolve Girafarig into Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you will first need to teach it the move Twin Beam. It will learn this at level 32. After you have taught Girafarig this move, just level it up once to trigger the evolution, and add Farigiraf to your Pokédex.

If you already had the opportunity to teach Twin Beam to Girafarig, but turned it down, then you can change its moves in the Pokémon menu. Just select Girafarig, and choose 'Check Summary'. Press right on the d-pad to bring up its moveset. From here you can change its moves, and remember moves that it has forgotten. Add Twin Beam to its moveset here and then evolve Girafarig by levelling up once.

You can use Exp Candy, Rare Candy, or the Let's Go Auto-Battle feature to speed up this process.

For more help in Paldea, we've got a walkthrough, including help with the Starfall Street, Victory Road, and Path of Legends stories.

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