Don't want to spend hours brushing your Pichu to help it evolve in Pokemon Sun and Moon? Reddit user Leafeon111 has discovered an eminently easy trick to short-circuit any Pokemon's happiness cycle, quickly boosting Pokemon who evolve based on happiness like Munchlax and the aforementioned Pichu. You ready? Ok, here's how to do it.
- Get two TMs that your Pokemon can learn. Doesn't matter which.
- Teach them one of the TM moves.
- Replace that move with the other TM.
- Rinse and repeat until your Pokemon is happy enough to evolve. An NPC at the market in Konikoni City can check their happiness for you.
- Level up your Pokemon.
If you've been out of the game for a bit, don't worry about breaking the bank buying all those TMs. They've been infinitely reusable since Pokemon Black and White. Now get out there and start doping up your Pokemon with knowledge!
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