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Sunkern is a Grass-type Pokémon from Johto region. It can evolve into Sunflora when fed 50 candies and Sun Stone is used.

Pokédex description

Sunkern - Seed Pokémon
Sunkern tries to move as little as it possibly can. It does so because it tries to conserve all the nutrients it has stored in its body for its evolution. It will not eat a thing, subsisting only on morning dew.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Normal 5 (10)
Icon Grass 13 (13)

Charged attacks

Icon Grass
90 (23)
Icon Grass
90 (35)
Icon Grass
55 (26)

Evolution family

Sunkern is the part of a two-member family.

93. Sunkern
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50 Sunkern candy + Sun Stone
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  • Sunkern was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Sunkern is 339, however it can reach 367, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between May 5th and May 9th, 2017, Sunkern's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Grass Weekend.
    • Between March 19th and March 26th, 2019, Sunkern's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Equinox 2019.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Sunkern's CP was 1,434. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 226 and 282 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Sunkern was available in field research: "Evolve a Pokémon." during January to April, 2019 with a maximum capture CP of 169.
  • Shiny form of Sunkern was released with the beginning of the Johto Festival on August 20th, 2018.

External links

  • Sunkern page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Sunkern article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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