Eevee is one of the most popular and iconic Pokémon, and the adorable Normal-type returns in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. When you evolve Eevee, you have several choices, including the Psychic-type Espeon. This may leave you wondering how to evolve Eevee into Espeon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
How to get Espeon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
To evolve Eevee into Espeon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you must raise Eevee's friendship and then level it up during the daytime. Eevee will only evolve into Espeon during the day and will evolve into Umbreon at night. So make sure that you trigger Eevee's evolution in the day if you want the Psychic-type Espeon.
Alternatively, you can find Espeon in the wild. While it can spawn in different places, there is a wild Tera Espeon in the location marked below. We found Espeon in the mountains between Tagtree Thicket and North Province Area Two. Be prepared for a fight, as this Espeon will trigger its Tera type upon initiating the battle.
How to raise friendship quickly in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
There are a couple of ways to raise Eevee's friendship and get it to evolve into Espeon quickly. The best way would be to have picnics with it, where you can feed it sandwiches, play with it, or give it a bath. Repeat this, and it will quickly increase Eevee's friendship. You can feed it berries that raise its friendship, but these also decrease stats, so you may not want to go this route.
Finally, you can give Eevee the Soothe Bell to hold, as this held item will increase Eevee's friendship. If you are wondering if Eevee's friendship is high enough, head to Cascarrafa and find the Friendship Checker. You can find this NPC standing next to a Marill in the main plaza of Cascarrafa.
For more information on Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, check out How to evolve Eevee into Flareon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and How to evolve Eevee into Leafeon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides.