I have leveled my Pancham up to level 40 but he has yet to evolve. Bulbapedia just shows that the pokemon evolves through an 'Unknown method.' I would like to know what the method is so that I can evolve my Pancham into Pangoro.

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Two conditions must be met in order for Pancham to evolve into Pangoro:

  1. Pancham must be leveling to at least level 32.
  2. A Pokémon with the Dark type must be in your party when Pancham levels up. It doesn't matter if it is Something/Dark as long as it has a dark type.
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    Took me a bit to find this information when I figured that he didn't evolve via normal leveling. Looks like it is on some other forums now. Hopefully putting it here will also help some people :)
    – Klokworkk
    Commented Oct 14, 2013 at 18:27
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    For other Pokemon with weird evolutions, there's this source. Serebii is usually a very good resource for Pokemon stuff.
    – Unionhawk
    Commented Oct 14, 2013 at 18:30
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    ...turn 3ds upside down when leveling up? That's... a new one. Commented Oct 14, 2013 at 18:40
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    I saw the turn upside down thing earlier too when I was looking up something. It is definitely rather unique, lol.
    – Klokworkk
    Commented Oct 14, 2013 at 19:01

Get a pancham and train it up to level 32 or higher. Then make sure you have a Pokemon that is pure dark or a combination of dark and another type in your party. Hope this helps.


With a Dark-type Pokémon (such as Greninja) in the party, level Pancham up to or above level 32 with and it will evolve.


If you have a dark type such as Greninja in your party, and level up Pancham to 32 and he'll evolve.

  • While this may be technically correct, there is a more general answer than that.
    – Unionhawk
    Commented Oct 15, 2013 at 4:52

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