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Mega Stones can be used after a certain point in the storyline. Certain Pokémon have a Mega Stone attributed to it, and this Pokémon must hold it for Mega Evolution to occur. In battle, you can enable Mega Evolution from the attack menu, then select an attack.

Each Mega Evolution only lasts for the duration of the battle, and only one Pokémon per team can Mega Evolve during the battle. The Mega Evolution can result in a number of things, including changed stats, abilities, and even types.

As a note, some Mega Stones are only found in some versions of the game. If you desire another, you are allowed to trade the item. However, it must be held by a Pokémon during the trade.

Some Mega Stones are handed to you; others require keen observation.

Initially, you can receive Mega Stones from certain people across Kalos, but that’s only half of the story.

After the game is complete, you are able to upgrade the Mega Ring. From 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM each day thereafter, according to your 3DS clock (which will read 20:00 to 21:00), you can find other Mega Stones dotted around Kalos besides those you’re given - these will appear as a shiny sparkle on the floor.

If a Mega Stone doesn’t have “8 to 9 PM” listed, it means you get it from a person. Otherwise, it’s found somewhere on the floor from 8 to 9 PM.

Mega Stone Version Mega Evolves Location
Abomasite Both "Abomasnow" IconAbomasnow Frost Cavern
Absolite Both "Absol" IconAbsol Kiloude City - Upgrading the Mega Ring
Aerodactylite Both "Aerodactyl" IconAerodactyl Ambrette Town
Aggronite Y "Aggron" IconAggron Cyllage City Gym (8 to 9 PM)
Alakazite Both "Alakazam" IconAlakazam Reflection Cave B3F (8 to 9 PM)
Ampharosite Both "Ampharos" IconAmpharos Azure Bay
Banettite Both "Banette" IconBanette Chamber of Emptiness (8 to 9 PM)
Blastoisinite Both "Blastoise" IconBlastoise Choose "Squirtle" IconSquirtle as Kanto starter; shop in Lumiose City
Blazikenite Both "Blaziken" IconBlaziken Held by "Torchic" IconTorchic in online X/Y Mystery Gift event
Charizardite X X "Charizard" IconCharizard Choose "Charmander" IconCharmander as Kanto starter; shop in Lumiose City
Charizardite Y Y "Charizard" IconCharizard Choose "Charmander" IconCharmander as Kanto starter; shop in Lumiose City
Garchompite Both "Garchomp" IconGarchomp Victory Road (8 to 9 PM)
Mega Stone Version Mega Evolves Location
Gardevoirite Both "Gardevoir" IconGardevoir A Trade in Lumiose City
Gengarite Both "Gengar" IconGengar Laverre City
Gyaradosite Both "Gyarados" IconGyarados Couriway Town (8 to 9 PM)
Heracronite Y "Heracross" IconHeracross Santalune Forest (8 to 9 PM)
Houndoominte Y "Houndoom" IconHoundoom Route 16 (8 to 9 PM)
Kangaskhanite Both "Kangaskhan" IconKangaskhan Glittering Cave (8 to 9 PM)
Lucarionite Both "Lucario" IconLucario Plot event atop the Tower of Mastery in Shalour City
Manectite X "Manectric" IconManectric Route 16 (8 to 9 PM)
Mawilite Both "Mawile" IconMawile Shabboneau Castle (8 to 9 PM)
Medichamite Both "Medicham" IconMedicham Laverre City (8 to 9 PM)
Mewtwonite X X "Mewtwo" IconMewtwo Found after capturing "Mewtwo" IconMewtwo
Mewtwonite Y Y "Mewtwo" IconMewtwo Found after capturing "Mewtwo" IconMewtwo
Pinsirite X "Pinsir" IconPinsir Santalune Forest (8 to 9 PM)
Mega Stone Version Mega Evolves Location
Scizorite Both "Scizor" IconScizor Frost Cavern; behind "Abomasnow" IconAbomasnow (8 to 9 PM)
Tyranitarite X "Tyranitar" IconTyranitar Cyllage City Gym (8 to 9 PM)
Venusaurite Both "Venusaur" IconVenusaur Choose "Bulbasaur" IconBulbasaur as Kanto starter; shop in Lumiose City
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms,
    3DS
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    1 November 2013
  • Last Updated
    11 July 2022
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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