Where to find Tinkatink, Tinkatuff, & Tinkaton in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Laura Gray
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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet players looking to add the Fairy/Steel-type Tinkatink and its evolutions to their team can find everything they need to know about the new Paldean species in this guide.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet players are currently on the hunt to fill Gen 9’s Paldean Pokedex, and there are several new species that many are excited to see. New Fairy-types like Fidough and Tinkatink put a spin on what players have seen in the past, offering new Abilities and Type mash-ups.

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Finding Pokemon in Scarlet & Violet is similar to what players saw in the Wild Area and on Routes in Gen 8’s Galar region. Pokemon species spawn in the overworld, making it easy to find a specific option once in the right location – players can even find Shiny variants roaming roads and grassy fields. This includes the new Fairy/Steel-type Tinkatink.

Below is everything players need to know to find Tinkatink and how to evolve it into Tinkatuff and Tinkaton.

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Tinkaton makes smashing things look adorable

Where to find Tinkatink in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pokemon trainers looking for the illusive new Pokemon can find Tinkatink in the southern areas of Paldea:

  • Southeast of the Asado Desert
  • South Province (Area Two)
  • South Province (Area Three)
  • South Province (Area Four)
  • South Province (Area Five) in the brown area by the ocean
  • East Province (Area One)
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Tinkatink is a rare new Paldean Pokemon

Where to find Tinkatuff in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Players will also be able to find the Stage One evolution of Tinkatink, Tinkatuff, in the northern areas of Paldea:

  • South Province (Area Six)
  • Asado Desert
  • West Province (Area Three)
  • North Province (Area One)
  • North Province (Area Three)
  • Tagtree Thicket
  • Below Glaseado Mountain
  • East Province (Area Two)
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Tinkatuff is found primarily in Northern Paldea

How to Evolve Tinkatink into Tinkatuff

Pokemon trainers raising Tinkatink will see it evolve into Tinkatuff at level 24.

The First Stage evolution trades its tiny mallet for an upgraded hammer, and its hair lengthens from a small tuft to a proper ponytail. Tinktuff’s Typing also remains Fairy/Steel.

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How to evolve Tinkatuff into Tinkaton

After dedication and a good deal of leveling, players will see their Tinkatuff evolve into Tinkaton at level 38.

The Second Stage evolution hefts an enormous hammer and its ponytail is traded out a long mop of pink hair. It also has enormous hands used to swing the hammer above its head. The Pokemon’s combination Typing of Fairy/Steel makes it an excellent option for players, and adds an adorable flair to the act of smashing other Pokemon in battle.

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And that’s it! Those looking to find out more about Pokemon Scarlet & Violet can check out our other guides below:

All new Pokemon in Scarlet & Violet | Starter Pokemon details | Scarlet & Violet Pokedex | What is Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s region? | Everything we know about Scarlet & Violet so far | What is Terastallizing? | All Paldean forms | All new charactersWhere to find Noibat & Noivern in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Spiritomb in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Where to find Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff & Paradox Form in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Misreavus, Mismagius & Flutter Mane | How to get Delibird & Iron Bundle | How to get Makuhita, Hariyama & Iron Hands | How to get Basculin & Basculegion | Where to find Swablu & Altaria in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Sneasel, Weavile & Sneasler | Where to find Orthworm | Where to find Mimikyu in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Ditto in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Eevee & Eeveelutions in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Fidough & Dachsbun | How to get all starters in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 

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About The Author

Laura Gray is a former Senior Writer for Dexerto who mainly covered Pokémon, farming simulation titles, Dungeons and Dragons, and other family-friendly games. Living in Idaho, Laura has previously written for Screen Rant and also works as a book/comic illustrator.