Phone Upside Down Trick? Here’s How to evolve Inkay in Pokemon Go

Do you want to catch and evolve a Inkay in Pokemon Go? Find out the best methods to catch Inkay and its Shiny form.

In Pokemon Go, evolving Pokemon is done in various methods. Some Pokemon require candies and some require resources like Sun Stone. Inkay is a dark and psychic Pokemon that’s found in the Kalos region. The appearance of Inkay in Pokemon Go is unique and strange as it takes the upside down form.

Some Pokemon Go trainers have tried the upside down phone trick to evolve Inkay, but it doesn’t work at all. Inkay is just a normal Pokemon and can be evolved easily. The new Taken Over event in Pokemon Go World of Wonders season is the best chance for trainers to catch Inkay and its shiny form as well. Here’s all about Pokemon Go Inkay, shiny Inkay and ways to evolve it.

Pokemon Go Inkay Evolution, Shiny & More

Pokemon Go trainers can catch both Inkay and Shiny Inkay as a regular wild spawn in the Taken Over event. The spawning rate has been boosted for both normal and shiny forms. Inkay spawns frequently and using items like Incense,  Lure Modules and Daily Adventure will boost your chances of catching Inkay.

Throughout this event, players can complete raids, special research tasks and field research tasks to counter a Shiny Inkay easily. Also, you can earn other rewards, double xp and counter rare species in the wild regions.

Pokemon Go Inkay

How to evolve Pokemon Go Inkay?

Inkay has an evolution form. It doesn’t have shadow or any other forms. Here’s how you can evolve Inkay,

  • Inkay evolves into Malamar with 50 candies

Is Inkay Good in Pokemon Go?

Inkay, the dark and psychic Pokemon has excellent stats and can survive heavy attacks with its shield. Inkay works well against Psychic type Pokemon and you can avoid using it against Bug and Fairy types. The two best moveset for Inkay are,

  • Psywave – The psychic type fast move is ideal for PvP raids
  • Night Slash – The dark type charge move boosts damage and the basic attack gets increased by 50% through its special effects

Does Inkay Have a Shiny Form?


Yes, Shiny Inky appears in the Taken Over event and the spawning event rate is higher than usual. Players have a great chance to counter Inkay’s shiny form and it can be used for daily raids.

That’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Inkay, evolution and shiny Inkay. With the top counters, you can win the Ultra League battles.


How to Get Pokemon Go Candies?

Candy is an in-game resource and currency in Pokemon Go. Trainers can earn unlimited candies by completing PvP raids, boss raids and five-star battles. Using berries to catch Pokemon doubles candies and you can evolve Pokemon to get more candies. With candies, you can evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Go. Catching Pokemon is the best method to farm candies.

Is Pokemon Go Free-to-play?

Yes, Pokemon Go is a free-to-play AR and RPG adventure for Android and iOS. In this colorful Pokemon game, you will play as a trainer and explore locations in the wild and real-world to catch different types of Pokemon to your party.

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