In Pokemon Legends: Arceus, you can catch various Pokemon and evolve them in the game. Sneasel, being one of them, has two different types of evolutions, i.e. it can either evolve to Sneasler or Weavile.
Players who want the Weavile evolution instead of Sneasler are going to have to catch the original Sneasel and find a special item - the Razor Claw. Here's a guide on where you can find both of them and evolve Sneasel into Weavile.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus - How to evolve Sneasel into Weavile
To get the original Sneasel, you will need to pay attention to the random domes that appear around Hisui. This will happen after the calming of the Noble Kleavor in the Obsidian Fieldlands.
In-game, these domes are referred to as Space-time Distortions, and this is where you will find your rare Pokemon and items. Once these domes have fully appeared, you will receive a notification that they are fully formed, and you can start your search for the original Sneasel.
Players should note that the original Sneasel will most likely be found in the domes which appear in the Obsidian Fieldlands. However, there will be a lot of Pokemon in this area, so your best bet is probably to circle around it and try to lure the other Pokemon away. Then, use your Ultra Ball or Great Ball to catch your Sneasel.
Once you have your original Sneasel, you will need to find a Razor Claw to complete the evolution. In Pokemon Legends: Arceus, you can find the Razor Claw by fighting and/or catching multiple Sneasel and waiting for one of them to drop the item, or you can buy it at the Trading Post in Jubilife Village for 1,400 Merit Points. To get Merit Points, you need to return lost satchels to the Lost and Found page in the Communications menu.
Once you have the Razor Claw, you need to use it on your Sneasel at night. If you want to do this right now and need to change the time, you can do this by resting at a camp or at home and selecting 'Until Nightfall'. If this is done correctly, your original Sneasel should be a Weavile.
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