Pokémon Scarlet and Violet nonetheless has Effort Values, or EVs, a posh stat system that modifications relying on which Pokémon you battle.
Elevating EVs could be difficult, nevertheless it’s value it, because it’ll considerably enhance your Pokémon’s stats.
What are EVs?
EVs or Effort Values are stats your Pokémon acquire from defeating or catching particular Pokémon. Pokémon can acquire 510 EVs complete, with a max of 252 per stat; 4 EVs rounds out to a one-point enhance for a particular stat.
By defeating numerous Pokémon, your Pokémon will acquire passive stats. Aggressive gamers will min-max these to learn Pokémon particularly by usually assigning 252 EVs to 2 useful stats and the remaining 4 to a different stat. (There are different EV spreads which can be used for particular builds and Pokémon, however operating 252/252/4 is the commonest.)
Basically, you may considerably enhance your Pokémon’s stats by having it battle particular Pokémon till its EVs are maxed.
You may examine your Pokémon’s EVs by opening their abstract menu and urgent the L set off on their stat display. The stable coloured form will present the EVs. Stats with maxed-out EVs will sparkle.
How do I EV prepare in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?
Right here’s what we do to EV prepare:
- Set a robust Pokémon that both has max EVs or stats we don’t care about within the entrance of the occasion.
- Refill the remainder of the occasion with Pokémon that every one want the identical EV. (For instance, we had Gholdengo, Kirlia, Charcadet, Tatsugiri, and Toedscool, since we have been coaching them for Pace.)
- Give every of the EV coaching Pokémon their respective stat-boosting merchandise. (See the ability merchandise part under.)
- Eat a sandwich that reinforces the encounter charge of the goal Pokémon.
- Completely battle the goal Pokémon that offers the specified EVs till the EVs are maxed. This takes 28 Pokémon utilizing our offered targets and gadgets.
Our occasion regarded like this:
The Pokémon we battled, together with their places and EVs given are as follows:
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet EV coaching targets
|HP||Paldean Wooper, Azurill, Lechonk||South Province (Space One)||Ham Sandwich (#80)|
|Assault||Yungoos and Shinx||South Province (Space Three)||Avocado Sandwich (#44)|
|Protection||Tarountula and Scatterbug||South Province (Space One)||Jambon-Buerre (#1)|
|Particular Assault||Psyduck||South Province (Space One)||Zesty Sandwich (#56)|
|Particular Protection||Spoink||South Province (Space Three)||Smoky Sandwich (#92)|
|Pace||Rookidee and Fletchling||South Province (Space One)||Egg Sandwich (#60)|
We ate the sandwiches listed within the above desk, however any sandwiches that enhance the encounter charge for the Pokémon’s sort will work.
Every of those Pokémon grant one EV per Okay.O. or catch, however you may enhance this considerably by letting your Pokémon maintain energy gadgets. With an influence merchandise, your Pokémon will as a substitute acquire 9 EVs per Okay.O. or catch of the above Pokémon. Every Pokémon in your occasion will acquire EVs due to the permanently-activated Exp. Share.
You don’t get EVs from autobattling.
What do energy gadgets do and the place can I get them?
Energy gadgets cut back the pace of the Pokémon holding it, however they enhance the EV acquire for a particular stat relying on the merchandise.
You should purchase energy gadgets for $10,000 every at Delibird Presents from the “Basic Items” part. They correspond to the next stats:
- Energy Bracer: Assault
- Energy Belt: Protection
- Energy Lens: Particular Assault
- Energy Band: Particular Protection
- Energy Weight: HP
- Energy Anklet: Pace
How do I do away with EVs?
The occasion you beat the sport with doubtless have random EVs from simply battling no matter got here your approach. You may wipe your Pokémon clear utilizing some particular varieties of berries.
Every of those berries cut back the Pokémon’s EVs by 10 within the specified stat and make it extra pleasant:
- Pomeg: Lowers HP
- Kelpsy: Lowers Assault
- Qualot: Lowers Protection
- Hondew: Lowers Particular Assault
- Grepa: Lowers Particular Protection
- Tomato: Lowers Pace
You could find these berries as glowing gadgets on the bottom, however the most effective place to get them is from the Porto Marinada public sale. Randomly, one of many NPCs will promote greater than 50 of those berries without delay — you may snag a ton in a single go to assist filter the one you love Pokémon’s stats.