I got a Gmax Butterfree with 5 best stats. Sp. def. will not raise! Can anyone help?

  1. This Butterfree has been sent to the Hammerlocke University Poke Job for sp. defense, and it will not go higher than decent. All the others are at “best” Is something wrong with it?

    User Info: Flygon_YEET

    Flygon_YEET - 4 weeks ago

Accepted Answer

  1. They're two different things. The PC ratings judge your Pokemon's "individual values", aka their genes. You can't directly change it, but if you get Butterfree to level 100 and Hyper Train it by trading a bottle cap, you can artificially raise it (it will act the same as if it were "Best"). The Poke Jobs raise their "effort values", which are customizable stat boosts that you can choose where to allocate.

    Further reading: serebii.net/games/ivs.shtml
    serebii.net/games/evs.shtml

    User Info: -hotdogturtle--

    -hotdogturtle-- (Expert) - 4 weeks ago 3   0
  2. Thanks! To be honest, I also want the satisfaction of seeing all six stats saying "best", but this will work too! Though, feels like a slight waste on a Butterfree...

    User Info: Flygon_YEET

    Flygon_YEET - 4 weeks ago

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  1. Don't worry, IVs cannot be raised by training, but if you get the Pokemon to level 100, you can exchange a bottle cap at the battle tower to artificially raise the missing IV to the max. The rest of your stats will come from EV training by using vitamins, battles, or jobs.

    User Info: Thorgonator

    Thorgonator (Expert) - 4 weeks ago 5   0

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