Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: How to do EV Training

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you will battle with different trainers and Pokémon. Every Pokemon has different stats. The game work on stats like Attack, Defense, Speed, and HP. You can also gain stats by challenging other players and using buffs items and training. These all attacks lie under EV.

EVs are the Evolution Points that are stats of the Pokémon which determine how strong a Pokémon is. Every single Pokémon that you battle or capture has an EV stat. If you capture a Pokémon which gives you 1 Hp you need to capture that Pokémon four times to get the 1 HP EV stat.

In this guide, we will discuss how to do EV training in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

How to do EV Training in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

EV training is the most important part to increase your EV stats of Pokemon. These are some ways through which you can increase your Pokémon EV stats.

  • Nutrition Method
  • Feather Method
  • EV Battle Training
  • Power Items

1. Buy Nutrition Items to Increase EV Stats

These are the Nutrition items that you can get from the shop. You need to go to the Chansey Shop which you will find in Mesazona. Go there and look for these items. Each item will cost you 10000 Poke dollars.

  • HP Up (HP)
  • Protein (Attack)
  • Iron (Defence)
  • Calcium (Special Attack)
  • Zinc (Special Defence)
  • Carbos (Speed)
Buy Nutrition Items to Increase EV Stats

2. Get Feather To Increase EV Stat

These are the feather items that will increase your EV stats. You will be able to find these items in Casseroya Lake. These items are the same in their shape but their color will be changed which defines the power. Go there and look for these feather items.

  • Health (HP)
  • Muscle (Attack)
  • Resist (Defence)
  • Genius (Special Attack)
  • Clever (Special Defence)
  • Swift (Speed)
Get Feather To Increase EV Stat

3. Battle Other Pokemon to Increase EV Stats

You need to battle with different Pokémon. Each Pokémon have its own EV stats which you will get after defeating them in the battle.

For Example, if you defeat Lechonk it will give you 1 EV in HP. So you need to look for the Pokémon that has the stats which you need.

4. Get Power Items to Increase EV Stats

These are the power items that will give you different stats that you need. Each power item will give plus 8 EV in your stats. You need to go to the Deli bird Presents where you will find these items.

  • Power Weight (HP)
  • Power Bracer (Attack)
  • Power Belt (Defence)
  • Power Lens (Special Attack)
  • Power Band (Special Defence)
  • Power Anklet (Speed)
Get Power Items to Increase EV Stats

How to Reset EV in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

You can also reset your EV stats. For example, you have explored the game now you want to increase the stats of other Pokémon. What you need to do is to find Reducing berries because Berries will reduce your stats. Each Barrie has a different Stat value. Here are some berries with stats.

  • Pomeg (Lower HP Stat)
  • Qualot (Lower Defence Stat)
  • Kelpsy (Lower Attack Stat)
  • Hondew (Lower Special AttackStat)
  • Grepa (Lower Special Defence Stat)
  • Tamato (Lower Speed Stat)

How to Find Berries

You will find the berries in East Province (Area One) and East Province (Area Two). You need to start looking for the berries from Area one and move on toward Area Two. Along the way, you need to look around for berries. You will find them easily on your way.