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    Default Re: I swear I didn't know we had a *Simple Questions thread* for RMT! (Read First Pos

    Life orb gardevoir

    Focus Sash absol

    Toxic/Flame orb machamp (for facade)

    I dont know much about mawille but Quick Claw might be an option

    Lum berry Gardevoir

    Choice Specs/Scarf might be good for vaporeon but I dont use vaporeon often

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    how do you max out is it IV's or EV's so some equal 31 when the pokemon hatches from egg? I so far have hatched 6 lileep from eggs and none of them had the stats/nature I wanted and wanted to start competitave battling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freddie515 View Post
    Choice Specs/Scarf might be good for vaporeon but I dont use vaporeon often
    You don't really want to stick a Choice Item with something that has Wish/Toxic on it...

    Mawile @ Salac Berry
    Absol @ Focus Sash / Expert Belt / Life Orb
    Machamp @ Choice Band
    Gardevoir @ Wise Glasses
    Miltank @ Leftovers
    Vaporeon @ Leftovers

    How does that sound...?

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    Default Re: I swear I didn't know we had a *Simple Questions thread* for RMT! (Read First Pos

    Thanks for the suggestions, Tina and freddie515, I'll give those items a try and see how they work out!

    Quote Originally Posted by Shinx3000 View Post
    how do you max out is it IV's or EV's so some equal 31 when the pokemon hatches from egg? I so far have hatched 6 lileep from eggs and none of them had the stats/nature I wanted and wanted to start competitave battling.
    It's IVs you're thinking of here (EVs are a different thing entirely, although still important). There's actually no way of ensuring you'll get 31s, but there are some ways to increase your chances.

    Firstly, you'll want to hatch a lot of eggs. I tend to do batches of about twenty, and see if any of them have IVs that are 31 (or near 31) in the most important stats. If some look promising, I'll use them to breed the next generation. IVs can be passed down to offspring, although only a maximum of three of a baby's IVs will have come from its parents - the others are randomly generated. Then, rinse and repeat. Once you've got some parents with good IVs, some people advocate saving in front of the day care guy, picking up an egg, hatching it and then - if it has the nature/ability/gender you want - repeatedly resetting. This is because everything except for IVs is set before you pick up the egg, but IVs are only set once the egg's in your party, so you can keep resetting until you get a Lileep that you like. Personally, if I get a Pokemon with a few useful IVs in the 25-31 range and no real stinkers (unless it's Attack for a Special Attacker, or vice versa), I'll keep it. Still, it's up to you. Bear in mind that if you're resetting for eggs, this method does soak up Rare Candies if you're using them to determine IVs.

    I would also say, however, that IVs are the toughest variable to get on a Pokemon, and arguably have the least impact. If you've got a good nature and ability, and EV train accordingly, you're not going to be seriously impaired by sub-par IVs. It's up to the individual trainer how much they want to worry about IVs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiil View Post
    144 HP / 236 Atk / 112 Spe / 18 SpD
    Here's an explanation from Smogon on these EVs:

    The EVs for this set may look extremely complicated, but they really aren't. 112 Speed EVs allow it to outrun Jolly Tyranitar, which can prove to be handy at some point, and should outrun most Kyogre and Groudon. The defensive EVs give it practically a guaranteed survival against a Spacial Rend from Timid Palkia after taking a Stealth Rock damage. Although not guaranteed, it can also survive a Life Orbed Dragon Claw from Jolly Rayquaza after Stealth Rock damage, and if Stealth Rock is not counted at all Dragon Claw from a Groudon and no Attack EV Dialga is a guaranteed 3HKO against this. Giratina-O’s survivability is quite interesting, and it can be EVed in many different ways to suit its user. The rest of the EVs are dumped into Attack...
    I'm pretty sure these EV calculations are designed around max IV Pokemon. They may change for this particular Giratina depending on its IVs and the standard ranges of IVs in competitive Wifi battles. I don't really do those battles, but it seems like this needs to be taken into consideration.
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    ^Yeah, Smogon's stat calculations are based on max IVs.

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    I downloaded a pair of Shaymin for my Diamond and Pearl(TRU giveaway), and I know what I want in a support Land Forme(Bold and perfect Hit Points/Physical Defense with at least decent Special Attack). However, I'm on the horns of a double dilemma regarding a Special Attack-oriented Sky Forme(for future Platnum action); which nature should I try for out of Modest or Timid, and in which stat (Special Attack or Speed) is it more important to have a perfect IV? Thanks in advance.
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    Go with Timid and 31 Spd on Shaymin-S. Gotta take advantage of that 127 Spd stat to outrun base 125s! :P

    ..Though iirc, I think you only need 29+ Spd to outrun Pokémon hanging around 125..

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    Can move tutor moves be passed down by breeding? Or can you only get them from the move tutor?

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    Pretty sure you can only get them from tutors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiil View Post
    Pretty sure you can only get them from tutors.
    That sucks. D:

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fractalz View Post
    Can move tutor moves be passed down by breeding? Or can you only get them from the move tutor?
    What Wiil says is true, however, if said Pokemon has the move tutor move as an egg move than yes, otherwise its strictly move tutor.

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    Default Re: I swear I didn't know we had a *Simple Questions thread* for RMT! (Read First Pos

    Well someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but I once got some mystery eggs from a friend that hatched into Totodiles with both Ice Punch and Dragon Dance. I'm pretty sure that the only way for that to have happened was that a female Totodile/Croconaw/Feraligatr was bred with a Dragonite that knew Dragon Dance and Ice Punch (which it only gets from a move tutor). Or obviously from a male Totodile/Croconaw/Feraligatr that was bred with Dragon Dance and was taught Ice Punch later on.

    EDIT: Okay, iPoke beat me to it and what he said clears that all up!
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    Is Aqua Ring a worthwhile move for Vaporeon, or any other bulky Water-type? Aqua Ring plus Leftovers restores 1/8 HP every turn. Is it useful, or just a waste of a move slot?

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    It's not completely unusable, but usually there are better things to do with a moveslot. However, if you intend on using a Baton Pass chain, Aqua Ring can be very useful to provide healing to your chain.
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