I mean that like in the long run do they matter that much. I'm mostly wondering this because I just don't have the patience to catch good dittoes and breed for hours on end. --- Black 2 FC - 3869-6069-8826 <-- Default White 2 FC - 2538-2471-1208
#2pokemonfreak97Posted 1/29/2013 6:37:15 PM
An IV of 31 adds 31 points to the stat at Lv. 100. You decide the use of that. --- Gen VI in 2013? I'll believe that when Iris becomes Champion! Official Pokemon #678 of the Pokemon X boards. What?
#3NihiloExistantPosted 1/29/2013 6:39:43 PM
Depends on whether you plan on going competitive or not. Even then, some stats might not be all that relevant depending on what niche you want your poke to fill. --- -- A void, the proud and sinister dream of being nothing, of being always something other than I am.
#4mustardpi314Posted 1/29/2013 6:40:25 PM
people here will tell you that speed is the only one that matters if you're breeding for competitive, get a 31 speed and the right nature, the rest are not really important as long as they aren't all terrible if you're running in game, don't worry about them, just make sure the nature isn't detrimental to your poke's important stats (ie. minus attack on a physical attacker) --- Heh heh... the wind... it is... blowing... Official Ninetales of the Pokemon X and Y boards
alright then, I have a 31 speed Iv poliwag that I boxed do to its Garbo all around IVs and it has a 31 SpAtk iv but every thing else is garbage --- Black 2 FC - 3869-6069-8826 <-- Default White 2 FC - 2538-2471-1208
#6Paradox421Posted 1/29/2013 6:58:03 PM
I always try to get a 31 in both stats that I'll be EV training, but really, as others have said, Speed is the only one that truly matters in a lot of situations. --- "Do you remember the episode where Ash caught a Pumbloom?" "Dude!--" "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"
#7mustardpi314Posted 1/29/2013 7:08:53 PM
the other wildcard is if you need the move Hidden Power to be a certain type and max base power (70) most of the time if you need that you would have to RNG to get the right IVs --- Heh heh... the wind... it is... blowing... Official Ninetales of the Pokemon X and Y boards