last week i stumbled across a youtube video describing the basics of breeding, IVs and EVs...
my mind was blown. i hadn't played pokemon since third grade and i had no clue these existed. so i dusted off my old copy of emerald and i can't believe how adaptive this game is i enjoyed this game ten years ago and now i'm enjoying all the number manipulation that i didnt even know you could do.
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#2wahaha911Posted 3/25/2013 4:10:20 PM
when i got 3rd gen --- --- Asianwide is on yo side!!!
#3noname2lazyPosted 3/25/2013 4:11:29 PM
#4EnferolunosPosted 3/25/2013 4:11:43 PM
Hmm, not sure. I knew since yellow that "all pokemon are different" and that "trainer pokemon are stronger," but I don't think I knew the specifics until gen 4, when my friend started EV training --- Currently awaiting: Pikmin 3, Lunar Knights 2, LM:DM, AC:NL, XY, X, WW HD, LoZ U, LR:FFXIII, FFVXIII Skarmory would slap the hell outta you
#5UltimaZangetsuPosted 3/25/2013 4:12:23 PM
Gen 3. I either didn't know or just didn't care in Gen 2. --- "Whoa! Heads up, detecting high levels of space chickens." "No! Space chickens are a surgeon's worst nightmare."
Hmm, not sure. I knew since yellow that "all pokemon are different" and that "trainer pokemon are stronger," but I don't think I knew the specifics until gen 4, when my friend started EV training
i knew that too but i thought that was all just RNG type stuff. --- A Mod/Admin replied on 8/28/2011 10:09:48 AM: http://bit.ly/jJ2ZNS Katawa Shoujo changed my life. http://katawa-shoujo.com/
#7CakeOfLiesPosted 3/25/2013 4:13:32 PM
Long before I even got my first game (SoulSilver). --- I'm not easily impressed; I'm usually oblivious to whatever's in front of me. Stunfisk is the epitome of monstrous majestic legendary creatures that spew fire.
#8Thepenguinking2Posted 3/25/2013 4:14:19 PM
With PokeGen. that's when I truly understanded EVs. --- The Shiny zangoose of the X/y Board! (what? everyone's doing this!) white FC:3268-3861-7929
#9gamester_12345Posted 3/25/2013 4:15:05 PM
3rd gen, but still didn't get the true complexities of the system, all i knew was if i kill X amount of Y then i should have a boost of Z stats near/at level 100; i don't battle competitively though. --- RSN: Plucky9, Total: 2356 KoL: Plucky, currently a Avatar of Jarlsberg
#10FuneralCakePosted 3/25/2013 4:21:03 PM
I knew about IVs back in the first two gens (when they were DVs) because I started to get interested in hacking and such. I'm not sure if I knew about EVs (or Stat EXP). Really, it was more of a passing interest; I knew what they were, and a little bit about how they worked, but not much else.
Then when gen 3 came out and the IV and EV systems were overhauled, I got a lot more into the intricacies of how they worked, made my own IV calculators, stuff like that. --- THAT'S MISS HOME ROWED TO YOU eyes glazed like a mirror to heaven