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3 years ago#1
I have a Timid Magikarp (31 IVs in Attach and HP) with a Destiny knot and a Modest Magikarp (31 IVs in Attack, Defense, and Special Defense) with an Everstone

I want my final product to be a 5 IV Magikarp with Modest so I can breed a Protean Froakie (Through Inkay), but I seem to only get magikarps with 1 or 2 IVs

What am I doing wrong?
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3 years ago#2
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3 years ago#3
How do you plan on getting the 5th IV? You're only attempting to pass 4.

Otherwise, you don't seem to be doing anything wrong. It's still a whole load of luck, Destiny Knot or...knot.
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3 years ago#4
You're not doing anything wrong, just remember that having the Destiny Knot doesn't force your 5 best IVs down, it still picks from them at random. Roughly your chance of getting a 4 max IV Magikarp is about 1/24 (a little better than that actually), so don't expect it to be super easy to get. Just keep your eyes out for improvements in new babies that you can switch in.
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3 years ago#5
Ok Thank You
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3 years ago#6
If you want, i can give you a froaky with 4 or 5 IVs max and modest nature. Just breed one myself the day before. Just tell me which IVs you need to be 31 and I can take a look at what I got.

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3 years ago#7
Anything would be great! Thank you.

Preferably non-31 in Attack and Sp Defense, but I'll take whatever!
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3 years ago#8
Okay, got one with maxed IVs in HP, Def, SAtk and Speed. Though the nature is timid. Is that okay?
3 years ago#9
of course, ill add you and you can initiate the trade

Thank you!
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3 years ago#10
TYVM!
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