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Will evolving a pokemon late lower its stats?

#1djhdfjhnkdjfhnkPosted 8/26/2010 10:54:11 PM
Chimchar evolves at level 14, but learns Nasty Plot (sharply raises sp atk) at level 23. if i wait until level 23 to evolve it, will its stats be lower than if i evolved it at level 14? since Chimchar has lower stat gains than Monferno?
#2PizzusPosted 8/27/2010 1:35:34 AM
No, it won't. It doesn't matter when you evolve a Pokémon, its stats will be the same.
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#3Chaos GenesisPosted 8/27/2010 6:19:06 AM
It's times like these I wish people weren't afraid of math; one read of the stat formula would put all these questions to rest once and for all.
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#4djhdfjhnkdjfhnk(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2010 12:45:19 PM
thanks pizzus.

and chaos, i truly appreciate that incredibly useful and thoughtful answer. ever considered the fact that i might not be aware of what a "stat formula" is? keep in mind that not everyone's as educated in the respected field of pokemon as you are.
#5AbsoluteBlackPosted 8/29/2010 8:56:02 AM
^Keep in mind that not everyone is as ineducated in the wonderful fields of Google and Spelling as you are.
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#6jellsproutPosted 8/29/2010 11:55:06 AM
Stat = (((2 * BaseStat + IV + (EV / 4)) * Level / 100 + 5) * Nature)
For HP the formula is: HP = ((2 * BaseStat + IV + (EV / 4)) * Level / 100 + Level + 10)

There isn't any term there for Level of Evolution. Therefor, the level of evolution doesn't matter.
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#7CBAriadosFTWPosted 8/29/2010 12:43:45 PM
Don't insult TC; His idea is quite common among newer people and is definitely not intuitively obvious. I mean, it would seem, to somebody who doesn't know the stat formula and doesn't even know that there really is one, that the longer you spend training as a more powerful pokemon, the stronger you'll be.

There are some bad questions, but this doesn't really warrant sarcasm IMO.
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#8djhdfjhnkdjfhnk(Topic Creator)Posted 8/29/2010 4:48:00 PM
^Keep in mind that not everyone is as ineducated in the wonderful fields of Google and Spelling as you are.

feel free to point out a word that i spelled wrong. And please explain how I would google "stat formula" if i wasn't aware of it in the first place. logic is a beautiful thing, you should look into it. <3
#9AbsoluteBlackPosted 8/29/2010 6:17:39 PM
I meant grammar, really. Also, googling 'pokemon evolve stats' or searching 'evolve' on this very board would give you your answer. Assuming who you are talking too isn't a jerk is a beautiful thing, you should look into it.
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#10Ravenius_sorsPosted 8/30/2010 8:47:16 AM
How dare the topic creator ask questions about a game on a site and message board intended to help players?

DAMN YOU TC
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