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Effort Value Guide - How To Increase & EV Reset
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Learn all about Pokemon Effort Value in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet (PokemonSV). Guide includes what is Effort Value, effects, how to know, Effort Value reset, and more!

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How To Know Effort Value

How To Get Maximum Effort Value

Use Items To Increase Effort Value

How To Get
HP UpHP Up & OthersWhen used, the designated Effort Value will be increased by 10
Purchased at Chansey's Supply (10,000 Pokedollars)

Items like HP Up can be purchased for 10,000 Pokedollars each at Chansey's Supply. if you want to purchase these to max out Effort Value, you will need 5,000,000 Pokedollars for it.


How To Get
Cleaver FeatherCleaver Feather & OthersWhen used, it will increase the Effort Value of a specific item by 1
- Picked up at Casseroya Lake
- Get it on high difficulty Tera Raid Battles

Health Feather and other items can be found mainly at Casseroya Lake. They are easy to use for fine-tuning the amount of Effort Value since they immediately increase Effort Value by 1.

If You Lack Funds, Defaet Wild Pokemon To Obtain Effort Value

If you don't have enough saved money, you can accumulate Effort Value by fighting wild Pokemon. Each Wild Pokemon has a specific Effort Value that it raises for the Pokemon that defeat it. It's recommended that you decide how many Pokemon you need to farm Effort Value from.

Increase Efficiency With Power Items

ItemsEffect / How To Get
Power ItemsPower ItemsGet an Effort Value of +8
Delibird Pouch in addition to the normal Effort Value (10,000 Yen)

Pokemon whose Effort Value you want to increase should be give the Power Item. When a Pokemon is defeated in battles, it's Effort Value will increase by +8, increasing efficiency.

Auto Battle Does Not Give Effort Value Gains

The Auto Battle function does not provide Effort Value. If you want to farm Effort Value, you need to battle Pokemon directly.

Fainted Pokemon Do Not Gain Effort Value

When a Pokemon Team wins a battle, experience and Effort Value are added to all Pokemon team members. However, if a Pokemon on your team has fainted, they will not gain any Effort Values.

Wild Pokemon Recommended Effort Value Farming

Wild PokemonIncreased Effort Value
LechonkLechonk[HP]Effort Value +1
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YungoosYungoos[Attack]Effort Value+1
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TarountulaTarountula[Defense]Effort Value+1
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PsyduckPsyduck[Special ATK]Effort Value+1
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HoppipHoppip[Special DEF]Effort Value+1
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FletchlingFletchling[Speed]Effort Value+1
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No Pokerus Virus In This Version

Pokerus is a virus with a low chance of infecting a Pokemon. When they have this, their Effort Value gained from defeating Wild Pokemon is doubled. However, There are no reports of Pokerus existing this version

About Effort Value Reset

Reset Effort Value With Berries

It is possible to reset the Effort Value again by lowering it with a Berry. You can get these Berries form Porto Miranda and you can also find them in the field.

How To Get
Pomeg BerryPomeg BerryLowers HP Effort Value by 10
- Porto Miranda Market (Competition)
- East Province (Area Two) (Levincia Southwest)
Kelpsy BerryKelpsy BerryLowers [Attack] Effort Value by 10
- Purchase in Porto Marinada
- East Province (Area Two) (Levincia Southwest)
Qualot BerryQualot BerryLowers [Defense] Effort Value by 10
- Porto Marinada Market (Competition)
- East province (Area One) (Levincia Southeast)
Hondew BerryHondew BerryLowers [Special Attack] Effort Value by 10
- Porto Marinada (Auction)
- East Province (Area Two) (Levincia Southwest)
Grepa BerryGrepa BerryLowers [Special Defense] Effort Value by 10
- Porto Marinada (Auction)
- East Province (Area One) (Southeast of Levincia)
Tamato BerryTamato BerryLowers [Speed] Effort Value by 10
- Buy at Porto Marinada (Auction)
- East Province (Area One) (Southeast of Levincia)

Purchase Them From Porto Marinada


You can purchase about 50 berries at Porto Marinada. It is better to have learn about their effects when you purchase.

Do BeforeTurn off Autosave from the settings
Report outside the market when the in-game time is night
When morning comes in game, quit the game and play again
Check the lineup for the market
 └ If you want to buy it, purchase it and finish the sale
 └ If not, repeat steps 2 & 3

No NPC To Reset Effort Value


In Sword and Shield, there is a person who can reset all Effort Value status to 0. However, it seems like there's no such person in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. There's a chance that this person might me added in the future.

How To Know Effort Value

Check From The Status Screen


You can check the current Effort Value status through your Pokemon status screen. Press the L Button and then switch to the next tab to display the Effort Value Tab.

When The Effort Value Is Max, The Graph Will Glow

When the total Effort Value reached the max at 510, the color of the graph becomes white. When each ability's Effort Value reaches the max at 252, the stat will glow.

What Is Effort Value?

A Hidden Status For Pokemon

Base Points or Effort Value is a hidden status that Pokemon accumulates through battle. Compared to other hidden statuses such as Base Stats and Individual Value, it is easier for each trainer to increases this. This is due to Effort Value will be increase through battle.

The Maximum Value Is 252, The Total Limit Is 510

The initial value is 0 and the maximum stat you can get for HP, Attack, Defense, Special DEF, Special ATK, and Speed is 252. The Maximum value of 252 can be allocated only to two areas since the total limit per Pokemon is 510.

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