Read this Pokemon Sword and Shield guide on how to get the Pokemon virus Pokerus. Including what is Pokerus, how to get or spread, trade Pokemon with Pokerus, & more!Check Out What To Do After Endgame!
What Is Pokerus?
Pokemon Stats that Doubles Gained EV
Pokemon infected with Pokerus are able to gain double the Effort Value or EVs that they receive from battling. This allows for easier EV training since it takes less time to EV train them than normal Pokemon!Check Out EV (Base Points) Guide Here!
Useful For Breeding Stronger Pokemon
Having the Pokerus virus infecting your Pokemon can be useful in breeding stronger Pokemon for ranked battles, online battles, & trading!
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Pokerus - How To Get
Capture Pokemon With Pokerus
One of the simplest way to get a Pokemon with Pokerus is to catch one that's already infected with the virus. You can check the Pokemon's summary to see if they have the Pokerus virus.Check Out How To Catch Pokemon!
Trade Online For Pokemon With Pokerus
Another way of getting a Pokemon with Pokerus is to trade with other people. Check online forums or with local friends to see if they are willing to trade for a Pokemon infected with Pokerus.Check Out Trading Forum For Pokerus!
Pokerus - How to Spread
Keep Pokemon With Pokerus In Party
To spread the Pokerus in your Pokemon, make sure to keep the first Pokemon with Pokerus in the same party. Win some battles with this party to infect the other Pokemon.
Cured Pokerus Pokemon Cannot Spread It
A Pokemon will eventually be cured of Pokerus. This means it won't be able to spread the Pokerus Virus to other members in the party anymore. Although, it will still have the EV boost gains.