## Where can I EV train defense?

EV TRAINING IN POKEMON SWORD AND SHIELD

- HP – Skwovet (Route 1)
- Attack – Chewtle (Route 2 Lakeside)
- Defense – Rolycoly (Galar Mine/Giant’s Cap)
- Special Attack – Gastly (Watchtower Ruins)
- Special Defense – Gossifleur (Route 3)
- Speed – Rookidee (Route 1)

## How do you raise a defense EV?

Boosting EV gain

- Power Weight: HP.
- Power Bracer: attack.
- Power Lens: special attack.
- Power Belt: defense.
- Power Band: special defense.
- Power Anklet: speed.

**Which Pokémon gives defense EV?**

Geodude and Hippopotas both give 1 Defense EV and are the only Pokémon that can be encountered in the Maniac Tunnel on Route 214.

**What EVs does Audino give?**

Audino gives 2 HP EVs.

### Can you EV train at LVL 100?

You need to have a total of 252 effort points in a particular stat to get the maximum possible effect of your EV training and the full 63-point boost once the Pokémon reaches Level 100.

### How are EVs gained?

Your Pokémon can gain EVs by either eating vitamins or defeating specific Pokémon. You can post these values by either holding special items or becoming infected with Pokérus. By combining these ways to EV train, you can boost your Pokémon’s stats beyond their usual capabilities.

**Is Mega Audino any good?**

Thanks to high defensive stats and a workable defensive typing, Mega Audino is one of NU’s premier walls, able to take on a large variety of the tier’s attackers.

**How many EVs do Vitamins give?**

Adds 10 Defense EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 252. Adds 10 Special Attack EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 252.

## What is the best Horde for defense EV?

Nosepass Hordes (Route 10 — 60%) give 1 Defense EV per Nosepass and are only recommended if you are not able to take down the Durant Hordes due to Nosepass potentially having Sturdy. Other Hordes in the area are Yanma (35%) and Houndour (5% in X) / Electrike (5% in Y).

## How do you calculate EVs from a horde battle?

You can calculate how many EVs you will gain from a horde battle by using the following formula: Total_Horde_EVs = EVs found on the far right of the tables below A = Power Item Stat (Not equipped = 0, Weight = HP, Bracer = Atk, Belt = Def, Lens = SpA, Band = SpD, Anklet = Spe)

**What is the best Horde to get attack EVs in HeartGold?**

Foongus Hordes (Route 20 — 60%) give 1 HP EV per Foongus. Other Hordes in the area are Trevenant×5 (35%) and Trevenant×4, Sudowoodo×1 (5%). Weepinbell Hordes (Route 20 — 60%) give 2 Attack EVs per Weepinbell. Other Hordes in the area are Gligar (35%) and Arbok (5%). Arbok also gives 2 Attack EVs per Arbok.

**How much EV does a wingull Horde give?**

Wingull Hordes give 1 Speed EV per Wingull. There are several areas you can get Wingull Hordes in, with all of them having a 60% chance of finding Wingull and then offering a different selection of other Pokémon.