DaWoblefet’s Damage Dissertation- A Complete Guide to the Damage Formula

Artwork by GenOne from the Smogon Forums. Damage calculators are extremely useful tools for competitive Pokémon play. Being able to optimize EV spreads allows players to fine-tune their battle strategies by taking advantage of raw numbers, maximizing the usefulness of a Pokémon’s EVs in surviving opposing moves, obtaining relevant KOs, and outspeeding the appropriate threats. […]

EV Training Hotspots in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are here, and the best places to EV train have slightly changed. If you’re familiar with EV training from Pokémon Sun and Moon, you’ll feel right at home. Basic Information A Pokémon can have a maximum of 252 EVs in one particular stat. This is different from the 255 cap present […]