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EV Training Haunter, am I doing it right?

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(I'm playing emerald)

Haunter
Nature: Timid
Level: 34

HP: 84
ATTACK: 41
DEFENSE: 46
Sp. ATK: 109
Sp. DEF: 42
SPEED: 107

(what I did)
252 on speed, 252 on Sp. att & 6 on HP.

(how I did it; speed)
First I fed him 10 Carbos (100 to speed)
Then I trained speed in the Smeargle cave (battle frontier) with macho brace. This is how I calculated, please tell me if this is right:
252 - 100 = 152 (EVs left for speed after using 10 Carbos)
152 / 2 = 76 (Smeargle gives 1 EV, 2 with macho brace)
So I fought 76 Smeargles.

(how I did it; Sp. att)
First I fed him 10 Calcium (100 to Sp. att)
Then I trained Sp. att with Spindas & a macho brace. The calculation for this was the same;
252 - 100 = 152 (EVs left for Sp. att after using 10 Calcium)
152 / 2 = 76 (Spinda gives 1 EV, 2 with macho brace)
So I fought 76 Spindas (Running away from other pkmns, as to only engage Spindas)

So is this right? I keep using calculators but they keep showing my Haunter with a Sp. att of 115, makes me think I did something wrong :/

I'm new at this (learned about it 2 days ago) is there any way I can tell if my EVs were distributed like I wanted them? and can anyone tell me if for a level 34 Haunter, is his stats where they are supposed to be?

Thanks in advance :)

asked Feb 12, 2013 by Singularity
You have some decent patience, I get bored after 15 minutes of EV Traning vs Cofagrigus in White. Didn't do it in Black 2 yet, though. (Not to planning to xD).
There is a mistake, you have 2 EXTRA EV's in HP, not only are they non beneficial, they are impossible to have, Unless you are playing IN GEN 3
^
I was playing a Gen3 (emerald). I'm playing W2 now though
ok then.

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Best answer

You did do it right, your math was correct and you did a nice job. Your Haunter's SAtk may be lower than you thought it would be, there are a few reasons as to why this could be:

  • Level 34 isn't very high, level him up and it'll get higher
  • He isn't evolved
  • He may not have complete SAtk IV's
  • His Nature may not make his SAtk as high as it could be

Either way, once you get him up to level 100, his SAtk will be pretty dang high.

answered Feb 12, 2013 by |SentByRavens|
selected Feb 12, 2013 by Singularity
hey ravens!
yea my nature compliments speed (like I wanted)
so my calculations were correct, great! btw this is my FIRST EV trained pokemon. With your confirmation I can now go for my Jolteon! thanks.