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Is Ev training COMPULSORY for the meta game?

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asked Sep 6, 2012 by HOWTO
Only if you like winning...

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EV training is not enforced, but you will lose if you don't EV train.

answered Sep 6, 2012 by the_netts
selected Sep 6, 2012 by HOWTO
Not necessarily, their are situations in which you can win.
However if you are serious about it every extra stat point counts so it is in your best interest.
If you win with  pokemon that aren't EV trained against pokemon that are, then your opponent likely has absolutely no idea what they are doing.