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I recently acquired a lot of rare candy, and I was thinking of buffing out my Walrein. I just wanted to know if rare candy has any negative effects, like lower stats, or higher chance of being hit with a critical hit, or something like that.

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No negative effects unless you play competitively. Then you wont be able to EV train. What I suggest you do is fully EV train and then use Rare candies to finish the training.

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it doesnt have negative effects BUT it doesnt give EVs like for example:
walrein normal rare candy train
attack5555_____56

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Rarely using rare candies won't have a negative effect, but 96% of the Pokemon will get a negative effect no matter what like: less health, less defense, less speed, and less attack. In fact, all Pokemon's happiness won't go up as fast as it does when training.

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Those effects are only negative if you are playing competitively in terms of the stat or EV training as i stated above. And the happiness thing only applies to pokemon that evolve off of happiness which is a few.