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What are the best locations for getting Effort Values in Attack?

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At Twinleaf Town, the super rod always hooks either Gyarados or Seaking, both of which give 2 EVs.
At the top end of Route 210 (east of Celestic Town), you'll find Bibarel (2 EVs), Machop (1 EV), Machoke (2 EVs) and Scyther (1 EV). You can also get Bagon (1 EV) with the PokeRadar and Zangoose (2 EVs) with Ruby in the GBA slot.


Surf on Route 42 to find Goldeen (1 EV) and Seaking (2 EVs).

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A better place in DPPt is super rod at Twinleaf Town. It's always either Gyarados or Seaking, both of which give 2 physical attack EVs.
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Black / White:

Lillipup 1 EV
Patrat 1 EV
Audino 2 HP EVs (shaking grass)

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Black/White also Icirrus City, grass fields. Lots of Attack and the occasional Deerling (speed). Beware of winter, where you will meet Vanillish also.
What about black/white2?
look at the bottom of this page
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Well, in my SS, I LUCKILY Got the Pokerus and trained my Sceptile to have excellent attack on wild Seakings in the water in Mt. Silver. My Sceptiles' attack goes up 4 points every lvl which is awesome. So if you have the pokerus in any of your games, you could trade or migrate them and get double the evs to get extra strong stats!

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Go slightly north from Orburgh and the first patch of grass has a whole bunch of machop.

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the grassy areas right before pinwheel forest.
Pidove-1 ev
Timburr-1 ev
Sawk-2 evs

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Black/White 2 - Attack spots

Dragonspiral Tower 1F - Mienshao (2 EVs), Druddigon (2 EVs), Golurk (2 EVs).

Victory Road 1F/3F - Banette (2 EVs), Golurk (2 EVs).

N's Castle - Druddigon (2 EVs), Zweilous (2 EVs), Excadrill (2 EVs) in dust clouds. Avoid Onix (dust clouds).

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RSE locations

Walking at Mt. Pyre 1F-3F: Shuppet (1 EV) (doesn't work in Ruby)
Super Rod at Petalburg City: Corphish (1 EV)
Super Rod at Route 118: Carvanha (1 EV), Sharpedo (2 EVs)

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Many battles with vs seeker in One Island before Mt Ember (the trainers have machokes,machamps and primeapes)

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Black 2/White 2/Black/White:
Normal grass (non shaking) just outside Dragonspiral tower.
Druddigon,Mienshao, Sawsbuck, Tranquill
All give 2 attack EV. If not winter then these are the only Pokemons you will encounter.
Diamond and Pearl:
There are no areas with only attack EV rewarding Pokemon.
But best area is route 212.
Kricketune, Bidarel-2 each. There appearance rate is significantly higher than the other Pokemons in the area.

Of course there are areas with only attack EV rewarding Pokemon. Twinleaf Town had only Gyarados and Seaking if you use a super rod.