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I thought originally dividing Silvally's EVs half for SpAtk and half Atk would be a good idea because his type can be changed but it turns out Multi-Attack is just physical move. Does that mean it will only rely on the power of Silvally's attack stat? And how would you guys recommend dividing up his EVs? Thanks.

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Max physical attack and max speed.

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For your other question: yes, Multi-Attack will only use Silvally's attack stat in damage calculation.

Silvally is a Pokemon to use more as a pivot as it has access to Parting Shot, so should have maximum speed EVs and a speed boosting nature. If want Silvally to be a physical attacker, put some EVs in attack, and likewise if Silvally is a special attacker put vs in special attack; it has many great moves from both sides. I will say however, if you have Attack EVs, don't have any Special Attack EVs, and vice versa.

The rest of the EVs can be put in HP. This could be 4 EVs or hundreds, depending on how bulky you want Silvally to be, and what moves from others' you want it to live.


I sometimes use Silvally myself, and my EV spread is 252 HP / 4 SP. Atk / 252 SPD so is as bulky and as fast a pivot as possible, so can use as many parting shots as possible. It also means I can catch my opponent off-guard when I use both physical and special attacks against them with equal power, as I had no investment in either stat so there was nothing to lose.

Hope this helped!

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For the "no investment in either stat", what nature are you using? A nature that decreases a useless attack stat is much better than a nature that decreases a defense stat. Also, parting shot users don't need to be fast. In fact, for most bulky pivots, it's better to take a hit and then switch out so the Pokemon switching in doesn't need to take that hit.
This is helpful! Thank you very much.