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How to Check IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Explore the massive open world of the Paldea region.

You can catch, train, and battle Pokemon in the region which has lakes, peaks, towns, and cities.

In the game, you can check IVs (Individual Values) using the Judge function.

Discover the world freely and cross land, water, and air by riding a legendary Pokeman called Koraidon in Scarlet and Miraidon in Violet.

You can choose between 3 starter Pokemons including Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly.

Challenge Gyms in various locations and reach Champion Rank.

Defeat Titan Pokemon that contain rare ingredients on the Path of Legends.

Use the new Auto-Battle feature to battle Team Star to get to their boss.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to get or use the Judge Function to check IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

How to check IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To check IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to complete the game once (beat all 8 gym leaders and the Elite Four).

After you’ve completed the game, go to any Pokemon Center and talk to the staff to unlock the Judge function.

Lastly, look at one of your Pokemon boxes, hover over a Pokemon, and press the “+” button twice to check their IV.

Here’s how to check IVs:

  1. Complete the game once (the end credits will roll).
  2. Go to any Pokemon Center and talk to the staff to unlock the Judge function.
  3. Go to one of your Pokemon boxes > hover over a Pokemon > and press “+” twice.

After you’ve pressed the “+” button twice, you’ll be able to see your Pokemon’s Individual Values on the right.

This includes individual and overall grades (IV stat ratings).

What are IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are short for Individual Values.

Individual Values are used to check if a Pokemon is stronger than another Pokemon of the same species.

The individual stat ratings are Best (31), Fantastic (30), Very Good (26 to 29), Pretty Good (16 to 25), Decent (1 to 15), and No Good (0).

The general stat ratings are Amazing (151 to 186), Great (121 to 150), Good (91 to 120), and OK (0 to 90).

Further reading

How to Breed Pokemon and Get Eggs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get a Soothe Bell in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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