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EV-enhancing item

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EV-enhancing items are items which enhance the EVs gained when a Pokémon is defeated. All of them halve the Speed of the Pokémon holding them in battle while they are being held.

These items' effects are doubled by the effect of Pokérus. For example, if a Chikorita with Pokérus that holds a Power Lens defeats a Haunter, that Chikorita would gain 12 EV points in Special Attack. Two would be from defeating the Haunter, four would come from the Power Lens, and the remaining six would be from the Pokérus's doubling effect. However, a Pokémon holding the Exp. Share will not gain any of these boosts, and unless already infected with Pokérus, will only receive the base EV yield of the defeated Pokémon. In Generation VI, the Exp. Share was made into a key item, meaning that Pokemon who receive experience from the Exp. Share can also take advantage of any held EV-enhancing items.

From Pokémon Platinum onward, if they are held by either parent in the Pokémon Day Care, that parent passes down its IV in that respective stat; HP for Power Weight, Attack for Power Bracer, and so on.

List of EV-enhancing items

Artwork

These are artwork of the items as seen in the Pokémon Dream World.

Dream Macho Brace Sprite.png
Macho Brace
Dream Power Weight Sprite.png Dream Power Bracer Sprite.png Dream Power Belt Sprite.png
Power Weight Power Bracer Power Belt
Dream Power Lens Sprite.png Dream Power Band Sprite.png Dream Power Anklet Sprite.png
Power Lens Power Band Power Anklet

Trivia


Held items
In-battle effect items
BerriesDrivesEV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held itemsExperience-affecting items
GemsIncensePlatesMega StonesStat-enhancing itemsType-enhancing items

Out-of-battle effect items
EV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held itemsIncenseMailScarves
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