In Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, there are several factors that come into play to determine whether one Pokemon is more powerful than another. A good factor to consider is the average number of CPs obtained by two Pokemon of the same species with the same level. You may notice that these two Pokemon do not have equal power, this is due to a hidden parameter that determines the potential of each of the creatures in the game otherwise called IV (Individual Values).
In Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, it is quite possible to see the potential of a creature (IV) by unlocking the judge function. If you have not yet obtained it or you do not know how to use this function once it is activated, we will explain how it works below.
Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee how to get the Judge function and what it is for :
To unlock the judge function of your Pokedex, you will first have to make sure you have catches 30 different species of Pokemon in the Kanto region. Once you meet this requirement, meet Professor Oak’s assistant who is waiting for you in the building that provides the link between Route 11 and 12. The assistant waits on the floor of the building near the binoculars. By showing him 30 different Pokemon, he will gladly add the judge function to your bag, a valuable tool that will allow you to better understand the hidden potential of the creatures you catch in Kanto.
To see the potential (IV) of a Pokemon with the judge function, you must consult its information. To do this, open the « team » menu of the game or search your Pokemon box and choose a companion you want to inspect with the judge function by selecting « information » about the creature you are targeting.
All you have to do is press the « Y » button once you are on a Pokemon’s profile to activate the judge function and see the hidden parameters that influence your Pokemon’s evolution as it progresses.
→ You can consult the potential by :
- Special attack
- Special defense
→ With different attributes :
- Not So Good
- Very good
→ And an overall score of its parameters :
- Ok Stats
- Good stats
- Great stats!
- Amazing Stats!
When you capture a Pokemon in the future, make sure it has a perfect (potential) IV before you start training it. Because between two Pokemon of the same level with different potential, the difference in power and max CP can be significant. Think about this when training your Pokemon and use the judge function of Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee as often as possible, as they will become a valuable ally in your quest for perfection.