How to Check IVs in Pokemon Sword and Shield - Prima Games

How to Check IVs in Pokemon Sword and Shield

by Nicholas Barth

Pokemon players known IVs are the individual stats that determine how strong your characters are in specific areas. Due to the importance of these stats, players are wise to check them often to make sure that their characters have the ones they think are the most beneficial. This is no different in Sword and Shield. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know to check IVs covered. 

How to Check IVs in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Sword and Shield players will gain the ability to check IVs when they defeat Leon in the Pokemon League. You will then need to make your way to the Battle Tower and win six matches. Once you have secured six wins, you will be able to go to any PC and hit the plus button to look at the stats of your creatures. 

Check IVs Pokemon Sword and Shield

Now, IVs are essential when it comes to making sure that your team members are as strong as they can be when it comes to competitive play. However, casual players do not have to worry about having these stats optimized for specific areas if they are playing for fun. However, it is always enjoyable to see your characters grow into the very best battlers they can be heading into the future by knowing how to check their IVs. 

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Nicholas Barth

Guides Writer Nicholas enjoys helping fellow members of the video game community learn more about their favorite games. First-person shooters and Battle Royale games are what you can usually find Nicholas playing when he isn't writing. We will congratulate you if you can find a bigger Call of Duty fan than Nicholas, who has been playing since he got Call of Duty 2 with his first Xbox 360. [email protected]