In the old system, when I tapped the appraise button I would get approximately 4-6 pages of info in the words of my team leader. I would only really use two of these pages to judge my pokemon. The first page was an “overall” rating like “Overall, your ditto is a decent pokemon.” I think there were four possible overall ratings so I’ll call them 0 to 3. Then later there would be a “stats” rating like “I’m blown away by its stats. WOW!” Again I think there were four possible ratings so I’ll also call the stats ratings 0 to 3. If my pokemon scored the highest in both places i.e. 3 and 3 then I would mark that pokemon as a favorite so I’d know to keep it. I’d only spend resources powering up and evolving pokemon that I knew I wanted to keep. (Yes, I know there are things like PokeGenie but this was just the method I used.)
Anyway, now that there’s a new system I don’t know what to make of it. Instead of two ratings I only get one rating from 0 to 3 stars. Does that star rating replace both the overall rating and the stats rating or does it only correspond to the overall rating? Do I need to look at the actual stats underneath the star rating and judge for myself how good they are instead of having my team leader do the math for me? I need to know if there’s some way of using the new system to see if a pokemon would or would not be marked as a favorite if it were still using the old system. If I can’t figure that out then I won’t be able to keep marking pokemon as favorites, or else when I see a pokemon marked as a favorite I won’t know if it was marked using the new system or the old system and so I won’t know how much that stamp of approval is worth.