# The new Pokemon appraisal system

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.

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This one literally tells you the IVs in all three stats, its that easy

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To calculate the percentage though, use
(A+D+S)/45*100%
Where A=attack iv’s
D=Defense iv’s
S=Stamina iv’s

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Stars show you the percentage range but thats entirely useless when you have access to the stats directly imo

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You’re reading it far too much.

The stars act as a quality range, while the true measurements are in the Attack, Defense and HP bar graphs.

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It´s easy:
Each bar has 3 sections. Each section is valued at 5. So more to the right the better it is.
If the 3 bars are onto the right you will get a 3 stars with a red background. That means it´s a 100%.
The new system is better since you know what the pokemon has. For example: for a PvP you will want the attack and defense to be higher, so HP can be 2 if the others are 15.
For a gym you can want a defense and hp.

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Wrong entirely

1. For gym defense you still want all three stats
2. For PvP, you usually need specific IVs that give it the highest possible level - this often means going 7-15-15 or alike

Idk if this will help you or not, but here is the breakdown of the bars, that way it’ll be easier to figure out the ivs

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Thanks for the help everyone. It sounds like you’re saying the overall rating is still separate from the stats rating and I gotta do the math myself. But even if I do that, I still won’t know what the cutoffs are for comparing this to the old system. Let’s say I calculate a percentage like @Brobraam said. How do I know if that percentage would have yielded the best response from my team leader in the old system? Would it be a favorite-worthy value if it’s over 90% or over 95% or what?

If it has 3 stars and one of the stats are full, that would be equal to what you were using before.

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3 stars (including 4 stars) equal to amaze (Valor), wonder (Mystic), best of them (Instinct)

@Mew1 - I wasn’t confused about the overall rating part, just the stats part

Then those graphs from @Ryan21 should give very precise IV percentage for each Pokémon caught.

Stats are the only important thing, the reason people used percentages was to approximate the IVs - now you know the exact, no need for it

If it is 82% or higher

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I don’t understand where the confusion is?
The new appraisal gives you the exact now. No more averages or ranges.

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If stats are the only important thing, why did the old system have both an “overall” rating and a “stats” rating?

I need a way to map the old system to the new system if I want to keep my standards consistent. Since the stats used to be judged on a scale of 0 to 3 and now they’re separated out but if they’re combined they could be considered to be on a scale of 0 to 45, what does a 3 in the old system mean for the new system? 35 or greater? 40 or greater?

What do you mean by “a 3 in the old system”? Do you mean amaze (Valor), wonder (Mystic), best of them (Instinct)?