This should have gone into the q and a thread....Originally Posted by AndThen?
However....it probly isn't happy enough.
So quickly, I will go over the happyness score.
* Gaining a level (+2)
* Walking 256 steps (+1)
* Stat modifiers (+2)
* Using Soothe Bell (+1 for each other positive event)
* Massage in Veilstone City by girl in house nearest to Veilstone Gym (+3)
* Massage at Ribbon Syndicate in Resort Area
* Using Potions and healing items (soda/moomoo milk ect seem to give more points)
* Energypowder (-5)
* Heal powder (-5)
* Energy root (-10)
* Revival Herb (-15)
Chimeco evolves at night, when its happiness index is at 220, if you caught it in the wild, its starting happiness was likely at 70 (26% of its max), if it was hatched, its base happiness is 140.
No, their is no way to check exactly what the happiness index is at, the poketech application gives a good figure at this. Two large hearts is generally approximately max happiness.
To go a wee bit farther than needed, 255 is the max happiness a pokemon can have (the same number the max possible evs in a stat, but by coincidence)
Happiness is also the factor used to determine the power level of both return and frustration.
Frustration's Power = (255 - happiness) / 2.5 [max power 102]
Return's Power = happiness / 2.5. [max power 102]
The only pokemon to learn return by leveling is lopunny, and my prediction is that it will be learned by Dawns bunneary verry soon.