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 Lark84 My skeleton is made of creamy nougat. Member # 1186 Member Rated: posted 09-27-2001 02:38 PM                    I've gotten to the Stat Exp formula in my calc program, and it's giving me quite a headache.This is the formula from Marcus Majarra's site:SE = 64(50 x SP ÷ Level)2 - 16(50 x SP ÷ Level) + 2It's supposed to calculate how many Stat Exp points (SE) I need to gain in order to grow a specific number of stat points (SP).When I enter L100 and stat points 63.99999... (which is the maximum number of stat points one can gain at L100, or so I've read), I get a SE value of 3530.That's strange, since according to the same guide, the maximum amount of Stat Exp is somewhere around 65000.So, what am I doing wrong? I get an answer only about 1/20 of what it's supposed to be. Registered: Nov 2000  |  IP: Logged
 oporaca Farting Nudist Member # 922 Member Rated: posted 09-27-2001 09:30 PM                    Did you multiply by 2 instead of squaring the first term? I got roughly 65,026 from that formula (roughly, because I used 64 instead of 63.99999).- - - - -I'm a closet Pokémon fan -- all evidence I like Pokémon is locked away in my closet. Registered: Sep 2000  |  IP: Logged
 Lark84 My skeleton is made of creamy nougat. Member # 1186 Member Rated: posted 09-28-2001 05:47 AM                    Now it works. Thanks!How was I going to know that 2 was supposed to be a ^2? I'm sure there's some way to write that in HTML... Registered: Nov 2000  |  IP: Logged
 spunman Farting Nudist Member # 1181 posted 10-01-2001 01:19 PM                 it would be interesting to see what formula the game actually uses to determine the points to add for stat exp. it couldn't use (200*sp^2)-(sp*level)=level^2*(se-2)/800, which is about as simple as it can be worked out without converting any of the variables to a real number. it would have to work two separate formulae and use the difference. well, i think it would be interesting. From: the middle | Registered: Nov 2000  |  IP: Logged
 MK is somewhat large. Member # 1445 Member Rated: posted 10-02-2001 06:26 PM                    Is there any chance it's something stupid like a bit rotation or somethin like that? Maybe we should look at the numbers and try squaring them, dividing them by each other, etc... and see if we find a number that stands out that might indicate what the formula is based on. Registered: Jan 2001  |  IP: Logged
 oporaca Farting Nudist Member # 922 Member Rated: posted 10-02-2001 09:09 PM                    It's a quadratic equation, in the form of ax˛+bx+c. In this case, a=64, b= -16, c=2, and x=50s/l, where l is the level and s is the stat points.I tried fooling around with it, and got this formula, but it probably doesn't work:Stat Points = Level * (2 + square root of(2 * Stat Experience - 7)) / 800.Unnervingly, it doesn't work at all when the stat experience is below 4.- - - - -I'm a closet Pokémon fan -- all evidence I like Pokémon is locked away in my closet. Registered: Sep 2000  |  IP: Logged
 Jaybee Farting Nudist Member # 1781 posted 10-02-2001 09:24 PM                     quote:Originally posted by oporaca:Stat Points = Level * (2 + square root of(2 * Stat Experience - 7)) / 800.Unnervingly, it doesn't work at all when the stat experience is below 4.Thats because you can't have a root of a negative, unless you start using i and other imaginarys. But that would mean it wouldn't work when its lower than 3. Hm. From: Sydney | Registered: May 2001  |  IP: Logged
 poccil Farting Nudist Member # 1457 posted 10-03-2001 06:53 AM                        The foprmula I use is the following:Stat Pts = int((A*(1+SQRT(B-1)))/400)A = Pokémon's current level.B = Pokémon's current Stat Exp.- - - - -The Ultimate Pokemon Center | Gold/Silver Lab"I believe that poccil is an intelligent, respected member of the online Pokemon community." -sarcastic comment by White Cat Registered: Jan 2001  |  IP: Logged
 mleo2003 Farting Nudist Member # 1618 Member Rated: posted 10-03-2001 02:26 PM                       This formula was posted here a while back by Necrosaro. He said that he personally worked it out by reversing the Stat Exp. Formula.Here it is:P=(L*((16+(SQRT(256*E-512)))/128)/50)where P is the extra points you will gain, L is your Level, and E is the amount of Stat Experience you have.Hope this helps someone.- - - - -When life gives you lemons...Throw them back!!! From: Forest, Mississippi | Registered: Mar 2001  |  IP: Logged

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