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What's the chance of hatching a shiny using the Masuda method in X/Y?

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Since the rate of finding a shiny in X/Y is doubled, what is the chance of hatching a shiny using the Masuda method in X/Y?

asked Apr 7 by The Trapinchinator

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Here's what the great Bulbapedia had to say:

While the standard encounter rate for a Shiny Pokémon (either in the wild or by breeding) is 1/8192, the Masuda method multiplies this rate by 5 (to 5/8192 or about 1/1638) in Generation IV and by 6 (to 3/4096 or about 1/1365) in Generation V.

Basically this is saying that the Masuda Method's chances are 1/1365 in Gen V. Since Gen VI doubles the chances of this I'd say that you're looking at 2/1365.

Take into consideration that this is just a guess. Nobody really has clear data on Gen VI Masuda Method yet, we're just basing it off of Gen V data and the fact that the rate is doubled.

Hope this helps!!

answered Apr 7 by excadrill444
selected Apr 7 by The Trapinchinator
Thanks!