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Help with a shiny question

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I wanna get a shiny starter, but i dont want to do "Soft Reset" But i saw you can get shinies in eggs. My favourite starter is oshawott so i wanna get him shiny. I got a ditto ( Not foreign ) So all i gotta do is put them in daycare and they will have eggs right? But sense its a high chance of getting shiny in eggs do i send the pokemon in the wild so it wont fill up my boxes? also, how long would it takes to get a shiny oshawott?

asked Apr 14, 2012 by PerrysPower

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If you just hatch eggs with your non foreign Ditto and random Oshawott the chance of getting a shiny is 1 in 8192 as usual. This does not guarantee that if you hatch 8192 eggs you would get the shiny though.
You would want to go with the Masuda method for a higher chance when hatching eggs and a higher chance in general.

answered Apr 14, 2012 by Hex
Im still kinda confused.. What does the Masuda method? Also if were to get all those eggs. It would fill up my boxes, so can i just let them in the wild
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You have a 1 in 8,192 chance of getting a shiny Pokemon.

So after hatching 8,192 eggs, you MIGHT get an egg.


If the Ditto were or the Oshawott were foreign, you have a 1 in 1,639


Source and for more info: Bulbapedia/ Breeding for Shininess


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answered Apr 14, 2012 by 5th of November