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I want a shiny snivy!


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In Generation V, it (the probability of obtaining a shiny via the Masuda method) is boosted even further from 1 in 8,192 to 1 in 1,365.3.

So these are your chances of getting a shiny via the Masuda method.

If, however, you're using the Masuda Method to breed, (the shiny charm) reduces it from 1 in 1,365.3 down to 1 in 1024.

This is your chance of a shiny by using the Masuda method while having obtained the Shiny Charm for catching every Pokemon in the National Pokedex (bar event legendaries).

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good answer
that really helps me. (shiny pokemon are the best!!!)
wait what is masuda method? is it the different country pokemon thing?
That's the one.
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The shiny charm increases the chance of finding them in the wild. I don't think there are any other ways to increase the chance of getting a shiny Pokemon through breeding other than the masuda method.