Meta Battle Subway PokeBase - Pokemon Q&A

Breeding for a shiny?

0 votes
589 views

if I breed a japanese shiny ditto with a normal tyrunt. how high are my chances of getting a shiny or about how many eggs till a shiny might come.

asked by

2 Answers

2 votes
 
Best answer

The Masuda method (Japanese: 国際結婚 international marriage), also known as Masuda's method, is a fan-made term which describes a way to obtain Shiny Pokémon more easily from Generation IV onwards. 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. It occurs whenever Pokémon of differing real-world geographical origin are bred.

As an additional reward for catching every single non-event Pokémon in the National Pokédex, the player can receive the Shiny Charm from Professor Juniper. Having this item in the Bag increases the chance of obtaining a Shiny Pokémon by a flat 2/8192, resulting in a 3/8192 chance (about 1/2731) of finding one normally (an effectively tripled chance) and an 8/8192 chance (1/1024) of hatching one through the Masuda method. (1/512 with Shiny Charm in Gen VI)

-Bulbapedia

answered by
selected by
my ditto is shiny doesn't that change anything???
Nope..
so about how many eggs
It varies on what you have and don't. Some get it in 400-1000ish eggs, some get it in 60. Based in luck really.
*cough* my answer *cough*
Those are chances, not egg counts.
1 vote

#1/1024 or 1/512 with the Shiny Charm.

...As of gen 6.
The Ditto being shiny does not affect the shiny rate, only it's nationality does.

in previous generations:

Gen 4 - 1/1638
Gen 5 - 1/1365

Source

answered by