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Same method in each game since its inception, and questions detailing the Masuda Method already exist. Essentially this involves breeding Pokémon from different countries to increase the odds of hatching a shiny.

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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 1/4096 in Generation VI onwards, the Masuda method multiplies this rate by 6 (to 6/4096, or 1/683) from Generation VI onwards. It occurs whenever Pokémon of differing language are bred.


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