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How to GET/BREED EGGS (ALSO SHINY EGGS) hint for Pokemon Soul Silver



Anyway, the masuda method is a way to make shiny Pokemon much easier to get, and I use it in this video to hatch a shiny riolu (NO YOU MAY NOT HAVE IT ^-^). I have hatched many shiny Pokemon using this method, and I hope it has comes in use for many of you guys watching this video.

Usually, the chances of finding/hatching a shiny Pokemon are 1/8192, but using the Masuda Method, you raise the chances 4X to 1/2048.

You need to make sure you have-
-two Pokemon you want to breed to get a shiny (from different countries)
-a Pokemon that has the ability flame body/magma armor to make eggs hatch faster (slugma, magmar, and they're evolutions are good examples.)
-the daycare poketch app (get it from that guy sitting at the table.)

Also one note, if one of the Pokemon you are breeding is shiny, there is NOT a better chance of getting a shiny pokemon. Just thought I should mention that.

This method works in diamond/pearl/platinum/heartgold/soulsilver but easiest to do in diamond pearl or platinum because of the poketch.

Also a note, using an everstone to pass down natures WILL NOT work with two Pokemon from different countries.

Leave any questions (I have not yet answered) in the comments section and I will answer them to the best of my knowledge.


Q: Can you stop during the process to take a break, or will that mess it all up?
A: NO. Hatching shinies is not like chaining with the pokeradar for shinies. You can stop and restart any time you want to. YOU CAN SAVE AND TURN OFF THE GAME. IT WILL NOT AFFECT THE PROCESS AT ALL.

Q: Can I have your ________?
A: No, I don't trade my Pokemon.

Q: I got a [pokemon] from [country other than you.S.] will it work?
A: Yes

Q: I've hatched [number] eggs and still no shiny! What am I doing wrong?
A: First, check to make sure both your Pokemon are from different countries. Check OT names also. You can also check the pokedex. If you have a spanish, german, french, or japanese Pokemon, there will be an option to view that pokedex entry in another language. Also, make sure you have a Pokemon that has one of the above abilities to make eggs hatch faster so you're not overworking yourself. Heres the video it's not mine I just saw the descpription thought this would help ppl heres vid

Added by: Mew01 May 8th 2011, ID#15752



Comments for this hints and tip.

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Mar 21st 2014 Guest AvatarGuest
Trading Phiones! Pokémon X and Y! I got 2 left! IGN - NoobX Phione For Shiny! PS - Phione is a legendary!
ID #366744
Dec 31st 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
ID #337061
Dec 7th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
Plz tell glitch about shiny legendaries!
ID #326465
Aug 24th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
is it possible to do it in black 2?!?!?!?!?!?!? please answer back!!! I NEED TO KNOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ID #306544
Aug 2nd 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
what do we do if gts has only shiny pokemon every day lv 100 only like lugia hoho mewtwo lugia again what happen if we all the people trade only shiny pokemon only it would be lucky for every one on planet i put my pokemon lugia with a lot of ribbons and it feel good to make that person i traded happy just trade charazard shiny
ID #302196
Aug 2nd 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
hi my name is willie santiago so people trade what ever i want color pokemon
ID #302192
Jul 20th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I have HG that I bought in Germany, so I think will have no problem doing the Masuda method. The problem is, I don't know a lot of German and I just started playing.
ID #298959
Jul 3rd 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I have only seen one shiny once! It was a roselia in platinum version.
ID #294586
Apr 13th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I can't get a shiny pichu
ID #273597
Apr 6th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
guys i have like 6 manaphys on heart gold and want a jap ditto help please!!!
ID #271167
Apr 2nd 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
Willing to Trade a Shiny Charizard and/or Shiny Deoxys

ID #269738
Mar 30th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
I have no shiny pokemon but i do have a lot of legendary pokemon I'll trade for a good shiny pokemon plz
ID #268713
Mar 19th 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
Hey, if y'all want some good pokemon, I've got some good ones. My conditions are:
.You can't have Mewtwo
.You shouldn't even think about my Lucario or Kyurem
.In exchange for a trade I always require at least one battle first. It'll be worth your time.
. In exchange for my legends, I need some high leveled pokemon to match, so no lower than than lv50 or 60.
ID #265309
Feb 22nd 2013 Guest AvatarGuest
If you want a French Pickachu LISTEN UP. You get one by having a rematch with Lt. Surge. So ya find him any day 9:00 - 12:00 So ya find him, get his number, have a rematch with him. Then you will see him by the magnet train lobby in saffron. He will offer you a pickchui for his French Pickachu. Accept that offer. YOU GOT A FRENCH PICKACHU BABY!!!
ID #257397
Nov 12th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
I got shiny charizard will trade for mew
ID #207860
Oct 27th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
Hey I can't trade or do any thing like that
ID #201850
Oct 23rd 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
ID #200448
Sep 7th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
Im from aus, would it work for my Blastoise from Jap and my other Blastoise from aus?

plz plz plz plz say yes (truthfully) thnx (^_^)
ID #184138
Sep 2nd 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
i tried it with a pichu from mexico and a pichu from japan
ID #182638
Aug 7th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
to who had the arceus.... i will give you a shiny deoxys. lvl 100
ID #173154
Jul 17th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
I want a shiny charizard I will trade a shiny lv 100arceus
ID #165090
Jul 11th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
i want a shiny eevee i will give you any pokemon
ID #162973
May 28th 2012 shadow270 Avatar shadow270
ID #146307
May 28th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
-i want a shiny charizard i will trade manaphy or phione or celeby or zoroark
ID #146300
Apr 29th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
how do u know if the pokemon is from another country???
ID #138045
Apr 5th 2012 Guest AvatarGuest
Does anyone have a gold caterpie I've been breeding for a while and still none. I would give up what ever Pokemon I can find in soul silver
ID #129710
Nov 28th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
To the person that asked about shiny ditto + shiny eevee. It will make a shiny eevee eventually but the chance will stay at 1/8192 for every egg unless there both different nationalitys in which as said in the article above will increase the chance to 1/2048 per egg.
ID #91087
Nov 20th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
this is to the kid who wants to trade a deoxys. i will trade i just want to know what level the arceus is and when do you want to met
ID #88921
Nov 14th 2011 Spacekat101 Avatar Spacekat101
will a shiny ditto and a shiny eevee make another shiny eevee???
ID #87392
Nov 14th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
will a shiny ditto and a shiny eevee make another shiny eevee???
ID #87391
Oct 16th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
I think if you get 700 or more encounters you should get shiny pokemon.
ID #80865
Oct 16th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
I heard that if you got many eggs stored go to cinnabar island and hatch the many eggs you got it will maybe hatch into a shiny.
ID #80857
Oct 16th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
does it have to be a JAp ditto and a diferent pokemon?
ID #80854
Oct 16th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
how can you hatch shadow lugia out of a egg without action replay?
ID #80682
Sep 16th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
Can you lie from what country it's from(Game from America to France on the game)?????????????????????
ID #74786
Aug 9th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
I Made the comment right above. I know what I need! WEP key! Problem is, don't know the code. Is there a way to find it out, or am I doomed forever? Also, can I find shiny stones under ground on platinum? Please answer! I need to know!
ID #65644
Aug 8th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
I have heard about it so much and I suck with technology so I am very jealous of you people. How do I trade to get a foreign pokemon? Can't get wifi! Watched videos and read stuff but since we bought our DS off of eBay, we weren't given the manual. Help me! By the way, I don't have any of those fancy cords of anything. Just me, my genius little bro, and the DS. But I still have a shiny bellosom! TEE HEE! Found it in the wild by accident. Freaked my bro and I out of our wits. Didn't know they existed!
ID #65296
Jul 29th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
Can someone give me a Deoxys i really want one like really plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz i will trade you a blue event arceus ok thxs Smile
ID #62300
Jul 26th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
Does it work with breeding a Pokemon from Kanto with a Ditto from Johto?
ID #61408
Jul 8th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
niet leuk
ID #55921
Jun 13th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
I've been wanting a bagon on soulsilver but i waited the right amount of days what am i doing wrong
ID #49111
Jun 6th 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
umm is there a way to breed with a ditto?
ID #47492
May 27th 2011 Mew01 Avatar Mew01
well u dont need a shiny pokemon to get an shiny egg it can be any pokemon for ex if u have a jap ditto and a female treeko then it will work but if u have an jap ditto but a male treeko then no cuase u need a female pokemon to make the egg and only one pokemon has to have a diferent language so it dosent matter what country its from as long as it has a different language hope this helps
ID #45114
May 26th 2011 shinyhunter Avatar shinyhunter
my friend has a japenenes ditto and where goning to trad and im going to use a shiny treecko when i get one will work because i got EU pokemon so please replay
ID #45020
May 23rd 2011 Guest AvatarGuest
Do the Pokemon you are breeding have to be from different conturies?
ID #44602
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