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Getting another Turtwig/Piplup/Chimchar egg hint for Pokemon Platinum

Getting another Turtwig/Piplup/Chimchar egg

To get a second Piplup, Turtwig or Chimchar, you will need your starter pokemon, i.e Piplup, and a Ditto. To get a Ditto, you must go to Mr.Backlot's garden (south of Hearthome City) and wait until he tells you he has spotted a Ditto. (He tells you a new pokemon each day, but to speed the process up, you can save and restart to get the one you want)

When he does tell you, you have until midnight to catch Ditto in his garden. When you catch Ditto, putit in the Daycare in Solaceon Town, with your starter. After 2-5 hours, voila! The old man will find an egg, which he will give to you. Inside is a new starter!

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Nov 30th 2010, ID#14900


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Jan 1st 2015 Guest
The egg hatching isnt based on time, its based on steps. After a certain amount of steps, your egg will hatch.
ID #494328
Dec 3rd 2013 Guest
to guest you can't get a palkia egg because palkia has no gender. sorry to disappoint. but if you go and beat the elite four (if you have already then go to the spear pillar again) make your way to the spear pillar and palkia will have spawned. worked for me with Dialga. just keep beating the E4 and going to the spear pillar to battle them.
ID #324960
Oct 23rd 2013 Guest
What If My Starter Is A Male?
ID #315989
Apr 30th 2013 Guest
Guest #136009,you only get a 5% chance of fiding ditto.But I have a plan.To do it,speak with Mr.backlot and wait 'till he says ditto.After 24 hours wait 'till says ditto again.BOOM!!!Now you get a 10% chace of finding ditto!!!
ID #279032
Mar 27th 2013 Guest
i found it and i will get a palkia egg yes!
ID #267865
Mar 2nd 2013 mario640
if u want ditto u nedd the nachinol dex then speek to mr blackot
ID #260056
Nov 30th 2012 Guest
wut time dos ditto come out? buck toth sineing out.
ID #213795
Aug 25th 2012 Guest
does it work with infernape
ID #180037
Apr 22nd 2012 Guest
ditto won't show up and backlot said hes there help me please pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee dude i even give you 100 masterballs
ID #136009
Apr 22nd 2012 Guest
ID #136004
Jul 17th 2011 Guest
flame body does help it is just the egg
ID #58717
Jul 17th 2011 Guest
oops almost forgot the ball capsule. dont mess with it the point was to take away a space in your party as a punihment for trying to cheat dont mess with the pc or you might have to restart your game. that is what i would recomend it is the only way to get rid of it.
ID #58716
Jul 17th 2011 Guest
The bad egg never hatches and if you put it in the pc it will multiply and take up all the space. serves you right for trying to cheat same thing happens if you try the mew goldsilver trick on the remakes. I dont know if this is true but you might be able to get rid of it by letting it multiply in your pc and deleting all of them I'm not sure but no, the bad egg dosent hatch and the only way to get a jarachi is to trade with a friend or an official nintindo event.
ID #58715
Jan 16th 2011 Guest
your smart and true but i really need your help you see i have a bad egg do you know how many steps to get the bad egg to hatch so far i've probably walked over 200,000-300,000 steps and nothing happened i also caught magmar with flame body because if you have a pokemon with the ability of flame body it hatches quick......lie still hasnt hatched oh ya the pokemon inside the egg is supposed to be a jirachy (i used an action replay) so can you help the egg came with a ball capsual so i cant do anything till this stupid egg hatches. plzzzzzzz tell me. plzzzz!!!
ID #25690
Dec 24th 2010 Guest
Actually, the ditto is just breeding that starter to make an egg. This will happen with any pokemon you put in there that is able to breed. The 2-5 hours thing is false. When getting an egg from daycare, it doesnt matter how long you leave the pokemon in there what matters is the number of steps you take. When leveling up pokemon in the daycare, the same principle applies. The pokemon in the daycare will gain 1 exp point for every step you take.
hope this was helpful.
ID #22327
Dec 17th 2010 Guest
What time does he say to ya if u no
ID #21309
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