Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: How to Get Shiny Starters

Ashia Bente Rabbani
By Ashia Bente Rabbani
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Credit: Game Freak

Getting Shiny Starters Pokémons is not easy. This guide will show you how to get shiny starters in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. But don’t worry; we have got you covered.

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you can have five new Pokémons. It is a role-playing game that you can play with your friends. Players’ Pokémon will face off against those of other Pokémon masters side by side. Pokémon can be acquired by genuine capture or trading. You can explore the vast Pokémon Scarlet and Violet realm with your Pokémon. Also, players can get Shiny Pokémons.

Getting the Shiny Pokémons is not an easy job always. You will need to do some work with effort to get your shiny Pokémons in the game. You can get shiny Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly Pokémons, and you may get a shiny starter Pokémon if you have those. But no matter how often you reset the game, you may not get the starter Pokémons shiny.

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How to Get Shiny Starters

To get shiny starters, you may follow the steps below:


The only way to get shiny starters is through breeding. To breed, you must;


Trading can get you the Pokémons you want. You will get any one starter at the beginning of the game (Sprigatito or Fuecoco, or Quaxly). You will need to trade to get these Three Pokemon.


Go to the west of Medali if you are on Level 28. You will find Ditto, which is a transforming Pokémon. It will start a fight; win it and catch it.

Picnic and Egg Basket

Create a picnic and get Ditto and your chosen Starter Pokémon in the same place. Also, players must set up an egg basket and check it up after some time. If there is an egg, the new Pokémon will be shiny.

You can make Sweet Sandwiches with Herba Mystica and Sparkling Power to get the Eggs faster. One basket can hold up to 10 eggs.

This way, you can get shiny starter Pokémons in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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