Pokemon Scarlet and Violet players can make sandwiches with a Sparkling Power bonus which boosts their chances of catching shiny Pokemon!

The surprisingly in-depth sandwich-making minigame in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet lets players make snacks for themselves that boost their stats. And these stat-boosting sandwiches are also one of the best ways to increase your shiny odds.

If you’re after shiny Pokemon, make sure you know how to make all of the different sandwiches that give you Sparkling Power. This is a bonus that increases your chances of catching shinies!

But first, you’ll need to know how to make sandwiches in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!

making a sandwich in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

All Sparkling Power Sandwich Recipes to Boost Shiny Odds in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The following create-your-own sandwich recipes all have the Sparkling Power effect, which boosts the chances of catching shiny Pokemon of a certain type, as well as Encounter Power, which increases your chances of encountering Pokemon of a certain type.

Depending on the type of shiny Pokemon you are trying to catch, you will want to follow a different recipe.

As each sandwich contains a different Herba Mystica, you will also need to know the best ways to farm Herba Mystica in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet so you can make as many sandwiches as you want!

Type Ingredients
Bug2 Salty Herba Mystica, Cherry Tomatoes,
DarkSalty Herba Mystica, Sweet Herba Mystica, Smoked fillet,
Dragon2 Salty Herba Mystica, Avocado
ElectricSpicy Herba Mystica, Salty Herba Mystica, Yellow Bell Pepper
Fairy2 Salty Herba Mystica, Tomatoes
Fighting2 Salty Herba Mystica, Pickles
FireSalty Herba Mystica, Sweet Herba Mystica, Basil
Flying2 Salty Herba Mystica, Proscuitto
Ghost2 Salty Herba Mystica, Red Onion
GrassSalty Herba Mystica, Sour Herba Mystica, Lettuce,
Ground2 Salty Herba Mystica, Ham
Ice2 Salty Herba Mystica, Klawf Stick
Normal2 Salty Herba Mystica, Chorizo
Poison2 Salty Herba Mystica, Noodles
Psychic2 Salty Herba Mystica, Onion
Rock2 Salty Herba Mystica, Jalapeno
SteelSweet Herba Mystica, Salty Herba Mystica, Hamburger
Water2 Salty Herba Mystica, Cucumber

To increase your shiny odds further, you’ll also want to know how to get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!

Sparkling Power Sandwich Pokemon

What is the Sparkling Power Sandwich Boost?

Sandwiches with Sparkling Power in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet increase your chances of catching shiny Pokemon of a certain type by 4x for 30 minutes.

This raises your shiny odds to 1/1024.38, up from the base level of 1/4096.

However, if you want to find shiny Pokemon more than just 1 in 1024 encounters (on average), you can stack shiny bonuses! Here’s every way to increase your shiny odds in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!

Unfortunately, if you are after shiny starter Pokemon, you’ll need to do more than just make sandwiches. Here’s how to catch shiny Fuecoco, Quaxly, and Sprigatito!

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Django grew up with a PlayStation controller in his hands and loves all kinds of games, from Football Manager to Yakuza.