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How to Get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Here’s how to get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet so you can increase your chances of catching shinies!

Every Pokemon trainer wants to catch the shiny version of Pokemon, but if you’re a shiny hunter who wants to get every shiny Pokemon in the game, that could take an extraordinary amount of time.

Luckily, there is an item – the Shiny Charm – that can greatly increase your chances of finding shiny Pokemon. But you’ll need to know how to get it first!

How to Unlock the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

To unlock the shiny charm in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to complete the Paldea Pokedex. You must obtain all 400 Pokemon in the game to do this.

Once you have completed the Paldea Pokedex, go to your homeroom teacher Professor Jacq and he will give you the Shiny Charm.

You can find Professor Jacq in the Academy’s biology room, whether you have Pokemon Scalet or Violet.

Also, the 400 Pokemon include all of the version-exclusive Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet. Therefore, you’ll need to know how to trade Pokemon with other players to finish the Pokedex!

Jacq from Pokemon Scarlet & Violet behind a desk

What is The Shiny Charm?

The Shiny Charm is an item that permanently boosts your chance of encountering shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet to 1/1365.57, up from 1/4096.

Once you have obtained the Shiny Charm, you are 3x more likely to encounter shiny Pokemon, and this bonus stacks with other shiny boosting effects too!

Here’s every way to increase your shiny odds in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet to help you catch way more shinies!

Shiny Charm Pokemon Scarlet Violet

Now that you know how to increase your chances of encountering shinies, you’ll need to know the way to get the shiny version of the starter Pokemon. Here’s how to get shiny Fuecoco, Sprigatito, and Quaxly in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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