As volatile as the unending feud between Ash Ketchum and Team Rocket is, a civil war has been brewing within the Pokemon fanbase. Since the introduction of the Odd Egg in Pokemon Crystal, or Masuda breeding thereafter, Pokemon fans have waged war over whether Method Hunting or Full Odds Shiny Hunts are better.
There are three sides to the Shiny Hunting argument. The first is those who believe a Shiny Pokemon holds more value if it’s found at “full odds” – 1/4096 or 1/8192 – without the assistance of charms, methods, or glitches.
The second group believes “method hunting” is the better option. These trainers will take specific steps, usually centered around an in-game event or feature, that drastically raises the odds of finding a Shiny. Think SoS Chaining in Gen 7 or making Shiny Sandwiches in Gen 9.
A third group remains bipartisan. They take a route that denies conflict and involves reason, stating neither approach is better but that the best way to hunt is how a trainer wants to. But is there truth in these words? Is Shiny Hunting better with a method, or are Full Odds hunters on to something?Table Of Contents
To answer whether Method Hunting or Full Odds hunting is better, you must first answer another question: what do you want to get out of your Shiny Pokemon hunt? Or better yet, why are you shiny hunting?
There is no definitive best way to Shiny hunt as there’s no one universal reason why a trainer is hunting. So,Read more on gamepur.com