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How To Check if Food Buffs Are Working in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

How do we find out if food and sandwich buffs are working in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? Find out here where to look!

Meals in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet give buffs to players and their Pokemon. Meal Powers provide different buffs depending on what food they contain so it is good to know what you are looking for when playing the game. It is also good to know how to check if the buffs provided are active and working properly. Find out below how to check if food buffs are working in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Meal Powers and the Effects in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Meals Powers can be gained by visiting restaurants or by having picnics and eating sandwiches. These sandwiches can lead to some serious gains! Here is a list of the available Meal Powers and related buffs you can get from certain types of meal in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet:

Meal PowerEffect
Egg PowerMore likely to find Pokemon Eggs
Catching PowerMore likely to succeed at catches
Exp. Point PowerGain more exp. points
Item Drop PowerMore materials found after battle
Raid PowerGain more rewards from Tera Raid battles
Title PowerMore likely to find Pokemon with titles
Sparkling PowerMore likely to find shiny Pokemon
Humungo PowerMore likely to find large Pokemon
Teensy PowerMore likely to find small Pokemon
Encounter PowerMore likely to find certain types of Pokemon
Eating Sandwiches in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (via Pokemon)

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Players can check if certain Meal Powers are active, and how long they will last for. You can do this by pressing RIGHT on the D-Pad which brings up the notice menu on the right of your screen. Here you will see the list of all Menu Powers currently active, how long they will last for, and the level they are at.

That is all you need to know about the Meal Powers and how to check if they are working! Next up, why not check out how big the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Pokedex is? Good luck!

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Rowan has been creating content for Touch Tap Play since 2021. When she’s not writing game guides, Rowan can be found trying out new mobile games, laughing during horror movies, or wandering in the Devon countryside with her dog. She has a love/hate relationship with Dead By Daylight, and a healthy obsession with Fortnite.

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