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How to Get Chorizo in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Learn where to find chorizo in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and which sandwiches to make with it

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet come with a great new feature—Picnic, where you can play with your Pokémon, engage with other players, or make sandwiches by combining different ingredients. Depending on the recipe, sandwiches in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet can give you useful boosts and make a big difference in your Paldea adventures.

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To avoid wasting time rummaging around, check out our guide that explains how to get chorizo, what perks it gives you, and which sandwich recipes you should use it in!

Where to Get Chorizo in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

While some ingredients are available only after you get a certain number of Gym badges, Chorizo is one of the items that are unlocked by default when you start the game.

You can find chorizo, along with other standard food items, in Deli Cioso shops scattered all over Paldea—for example, in Artazon, Cortondo, or Mesagoza.

Buying chorizo will set you back 150 Pokedollars.

Chorizo Meal Power Boosts in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Each food item in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet comes with unique perks that can be useful in certain aspects of the game, but be careful—some ingredients will boost certain powers but, at the same time, lower others.

Eating chorizo brings you the following boosts:

  • Encounter Power: 4
  • Experience Point Power: 7
  • Item Drop Power: -1

Each ingredient also gives boosts that correspond only with specific Pokémon types. Chorizo brings you the following type boosts:

  • Bug: 12
  • Dragon: 12
  • Electric: 12
  • Fire: 12
  • Normal: 12
  • Poison: 12

Sandwich Recipes With Chorizo in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

A sandwich in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
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For better boosts, you should look for special sandwich recipes in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. We bring you the recipes for all sandwiches that require chorizo and explain their perks:

SandwichRecipeBoosts
Five-Alarm SandwichChorizo, Green Bell Pepper, Ketchup, Mustard, Onion, PepperExperience Point Power (Normal): Level 1, Humungo Power (Poison): Level 1, Raid Power (Dragon): Level 1
Great Five-Alarm SandwichBasil, Chorizo, Green Bell Pepper, Ketchup, Mustard, Onion, PepperExperience Point Power (Dragon): Level 1, Humungo Power (Poison): Level 2, Raid Power (Fire): Level 1
Master Five-Alarm SandwichBasil, Chorizo, Green Bell Pepper, Jalapeno, Ketchup, Mustard, Onion, Pepper, Spicy Herba MysticaHumungo Power (Dragon): Level 2, Raid Power (Normal): Level 2, Title Power (Dragon): Level 2
Ultra Five-Alarm SandwichBasil, Chorizo, Green Bell Pepper, Jalapeno, Ketchup, Mustard, Onion, PepperExperience Point Power (Dragon): Level 1, Humungo Power (Poison): Level 2, Raid Power (Fire): Level 2
Master Noodle SandwichBitter Herba Mystica, Chorizo, Ketchup, Lettuce, Noodles, Olive OilEncounter Power (Normal): Level 2, Experience Point Power (Electric): Level 2, Title Power (Poison): Level 2
Ultra Noodle SandwichChorizo, Ketchup, Lettuce, Noodles, Olive OilEncounter Power (Poison): Level 2, Experience Point Power (Fire): Level 2, Humungo Power (Electric): Level 1

Chorizo is also a required ingredient in a Shiny boost sandwich that significantly increases your chances of encountering and catching a Normal Shiny Pokémon.

If you need more help with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out our guides to finding herbed sausage, making a Fairy-type Shiny boost sandwich, and so much more!

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