How to Hatch Eggs in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

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Look! It's about to hatch!

People playing Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are going to run into Pokemon eggs one way or another. Even if you don’t care about them, there are a lot of NPCs throughout who will offer you Pokemon eggs.

And honestly, it’s hard saying no to them when they’re free, along with the mystery of what’s inside them that makes you want to hatch them ASAP!

But hatching eggs is a bigger deal than just receiving random ones throughout the story. People will breed eggs too, to get the hidden abilities, egg moves, perfect IVs, and everything else they need to craft the perfect ‘mon.

So if you want to know how to hatch eggs in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, then just scroll down below!

Methods to Hatch Eggs in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Pokemon eggs hatch depending on the number of steps you walk while having it in your party. For example, starter Pokemon usually take 5,120 steps to hatch! So you’ll have to do quite a bit of moving around, regardless of the egg you’re trying to hatch. Below are some tried-and-tested methods to hatch eggs:

Biking on a Long Path

This is the most simple and effective method to hatch an egg. Simply find a long path anywhere in the overworld, get on your bike, and start biking up and down along the same path over and over.

Doing this may sound tedious, but you are sure to hatch the egg within a couple of minutes.

Flame Body

You may know the ability Flame Body for its effect in battle. But did you know it also helps in hatching eggs quicker outside of battle?

All you need is a Pokemon with Flame Body in your party (healthy or fainted) along with the egg you want to hatch. Doing this cuts the steps needed to hatch your egg in half! Combine this with cycling along a long path and your eggs should hatch within no time.

So now that you know these methods, go on and become that Pokemon breeder you always dreamed of becoming!

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