How to Make a Fire-Type Shiny Boost Sandwich in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet logo
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Making sandwiches in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is not only for keeping you fed—this fun feature brings various perks and boosts. Shiny boost sandwiches might be the most useful type of sandwich since they help players track down and catch elusive Shiny Pokémon of different types.

We’ll guide you through the process of making a Fire-type Shiny boost sandwich in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. In case you need help with catching other Shiny types, you can consult our other articles on making boost sandwiches for Electric-type, Fighting-type, or Fairy-type Shiny Pokémon.

Fire-Type Shiny Boost Sandwich Recipe in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

To make your Fighting-type Shiny boost sandwich, you will need these three ingredients:

  • Basil x1
  • Salty Herba Mystica x1
  • Sweet Herba Mystica x1

How to Get Basil in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

When you decide to make your Fire-type Shiny boost sandwich, head to any of the stores that belong to the Deli Cioso chain or Aquiesta Supermarket in Levincia and get basil for 280 Pokedollars. Deli Cioso stores can be found in the following cities:

  • Artazon
  • Cascarrafa
  • Cortondo
  • Levincia
  • Medali
  • Mesagoza
  • Montenevera
  • Porto Marinada

How to Get Salty and Sweet Herba Mystica in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Unfortunately, no stores in Paldea sell any of the Herba Mystica variations. To get Salty or Sweet Herba Mystica players must invest more time and effort compared to getting basil.

You will need to beat the game first and then grind your way through upper-tier Tera Raids for a chance of getting your hands on the Herba Mystica variation you need. These rare items drop as rewards for completing 5-star or 6-star raids only, and you won’t always get the variation you need, so be prepared for some hard work.

How to Make a Fire-Type Shiny Boost Sandwich in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Once you collect the ingredients for your Fire-type Shiny boost sandwich in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, making a sandwich is… a piece of cake.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet creative mode for making sandwiches
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You will just need to set up a picnic in an area of your choice, bring up the sandwich-making option, and combine the ingredients we listed above in Creative Mode. You’ll be able to feast on your Shiny boost sandwich in a matter of seconds and be on your merry way to finding and catching that Fire-type Pokémon that has eluded you so far.

If you want to get the best out of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet gameplay, go through our other articles and learn where to get the Ability Patch or how to join a picnic.

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