Read this Pokemon Sword and Shield guide on how to hatch eggs fast for breeding Pokemon. Including info on Pokemon with Flame Body, Switch settings, tips, & more!Check Out All Egg Group List!
How To Hatch Eggs Fast
Get Egg From Nursery / Daycare
First things first, you need to grab an egg from any of the two Nurseries or Daycares in the game. Make sure to place the Egg in your Party after taking it from the Nursery.Check Out Nursery Guide Here!
Have Pokemon With Flame Body
Another imperative thing to have is a Pokemon with the ability "Flame Body". This makes their bodies warmer, helping the Egg in your party conduct heat & hatch faster.
Pokemon That Can Have Flame Body
Keep Egg & Pokemon With Flame Body In Party
After you have both your Egg & the Pokemon with Flame Body, make sure to place them both in your Party. This will ensure that your Egg will receive the heat from the Pokemon's Flame Body ability.
Adjust Switch Camera Control Settings
To automate your fast egg hatching, double check the control settings on your Nintendo Switch. Head to Options from the menu then set your Vertical & Horizontal Camera Controls to "Regular".
Push Switch Joysticks Together
When camera controls are set, push your L & R Nintendo Switch joysticks together to make your character run around in circles, whether on foot or on the bike.
Use A Rubber Band If You Have A Controller
You can also do this method if you have a Switch Pro Controller. Just tie a physical rubber band on your joysticks to push them together and make your character move around in a circle.
Why Should You Hatch Eggs Fast?
To Breed Stronger Pokemon With Best Nature
The main purpose of hatching Eggs fast in Pokemon Sword and Shield is to be able to breed stronger Pokemon. If you're able to breed many Pokemon of the same type, you'll be able to select the Nature best for that Pokemon.Check Out The Perfect Breeding Guide!
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Hatch Pokemon For Trading Online
You can also hatch Pokemon to trade with your friends locally or online. You can also send out goodwill by hatching Starter Pokemon or version-exclusive Pokemon and sending them as Surprise Trades!Check Out How To Trade Online!
Chance Of Hatching Shiny Pokemon
The more Eggs you hatch, the higher chances of you hatching a shiny Pokemon from an Egg. This is another reason you should be hatching Eggs fast in Pokemon Sword and Shield.Check Out How To Get Shiny Pokemon Fast!