How to Catch Shiny Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

There are two methods to get shiny Applin, either catch it from a Tagtree Thicket tree or breed him.

Applin is a cute Pokémon and has Grass and Dragon types. Kajitchu is the second name of Applin. Gluttony and Ripen are major abilities. Applin also has a hidden ability Bulletproof.

These abilities will help you a lot during the battle. As a starter, this is good Pokémon to have during the progress in the early stages of the game. Most of the players catch it as an addition to their collection.

In this guide, we will discuss how to catch Shiny Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Shiny Applin Pokémon Stats

These are the stats of Applin Pokémon.

  • HP (40)
  • Attack (40)
  • Defense (80)
  • Special Attack (40)
  • Special Defence (40)
  • Speed (20)
Shiny Applin Pokémon Stats & habitat

The total score for the stats of Applin Pokémon is 260. As I discussed earlier Applin is good for starting in the game but you can later increase its stats and abilities. Which you can do by training and learning some new moves. Applin Pokémon can also evolve.

How to Get Shiny Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Shiny Applin is a rare Pokemon and there are certain methods to get this Pokemon. These methods will take some time so have patience.

  • Tree Method
  • Breeding Method

1. Tree Method to Unlock Shiny Applin

At Navi Squad’s Base, you will find normal trees and some colored trees. When you focus on the colored tree you will see the Applin Pokémon hanging there on the tree.

Shiny Applin Location

Applin Pokémon likes to spawn around trees so you need to head toward the East Province (Area Three). You need to go to the Poke Center from there head towards the tree area named (Tagtree Thicket). This is a straight path follow it and reach Tagtree Thicket.

shinny applin location in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

You need to knock the tree which will make Applin Pokémon fall down. You can easily get the Applin but you need the Shiny Applin for that you need to knock the tree until you get the Shiny Applin. You can use the Dash Ability to do that.

Craft the Shiny Power Sandwich To Get Shiny Applin

You need to craft a sandwich that has the Shiny Power. You can craft any sandwich with the combination of Herba Mystica. Herba Mystica is a rare Item in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet which you need to get.

Craft the Shiny Power Sandwich To Get Shiny Applin

Make a combination of ingredients like Salty Herba Mystica or Avocado. After making the sandwich it will activate the buff.

How to Catch Shiny Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Use Koraidon Pokémon to knock the tree to get Applin. It’s a time-consuming process so it might take up to half an hour or more. So you need to be patient and wait until you get the Shiny Applin.

The Shiny Applin will be Green in color. When you see the shiny Applin on the tree you need to knock the tree one more time which will make Shiny Applin Fall.

Interact and battle with the Shiny Applin. Shiny Applin’s level will be 29 when you encounter him. Throw the ball to catch Shiny Applin.

How to Catch Shiny Applin in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

2. Breeding Method to unlock Shiny Applin

In the breeding method, you need to start the picnic and get the items to the breeding Pokémon which has the shiny encounter power. You can also craft the sandwich which will give you a shiny encounter buff. Maybe you will get lucky after hatching eggs and getting yourself a Shiny Applin. 

How to Evolve Applin Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet

You can evolve Applin Pokemon into two forms according to your choice. There are two Evolving Forms of Applin.

  • Applin into Flapple
  • Applin into Appletun

But first, you will need Tart Apple and Sweet Apple to evolve Applin into its forms.