Pokémon Platinum Version Tips

Masuda's Method - Hatching Shiny Pokemon
When breeding two pokemon, if they are from different regional versions of the game, there will be 1 in 2048 chance of the egg hatching a shiny pokemon as opposed to the regular 1 in 8192 chance. This boosts your chance of getting a shiny pokemon by four times the normal rate. This is caused my special coding put into the game by Junichi Masuda and has been named after him.