Hatch the Hearthome City Egg in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

The question of how to hatch the Hearthome City egg in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl or BDSP is going to be important for all of you that get the egg from the Hiker. Why? Well, because the egg is really hard to hatch. Is it even worth it? What is inside the egg from Hearthome City in the first place? Well, let’s find out, shall we?

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Hatch the Hearthome City Egg in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

How to Hatch the Hearthome City Egg in Pokemon BDSP

To hatch the Egg from Hearthome City in Pokemon BDSP or Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, you need to walk ten thousand steps after you get it from the Hiker. Well, sometimes it will hatch below that number, but you need to get up to about 9980+ steps. Make sure to use the Pedometer on your Poketch to count the steps properly, and also, you can get on the bike and ride the required distance. There’s a long, straight stretch that goes through Solaceon Town from north to south that you can ride up and down on until you get the little message that the egg is hatching.

What’s Inside of the Hearthome City Egg in Pokemon BDSP

Inside the Hearthome City Egg in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl or BDSP, you’re going to get a Happiny. This absolutely adorable little critter evolves into Chansey if you give it an Oval Stone and then level the Happiny up during in the daytime. There’s no limit on which level you need to be before doing this. You can get the Oval Stone in the second floor of the Lost Tower, by the way. From there, if you max out your friendship level with the Chansey, it’s going to evolve into Blissey. So, that’s how that works, and that’s what you’ll get from the Egg from Hearthome City.

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  1. D

    what if i exceed 10000 steps and still going? im at like 15000 steps and im starting to think that hiker just gave me a rotten egg or something.

  2. G

    Wait, but it says I don’t have room for the egg. What does that mean and what do I do to fix this?

    1. R
      Rose Rucinski

      You just put one of the Pokemon in your party in the PC and make room in your party for the egg.

    2. S

      Take a Pokémon out of your party to make room

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