How to Breed Pals & Hatch Eggs in Palworld

Anastasios Antoniadis

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Palworld, a captivating game reminiscent of Pokemon, offers players the chance to catch and nurture adorable creatures while introducing other thrilling elements such as combat, exploration, survival, farming, and automation, all centered around your Pals.

Breeding plays a crucial role in your journey within the vast world of Palworld. Due to the randomness involved in acquiring and capturing Palworld Pals, as well as the variability in their stats, breeding becomes a potent method for forming a team of powerful creatures to help you overcome the challenges ahead. Therefore, understanding the intricacies of breeding and the art of hatching Palworld eggs is essential as you collect and engage them in various tasks, such as crafting weapons in your “sweatshops”.

How to Breed Pals in Palworld

How to Breed Pals in Palworld (1)
Image: Pocketpair via Meta Game Guides

Breeding Pals involves a series of steps:

  1. Build a Breeding Farm: Construct a dedicated breeding farm where Pals can engage in the breeding process.
  2. Pair Pals of Opposite Genders: Place a male and a female Pal inside the breeding farm to initiate the mating process.
  3. Provide Cake: Stock the breeding farm with cake, a vital element to facilitate breeding.
  4. Monitor the Breeding Meter: Allow time for the breeding meter to fill up, indicating the progress of the breeding process.
  5. Egg Laying: When the breeding is successful, the female Pal will lay an egg inside the farm.
  6. Incubate the Egg: Retrieve the egg and place it in an incubator to facilitate hatching.

You increase your chances of combining their most potent attributes by breeding two Pals of the same type, including Lucky Pals and other variations. This iterative breeding process enables you to hatch progressively more powerful creatures, ultimately enabling you to assemble a team capable of venturing into the most perilous regions of Palworld.

Eggs can also be discovered in the wild, and once collected, they can be incubated to hatch new Pals.

How to Hatch Eggs in Palworld

How to Breed Pals in Palworld
Image: Pocketpair via Meta Game Guides

Hatching Palworld eggs requires a specific procedure:

  1. Egg Incubation: Place the collected egg in an Egg Incubator and await the required incubation time.
  2. Temperature Control: To expedite the incubation process, ensure that the egg remains at a comfortable temperature. You can regulate the atmosphere’s temperature by placing a cooler or heater nearby. Please note that these items are unlocked later in the game. In the meantime, a campfire can be used, although it has a limited impact on the egg’s core temperature. Eggs will still hatch even if they are incubated at an uncomfortable temperature, albeit taking more time.

How to Get & Use the Palworld Egg Incubator

How to Get & Use the Palworld Egg Incubator
Image: Pocketpair via Meta Game Guides

To access the Palworld Egg Incubator, players must attain level seven and unlock the recipe in the Ancient Technology tab. Crafting the incubator requires specific, relatively rare items:

  • 30x Stone
  • 5x Cloth
  • 10x Paldium Fragments
  • 2x Ancient Civilization Parts

These latter items are typically obtained by defeating large, wild Pals or cave bosses. Preparing for such battles necessitates assembling a high-level party, so acquiring these resources may take some time before you can hatch Palworld eggs.

Palworld Breeding Combos

Palworld offers a variety of breeding combinations to obtain Fusion Pals. Here’s a comprehensive list of these combinations:

  • Blazehowl Noct – Blazehowl + any Dark type
  • Broncherry Aqua – Broncherry + any Water type
  • Dinossum Lux – Dinossum + any Electric type
  • Eikthyrdeer Terra – Eikthyrdeer + any Ground type
  • Gobfin Ignis – Gobfin + any Fire type
  • Hangyu Cryst – Hangyu + any Ice type
  • Incineram Noct – Incineram + any Dark type
  • Jolthog Cryst – Jolthog + any Ice type
  • Jormuntide Ignis – Jormuntide + any Fire type
  • Kelpsea Ignis – Kelpsea Ignis + any Fire type
  • Kingpaca Cryst – Kingpaca + any Ice type
  • Leezpunk Ignis – Leezpunk + any Fire type
  • Lyleen Noct – Lyleen + any Dark type
  • Mammorest Cryst – Mammorest + any Ice type
  • Mau Cryst – Mau + any Ice type
  • Mossanda Lux – Mossanda + any Electric type
  • Pyrin Noct – Pyrin + any Dark type
  • Relaxaurus Lux – Relaxaurus + any Electric type
  • Reptyro Cryst – Reptyro + any Ice type
  • Robinquill Terra – Robinquill + any Ground type
  • Surfent Terra – Surfent + any Ground type
  • Suzaku Aqua – Suzaku + any Water type
  • Vanwyrm Cryst – Vanwyrm + any Ice type
  • Wumpo Botan – Wumpo + any Grass type

Unlike Pokémon, Palworld allows you to breed Pals of different species, resulting in unique and diverse outcomes, including some of the rarest Pals available in the game, which can alter the Palworld element types. Breeding a variant can be accomplished by selecting two Pals of the same or the original species and a Pal of the variant’s element.

If the breeding process appears labor-intensive, alternative methods exist to acquire these unique creatures. Some can be found in higher-level areas, such as the Dessicated Desert. Occasionally, rare variants can hatch from the larger eggs discovered in the wild. Simply incubate them, and these powerful allies will eventually emerge, and they do not need to be added to your Paldeck.

Palworld Breeding Farm

The Palworld breeding farm is unlocked using Technology Points, enabling two Pals to breed. It becomes accessible at level 19 and requires the following resources for construction: 100 wood, 20 stone, and 50 fiber.

To initiate breeding on the farm, pick up two Pals and throw them into the stable. Successful breeding depends on ensuring enough cake is in the crate on the right-hand side of the fence. A message indicating “Love is blossoming between the two Pals” will appear unless there is no cake left or both Pals are of the same gender.

The breeding progress bar will continue to fill, even if the cake runs out during the process, but egg laying will not occur without sufficient cake.

Pals can breed without any cooldown, allowing you to engage in the process as frequently as desired. Passive skills and the parent Pals’ statistics are inherited during breeding.

How to Craft a Cake

In order to craft cake in Palworld, you must first unlock the Cooking Pot, which becomes available at level 17. Crafting cake requires specific ingredients:

  • 5 x Flour
  • 8 x Red Berries
  • 7 x Milk
  • 8 x Eggs
  • 2 x Honey

Collecting these ingredients will enable you to create a cake, a crucial resource for your breeding farm. Once you’ve unlocked the Cooking Pot, you can gather these components and start producing cake to keep your breeding operation running smoothly.

If you feel unsatisfied with Palworld’s collection and breeding mechanics for creatures, you can try other PC games similar to Pokemon to fulfill your itch for creature-collecting. Moreover, since Palworld is available on Game Pass, you can invite your friends to join you for multiplayer adventures such as catching, trading, battling, and surviving together in this dynamic gaming world.

Palworld offers a rich and engaging gaming experience, and mastering the intricacies of breeding and hatching is key to developing a team of formidable Pals that will accompany you on your journey through the exciting and challenging Palpagos Islands.

With these insights and strategies at your disposal, you’re well-equipped to embark on your adventure in Palworld and build a team of powerful Pals to conquer all that this captivating game has to offer. Whether you’re breeding for power, discovering rare variants, or simply enjoying the delightful world of Palworld, there’s always something new to explore and achieve in this remarkable gaming universe.

Anastasios Antoniadis
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