How to Cook Poffins in Pokemon BDSP, Poffins Recipes List

In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, Super Contests return as well and in order to win them, you will need to complete different challenges. In this guide, we’ll be showing you how to make Poffins in Pokemon BDSP so you can make them for the challenge!

What Do Poffins Do in Pokemon BDSP

Poffins are used in Pokemon BDSP to increase the Pokemon attributes such as Beauty, Cool, Cute, Smart, and Tough, which affects the score of a Pokemon in Visual Evaluations in Super Contests.

The higher the Poffin’s level, the better the development of these characteristics. Poffins are made from berries, and the flavor is dictated by the berries used to make them. Poffins come in a variety of flavors, including spicy, sour, bitter, sweet, and dry.

In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, there are different kinds of Poffins that you can make. Each Pokemon will not like all the Poffins, so it will be vital that you know how to make every Poffin there is so you can win this part of the Super Contest.

In order to enter the Super Contests, you will first need to unlock them. Super Contests are unlocked after you defeat the second gym leader in Hearthome City.

Where to Find the Poffin Case in Pokemon BDSP

After the Super Contests are unlocked, you will be able to make poffins. In order to make poffins in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, you will need the Poffin Case.

It can be obtained by heading to the Pokemon Fan Club, which is a few buildings further from the Pokemon Market in Hearthome City.

Inside the Pokemon Fan Club, you can talk to the old man in the center of the room to get the Poffin case free of cost. Once you have the case, it can be accessed from your inventory at any time to feed different kinds of Poffins to your Pokemon.

How to Cook Poffins in Pokemon BDSP

After obtaining the case, head to the Poffin House to start making Poffins. Speak to the lady standing next to the mixer to start the mini-game to make poffins.

To make poffins, you will need berries, and you will need to combine up to four at a time. The number of berries you add will result in the number of Poffins you will get at the end.

If you want a specific Poffin flavor, use different Berries with the same flavor rather than the same Berries, otherwise, it will result in Foul Poffins.

Cooking Poffins necessitates stirring the batter in the direction indicated by the arrow on your screen. You’ll be prompted to stir it either clockwise or counterclockwise. To correctly cook Poffins, you must follow the arrow’s direction.

Depending upon the batter, cooking Poffins is divided into three steps

Stage 1 Orange flames:  Batter-like liquid. It’s easy to mix. Stir gradually to avoid spilling, but not too slowly that it burns.

Stage 2 Yellow flames: Softer Batter. It’s a little difficult to mix. To avoid burning, stir a bit quicker. If swirled too quickly, it will still spill.

Stage 3 Blue flames: Hard Batter. It’s more difficult to mix and more prone to burning, but it won’t spill! Continue to stir until finished.

How to Avoid Poffin from Spilling or Burning

It is difficult to develop a rhythm that allows you to fast swap directions without spilling or burning the mixture because the game will randomly advise you to do so. Follow these tips and you’ll do just fine.

If you stir too rapidly, the batter will overflow and spill, preventing you from producing a good Poffin. Stirring too fast is not recommended, especially at the beginning when the batter is the loosest. Too many spills will result in Foul Poffins.

The batter will get harder as it cooks, allowing you to gradually increase your stirring speed. If you mix the batter too slowly or leave it standing still while it cooks, it will burn and ruin your Poffin.

Poffin Recipes

In Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, the type of Poffin that is created depends upon the taste profile of the berry you used while creating them. Berries have different taste profiles, which we have listed below.

Berry Flavor Poffin Category
Bitter Cleverness
Dry Beauty
Sour Toughness
Sweet Cuteness
Spicy Coolness

Different tastes may be mixed to make hybrid Poffins, such as a Bitter-Sweet Poffin that boosts two qualities at once.

However, if you put more than one of each berry kind while making the poffins, it will result in the poffin getting spoiled. Spoiled poffins will not have the same effect compared to regular poffins.

We recommend the following Poffin recipes in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl:

Flavor Effect Poffin Recipe
Bitter Smart Rawst, Lum, Nanab, Aguav, Haban, Jaboca
Dry Beauty Chesto, Oran, Wiki, Pamtre, Charti, Micle
Sour Tough Aspear, Sitrus, Lapapa, Wepear, Colbur, Rowap
Spicy Cool Cheri, Leppa, Figy, Pinap, Tanga, Enigma
Sweet Cute Pecha, Persim, Mago, Bluk, Kasib, Custap

What Flavor Poffins Do Pokemon Prefer?

In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, the Poffin flavor a Pokemon likes, and dislikes depends upon its nature.

Below we have listed all the natures of Pokemon in Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and what flavor poffins they like and hate.

Nature of the Pokemon Liked Flavors Disliked Flavors
Naughty Spicy Bitter
Hardy Any None
Relaxed Sour Sweet
Quirky Any None
Sassy Bitter Sweet
Modest Dry Spicy
Hasty Sweet Sour
Rash Dry Bitter
Calm Bitter Spicy
Naïve Sweet Bitter
Docile Any None
Serious Any None
Naïve Sweet Bitter
Quiet Dry Sweet
Bold Sour Spicy
Careful Bitter Dry
Timid Sweet Spicy
Gentle Bitter Sour
Mild Dry Sour
Bashful Any None
Lax Sour Bitter
Impish Sour Dry
Adamant Spicy Dry
Jolly Sweet Sour
Lonely Spicy Sour

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