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If I have fewer than 6 Pokemon in my party, does each gain more EXP?

No! tl;dr Always have 6 Pokemon in your party Contrary to how previous generations work, it doesn't matter how many Pokemon you have in your party! It does matter whether the Pokemon had actively ...
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What's the overall list of Pokémon that can be faster than Trick Room?

Bulbapedia states: From Generation V onwards, due to the way Trick Room affects Speed calculation, Pokémon with 1809 or more Speed will still act before Pokémon slower than 1809, even in Trick Room. ...
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What increases your chances of finding shiny pokemon?

The Shiny Charm returns once again this Generation and increases the regular encounter shiny rate from 1 in 4096 to 1 in 1365.3. It can be obtained by completing the Pokedex and then talking to a ...
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Effective vs Super Effective move (Pokemon gen 8)

"Effective" just means it will take regular effect, and do normal damage. The levels are: Super effective (4x), if super effective against both types Super effective (2x) Effective (1x) Not ...
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Do brilliant pokémon stay brilliant after you catch them?

Yes and no. The brilliant aura is more of an indicator that these Pokémon are, on average, better than their standard counterparts in the wild. This is similar to the White Swirl in Pokémon Go ...
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Can Egg Moves still be taught through the Nursery without Breeding?

According to Reddit, YES. The mechanic works the same as Sword/Shield, so this should be the official rule from Generation VIII onward. Also because that rule you quoted is (actually) valid for ...
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What is the true shiny rate in Sword and Shield?

Your calculations seem correct to me; based on serebii, with a 25+ combo and at least 500 of that species battled, you have a 33% chance to get the higher shiny rate. So overall you have a (1/3)X(7/...
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Are non-transferrable Pokemon stuck in Pokemon Home?

Is there anything I can do with these Pokemon or are they forever stuck in Pokemon Home limbo? TL;DR - Yes, but this might require purchasing additional Pokémon games While there are a fair amount ...
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What increases your chances of finding shiny pokemon?

You can increase your chances of finding shiny pokemon during breeding and battling. Regardless of which method (or both) you're using, you would want to get the Shiny Charm. So first you'll have ...
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