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An Aspear Berry (Japanese: ナナシのみ Nanashi Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Burnt Berry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
An Aspear Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. An Aspear tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
An Aspear Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. An Aspear tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
An Aspear Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 4 hours per stage. An Aspear tree will yield 4-15 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1 Berry to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1, and removing a pest will add 3.
An Aspear Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can thaw it instantly, or can be used as an item to thaw out.
When used in conjunction with Natural Gift, an Aspear Berry will take on the Ice-type with a power of 60.
At 100% performance an Aspear Berry will contribute 40 units of powder.
At 100% performance an Aspear Berry will produce a level 13 Sour Poffin when cooking alone.
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In the anime
An Aspear Berry in the anime
Aspear Berries played a notable role in Cooking Up A Sweet Story. Abigail's Pikachu, Sugar, had been perfecting a way to use Thunderbolt on Aspear Berries so that they were tender enough to use in a cake. After Sugar had evolved into a Raichu, it was also revealed to have found a way to pulverize the Berries with its newly-learned Focus Punch.
Aspear Berries were seen amongst the Berries Ash gave to his Pokémon as a gift in Under the Pledging Tree!.
Multiple Aspear Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.
Several Aspear Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Aspear Berries were seen amongst the many different kinds of Berries used as a part of the Anistar City Pokémon Showcase in A Performance Pop Quiz!.
In the manga
An Aspear Berry in Pokémon Adventures
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, an Aspear Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In Shunning Spiritomb, Cynthia attempted to use an Aspear Berry on her Spiritomb after it had been frozen by Cyrus's Weavile, but Weavile prevented the use of the Berry by using Embargo.
In Shorting Out Electivire, Volkner's Raichu used its held Aspear Berry to unfreeze itself after it was partially frozen by Platinum's Empoleon's Blizzard.
- This Berry's Natural Gift type is Ice; coincidentally, it also acts in the same way as an Ice Heal when used on a Pokémon.
||ナナシのみ Nanashi no Mi
||From ナシ nashi, Japanese pear.
||From Asian pear.
||From Bon-Chrétien Williams, Williams pear.
||From Williamsbirne, Williams pear.
||From pera asiática, asian pear.
||배리열매 Baeri Yeolmae
||From 배 bae, meaning "pear."
||梨 is from 梨 nashi (pear). Literally "sour pear".