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Hondew Berry

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TagHondew.png Hondew Berry
ロメのみ Rome Fruit
No. 24
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
6.4" 16.2 cm Hard
Tag description
Generation III A Berry that is very valuable and rarely seen. It is very delicious.
Generation IV This somewhat-rare Berry projects an image of luxury, so it is favored as a gift item.
Bag description
Generation III POKéblock ingredient. Plant in loamy soil to grow Hondew.RS
Can be ground up into powder as an ingredient for medicine.FRLG
Makes a Pokémon friendly but lowers base Sp.Atk.E
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Sp. Atk stat.DPPt
Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Sp. Atk stat.HGSS
Generation V Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Special Attack stat.
Generation VI A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its base Sp. Atk.
Effect
Makes a Pokémon more friendly, but lowers Special Attack effort value (Emerald on).
Origin
Name Honeydew
Design Honeydew
Natural Gift
Type Ground
Power 70
Ice Cream Scoop
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Growth
Generation III
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
3 hours
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Taller
6 hours
HondewTreeBloom.png
Flowering
9 hours
HondewTreeBerry.png
Berries
12 hours
Generation IV
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Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
8 hours
HondewTreeTaller.png
Taller
16 hours
HondewTreeBloom.png
Flowering
24 hours
HondewTreeBerry.png
Berries
32 hours
Flavor
Generation III
  SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR  
0 +1 -1 +1 -1
Generation IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
10

SPICY

 
 
 
10

DRY

 
 
 
0

SWEET

 
 
 
10

BITTER

 
 
 
0

SOUR

 
 
 

A Hondew Berry (Japanese: ロメのみ Rome Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.

Locations

Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Four Hondew Berries can be found on Route 119 when the player first arrives there (Waterfall required).
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes given by Kiri in Sootopolis City.
FireRed and LeafGreen
Wild hold item (Generation III)
Mini Games (Generation III)
Orre
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Can be found in the Fight Area when the player first arrives there.
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes awarded after earning above 3500 points at Pal Park
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Given by a Juggler in Fuchsia City in exchange for a Green Shard.
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Pokéwalker
Very rarely found in Big Forest after 5000+ steps.
Always held by level 5 Smoochum; commonly found in Amity Meadow after 2000+ steps.
Pokémon Battle Revolution
Mystery Dungeon series
Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Join Avenue (Flower Shop), Route 5, Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 10 reward)
Wild hold item (Generation V)
Dream World
Can be found in the Windswept Sky.
X and Y
Mutation of Aspear and Leppa Berries

Growth and harvest

Generation III

A Hondew Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Hondew tree will yield 2-6 Berries.

Generation IV

A Hondew Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 32 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Hondew tree will yield 1-5 Berries.

Generation VI

A Hondew Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Hondew tree will yield 1-20 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 0.5 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1.5, and removing a pest will add 3.

Uses

Berry Blending

Verdanturf Fallarbor Slateport Lilycove
Hondew Berry LiteBlue LiteBlue Gray Indigo

Berry Crushing

At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 200 units of powder.

Poffin Cooking

At 100% performance, a Hondew Berry can produce a Level 12 (maybe higher) Dry-Bitter Poffin when cooking alone.

Artwork

Dream Hondew Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ロメのみ Rome no Mi From メロン melon.
English Hondew Berry From honeydew.
French Baie Lonme From melon.
German Honmelbeere From Melone.
Italian Baccamelon From melone.
Spanish Baya Meluce From melón.
Korean 로매열매 Lome Yeolmae From 매론 melon.
Chinese 黃斑蜜瓜 Huángbān Mìguā Literally "yellow-speckled muskmelon". 蜜瓜 may be derived from 蘭州蜜瓜 Lánzhōu-mìguā (honeydew).


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