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Kelpsy Berry

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TagKelpsy.png Kelpsy Berry
ネコブのみ Nekobu Fruit
No. 22
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
15.0" 38.1 cm Hard
Tag description
Generation III A rare variety shaped like a root. Grows a very large flower.
Generation IV This Berry can be eaten as is or boiled to obtain an extract that adds a dash of flavor to food.
Bag description
Generation III POKéblock ingredient. Plant in loamy soil to grow Kelpsy.RS
Can be ground up into powder as an ingredient for medicine.FRLG
Makes a Pokémon friendly but lowers base Attack.E
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Attack stat.DPPt
Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Attack stat.HGSS
Generation V Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base Attack stat.
Generation VI A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its base Attack.
Effect
Makes a Pokémon more friendly, but lowers Attack effort value (Emerald on).
Origin
Name Kelp
Design Kelp, Vanilla
Natural Gift
Type Fighting
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
KelpsyTreeTaller.png
Taller
6 hours
KelpsyTreeBloom.png
Flowering
9 hours
KelpsyTreeBerry.png
Berries
12 hours
Generation IV
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Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
8 hours
KelpsyTreeTaller.png
Taller
16 hours
KelpsyTreeBloom.png
Flowering
24 hours
KelpsyTreeBerry.png
Berries
32 hours
Flavor
Generation III
  SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR  
-1 +1 -1 0 +1
Generation IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
0

SPICY

 
 
 
10

DRY

 
 
 
0

SWEET

 
 
 
10

BITTER

 
 
 
10

SOUR

 
 
 

A Kelpsy Berry (Japanese: ネコブのみ Nekobu Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.

Locations

Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes given by Kiri in Sootopolis City.
Route 115. (Surf required)
FireRed and LeafGreen
Wild hold item (Generation III)
Mini Games (Generation III)
Orre
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
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 Blue Shard.
Held by Erika's Victreebel during rematches at the Fighting Dojo (Used to fuel Natural Gift).
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Pokéwalker
Rarely found in Hoenn Field after 1500+ steps.
Rarely found in Beyond the Sea after 2500+ steps.
Always held by level 5 Magby; rarely found in Amity Meadow after 5000+ 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 Chesto and Persim Berries

Growth and harvest

Generation III

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

Generation IV

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

Generation VI

A Kelpsy Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Kelpsy 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
Kelpsy Berry Indigo Indigo Gray Indigo

Berry Crushing

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

Poffin Cooking

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

Artwork

Dream Kelpsy Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

In the anime

A Kelpsy Berry in the anime

In The Brockster Is In!, Ash found a Kelpsy Berry while looking for a Pecha Berry.

Trivia

  • At a size of 15 inches (38.1 cm), it is the largest Berry the player can obtain. However, several unobtainable Watmel Berries have exceeded 20 inches (50 cm).

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ネコブのみ Nekobu no Mi From コンブ konbu, kombu.
English Kelpsy Berry From kelp.
French Baie Alga From algue, algae.
German Setangbeere From Seetang, seaweed.
Italian Baccalga From alga, algae.
Spanish Baya Algama From alga, algae.
Korean 시마열매 Sima Yeolmae From 다시마 dasima, kombu.
Chinese 藍根藻果 Lángēn-zǎoguǒ Literally "blue-rooted algae fruit".


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