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Persim Berry

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TagPersim.png Persim Berry
キーのみ Kī Fruit
No. 08
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
1.9" 4.7 cm Hard
Tag description
Generation III Loves sunlight. The Berry's color grows vivid when exposed to the sun.
Generation IV The more this berry absorbs energy from sunlight, the more vividly colorful it grows.
Bag description
Generation III A hold item that heals confusion in battle.RSE
When held by a Pokémon, it will be used in battle to lift confusion.FRLG
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. It may be used or held by a Pokémon to recover from confusion.DPPt
It may be used or held by a Pokémon to recover from confusion.HGSS
Generation V If held by a Pokémon, it recovers from confusion.
Generation VI A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from confusion on its own in battle.
Effect
Heals confusion
Origin
Name Persimmon
Design Persimmon
Natural Gift
Type Ground
Power 60
Ice Cream Scoop
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Stickiness DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png
Growth
Generation III
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
3 hours
PersimTreeTaller.png
Taller
6 hours
PersimTreeBloom.png
Flowering
9 hours
PersimTreeBerry.png
Berries
12 hours
Generation IV
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
4 hours
PersimTreeTaller.png
Taller
8 hours
PersimTreeBloom.png
Flowering
12 hours
PersimTreeBerry.png
Berries
16 hours
Flavor
Generation III
  SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR  
0 0 0 0 0
Generation IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
10

SPICY

 
 
 
10

DRY

 
 
 
10

SWEET

 
 
 
0

BITTER

 
 
 
10

SOUR

 
 
 

A Persim Berry (Japanese: キーのみ Kī Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Bitter Berry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.

Locations

Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Growing on Routes 114 and 121 when the player first arrives there.
Pretty Petal Flower Shop.
Gentleman in Lilycove City.
FireRed and LeafGreen
Pickup (10% chance).
Hidden in the Berry Forest (regenerates)
Wild hold item (Generation III)
Mini Games (Generation III)
Orre
Sometimes given by an old man with a Taillow in Agate Village in Pokémon Colosseum.
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Growing in Solaceon Town, Pastoria City, and Route 218 when the player first arrives there.
Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop.
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes awarded after earning less than 3000 points at Pal Park
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Given by a Juggler in Fuchsia City in exchange for a Red Shard.
Held by Onix traded in Violet City.
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Rarely (5% chance) found on wild Girafarig or Kecleon.
Pokéwalker
Rarely found in Dim Cave after 2500+ steps.
Commonly found in Winner's Path after 500+ steps.
Pokémon Battle Revolution
Mystery Dungeon series
Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Join Avenue (Flower Shop)
Can be found on wild Grumpig
Wild hold item (Generation V)
Often (50% chance) found on wild Tympole, Palpitoad, SeismitoadBW, Gothita, Gothorita, Gothitelle, Solosis, Duosion, ReuniclusB2W2, Spoink or Grumpig.
Dream World
Can be found in the Windswept Sky.
X and Y
Received from the woman in the house above the Pokémon Center in Cyllage City after completing a quiz
From the Persim Berry tree on Route 7 once a week.
Sometimes found on pink Berry trees.


The Persim Berry can be found at the following events
Generation V
Rate Event Held by
100% Powerful Tag Pokémon Lucario

Growth and harvest

Generation III

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

Generation IV

A Persim Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 16 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Persim tree will yield 2-5 Berries.

Uses

In-battle

A Persim Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can cure it of confusion instantly, or can be used as an item to cure confusion at any time.

Berry Blending

Verdanturf Fallarbor Slateport Lilycove
Persim Berry Pink Pink Brown Purple

Berry Crushing

At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.

Poffin Cooking

At 100% performance, the Persim Berry will produce a level 13 Sweet Poffin when cooking alone.

Artwork

Dream Persim Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards named or holding a Persim Berry.

Persim Berry
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Turtwig Grass Majestic Dawn Common 78/100 PPP Promotional cards   001/PPP
      Regigigas LV.X Collection Pack   001/012
 

Trivia

  • Despite the relationship of this berry to the Bitter Berry from Generation II, both being the Berries that cured confusion, the Persim Berry is not actually bitter. In Generation IV, bitterness is actually the only flavor that the Persim Berry does not have.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese キーのみ Kī no Mi From カキ kaki, persimmon.
English Persim Berry From persimmon.
French Baie Kika From kaki.
German Persimbeere From Persimone.
Italian Baccaki From cachi (or caki).
Spanish Baya Caquic From caqui.
Korean 시몬열매 Simmon Yeolmae From 페르시몬 persimmon.
Chinese 甜柿 Tiánshì 柿 is from 柿 kaki (persimmon). Literally "sweet persimmon".


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