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Tanga Berry

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TagTanga.png Tanga Berry
タンガのみ Tanga Fruit
No. 46
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
1.7" 4.3 cm Very soft
Tag description
Generation III
Generation IV The flower grows at the tip of this Berry. It attracts Bug Pokémon by letting its stringy petals stream out.
Bag description
Generation III
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe's supereffective Bug-type attack.DPPt
If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe’s supereffective Bug-type attack.HGSS
Generation V Weakens a supereffective Bug-type attack against the holding Pokémon.
Generation VI If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one supereffective Bug-type attack.
Effect
Halves the effectiveness of a supereffective Bug-type move.
Origin
Name Pitanga
Design Pitanga
Natural Gift
Type Bug
Power 60
Ice Cream Scoop
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Growth
Generation IV
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
18 hours
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Taller
36 hours
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Flowering
54 hours
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Berries
72 hours
Flavor
Generation IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
20

SPICY

 
 
 
0

DRY

 
 
 
0

SWEET

 
 
 
0

BITTER

 
 
 
10

SOUR

 
 
 

A Tanga Berry (Japanese: タンガのみ Tanga Berry) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation IV.

Locations

Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Sometimes given by the Aroma Lady in the westernmost house off Pastoria City.
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Bought by the player's Mom.
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Rarely (5% chance) found on wild Spoink.
Pokéwalker
Very rarely found in Stormy Beach after 3000+ steps.
Pokémon Battle Revolution
Mystery Dungeon series
Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Join Avenue (Flower Shop)
Wild hold item (Generation V)
Dream World
On the player's first visit to the Dream World, they will receive five of one of the damage-reducing Berries from Fennel.
X and Y
From the Tanga Berry tree on Route 22 once a week.
Given by Psychic Inver in Inverse House
Natural objects


The Tanga Berry can be found at the following events
Generation IV
Rate Event Held by
100% Ranch Wailmer


The Tanga Berry can be found at the following events
Generation V
Rate Event Held by
100% Nagashima Spa Land Lileep

Growth and harvest

Generation IV

A Tanga Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 72 hours, with 18 hours per stage. A Tanga tree will yield 1-5 Berries.

Uses

Poffin Cooking

At 100% performance, a Tanga Berry can produce a Level 25 (maybe higher) Spicy Poffin when cooking alone.

Artwork

Dream Tanga Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese タンガのみ Tanga no Mi From ピタンガ pitanga.
English Tanga Berry From pitanga.
French Baie Panga From pitanga.
German Tanigabeere From Pitanga.
Italian Baccaitan From pitanga.
Spanish Baya Yecana From cereza de Cayena, pitanga.
Korean 리체열매 Riche Yeolmae From 수리남체리, Eugenia uniflora.
Chinese 藤櫻果 Téngyīngguǒ From 藤 téng (vine) and 扁櫻桃 piānyīng​táo (pitanga).


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