Bitter Berry

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Bitter Berry
Bitter Fruit
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Bitter Berry
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Introduced in Generation II
Generation II Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items

The Bitter Berry (Japanese: にがいきのみ Bitter Fruit) is a type of Berry exclusive to the Generation II games. It cures a Pokémon of confusion.

From Generation III onward, the Bitter Berry's spiritual successor, the Persim Berry, appears instead.

In the games


Games Cost Sell price
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Held item

If the holder is confused, it will consume its held Bitter Berry and be cured of confusion.

Bag item

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures that Pokémon of confusion. This consumes the Bitter Berry.


Games Description
GSC A self-cure for confusion. (HOLD)


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Violet City (held by in-game trade Onix), Blackthorn City (held by in-game trade Rhydon)GS Berry trees (Routes 1, 31, and 43)
Route 31 (possible gift from Bug Catcher Wade)C
Mystery Gift, Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS (200 Watts)
Held by wild Bulbasaur, wild Charmander, wild Squirtle, wild Machamp, wild Golem, wild Farfetch'd, wild Dodrio, wild Gengar, wild Onix, wild Hitmonlee, wild Hitmonchan, wild Tangela, wild Kangaskhan, wild Scyther, wild Jynx, wild Electabuzz, wild Magmar, wild Pinsir, wild Tauros, wild Gyarados, wild Lapras, wild Eevee, wild Porygon, wild Omanyte, wild Kabuto, wild Aerodactyl, wild Dratini, wild Dragonair (except from Pokémon Yellow), wild Mew from Generation I

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 苦澀的果實 Kǔsè-de Guǒshí
France Flag.png French Baie Amere
Germany Flag.png German Bitterbeere
Italy Flag.png Italian Bacca Amara
South Korea Flag.png Korean 쓴맛 나무열매 Sseunmat Namu Yeolmae
Spain Flag.png Spanish Bayamarga

External links

Project BerryDex logo.png This Pokémon article is part of Project BerryDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Berry in the Pokémon series.