Coba Berry

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Coba Berry
バコウのみ
Baco Fruit
Bag Coba Berry Sprite.png
Coba Berry
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
Generation IV Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation V Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VI Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VII Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VIII Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation IX Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Flavor
Generation IV/VIII
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 10 0 15 0 30
Natural Gift
Type Flying
Power Gen. IV-V 60
Gen. VI+ 80
Fling
Power 10
Effect None

A Coba Berry (Japanese: バコウのみ Baco Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation IV.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
BDSP
N/A $10
SwSh N/A $40
SV N/A $20

In the Generation V games, the Coba Berry can be sold to the gourmet maniac on Route 5 for $20.

Effect

Held item

If the holder is hit by a super effective Flying-type attack, it will consume its held Coba Berry and halve the attack's damage. If the holder has Ripen, the damage is multiplied by 1/4.

Ingredient

Berry Blending
ORAS Coba Berries are blue Berries that have a medium chance of producing a Pokéblock+.
Poffin Cooking
DPPt
BDSP
When used alone, Coba Berries will produce Poffins with Bitterness 13, Dryness 8 and smoothness 29 when cooked in 1 minute with no spills or burns.
Ice Cream Scoop
DW
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
Easy to scoop DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW 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.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png
Stickiness DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png
Juice Shoppe
XY Coba Berries are blue Berries in Group 2.
Composting
XY Coba Berries are blue Berries.
Dye Houses
SMUSUM 30 Coba Berries, Passho Berries, and Yache Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into dark blue.
30 Coba Berries, Passho Berries, and Payapa Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into dark navy blue.
Curry
SwSh Coba Berries have a rarity of 5.
Cram-o-matic
SwSh Coba Berries are Flying-type items and give 4 points towards the output value.

Exchange

Pokémon Dream World

In the Pokémon Dream World, the player could exchange Berries for Décor. The following Décor required Coba Berries.

Catalogue Décor Price
Pokémon Doll Catalogue Treecko Doll Coba Berry 15 Coba Berries

Description

Games Description
DPPt A Poffin ingredient. If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe's supereffective Flying-type attack.
HGSS If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe's supereffective Flying-type attack.
BWB2W2 Weakens a supereffective Flying-type attack against the holding Pokémon.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSPLA
If held by a Pokémon, this Berry will lessen the damage taken from one supereffective Flying-type attack.
SV If a Pokémon holding this Berry is hit with a supereffective Flying-type move, the power of that move will be weakened.

Tag information

  • No. 44
  • Size: 10.9" (27.7 cm)
  • Firmness: Very hard
Games Description
DPPt
BDSP
This Berry is said to be a new kind that is a cross of two Berries brought together by winds from far away.

Curry information

Games Description
SwSh A Berry that's hard and bitter. It's blue in color, and chewing it makes your tongue bright blue.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Transfer from My Pokémon Ranch (held by Hayley's Tangela) Pastoria City
Battle Frontier (Scratch-Off Cards)
Held by wild Sunkern (5% chance)
Ranch Hayley's trades (held by Tangela)
HGSS Bought by player's Mom
Battle Frontier (Scratch-Off Cards)
Held by wild Sunkern (5% chance)
PW Stormy Beach
BW Held by wild Sunkern (5% chance)
B2W2 Join Avenue (Flower Shop)
DW* First completion of the tutorial (player will be given five of one of the damage-reducing Berries from Fennel)
XY Inverse House
Blue Berry trees
ORAS Route 123 Inverse Battle Stop
Master Rank Pokémon Contest Spectacular (given by fan)
PMC* Poké Doll Grabber (Lv. 2)
SMUSUM Berry piles (Poni Wilds)
Ambush encounters (Medicham in Ultra Space WildsUSUM)
SwSh Berry trees (Motostoke Riverbank)
SwShIA Berry trees (Fields of Honor, Training Lowlands)
SwShCT Berry trees (Giant's Bed)
BDSP Pastoria City
Picked up by walking Pokémon (Relaxed, Lax, Serious, Jolly, Naive, Modest, Mild, Rash Natures)
SV Sparkling overworld item (North Province (Area One))

Distribution

Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SwSh Pokémon Center Curry Ingredients and Berries Japan November 15, 2019 to October 31, 2021

Growth

Generation IV
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
18 hours
CobaTreeTaller.png
Taller
36 hours
CobaTreeBloom.png
Flowering
54 hours
CobaTreeBerry.png
Berries
72 hours
A Coba plant will yield 1-5 Berries. A growing Coba plant's soil dries by 6% every hour, fully drying out in 17 hours.
Generation V
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
27 hours
CobaTreeTaller.png
Taller
54 hours
CobaTreeBloom.png
Flowering
81 hours
CobaTreeBerry.png
Berries
108 hours
A Coba plant will yield ? Berries.
Generation VI
Pokémon X and Y
AllTreeSeedVI XY.png
Planted
0 hours
CobaTreeSproutVI XY.png
Sprouted
8 hours
CobaTreeTallerVI XY.png
Growing
16 hours
CobaTreeBiggerVI XY.png
Bigger
24 hours
CobaTreeBuddingVI XY.png
Budding
32 hours
CobaTreeBloomVI XY.png
Bloom
40 hours
CobaTreeBerryVI XY.png
Berries
48 hours
A Coba plant will yield 3-20 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant adds 1 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it adds 0.5, and removing a pest adds 2. Coba plants attract Volbeat as pests.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
AllTreeSeedVI ORAS.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSproutVI ORAS.png
Sprouted
8 hours
AllTreeTallerVI ORAS.png
Taller
16 hours
AllTreeBloomVI ORAS.png
Flowering
24 hours
CobaTreeBerryVI ORAS.png
Berries
32 hours
A Coba plant will yield 2-10 Berries.
Generation VII
Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
AllTreeSeedVII.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSproutVII.png
Sprouted
30 hours
AllTreeTallerVII.png
Taller
36 hours
AllTreeBloomVII.png
Flowering
44 hours
CobaTreeBerryVII.png
Berries
48 hours
A Coba plant will yield 2 Berries if Isle Aplenny is at Phase 1, 4 Berries if it is at Phase 2, and 6 Berries if it is at Phase 3.
Generation VIII
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
18 hours
CobaTreeTaller.png
Taller
36 hours
CobaTreeBloom.png
Flowering
54 hours
CobaTreeBerry.png
Berries
72 hours
A Coba plant will yield 2-5 Berries.

Gallery

Artwork

Curry Ingredient Coba Berry Sprite.png Bag Coba Berry SV Sprite.png
Ingredient artwork from Sword and Shield Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet


Sprites

TagCoba.png
Berry Tag Sprite (Generation IV)

In the anime

A Coba Berry in the anime

In The Guardian's Challenge!, a Coba Berry was seen as a part of the meal that Mallow made for Ash and his classmates' Pokémon.

Trivia

Origin

The Coba Berry's design and name may be based on a babaco.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese バコウのみ Baco no Mi From ババコウ babaco
English Coba Berry From babaco
French Baie Cobaba From babaco
German Kobabeere From Babaco
Italian Baccababa From babaco
Spanish Baya Kouba From babaco
Korean 바코열매 Baco Yeolmae From 바바코 babaco
Chinese (Mandarin) 棱瓜果 Léngguā Guǒ From 五棱番木瓜 wǔléng-fānmùguā, babaco
Chinese (Cantonese) 棱瓜果 Lìhnggwā Gwó From 五棱番木瓜 nghlìhng-fāanmuhkgwā, babaco

External links



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