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Flavor is a group of five attributes that all Berries, Pokéblocks, Poffin, and Apricorns have, in different amounts. Each flavor represents a specific Contest condition and Pokéathlon performance stat, and is liked and disliked by different Pokémon depending on their natures. The flavor is also consistently liked or disliked depending on which stat is raised or lowered; for example, all Pokémon who like spicy flavors will have a nature that raises their Attack, while those that dislike spicy flavors will all have a nature that lowers their Attack. Every Pokémon will like and dislike a certain flavor unless their nature is Hardy, Docile, Serious, Bashful, or Quirky, in which case they will have no preference.

For a list of berries by flavor, go here.

List of flavors

Flavor Contest Pokéathlon Stat affected
If liked ↑ If disliked ↓
Spicy Cool Power Attack
Sour Tough Stamina Defense
Dry Beauty Skill Special Attack
Bitter Smart Jump Special Defense
Sweet Cute Speed Speed

Preferred flavor

As each nature uniquely boosts one stat and hinders another; the 25 natures may also be arranged into a table as shown:

Nature table
Disliked flavor
↓Spicy ↓Sour ↓Dry ↓Bitter ↓Sweet
Favorite flavor
↑Spicy Lonely Adamant Naughty Brave
↑Sour Bold Impish Lax Relaxed
↑Dry Modest Mild Rash Quiet
↑Bitter Calm Gentle Careful Sassy
↑Sweet Timid Hasty Jolly Naive
No change Bashful Docile Hardy Quirky Serious

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