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A Leppa Berry (Japanese: ヒメリのみ Himeri Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is considered a spiritual successor to the MysteryBerry from Generation II, having a nearly identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
A Leppa Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 16 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Leppa tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Leppa Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 16 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Leppa tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Leppa Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Leppa tree will yield 4-15 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1.5 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1.5, and removing a pest will add 3.
A Leppa Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours. A Leppa tree will yield 4-12 Berries.
A Leppa Berry, if held by a Pokémon, restores 10 PP to a move that drops to 0, or can be used as an item to restore 10 PP to any move.
If a Pokémon obtains a Leppa Berry when it already has one or more moves at 0 PP, the Berry will be consumed immediately, and if there are multiple moves with 0 PP, whichever one is earlier in its move order will be restored.
If a Pokémon is forced to eat a Leppa Berry as a result of Fling, Bug Bite, Pluck, Stuff Cheeks, or Teatime, PP will be restored to the earliest move that has 0 PP left if such a move exists, or otherwise to the earliest move that has any PP missing.
When used in conjunction with Natural Gift, a Leppa Berry will take on the Fighting-type with a power of 60.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.
At 100% performance, a Leppa Berry will produce at least a level 13 Spicy Poffin when cooking alone.
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In the anime
A Leppa Berry in the anime
Leppa Berries debuted in Pokéblock, Stock, and Berry, where they were being sold at the Lilycove Berry Market.
In A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!, Leppa Berries were growing in Dr. White's garden.
In Tasting the Bitter with the Sweet!, an image of a Leppa Berry was displayed by Rotom.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Tripped Up by Torkoal, Ruby took out multiple Berries, including a Leppa Berry, to be used for Berry Blending.
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Leppa Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In Chipping Away at Regirock, Crystal's Phanpy picked up a Leppa Berry for Emerald during his Battle Pyramid challenge.
In Lucky Lucario II, a Leppa Berry was seen amongst the Berries that Diamond used while making food for himself, his Pokémon, and Riley while training at Iron Island.
In Homecoming and the Brilliant Professional Golfer, Leppa Berries were in the pile of Berries gathered by a group of Pokémon at Lush Jungle while helping Moon in her search for a special Mirage Berry.
- The Leppa Berry is one of only two Berries which has a unique growth period: In Generation III it was the only Berry that grew in 16 hours, while it is joined in that group by the Oran Berry and Persim Berry in Generation IV. The only other Berry with a unique growth period is the Lum Berry.
- When used from the Bag, its effect is identical to that of a regular Ether.
- The Leppa Berry and Lunar Dance are the only methods of PP restoration in link battles outside of the Wonder Launcher.
- When Greedent is damaged in the games, a Leppa Berry falls out of its tail.
||ヒメリのみ Himeri no Mi
||From 姫林檎 himeringo, plumleaf crab apple
||From pomme, apple
||From mela, apple
||From manzana, apple
||과사열매 Gwasa Yeolmae
||From 沙果 (사과) sagwa, apple
| Chinese (Mandarin)
||蘋野果 / 苹野果 Píngyě Guǒ*
||From 野蘋果 / 野苹果 yěpíngguǒ, wild apple
||From 紅 hóng (red) and 蘋果 píngguǒ (apple)
||蘋野果 Pìhngyéh Gwó*
||From 野蘋果 yéhpìhnggwó, wild apple
||From maçã, apple
||From its English name