Apicot Berry

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Apicot Berry
ズアのみ
Zua Fruit
Bag Apicot Berry Sprite.png
Apicot Berry
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Pocket
Generation III Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries (RSE)
Generation III Bag Berry Pouch pocket icon.png Berry Pouch (FRLG)
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 III
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 40 0 0 40 80
Generation IV/VIII
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
10 30 0 0 30 40
Natural Gift
Type Ground
Power Gen. IV-V 80
Gen. VI+ 100
Fling
Power 10
Effect Raises Special Defense by one stage

An Apicot Berry (Japanese: ズアのみ Zua Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
BDSP
N/A PokémonDollar.png10
SwSh N/A PokémonDollar.png40
SV N/A PokémonDollar.png20

In the Generation V games, the Apicot Berry can be sold to the gourmet maniac on Route 5 for PokémonDollar.png20.

Effect

Held item

An Apicot Berry raises the holder's Special Defense by one stage when the holder's HP drop to ¼ or below. If the holder has Gluttony, then it eats its Apicot Berry when its HP drops to ½ or below. If the holder has Ripen, then its Special Defense rises by two stages.

When forcibly consumed via Fling, Pluck, Bug Bite, or Item Urge, it raises the Special Defense of the consumer by one stage.

Ingredient

Berry Blending
RSE When blending with NPCs, Apicot Berries will produce the following Pokéblocks:
NPC NPCs' Berries Flavors (100 RPM) Feel
1 NPC Aspear Berry Sourness 62, Dryness 49 50
2 NPCs Aspear BerryChesto Berry Sourness 62, Dryness 62 40
3 NPCs Aspear BerryChesto BerryPecha Berry Sourness 62, Dryness 49, Sweetness 10 34
Blend Master Belue Berry Sourness 88, Dryness 49 73
ORAS Apicot Berries are blue Berries that have a medium-high chance of producing a Pokéblock+.
Berry Crush
FRLGE Apicot Berries have a base Berry Powder of 500 and a difficulty of 180.
With two players, this Berry will contribute 1000 units of Berry Powder at 100% silkiness.
Poffin Cooking
DPPt
BDSP
When used alone, Apicot Berries will produce Poffins with Dryness 28, Sourness 18 and smoothness 39 when cooked in 1 minute with no spills or burns.
Ice Cream Scoop
DW
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Stickiness 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.png DW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.pngDW Ice Cream Scoop Star.png
Juice Shoppe
XY Apicot Berries are blue Berries in Group 3.
Composting
XY Apicot Berries are blue Berries.
Dye Houses
SMUSUM 15 Apicot Berries, Kelpsy Berries, and Chesto Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into pastel navy blue.
Curry
SwSh Apicot Berries have a rarity of 10.
Cram-o-matic
SwSh Apicot Berries are Ground-type items and give 12 points towards the output value.

Description

Games Description
RSE A hold item that raises Sp.Def in a pinch.
FRLG When held by a Pokémon, it raises the Sp. Def stat in a pinch.
Colo.XD A hold item that raises Sp.Def in a pinch.
DPPt A Poffin ingredient. If held by a Pokémon, it raises its Sp. Def stat in a pinch.
HGSS
BWB2W2
If held by a Pokémon, it raises its Sp. Def stat in a pinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Sp. Def stat will increase when it's in a pinch.
SV If a Pokémon holds one of these Berries, its Sp. Def stat will be boosted should it find itself in a pinch.

Tag information

Games Description
RSE A very mystifying Berry. No telling what may happen or how it can be used.
DPPt
BDSP
This is a very, very mystifying Berry. There is no telling how it can be used, or what may happen if it is used.

Curry information

Games Description
SwSh A slightly rare Berry. Its blue part has a very dry flavor and its green part has a very sour flavor.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Event
FRLG Event
Colo.XD Mt. Battle (15,000 Poké Coupons)
DPPt Trade
HGSS Transfer from Pokéwalker
PW Volcano Path
PBR Shop (19200 Poké Coupons, after completing Stargazer Colosseum)
BW Trade
B2W2 Join Avenue (Flower Shop)
XY Mutation of Kelpsy and Wacan Berries
ORAS Super-Secret Base (Gather Berries skill)
PMC* Poké Doll Grabber (Lv. 1)
SMUSUM Berry piles (Secluded ShoreSM/Ula'ula BeachUSUM)
SwSh Berry trees (Route 9, Dappled Grove, Giant's Cap, Lake of Outrage)
SwShIA Berry trees (Soothing Wetlands)
SwShCT Berry trees (Giant's Bed)
BDSP Ramanas Park (Soul Room) Picked up by walking Pokémon (Lonely, Docile, Timid, Quiet, Bashful, Calm, Gentle, Careful Natures)
SV Alfornada (Emotional Spectrum Practice)
Sparkling overworld item (Area Zero)
SVTM Sparkling overworld item (Kitakami Wilds, Timeless Woods)

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
RS Pokémon Box Ruby & Sapphire Promotion Seviper United States July 10 to 16, 2004
RSFRLG 2004 Tanabata Jirachi Japanese July 1 to 7, 2004
July 17 to August 15, 2004
RSEFRLG 2005 Tanabata Jirachi Japanese July 17 to August 21, 2005

Growth

Generation III
AllTreeSeedIII.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSproutIII.png
Sprouted
24 hours
ApicotTreeTallerIII.png
Taller
48 hours
ApicotTreeBloomIII.png
Flowering
72 hours
ApicotTreeBerryIII.png
Berries
96 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 1-2 Berries.
Generation IV
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
24 hours
ApicotTreeTaller.png
Taller
48 hours
ApicotTreeBloom.png
Flowering
72 hours
ApicotTreeBerry.png
Berries
96 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 1-5 Berries. A growing Apicot plant's soil dries by 4% every hour, fully drying out in 25 hours.
Generation V
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
36 hours
ApicotTreeTaller.png
Taller
72 hours
ApicotTreeBloom.png
Flowering
108 hours
ApicotTreeBerry.png
Berries
144 hours
An Apicot plant will yield ? Berries.
Generation VI
Pokémon X and Y
AllTreeSeedVI XY.png
Planted
0 hours
ApicotTreeSproutVI XY.png
Sprouted
16 hours
ApicotTreeTallerVI XY.png
Growing
32 hours
ApicotTreeBiggerVI XY.png
Bigger
48 hours
ApicotTreeBuddingVI XY.png
Budding
64 hours
ApicotTreeBloomVI XY.png
Bloom
80 hours
ApicotTreeBerryVI XY.png
Berries
96 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 1-10 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant adds 0.2 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it adds 0.1, and removing a pest adds 1. Apicot plants attract Volbeat as pests.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
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Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSproutVI ORAS.png
Sprouted
12 hours
AllTreeTallerVI ORAS.png
Taller
24 hours
AllTreeBloomVI ORAS.png
Flowering
36 hours
ApicotTreeBerryVI ORAS.png
Berries
48 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 2-13 Berries.
Generation VII
Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
AllTreeSeedVII.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSproutVII.png
Sprouted
54 hours
AllTreeTallerVII.png
Taller
60 hours
AllTreeBloomVII.png
Flowering
68 hours
ApicotTreeBerryVII.png
Berries
72 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 2 Berries if Isle Aplenny is at Phase 1, 5 Berries if it is at Phase 2, and 8 Berries if it is at Phase 3.
Generation VIII
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
24 hours
ApicotTreeTaller.png
Taller
48 hours
ApicotTreeBloom.png
Flowering
72 hours
ApicotTreeBerry.png
Berries
96 hours
An Apicot plant will yield 2-5 Berries.

Gallery

Artwork

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


Sprites

TagApicotIII.png TagApicot.png
Berry Tag Sprite (Generation III) Berry Tag Sprite (Generation IV)

Trivia

Origin

The Apicot Berry's design and name may be based on an apricot.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ズアのみ Zua no Mi From アンズ anzu, apricot
English Apicot Berry From apricot
French Baie Abriko From abricot, apricot
German Apikobeere From Aprikose, apricot
Italian Baccacocca From albicocca, apricot
Spanish Baya Aricoc From albaricoque, apricot
Korean 규살열매 Gyusal Yeolmae From 살구 salgu, apricot
Chinese (Mandarin) 杏仔果 Xìngzǐ Guǒ From 杏子 xìngzi, apricot
Chinese (Cantonese) 杏仔果 Hahngjái Gwó From 杏子 hahngjí, apricot

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