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A Chesto Berry (Japanese: カゴのみ Kago Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Mint Berry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Chesto tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Chesto tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Chesto tree will yield 4-15 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1 Berry to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1, and removing a pest will add 3.
A Chesto Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can instantly cure it of sleep, or it can be used as an item to cure sleep.
When used in conjunction with Natural Gift, a Chesto Berry will take on the Water-type with a power of 60.
In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, a Chesto Berry can be consumed while awake; this will give the user a Sleepless status.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 40 units of powder.
At 100% performance, the Chesto Berry will produce a Dry Poffin, level 13 when cooking alone.
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In the anime
A Chesto Berry in the anime
Brock used a mortar and pestle to grind some Chesto Berries into powder and sprinkle it on Khoury's Totodile's food in order to make it more appealing to the Big Jaw Pokémon in An Egg Scramble!.
A Chesto Berry was used as a part of a medicine used to cure Iris's Axew from sleep in The Island of Illusions!.
Multiple Chesto Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.
A Chesto Berry was seen in So You're Having a Bad Day!. While trying to escape from a drowsy Pangoro, Bonnie and Meowth fell off a small cliff and onto a group of Foongus. They used Spore in retaliation, and it subsequently put Bonnie to sleep. Because the two were bound together by a sturdy vine, Meowth had Dedenne fetch a Chesto Berry to wake her up.
A Chesto Berry appeared in Over the Mountain of Snow!, where Bunnelby found one while Clemont and Bonnie were looking for Mountain Marigolds, which they needed to cure a sick Snover.
Multiple Chesto Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Several Chesto Berries appeared in A Diamond in the Rough!, where Florges tried to use them to lure out a Carbink that was causing havoc in the wetlands. However, Carbink knocked Florges over from behind before she could set the Berries down. Having not noticed Carbink, Florges blamed a nearby Quagsire and angrily attacked it.
A basket full of Chesto Berries was seen in A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness! at the Gadget Festival.
Multiple Chesto Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.
In the manga
A Chesto Berry in Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga
In Walkthrough! Battle Tower!!, Yū had his Rotom hold a Chesto Berry during his Battle Tower walkthrough, allowing it to immediately wake up when a Noctowl used Hypnosis on it.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Chesto Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In Gotcha Where I Wantcha, Glalie, the rental Glalie Noland used during his battle with Emerald was holding a Chesto Berry, meant to be used in combination with its Rest move. However, Noland never had a chance to use the combo before Glalie was defeated by Emerald's Sceptile.
In Lucky Lucario II, a Chesto Berry was seen amongst the Berries that Diamond used while making food for himself, his Pokémon, and Riley while training at Iron Island.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named or holding a Chesto Berry.
- In the games, Chesto Berry is often combined with Rest, making the move work like a Full Restore.
||カゴのみ Kago no Mi
||From 零余子 mukago, yam bulbil
|| Baie Maron
||From marron, chestnut
||From Marone, chestnut
||From castagna, chestnut.
||From castaña, chestnut
||유루열매 Yuru Yeolmae
||From 율 (栗) yul, Sino-Korean word for chestnut
| Chinese (Mandarin)
||零餘果 / 零余果 Língyú Guǒ*
||From 零餘子 / 零余子 língyúzǐ, yam bulbil
|澀栗 / 涩栗 Sèlì*
||From 澀 / 涩 sè (tart flavor) and 栗 lì (chestnut)
| Chinese (Cantonese)
||零餘果 Lìhngyùh Gwó*
||From 零餘子 lìhngyùhjǐ, yam bulbil
|澀栗 Saapleuht* / Gipleuht*
||From 澀 saap / gip (tart flavor) and 栗 leuht (chestnut)
|澀栗果 Gipleuht Gwó*
||From its English name.
||Quả Hành Tây
||From hành tây, onion