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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.
In the core series games
In the Generation V games, the Chesto Berry can be sold to the gourmet maniac on Route 5 for 20.
If the holder is asleep, it will consume its held Chesto Berry and cure it of sleep. When forcibly consumed via Fling, Pluck, Bug Bite, or Item Urge, it also cures the consumer of sleep.
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures that Pokémon of sleep. This consumes the Chesto Berry.
In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, it can be used to cure a drowsy Pokémon, or thrown near wild Pokémon to draw their attention.
In Pokémon Emerald, the player can exchange a Chesto Berry for an Iron if the Favor Lady asks for 'something wham-ish' in the Lilycove City Pokémon Center.
In Pokémon Platinum, the player can exchange Chesto Berries for accessories at the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop:
- 1 Chesto Berry for a Pink Flower
Pokémon Dream World
In the Pokémon Dream World, the player could exchange Berries for Décor. The following Décor required Chesto Berries.
|Plain Catalogue||Modern House|| 220 Chesto Berries|
220 Rawst Berries
220 Oran Berries
|Pokémon Doll Catalogue||Magikarp Doll||50 Chesto Berries|
|Pokémon Doll Catalogue||Audino Doll||50 Chesto Berries|
|Pokémon Doll Catalogue||Tympole Doll||50 Chesto Berries|
|Pokémon Doll Catalogue||Mienfoo Doll||50 Chesto Berries|
In Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, the player can exchange Chesto Berries for Stickers at the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop:
- 3 Chesto Berries for Song Sticker D
- No. 02
- Size: 3.1" (8.0 cm)
- Firmness: Super hard
Pokémon X and Y
Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
|Ingredient artwork from Sword and Shield||My Pokémon Place artwork||Artwork from
Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Scarlet and Violet
|Berry Tag Sprite (Generation III)||Berry Tag Sprite (Generation IV)||Bag sprite from Legends Arceus|
In spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
The Chesto Berry appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.
It is a food item that wakes up a Pokémon and fills the Belly by 5RBTDSGtI/2SMD. If the Pokémon is not Sleeping, it will instead give the Sleepless status for 9-10 turnsRBTDSGtI or for the rest of the floorSMD.
|Artwork from Rescue Team DX|
|Sprite from Red and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers series||Sprite from Gates to Infinity||Sprite from
Super Mystery Dungeon
Rescue Team DX
|Model from Gates to Infinity|
and Super Mystery Dungeon
In the anime
Chesto Berries debuted in An Egg Scramble!, where Brock used a mortar and pestle to grind them into a powder and sprinkle it on Khoury's Totodile's food in order to make it more appealing to the Big Jaw Pokémon.
In The Island of Illusions!, a Chesto Berry was used as part of a medicine used to cure Iris's Axew from its sleep.
In A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!, Chesto Berries were growing in Dr. White's garden.
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.
In Over the Mountain of Snow!, Bunnelby found a Chesto Berry while Clemont and Bonnie were looking for Mountain Marigolds, which they needed to cure a sick Snover.
In Adventures in Running Errands!, Chesto Berries were at a Pokémon Center.
In A Diamond in the Rough!, Florges tried to use Chesto Berries 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.
In A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness!, a basket full of Chesto Berries was at the Gadget Festival.
Chesto Berries appeared in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.
In the manga
Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!
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.
Ruby & Sapphire chapter
In Tripped Up by Torkoal, Ruby took out multiple Berries, including a Chesto Berry, to be used for Berry Blending.
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Chesto Berry appeared among 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.
Diamond & Pearl chapter
In Lucky Lucario II, a Chesto Berry was seen among the Berries that Diamond used while making food for himself, his Pokémon, and Riley during their training session at Iron Island.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named or holding a Chesto Berry.
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
|Buizel||Mysterious Treasures||75/123||The Lakes' Secret|
- In the games, Chesto Berry is often combined with Rest, making the move work like a Full Restore. This combo is known as Resto Chesto.
The Chesto Berry's design and name may be based on chestnuts.
|Japanese||カゴのみ Kago no Mi||From 零余子 mukago, yam bulbil|
|English||Chesto Berry||From chestnut|
|French||Baie Maron||From marron, chestnut|
|German||Maronbeere||From Marone, chestnut|
|Italian||Baccastagna||From castagna, chestnut.|
|Spanish||Baya Atania||From castaña, chestnut|
|Korean||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*|
|Polish||Chestojagoda||From its English name.|
|Brazilian Portuguese||Fruta Astanha*
|From castanha, chestnut|
From its English name.
|Vietnamese||Quả Hành Tây||From hành tây, onion|
|This Pokémon article is part of Project BerryDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Berry in the Pokémon series.|
- Items introduced in Generation III
- Berries Pocket
- Items Pocket
- 12-hour Berries (Generation III)
- 12-hour Berries (Generation IV)
- 18-hour Berries (Generation V)
- 24-hour Berries (X and Y)
- 16-hour Berries (Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire)
- 24-hour Berries (Generation VII)
- 12-hour Berries (Generation VIII)
- Status-restoring Berries
- Super hard Berries