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A Lum Berry (Japanese: ラムのみ Lum Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the MiracleBerry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
A Lum Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 12 hours per stage. A Lum tree will yield 1-2 Berries.
A Lum Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 12 hours per stage. A Lum tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Lum Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Lum tree will yield 3-20 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1.2 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it will add 0.5, and removing a pest will add 3.
A Lum Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours. A Lum tree will yield 4-10 Berries.
A Lum Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can cure it of any non-volatile status condition and confusion instantly, or can be used as an item to cure any non-volatile status condition and confusion at any time.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.
At 100% performance, a Lum Berry can produce a Level 14 (maybe higher) Bitter Poffin when cooking alone.
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In the anime
In Beating the Bustle and Hustle!, James mentioned that there was Old Gateau and Lum Berries on the menu in the Sinnoh Pokémon Hustle Refreshment Room.
Lum Berries debuted in Three Sides to Every Story!, where Team Rocket stole some from Lulu. Jessie was planning to use them in battle, but she did not know that her Pokémon should be the one eating them. Because of this, she ate the Berry herself.
Lum Berries reappeared in An Egg Scramble!, where they were one of the things Khoury was selling at his stall in the Johto Festival.
A couple of Lum Berries appeared in Grooming Furfrou!, being presented by Jessica.
A picture of a Lum Berry appeared in a newspaper that Jessie was using to hide from Ash and his friends in To Find a Fairy Flower!.
Lum Berries were seen among the Berries that Ash gave to his Pokémon as a gift in Under the Pledging Tree!.
Multiple Lum Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.
Several Lum Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Lum Berries were seen among the many different kinds of Berries used as a part of the Anistar City Pokémon Showcase in A Performance Pop Quiz!.
Lum Berries appeared in Battling With a Clean Slate!, among the Berries Ash and his friends used while making a feast at Professor Sycamore's laboratory.
Multiple Lum Berries were seen at a Berry market in Alola to New Adventure!.
Several Lum Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.
A Lum Berry appeared in A Seasoned Search!.
Lum Berries were one of the many different kinds of Berries seen in A Team-on-Team Tussle!.
Multiple Lum Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, appeared in Lulled to La-La Land!.
Multiple Lum Berries appeared in The Ol' Raise and Switch!, as part of a meal Lillie gave to Pikachu.
A Lum Berry appeared in SM064 at the nest of a group of wild Passimian.
Lum Berries appeared in The Power of Us, where Team Rocket were selling them in Fula City. They played a key role in stopping the spread of Effect Spore gas that was causing trouble in the city, after Toren used them to create an improvisational cure.
Several Lum Berries appeared at the Pikachu Valley in A Plethora of Pikachu!.
In the manga
A Lum Berry in Pokémon Adventures
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Pinsir Me, I Must Be Dreaming, Noland's rental Mawile and Emerald's rental Pinsir were both holding a Lum Berry, although neither of them was used. During Emerald and Noland's battle, Mawile's Lum Berry was swapped with Emerald's rental Linoone's Choice Band by Linoone's Trick.
In Moving Past Milotic, Emerald's Starmie was seen curing itself from sleep with its held Lum Berry during Emerald's Battle Pike challenge.
In The Final Dimensional Duel VII, Platinum mentioned Lum Berries while telling Palmer about her research on Jupiter's Tangrowth's signature attack, Natural Gift.
In PASM11, a Lum Berry was found by Moon at Lush Jungle during her search for a special Mirage Berry. More Lum Berries also appeared in the pile of Berries gathered by local Pokémon willing to help her with her search.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named Lum Berry.
- The Lum Berry is the only Berry with a unique growth period; all other Berries share theirs with at least two others. This is only true in Generation IV, however, as the Leppa Berry was the only Berry that grew in 16 hours in Generation III.
||ラムのみ Ramu no Mi
||From プラム puramu, plum
||From Prunus, the subgenus of plums and apricots
||From prugna, plum
||From ciruela, plum
||리샘열매 Risaem Yeolmae
||From 매실 maesil (plum) and 리 (李) ri, Sino-Korean reading for plum
| Chinese (Mandarin)
||木子果 Mùzi Guǒ*
||From 李 lǐ, plum
|綠姆果 Lǜmǔ Guǒ*
||From 綠 lǜ (green) and possibly 萊姆 láimǔ (lime)
||木子果 Muhkjí Gwó*
||From 李 léih, plum
||Transliteration of Japanese name