Pungent Root

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Pungent Root
Waterside Herb
Bag Pungent Root Sprite.png
Pungent Root
Ingredient sprite from the Generation VIII games
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Ingredients pocket icon.png Ingredients
Power 10

Pungent Root (Japanese: みずべのハーブ Waterside Herb) is a type of ingredient introduced in Generation VIII.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
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It can be used as an ingredient in making curry.


Games Description
SwSh One of the many ingredients that can be used for cooking at your camp. Though carelessly picked, these herbs can add a fragrant accent to a dish.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SwSh Hidden recurring item (East Lake Axewell, West Lake Axewell, Motostoke Riverbank, Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Cap)
Possible gift after cooking curry
SwShIA Hidden recurring item (Soothing Wetlands)
SwShCT Hidden recurring item (Giant's Bed, Giant's Foot, Ballimere Lake)


  • The Pungent Root resembles the wasabi root, which is grated into a paste and used as a condiment in Japanese cuisine, such as sushi.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 水邊香草 Séuibīn Hēungchóu
Mandarin 水邊香草 / 水边香草 Shuǐbiān Xiāngcǎo
France Flag.png French Tubercule
Germany Flag.png German Uferkraut
Italy Flag.png Italian Erbe acquatiche
South Korea Flag.png Korean 물가허브팩 Mulga Heobeu Paek
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hierba Intensa

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