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A Sitrus Berry (Japanese: オボンのみ Obon Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Gold Berry from Generation II, initially having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon. The effect of the Sitrus Berry was later changed in Generation IV so that it restores 25% of the user's max HP.
| Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
| FireRed and LeafGreen
| Wild hold item (Generation III)
| Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
| HeartGold and SoulSilver
| Wild hold item (Generation IV)
| Black and White
| Black 2 and White 2
| Wild hold item (Generation V)
| Dream World
| X and Y
| Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
| Wild hold item (Generation VI)
| Sun and Moon
| Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
| Can be found in berry piles in Routes 2, 3, 8, 16, and 17.
| Can be given by a clerk in the Thrifty Megamart.
| From the old man at the Berry fields, after showing him a Persim Berry.
| Sometimes dropped after ambush encounters with wild Pokémon (Route 2, Verdant Cavern), wild Kecleon (Dividing Peak Tunnel), wild Magcargo, Nuzleaf, Lombre, and Audino (Ultra Space Wilds).
| Wild hold item (Generation VII)
| Rarely (5% chance) held by wild Trumbeak.
Growth and harvest
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 6 hours per stage. A Sitrus tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 32 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Sitrus tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Sitrus 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 Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours. A Sitrus tree will yield 5-15 Berries.
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP is below 50% at the end of a turn, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 30 HP.
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP falls below 50%, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 25% of its maximum HP.
Generation V onward
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP falls below 50%, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 25% of its maximum HP. Due to a glitch, dropping below half HP by taking self-inflicted damage from confusion will not activate the Sitrus Berry.
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it restores 30 HP to that Pokémon. It is consumed after use.
Generation IV onward
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it restores the Pokémon's HP by 25% of its maximum HP to that Pokémon. It is consumed after use.
A Sitrus Berry fully restores user's HP when used. Additionally, if eaten when the user's HP is full, the user's maximum HP is increased by 2.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.
At 100% performance, a Sitrus Berry will produce at least a level 13 Sour Poffin when cooking alone.
| Dream World artwork
In spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
The Sitrus Berry appears in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.
It is a food item that restores HP. Prior to Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, it will restore HP to maximum, and fill Belly by 5. If eaten at full HP, maximum HP will also raise by 2. In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, it will increase HP by 200 and fill Belly by 2. If eaten at full HP, it permanently increases max HP by 5.
|| A food item that restores HP. If the Pokémon has full HP, eating this item will slightly boost its Maximum HP. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
|| A food item that restores HP. If the Pokémon already has full HP, it will slightly boost its Maximum HP. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
|| Eating it restores HP. If you already have full HP, it will slightly boost your Maximum HP.
|| Eating it restores HP. It also slightly increases your max HP if you eat it when your HP is full. This effect lasts even after this adventure.
|| Finite methods
|| Repeatable methods
|| Wish Cave, Joyous Tower, Purity Forest|
Buried items (Mt. Blaze Peak, Frosty Grotto, Mt. Freeze Peak, Magma Cavern Pit, Lightning Field, Northwind Field, Buried Relic)
|| Various dungeons
|| Various dungeons
|| Various dungeons, Treasure boxes, Sparkling Floors
In the anime
A Sitrus Berry in the anime
Sitrus Berries debuted alongside many other Berries in The Lotad Lowdown.
In Just One of the Geysers, Sitrus Berries appeared among the many food items seen inside Brawly's fridge.
In Pokéblock, Stock, and Berry, Sitrus Berries were seen among the many other Berries sold at the Lilycove Berry Market.
Sitrus Berries, along with multiple other Berries, appeared in Berry, Berry Interesting.
Several Sitrus Berries were seen in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate! under the possession of Team Go-Getters. Unfortunate for them, the Sitrus Berries, along with almost all of their other Berries, were eaten by Ekans of Team Meanies.
Sitrus Berries, along with many other Berries, were seen in Like It or Lup It!.
Sitrus Berries were seen in Abigail's Berry basket in Cooking Up a Sweet Story!.
Sitrus Berries were one of the many kinds of Berries seen during Hungry for the Good Life!.
In Promoting Healthy Tangrowth!, a wild Tangrowth that was using Absorb to take energy from Pokémon in order to restore a tree that had been struck by lightning left Sitrus Berries for the Pokémon it attacked.
Sitrus Berries, along with many other Berries, were seen in The Beartic Mountain Feud!.
A Sitrus Berry was seen at a Pokémon Center in The Island of Illusions!.
In A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship!, Pikachu zapped a Sitrus Berry off of a tree for the hungry Dedenne to eat.
Several Sitrus Berries were seen at a Furfrou grooming salon in Grooming Furfrou!.
Sitrus Berries were seen among the Berries Ash gave to his Pokémon as a gift in Under the Pledging Tree!.
Several Sitrus Berries were seen in a pile of Berries being eaten by Meowth in Good Friends, Great Training!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Sitrus 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!.
In From A to Z!, Pikachu offered a Sitrus Berry to Squishy, but it refused to take it, instead using sunlight as its energy source.
In A Fiery Rite of Passage!, Team Rocket tried to use a Sitrus Berry as a lure for a wild Litleo they were trying to catch, but were foiled when Litleo's father, a Pyroar, spotted and scorched them.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in A Dancing Debut!, first during the Couriway Town Pokémon Showcase and later as a part of Ash and his friends' meal.
Multiple Sitrus Berries were seen in A Diamond in the Rough!, where Florges tried to use them to lure out a Carbink causing havoc in the wetlands. However, Carbink managed to snatch the Berries without being noticed.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, appeared at the Nebel Plateau in Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.
Sitrus 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.
A couple of Sitrus Berries were dropped by Tapu Koko in Alola to New Adventure!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared at Anela's store in Hau'oli City in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.
In That's Why the Litten is a Scamp!, Litten was seen with a Sitrus Berry, which an Alolan Persian tried to steal from it. Later in the episode, Litten brought the Berry to an old Stoutland it was living with.
Sitrus Berries have made multiple appearances in the pile of Berries in Bewear's den, including The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!, Getting to Know You!, and Acting True to Form!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared at Anela's store in Hau'oli City in One Journey Ends, Another Begins....
Sitrus Berries were one of the many different kinds of Berries seen in A Team-on-Team Tussle!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, appeared in Lulled to La-La Land!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in The Ol' Raise and Switch!, where Anela gave some to Ash's Rowlet, Rockruff, Litten, and Snowy. Snowy was hesitant to have one, until Litten went over to Snowy and gave her one to eat personally.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in Treasure Hunt, Akala Style!, when Lana was on her first hunt for treasure on Akala Island.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, among many other Berries, appeared in Currying Favor and Flavor!, where Ash and Pikachu found them inside a hollowed-out stump in Lush Jungle while looking for a Miracle Seed to be used as a dish ingredient.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in the Ultra Guardians' medical kit in A Mission of Ultra Urgency!. Some of these Berries were later used to restore a Snorlax that had been drained by a Buzzwole. In the same episode, Team Rocket was also seen picking up some Sitrus Berries in a forest.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in SM064.
In Real Life...Inquire Within!, Sitrus Berries were included in the basket of Berries given to Ash and his classmates' Pokémon by Anela.
In Guiding an Awakening!, Tapu Bulu healed Lycanroc with a Sitrus Berry in between the second and third rounds of Ash's grand trial battle with Nanu.
In Parallel Friendships!, Dia's Zeraora gave Ash's Pikachu a Sitrus Berry after they had finished their training battle.
In the manga
Sitrus Berries in Pokémon Adventures
In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga
In Jō VS Team Rocket, Jō tried to give the red Gyarados some Sitrus Berries after it had tired from battling, but it refused to take any until it saw Jō defending it from Ariana and Petrel. Jō also gave a Sitrus Berry to his Totodile during the battle against the two Executives.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Tripped Up by Torkoal, Ruby took out multiple Berries, including a Sitrus Berry, to be used for Berry Blending.
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Sitrus Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In Dramatic Drapion & Crafty Kricketune II, a Sitrus Berry was one of the Berries that Lax flung at the two Scientists who were chasing the group, but the Scientists' Kricketune and Drapion sliced through every single Berry without effort.
In Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone II, a Sitrus Berry was seen amongst the many Berries that Cyrus's Probopass's Mini-Noses dug out of Lax's fur while trying to retrieve Cyrus's camera which Lax had hidden inside its fur.
In Interrupting Ivysaur, Platinum's Empoleon, Rapidash, and Lopunny each received a Sitrus Berry during Platinum's Battle Arcade challenge as a result of the Game Board.
In Homecoming and the Brilliant Professional Golfer, multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in the pile of Berries gathered by a group of Pokémon at Lush Jungle while helping Moon in her search for a special Mirage Berry.
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In Gathering of the Legendary Pokémon!, Mitsumi brought a bagful of Sitrus Berries to heal Hareta's Pokémon while facing Giratina. To everybody's astonishment, Hareta also gave a Sitrus Berry to the weakened Giratina, not wanting the battle with it be over too quickly.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named Sitrus Berry.
- In all generations, Sitrus Berries grow into fruit-bearing trees in double the time it takes for Oran Berries to do the same.
- This is the most common held item among the Video Game World Championships team's winners.
||オボンのみ Obon no Mi
||From ザボン zabon, pomelo
||From Zitrusfrucht, citrus fruit
||From cedro, citron
||From cítrico, citrus
||자뭉열매 Jamung Yeolmae
||From 자몽 jamong, grapefruit
||文柚果 Wényòu Guǒ*
||From 文旦 wéndàn (pomelo) and 柚子 yòuzi (pomelo)
||From 香欒 xiāngluán (pomelo) and 柚子 yòuzi (pomelo)
||文柚果 Màhnyauh Gwó*
||From 文旦 màhndaan (pomelo) and 柚子 yauhjí (pomelo)
||From 香欒 hēunglyùhn (pomelo) and 柚子 yauhjí (pomelo)
|| From English name
|| From English name and possibly sitrus, citrus
|| From English name and possibly sitrus, citrus
| From English name
| Brazilian Portuguese
||From English name
||From cítrica, citric
|| Ситрус-ягода Sitrus-yagoda
|| From English name
|| From English name and possibly citrus
||Transliteration of Japanese name