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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, if held by a Pokémon, can cure it of any status condition and confusion instantly, or can be used as an item to cure any 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 made their first proper appearance in Three Sides to Every Story!, where Team Rocket stole some from Lulu. Jessie was later going to use them in battle, but unknown to her, her Pokémon was the one who should eat it. Because of this, she was the one who ate it.
Lum Berries appeared again 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 made an appearance in Grooming Furfrou!, being presented by Jessica.
Lum Berries were seen amongst the Berries 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 amongst 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!, amongst the Berries Ash and his friends used while making a feast at Professor Sycamore's laboratory.
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 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