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Nanab Berry

TagNanab.png Nanab Berry
ナナのみ Nana Fruit
No. 18
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
3.0" 7.7 cm Very hard
Tag description
Generation III This Berry was the seventh discovered in the world. It is sweet.
Generation IV Bitter, but with a trace of sweetness, the Nanab Berry was the seventh to be discovered in the world.
Bag description
Generation III POKéblock ingredient. Plant in loamy soil to grow Nanab.RSE
Can be ground up into powder as an ingredient for medicine.FRLG
An item brought over from a faraway place.ColoXD
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. Bury it in soft soil to grow a Nanab Plant.DPPt
In the Sinnoh region, they like to make sweets known as Poffins with this Berry and feed them to their Pokémon.HGSS
Generation V A Berry which is very rare in the Unova region. A maniac will buy it for a high price.
Generation VI A Berry to be used in cooking. This Berry is very rare and hard to obtain in the Unova regionXY
Used to make Pokéblocks that will enhance your Cuteness. Its pink flesh is sweet when eaten.ORAS
Pokéblock/Poffin ingredient.
Name Banana
Design Banana bunch
Natural Gift
Type Water
Power 90
Ice Cream Scoop
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Generation III
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A Nanab Berry (Japanese: ナナのみ Nana Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.


Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Growing on Routes 114, 120 and 121 when the player first arrives there.
FireRed and LeafGreen
Hidden in the Berry Forest (regenerates)
Wild hold item (Generation III)
Mini Games (Generation III)
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Growing in Solaceon Town, Pastoria City, and Routes 208 and 224 when the player first arrives there.
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes awarded after earning in between 3300-3499 points at Pal Park
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Rarely found in Hoenn Field after 500+ steps.
Pokémon Battle Revolution
Mystery Dungeon series
Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Wild hold item (Generation V)
Dream World
Can be found in the Spooky Manor.
X and Y
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Growth and harvest

Generation III

A Nanab Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 4 hours, with 1 hour per stage. A Nanab tree will yield 3-6 Berries.

Generation IV

A Nanab Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 8 hours, with 2 hours per stage. A Nanab Tree will yield at 2-10 Berries.


Berry Blending

Verdanturf Fallarbor Slateport Lilycove
Nanab Berry Brown Brown Brown Purple

Berry Crushing

At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 140 units of powder.

Poffin Cooking

At 100% performance, a Nanab Berry can produce at least a level 14 Bitter Poffin when cooking alone.


Dream Nanab Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

In the anime

A Nanab Berry in the anime

Nanab Berries were amongst the Berries Team Rocket made a group of wild Aipom bring them in Slaking Kong.

In Ka Boom with a View!, Spenser's Venusaur knocked a Nanab Berry off of a tree after it had slid into it. Later, Spenser offered some of the Nanab Berries from the tree for Ash and his Pokémon to eat.

Nanab Berries, along with many other Berries, were seen in Like It or Lup It!.

Nanab Berries were seen in Abigail's Berry basket in Cooking Up a Sweet Story!.

Nanab Berries were briefly seen on top of some special Pokémon food that Cilan had whipped up in The Name's N!.

Nanab Berries were seen amongst the Berries Ash gave to his Pokémon as a gift in Under the Pledging Tree!.

A Nanab Berry tree appeared in So You're Having a Bad Day!, found by Bonnie and Meowth.

In the manga

A Nanab Berry in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone II, a Nanab 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.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ナナのみ Nana no Mi From バナナ banana.
English Nanab Berry From banana.
French Baie Nanab From banane.
German Nanabbeere From Banane.
Italian Baccabana From banana.
Spanish Baya Latano From plátano, banana or plantain.
Korean 나나열매 Nana Yeolmae From 바나나 banana.
Chinese 粉蕉 Fěnjiāo Literally "pink banana".

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Project BerryDex logo.png This Pokémon article is part of Project BerryDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Berry in the Pokémon series.