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A Persim Berry (Japanese: キーのみ Kī Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Bitter Berry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
A Persim Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Persim tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Persim Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 16 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Persim tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Persim Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Persim tree will yield 4-15 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1 Berry to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1, and removing a pest will add 3.
A Persim Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can cure it of confusion instantly, or can be used as an item to cure confusion at any time.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.
At 100% performance, the Persim Berry will produce a level 13 Sweet Poffin when cooking alone.
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In the anime
Persim Berries in the anime
Multiple Persim Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Persim Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named or holding a Persim Berry.
- Despite the relationship of this berry to the Bitter Berry from Generation II, both being the Berries that cured confusion, the Persim Berry is not actually bitter. In Generation IV, bitterness is actually the only flavor that the Persim Berry does not have.
||キーのみ Kī no Mi
||From カキ kaki, persimmon.
||From cachi (or caki).
||시몬열매 Simmon Yeolmae
||From 페르시몬 persimmon.
||柿 is from 柿 kaki (persimmon). Literally "sweet persimmon".