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A Chesto Berry (Japanese: カゴのみ Kago Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Mint Berry from Generation II, having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon.
Growth and harvest
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Chesto tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Chesto tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Chesto Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 4 hours per stage. A Chesto 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 Chesto Berry, if held by a Pokémon, can instantly cure it of sleep, or it can be used as an item to cure sleep.
When used in conjunction with Natural Gift, a Chesto Berry will take on the Water-type with a power of 60.
In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, a Chesto Berry can be consumed while awake; this will give the user a Sleepless status.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 40 units of powder.
At 100% performance, the Chesto Berry will produce a Dry Poffin, level 13 when cooking alone.
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In the anime
A Chesto Berry in the anime
Brock used some powder made out of Chesto Berries to make Khoury's Totodile's Pokémon food more appealing to the little Water-type in An Egg Scramble!.
A Chesto Berry was used as a part of a medicine used to cure Iris's Axew from sleep in The Island of Illusions!.
Multiple Chesto Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.
A Chesto Berry was seen in So You're Having a Bad Day!. While trying to escape a drowsy Pangoro, Bonnie and Meowth fell off a small cliff and onto a group of Foongus, who used Spore in retaliation, and put Bonnie to sleep. Because the two were bound together by a sturdy vine, Meowth had Dedenne fetch a Chesto Berry to wake her up.
A Chesto Berry appeared in Over the Mountain of Snow!, where Bunnelby found one while Clemont and Bonnie were looking for Mountain Marigolds, which they needed to cure a sick Snover.
Multiple Chesto Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Several Chesto Berries appeared in A Diamond in the Rough!, where Florges tried to use them to lure out a Carbink causing havoc in the wetlands. However, Carbink knocked Florges over from behind before she could do set the Berries down. Having not noticed Carbink, Florges blamed a nearby Quagsire and angrily attacked it.
A basketful of Chesto Berries was seen in A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness! at the Gadget Festival.
Multiple Chesto Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared in SM004.
In the manga
A Chesto Berry in Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga
In Walkthrough! Battle Tower!!, Yū had his Rotom hold a Chesto Berry during his Battle Tower walkthrough, allowing it to immediately wake up when a Noctowl used Hypnosis on it.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Chesto Berry appeared amongst the Berries that Sapphire had collected during her travels.
In Gotcha Where I Wantcha, Glalie, the rental Glalie Noland used during his battle with Emerald was holding a Chesto Berry, meant to be used in combination with its Rest move. However, Noland never had a chance to use the combo before Glalie was defeated by Emerald's Sceptile.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named or holding a Chesto Berry.
- In the games, Chesto Berry is often combined with Rest, making the move work like a Full Restore.
||カゴのみ Kago no Mi
||From 零余子 mukago, yam bulbil
|| Baie Maron
||From marron, chestnut
||From Marone, chestnut
||From castagna, chestnut.
||From castaña, chestnut
||유루열매 Yuru Yeolmae
||From 율 (栗) yul, Sino-Korean word for chestnut
| Chinese (Mandarin)
||零餘果 / 零余果 Língyú Guǒ*
||From 零餘子 / 零余子 língyúzǐ, yam bulbil
|澀栗 / 涩栗 Sèlì*
||From 澀 / 涩 sè (tart flavor) and 栗 lì (chestnut)
| Chinese (Cantonese)
||零餘果 Lìhngyùh Gwó*
||From 零餘子 lìhngyùhjǐ, yam bulbil
|澀栗 Saapleuht* / Gipleuht*
||From 澀 saap / gip (tart flavor) and 栗 leuht (chestnut)
|澀栗果 Gipleuht Gwó*
||From its English name.
||Quả Hành Tây
||From hành tây, onion