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Pomeg Berry

TagPomeg.png Pomeg Berry
ザロクのみ Zaroku Fruit
No. 21
Size (in) Size (cm) Firmness
5.3" 13.5 cm Very hard
Tag description
Generation III However much it is watered, it only grows up to six Berries.
Generation IV When this sweetly spicy Berry's thick skin is peeled, many pieces of the fruit spill out.
Bag description
Generation III POKéblock ingredient. Plant in loamy soil to grow Pomeg.RS
Can be ground up into powder as an ingredient for medicine.FRLG
Makes a Pokémon friendly but lowers base HP.E
Generation IV A Poffin ingredient. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base HP.DPPt
Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base HP.HGSS
Generation V Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly, but it also lowers its base HP.
Generation VI A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its base HP.
Effect
Makes a Pokémon more friendly, but lowers HP effort value (Emerald on)
Origin
Name Pomegranate
Design Pomegranate
Natural Gift
Type Ice
Power 70
Ice Cream Scoop
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
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Growth
Generation III
AllTreeSeed.png
Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
3 hours
PomegTreeTaller.png
Taller
6 hours
PomegTreeBloom.png
Flowering
9 hours
PomegTreeBerry.png
Berries
12 hours
Generation IV
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Planted
0 hours
AllTreeSprout.png
Sprouted
8 hours
PomegTreeTaller.png
Taller
16 hours
PomegTreeBloom.png
Flowering
24 hours
PomegTreeBerry.png
Berries
32 hours
Flavor
Generation III
  SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR  
+1 -1 0 +1 -1
Generation IV
 
 
 
 
 
 
10

SPICY

 
 
 
0

DRY

 
 
 
10

SWEET

 
 
 
10

BITTER

 
 
 
0

SOUR

 
 
 

A Pomeg Berry (Japanese: ザロクのみ Zaroku Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.

Locations

Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
Growing in soft soil in Route 119 when the player first arrives there.
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes given by Kiri in Sootopolis City.
FireRed and LeafGreen
Wild hold item (Generation III)
Mini Games (Generation III)
Orre
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Growing in soft soil in Route 214 when the player first arrives there.
Growing in soft soil in Route 221 when the player first arrives there.
Sometimes given by the Berry Master.
Sometimes awarded after earning above 3500 points at Pal Park
HeartGold and SoulSilver
Given by a Juggler in Fuchsia City in exchange for a Red Shard.
Wild hold item (Generation IV)
Pokéwalker
Rarely found in Hoenn Field after 1000+ steps.
Rarely found in Beyond the Sea after 1000+ steps.
Always held by level 5 Happiny; commonly found in Amity Meadow after 2000+ steps.
Pokémon Battle Revolution
Mystery Dungeon series
Black and White
Black 2 and White 2
Join Avenue (Flower Shop), Route 5, Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 10 reward)
Wild hold item (Generation V)
Dream World
Can be found in the Windswept Sky.
X and Y
Mutation of Iapapa and Mago Berries

Growth and harvest

Generation III

A Pomeg Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 12 hours, with 3 hours per stage. A Pomeg tree will yield 2-6 Berries.

Generation IV

A Pomeg Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 32 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Pomeg tree will yield 1-5 Berries.

Generation VI

A Pomeg Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Pomeg tree will yield 1-20 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 0.5 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it will add 1.5, and removing a pest will add 3.

Uses

Berry Blending

Verdanturf Fallarbor Slateport Lilycove
Pomeg Berry Purple Purple Gray Purple

Berry Crushing

At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 200 units of powder.

Poffin Cooking

At 100% performance, a Pomeg Berry can produce a Level 12 (maybe higher) Spicy-Bitter Poffin when cooking alone.

Artwork

Dream Pomeg Berry Sprite.png
Dream World artwork

In the anime

Several Pomeg flowers

While the Berry itself has never been featured prominently, its flowers are where Ash, his friends, and Cheryl find Combee, their first clue to the Amber Castle, at the end of The Grass-Type is Always Greener!.

Trivia

  • Due to its ability to lower a Pokémon's HP EVs, it is famous for the Pomeg glitch, which can lower the HP of a Pokémon which has low HP so that it becomes a negative value.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese ザロクのみ Zaroku no Mi From ザクロ zakuro, pomegranate.
English Pomeg Berry From pomegranate.
French Baie Grena From grenade, pomegranate.
German Granabeere From Granatapfel, pomegranate.
Italian Baccagrana From melagrana, pomegranate.
Spanish Baya Grana From granada, pomegranate.
Korean 유석열매 Yuseok Yeolmae From 石榴 (석류) seokryu, pomegranate.
Chinese 紅榴 Hóngliú Literally "red pomegranate".


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Last modified on 9 October 2014, at 22:16