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 will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours. A Chesto tree will yield 4-12 Berries.
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.
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 spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
The Chesto Berry appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.
It is a food item that wakes up a Pokémon and fills the Belly by 5RBTDSGtI/2SMD. If the Pokémon is not Sleeping, it will instead give the Sleepless status for 9-10 turnsRBTDSGtI or for the rest of the floorSMD.
|| A food item that causes the Pokémon to become sleepless. The Pokémon will not be able to go to sleep. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
|| A food item that gives Sleepless status to the user, which prevents Sleep. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
|| Eating it gives you the Sleepless status condition.|
It prevents the Sleep status condition or other sleep-related status condition.
|| Eating it makes you sleepless. It prevents the sleep status condition and other sleep-related status conditions.
|| Finite methods
|| Repeatable methods
|| Howling Forest, Fiery Field, Lightning Field, Northwind Field, Buried Relic, Wish Cave, Wyvern Hill, Joyous Tower, Purity Forest|
Kecleon Shops (Joyous Tower, Purity Forest)
|| Various dungeons
|| Post Town merchants, Paradise Facilities, Various dungeons
|| Kecleon Shops, various dungeons
In the anime
A Chesto Berry in the anime
In An Egg Scramble!, Brock used a mortar and pestle to grind some Chesto Berries into powder and sprinkle it on Khoury's Totodile's food in order to make it more appealing to the Big Jaw Pokémon.
In The Island of Illusions!, a Chesto Berry was used as a part of a medicine used to cure Iris's Axew from sleep.
In A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!, multiple Chesto Berries were seen growing in Dr. White's garden.
In So You're Having a Bad Day!, while trying to escape from a drowsy Pangoro, Bonnie and Meowth fell off a small cliff and onto a group of Foongus. They used Spore in retaliation, and it subsequently 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.
In Over the Mountain of Snow!, Bunnelby found a Chesto Berry while Clemont and Bonnie were looking for Mountain Marigolds, which they needed to cure a sick Snover.
In Adventures in Running Errands!, multiple Chesto Berries were among the Berries seen at a Pokémon Center.
In A Diamond in the Rough!, Florges tried to use several Chesto Berries to lure out a Carbink that was causing havoc in the wetlands. However, Carbink knocked Florges over from behind before she could set the Berries down. Having not noticed Carbink, Florges blamed a nearby Quagsire and angrily attacked it.
In A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness!, a basket full of Chesto Berries was at the Gadget Festival.
Multiple Chesto Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.
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 Tripped Up by Torkoal, Ruby took out multiple Berries, including a Chesto Berry, to be used for Berry Blending.
In I Dare Ya, Altaria... Knock Chic off My Shoulder, a Chesto Berry appeared among 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 Lucky Lucario II, a Chesto Berry was seen among the Berries that Diamond used while making food for himself, his Pokémon, and Riley while training at Iron Island.
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. This combo is known as Resto Chesto.
||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.
|From castanha, chestnut|
From its English name.
||Quả Hành Tây
||From hành tây, onion