Chesto Berry

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.

Chesto Berry
カゴのみ
Kago Fruit
Bag Chesto Berry Sprite.png
Chesto Berry
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Pocket
Generation III Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries (RSE)
Generation III Bag Berry Pouch pocket icon.png Berry Pouch (FRLG)
Generation IV Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation V Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VI Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VII Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Generation VIII Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries (SwShBDSP)
Generation VIII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (LA)
Generation IX Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Flavor
Generation III
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 10 0 0 0 25
Generation IV/VIII
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 10 0 0 0 25
Natural Gift
Type Water
Power Gen. IV-V 60
Gen. VI+ 80
Fling
Power 10
Effect Cures sleep

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
N/A  10
SwSh  80  40
BDSP  80  10
LA  120  30
SV N/A  20

In the Generation V games, the Chesto Berry can be sold to the gourmet maniac on Route 5 for  20.

Effect

Held item

If the holder is asleep, it will consume its held Chesto Berry and cure it of sleep. When forcibly consumed via Fling, Pluck, Bug Bite, or Item Urge, it also cures the consumer of sleep.

Bag item

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures that Pokémon of sleep. This consumes the Chesto Berry.

In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, it can be used to cure a drowsy Pokémon, or thrown near wild Pokémon to draw their attention.

Ingredient

Berry Blending
RSE When blending with NPCs, Chesto Berries will produce the following Pokéblocks:
NPC NPCs' Berries Flavors (100 RPM) Feel
1 NPC   Dryness 12 23
2 NPCs    Dryness 12 22
3 NPCs     Dryness 12 21
Blend Master   Dryness 51, Sweetness 12 45
ORAS Chesto Berries are blue Berries that have a very low chance of producing a Pokéblock+.
Berry Crush
FRLGE Chesto Berries have a base Berry Powder of 20 and a difficulty of 50.
With two players, this Berry will contribute 40 units of Berry Powder at 100% silkiness.
Poffin Cooking
DPPt
BDSP
When used alone, Chesto Berries will produce Poffins with Dryness 9 and smoothness 24 when cooked in 1 minute with no spills or burns.
Ice Cream Scoop
DW
Flavor 1 Flavor 2 Flavor 3
Easy to scoop         
Stickiness               
Juice Shoppe
XY Chesto Berries are purple Berries in Group 1.
Composting
XY Chesto Berries are purple Berries.
Dye Houses
SMUSUM 15 Chesto Berries, Apicot Berries, and Kelpsy Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into pastel navy blue.
15 Chesto Berries, Wiki Berries, and Ganlon Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into pastel purple.
Curry
SwSh Chesto Berries have a rarity of 1.
Cram-o-matic
SwSh Chesto Berries are Water-type items and give 2 points towards the output value.

Exchange

Generation III

In Pokémon Emerald, the player can exchange a Chesto Berry for an Iron if the Favor Lady asks for 'something wham-ish' in the Lilycove City Pokémon Center.

Generation IV

In Pokémon Platinum, the player can exchange Chesto Berries for accessories at the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop:

  • 1 Chesto Berry for a Pink Flower
Pokémon Dream World

In the Pokémon Dream World, the player could exchange Berries for Décor. The following Décor required Chesto Berries.

Catalogue Décor Price
Plain Catalogue Modern House   220 Chesto Berries
  220 Rawst Berries
  220 Oran Berries
Pokémon Doll Catalogue Magikarp Doll   50 Chesto Berries
Pokémon Doll Catalogue Audino Doll   50 Chesto Berries
Pokémon Doll Catalogue Tympole Doll   50 Chesto Berries
Pokémon Doll Catalogue Mienfoo Doll   50 Chesto Berries
Generation VIII

In Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, the player can exchange Chesto Berries for Stickers at the Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop:

  • 3 Chesto Berries for Song Sticker D

Description

Games Description
RSE A hold item that awakens Pokémon in battle.
FRLG When held by a Pokémon, it will be used in battle to wake up.
Colo.XD A hold item that awakens Pokémon in battle.
DPPt A Poffin ingredient. It may be used or held by a Pokémon to recover from sleep.
HGSS It may be used or held by a Pokémon to recover from sleep.
BWB2W2 If held by a Pokémon, it recovers from sleep.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from sleep on its own in battle.
LA A Berry that can be fed to a Pokémon to cure its drowsiness. You can also throw this Berry near wild Pokémon to draw their attention.
SV If a Pokémon holds one of these Berries, it will be able to wake itself from sleep.

Tag information

  • No. 02
  • Size: 3.1" (8.0 cm)
  • Firmness: Super hard
Games Description
RSE The Berry's thick skin and fruit are very tough. It is dry-tasting all over.
DPPt
BDSP
This Berry's thick skin and fruit are very tough and dry tasting. However, every bit of it can be eaten.

Curry information

Games Description
SwSh A Berry whose subtle dryness is known for going very well with greasy ingredients.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Routes 104, 116, and 121
Rustboro CityE
Pretty Petal flower shop, Lilycove City, Route 123 (Berry Master's house)
Held by wild Whismur, wild Loudred, and wild Spinda (5% chance each)
FRLG S.S. Anne, Route 9
Held by wild Snorlax (100% chance)
Hidden recurring item (Berry Forest)
Pickup (any level)
Colo.XD Agate Village
DPPt Routes 205, 209, 210, and 214
Can be taken from Byron's Bastiodon using moves such as ThiefDP
Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop, Route 208 (Berry Master's house)
Pal Park (score of 0-3000)
Held by wild Loudred and wild Spinda (5% chance each)
HGSS Routes 31 and 34, Violet City, Goldenrod Department Store lottery
Pal Park (score of 0-3000)
Held by wild Whismur (5% chance) and wild Spinda (5% chance)
PW Refreshing Field, Yellow Forest, Winner's Path
BW Pinwheel Forest, Nacrene City White ForestW
Held by wild Whismur (5% chance), wild Minccino, and wild Cinccino (50% chance each)
Castelia City (Studio Castelia)
Spin Trade (4 players)
B2W2 Chargestone Cave Join Avenue (Flower Shop), Funfest Missions
Held by wild Whismur (5% chance), wild Minccino, and wild Cinccino (50% chance each)
Castelia City (Studio Castelia)
Spin Trade (4 players)
DW* Sparkling Sea
XY Camphrier Town Coumarine City
Purple Berry trees
ORAS Routes 103, 104, and 116 Pretty Petal flower shop, Normal Rank Pokémon Contest Spectaculars (gift from fan), Lilycove City, Route 123 (Berry Master's house), Super-Secret Base (Gather Berries)
SMUSUM Berry piles (Routes 2, 3, and 8, Secluded ShoreSM/Ula'ula BeachUSUM)
Held by wild MimikyuSM, wild RattataUSUM, wild RaticateUSUM, wild YungoosUSUM, and wild GumshoosUSUM (5% chance each)
Ambush encounters (Drowzee on Route 2; Pineco on Route 10; Lombre in Ultra Space WildsUSUM)
SwSh Berry trees (Route 5, Dappled Grove)
SwShIA Fields of Honor Berry shop
Berry trees (Fields of Honor)
SwShCT Berry trees (Giant's Foot)
BDSP Routes 205, 209, 210, and 214 Pick a Peck of Colors Flower Shop, Route 208 (Berry Master's house)
Can be taken from Byron's Bastiodon using moves such as Thief
Held by wild Whismur, wild Loudred, and wild Spinda (5% chance each)
LA Blue berry trees (Crimson Mirelands, Coronet Highlands, Alabaster Icelands)
Dropped by wild Zubat, Golbat, Crobat, Mime Jr., Mr. Mime, Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar
Ginkgo Guild cart (Tuli)
SV Alfornada (Emotional Spectrum Practice)
Tera Raid Battles (1★, 2★)
Sparkling overworld item (Pokémon League, South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Two))
Held by wild Mimikyu (5% chance)
SVTM Sparkling overworld item (Kitakami Wilds, Oni Mountain, Timeless Woods)
SVID Sparkling overworld item (Savanna Biome)

Distribution

Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SV Berry Set United Kingdom, Taiwan November 18, 2022 to March 7, 2023
As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
DPPt Sleeping Pikachu Japanese February 7 to March 15, 2009
BW Powerful Tag Ninetales Japanese May 7 to 31, 2012

Growth

Generation III
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
3 hours
 
Taller
6 hours
 
Flowering
9 hours
 
Berries
12 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 2-3 Berries.
Generation IV
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
3 hours
 
Taller
6 hours
 
Flowering
9 hours
 
Berries
12 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 2-5 Berries. A growing Chesto plant's soil dries by 15% every hour, fully drying out in 7 hours.
Generation V
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
4.5 hours
 
Taller
9 hours
 
Flowering
13.5 hours
 
Berries
18 hours
A Chesto plant will yield ? Berries.
Generation VI
Pokémon X and Y
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
4 hours
 
Growing
8 hours
 
Bigger
12 hours
 
Budding
16 hours
 
Bloom
20 hours
 
Berries
24 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 4-15 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant adds 1 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it adds 1, and removing a pest adds 3. Chesto plants attract Illumise as pests. If grown next to each other, a Chesto Berry and a Persim Berry may mutate into a Kelpsy Berry.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
4 hours
 
Taller
8 hours
 
Flowering
12 hours
 
Berries
16 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 4-20 Berries.
Generation VII
Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
6 hours
 
Taller
12 hours
 
Flowering
20 hours
 
Berries
24 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 4 Berries if Isle Aplenny is at Phase 1, 8 Berries if it is at Phase 2, and 12 Berries if it is at Phase 3.
Generation VIII
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
3 hours
 
Taller
6 hours
 
Flowering
9 hours
 
Berries
12 hours
A Chesto plant will yield 2-5 Berries.

Gallery

Artwork

       
Ingredient artwork from Sword and Shield My Pokémon Place artwork Artwork from
Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet


Sprites

     
Berry Tag Sprite (Generation III) Berry Tag Sprite (Generation IV) Bag sprite from Legends Arceus

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

The Chesto Berry appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
MDRB 30  15 
MDTDS 30  3 
MDGtI 50  5 
SMD
MDRTDX
12  3 

Effect

It is a food item that wakes up a Pokémon and fills the Belly by 5RBTDSGtI/2SMDRTDX. If the Pokémon is not Sleeping, it will instead give the Sleepless status for 9-10 turnsRBTDSGtI or for the rest of the floorSMDRTDX.

Description

Games Description
MDRB 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.
MDTDS A food item that gives Sleepless status to the user, which prevents Sleep. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MDGtI Eating it prevents the Sleep status.
SMD Eating it prevents you from going to sleep.
MDRTDX Eating it makes you Sleepless. It prevents the Sleep condition and other sleep-related conditions.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDRB Howling Forest, Fiery Field, Lightning Field, Northwind Field, Buried Relic, Wish Cave, Wyvern Hill, Joyous Tower, Purity Forest
Kecleon Shops (Joyous Tower, Purity Forest)
MDTDS Various dungeons
MDGtI Post Town merchants, Paradise Facilities, Various dungeons
SMD Kecleon Shops, various dungeons
MDRTDX Kecleon Shop, various dungeons

Appearance

Artwork
 
Artwork from Rescue Team DX


Sprites
       
Sprite from Red and Blue Rescue Team and Explorers series Sprite from Gates to Infinity Sprite from
Super Mystery Dungeon
Sprite from
Rescue Team DX
Models
 
Model from Gates to Infinity
and Super Mystery Dungeon

Pokémon Sleep

 
Chesto Berry in Pokémon Sleep

The Chesto Berry is available in Pokémon Sleep as one of the Berries that can be gathered by helper Pokémon and fed to Snorlax.

Effect

Chesto Berries raise Snorlax's Strength, doubling the effect if the Berry is Snorlax's favorite. The base amount of Strength raised by the Berry is determined by the level of the helper Pokémon that gathered it.

Notes

Games Description
Sleep This Berry's thick skin and fruit are very tough and dry-tasting. However, every bit of it can be eaten.

Acquisition

Chesto Berries can be gathered by Poison-type helper Pokémon in the player's team. Like all Berries in the game, gathered Chesto Berries do not go into the player's inventory and instead are immediately eaten by Snorlax.

In the anime

 
A Chesto Berry in the anime

Chesto Berries debuted in An Egg Scramble!, where Brock used a mortar and pestle to grind them into a 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 part of a medicine used to cure Iris's Axew from its sleep.

In A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!, Chesto Berries were 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!, Chesto Berries were at a Pokémon Center.

In A Diamond in the Rough!, Florges tried to use 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.

Chesto Berries appeared in First Catch in Alola, Ketchum-Style!.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

In Walkthrough! Battle Tower!!, 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.

Pokémon Adventures

Ruby & Sapphire arc

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.

Emerald arc

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.

Diamond & Pearl arc

In Lucky Lucario II, a Chesto Berry was seen among the Berries that Diamond used while making food for himself, his Pokémon, and Riley during their training session at Iron Island.

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards named or holding a Chesto Berry.

Chesto Berry
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Buizel   Mysterious Treasures   75/123 The Lakes' Secret    
 


Trivia

  • 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.

Origin

The Chesto Berry's design and name may be based on chestnuts.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese カゴのみ Kago no Mi From 零余子 mukago, yam bulbil
English Chesto Berry From chestnut
French Baie Maron From marron, chestnut
German Maronbeere From Marone, chestnut
Italian Baccastagna From castagna, chestnut.
Spanish Baya Atania From castaña, chestnut
Korean 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 (tart flavor) and 栗 (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*
Polish Chestojagoda From its English name.
Brazilian Portuguese Fruta Astanha*
Fruta Chesto*
From castanha, chestnut
From its English name.
Vietnamese Quả Hành Tây From hành tây, onion

External links



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