Ganlon Berry

A Ganlon Berry (Japanese: リュガのみ Ryuga Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III.

Ganlon Berry
リュガのみ
Ryuga Fruit
Bag Ganlon Berry Sprite.png
Ganlon 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
Generation IX Bag Berries pocket icon.png Berries
Flavor
Generation III
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 40 0 40 0 80
Generation IV/VIII
SPICY DRY SWEET BITTER SOUR SMOOTH
0 30 10 30 0 40
Natural Gift
Type Ice
Power Gen. IV-V 80
Gen. VI+ 100
Fling
Power 10
Effect Raises Defense by one stage

In the core series games

Price

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

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

Effect

Held item

A Ganlon Berry raises the holder's Defense by one stage when the holder's HP drop to ¼ or below. If the holder has Gluttony, then it eats its Ganlon Berry when its HP drops to ½ or below. If the holder has Ripen, then its Defense rises by two stages.

When forcibly consumed via Fling, Pluck, Bug Bite, or Item Urge, it raises the Defense of the consumer by one stage.

Ingredient

Berry Blending
RSE When blending with NPCs, Ganlon Berries will produce the following Pokéblocks:
NPC NPCs' Berries Flavors (100 RPM) Feel
1 NPC   Dryness 62, Bitterness 49 50
2 NPCs    Dryness 62, Bitterness 62 40
3 NPCs     Dryness 62, Bitterness 49, Sourness 10 34
Blend Master   Dryness 88, Bitterness 49 73
ORAS Ganlon Berries are blue Berries that have a medium-high chance of producing a Pokéblock+.
Berry Crush
FRLGE Ganlon Berries have a base Berry Powder of 500 and a difficulty of 180.
With two players, this Berry will contribute 1000 units of Berry Powder at 100% silkiness.
Poffin Cooking
DPPt
BDSP
When used alone, Ganlon Berries will produce Poffins with Bitterness 28, Dryness 18 and smoothness 39 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 Ganlon Berries are purple Berries in Group 3.
Composting
XY Ganlon Berries are purple Berries.
Dye Houses
SMUSUM 15 Ganlon Berries, Chesto Berries, and Wiki Berries are used to dye any white or dyed clothing into pastel purple.
Curry
SwSh Ganlon Berries have a rarity of 10.
Cram-o-matic
SwSh Ganlon Berries are Ice-type items and give 12 points towards the output value.

Description

Games Description
RSE A hold item that raises Defense in a pinch.
FRLG When held by a Pokémon, it raises the Defense stat in a pinch.
Colo.XD A hold item that raises Defense in a pinch.
DPPt A Poffin ingredient. If held by a Pokémon, it raises its Defense stat in a pinch.
HGSS
BWB2W2
If held by a Pokémon, it raises its Defense stat in a pinch.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwShBDSP
A Berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Defense stat will increase when it's in a pinch.
SV If a Pokémon holds one of these Berries, its Defense stat will be boosted should it find itself in a pinch.

Tag information

Games Description
RSE A mysterious Berry. It is rumored to contain the power of the land.
DPPt
BDSP
This Berry is surrounded by mystery. It is rumored to be imbued with the power of the land.

Curry information

Games Description
SwSh A slightly rare Berry with unique flavors. Its intense dry and bitter flavors are loved by some and hated by others.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Event
FRLG Event
Colo.XD Mt. Battle (15,000 Poké Coupons)
DPPt EventDP Trade
HGSS Transfer from Pokéwalker
PW Hoenn Field
PBR Shop (19200 Poké Coupons, after completing Stargazer Colosseum)
BW Trade
B2W2 Join Avenue (Flower Shop)
XY Mutation of Qualot and Tanga Berries
ORAS Super-Secret Base (Gather Berries skill)
PMC* Poké Doll Grabber (Lv. 2)
SMUSUM Berry piles (Route 17)
SwSh Berry trees (Route 7, Bridge Field, Giant's Cap, Giant's Seat)
SwShIA Berry trees (Soothing Wetlands)
BDSP Ramanas Park (Tectonic Room) Route 208 (Berry Master's house)
SV Alfornada (Emotional Spectrum Practice)
Sparkling overworld item (Area Zero)

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
RS Unknown Spring Pokémon United States Unknown
Wishing Star Jirachi Japanese June 21 to 22, 2003
July 19 to August 24, 2003
Pokémon Stamp Ruby and Sapphire Absol Japanese September 9, 2003
Wishmaker Jirachi North American March 22, 2004 onwards
Channel Jirachi European, Australian April 1, 2004 onwards
Pokémon Box Ruby & Sapphire Promotion Absol United States July 10 to 16, 2004
RSEFRLG 2006 Tanabata Jirachi Japanese June 30 to July 10, 2006
DP 2007 Tanabata Jirachi Japanese July 1 to 22, 2007
Nintendo of Korea Deoxys Korean August 30 to 31, 2008
XY Wishing Star Jirachi Korean August 5 to September 14, 2014

Growth

Generation III
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
24 hours
 
Taller
48 hours
 
Flowering
72 hours
 
Berries
96 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 1-2 Berries.
Generation IV
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
24 hours
 
Taller
48 hours
 
Flowering
72 hours
 
Berries
96 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 1-5 Berries. A growing Ganlon plant's soil dries by 4% every hour, fully drying out in 25 hours.
Generation V
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
36 hours
 
Taller
72 hours
 
Flowering
108 hours
 
Berries
144 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield ? Berries.
Generation VI
Pokémon X and Y
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
16 hours
 
Growing
32 hours
 
Bigger
48 hours
 
Budding
64 hours
 
Bloom
80 hours
 
Berries
96 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 1-10 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant adds 0.2 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it adds 0.1, and removing a pest adds 1. Ganlon plants attract Illumise as pests. If grown next to each other, a Ganlon Berry and a Liechi Berry may mutate into a Kee Berry.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
12 hours
 
Taller
24 hours
 
Flowering
36 hours
 
Berries
48 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 2-13 Berries.
Generation VII
Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
54 hours
 
Taller
60 hours
 
Flowering
68 hours
 
Berries
72 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 2 Berries if Isle Aplenny is at Phase 1, 5 Berries if it is at Phase 2, and 8 Berries if it is at Phase 3.
Generation VIII
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
 
Planted
0 hours
 
Sprouted
24 hours
 
Taller
48 hours
 
Flowering
72 hours
 
Berries
96 hours
A Ganlon plant will yield 2-5 Berries.

Gallery

Artwork

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


Sprites

   
Berry Tag Sprite (Generation III) Berry Tag Sprite (Generation IV)

Trivia

Origin

The Ganlon Berry's name may be based on a longan.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese リュガのみ Ryuga no Mi From 竜眼 ryūgan, longan
English Ganlon Berry From longan
French Baie Lingan From longane, longan
German Linganbeere From Longan, longan
Italian Baccalongan From longan
Spanish Baya Gonlan From longan
Korean 용아열매 Yong'a Yeolmae From 용안 (龍眼) yong'an, longan
Chinese (Mandarin) 龍睛果 / 龙睛果 Lóngjīng Guǒ From 龍眼 / 龙眼 lóngyǎn (longan; lit. "dragon eye") and 眼睛 yǎnjīng (eye)
Chinese (Cantonese) 龍睛果 Lùhngjīng Gwó From 龍眼 lùhngngáahn (longan; lit. "dragon eye") and 眼睛 ngáahnjīng (eye)

External links



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