Red Apricorn

The Red Apricorn (Japanese: あかぼんぐり Red Bonguri) is a type of Apricorn introduced in Generation II. It can be used to make a Level Ball.

Red Apricorn
Red Bonguri
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Red Apricorn
Artwork by Ken Sugimori
Introduced in Generation II
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In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A $100
N/A $10
SV N/A $50


The Red Apricorn can be made into a Level Ball by Kurt.

If used in the Apriblender, it can produce Aprijuice that boosts the Power Performance stat.


Games Description
GSC A red Apricorn.
A red Apricorn. It assails your nostrils.
SV A red Apricorn. It has a pungent scent that assails the nostrils.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Route 37
HGSS Johto: Routes 37 and 44, Pokéathlon Dome (200 Points)SuMoFr
Kanto: Fuchsia City
SwShIA Berry trees (Fields of Honor, Soothing Wetlands, Forest of Focus)
SwShCT Snowslide Slope Watt Trader (Highlight Item, 1,980 W)
Berry trees (Giant's Foot)
Hidden recurring item (Ballimere Lake, Dyna Tree Hill)



Unused artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In the anime

Red Apricorns in the anime

Red Apricorns appeared in Going Apricorn!, where Kurt sent Ash, Misty, and Brock to harvest some Apricorns. However, the group was caught up in one of Team Rocket's pitfall traps before they could even reach the Apricorn tree.

In the manga

A Red Apricorn in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Gold, Silver & Crystal arc

In Yikes, It's Yanma!, an Apricorn lottery was used to randomly decide which pairs of Gym Leaders from Kanto and Johto would face each other in an interregional exhibition tournament at Indigo Plateau. Blaine and Clair got a Red Apricorn each.


  • In Generations II and IV, due to item names being limited to 12 characters (including spaces), the Red Apricorn is the only Apricorn to have its color fully spelled out in its English name.
  • Burnt Berry trees in Generation II are replaced by Red Apricorn trees in Generation IV.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 紅球果 Hùhng Kàuhgwó *
紅色圓柑果實 Hùhng-sīk Yùhngām Gwósaht *
紅色圓柑果 Hùhng-sīk Yùhngām Gwó *
紅本杉 Hùhng Bún Chaam *
Mandarin 紅球果 / 红球果 Hóng Qiúguǒ *
紅色圓柑果實 Hóngsè Yuángān Guǒshí *
紅色圓柑果 Hóngsè Yuángān Guǒ *
  Czech Červený meruňák
  French Noigrume Rouge *
Noigrume Rge *
  German Aprikoko Rot
  Italian Ghicocca Rossa *
Ghic. Rossa *
Ghicoc.Rossa *
  Korean 빨간규토리 Ppalgan Gyutoli
  Brazilian Portuguese Bolota Vermelha
  Spanish Bonguri Rojo *
Bonguri Roj *
  Vietnamese Trái Bonguri đỏ

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