A Sitrus Berry (Japanese: オボンのみ Obon Fruit) is a type of Berry introduced in Generation III. It is the spiritual successor of the Gold Berry from Generation II, initially having an identical effect when used on or by a Pokémon. The effect of the Sitrus Berry was later changed in Generation IV so that it restores 25% of the user's max HP.
| Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
| FireRed and LeafGreen
| Wild hold item (Generation III)
| Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
| HeartGold and SoulSilver
| Wild hold item (Generation IV)
| Black and White
| Black 2 and White 2
| Wild hold item (Generation V)
| Dream World
| X and Y
| Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
| Wild hold item (Generation VI)
| Sun and Moon
| Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
| Wild hold item (Generation VII)
Growth and harvest
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 24 hours, with 6 hours per stage. A Sitrus tree will yield 2-3 Berries.
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 32 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Sitrus tree will yield 2-5 Berries.
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours, with 8 hours per stage. A Sitrus tree will yield 3-20 Berries. During its growth, watering the plant will add 1.2 Berries to the final harvest, weeding it will add 0.5, and removing a pest will add 3.
A Sitrus Berry will mature from a planted seed to a full-grown, fruit-bearing tree in 48 hours. A Sitrus tree will yield 5-15 Berries.
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP is below 50% at the end of a turn, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 30 HP.
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP falls below 50%, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 25% of its maximum HP.
Generation V onward
When held by a Pokémon, if the holder's HP falls below 50%, it will consume its held Sitrus Berry and restore 25% of its maximum HP. Due to a glitch, dropping below half HP by taking self-inflicted damage from confusion will not activate the Sitrus Berry.
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it restores 30 HP to that Pokémon. It is consumed after use.
Generation IV onward
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it restores the Pokémon's HP by 25% of its maximum HP to that Pokémon. It is consumed after use.
A Sitrus Berry fully restores user's HP when used. Additionally, if eaten when the user's HP is full, the user's maximum HP is increased by 2.
At 100% performance, this Berry will contribute 60 units of powder.
At 100% performance, a Sitrus Berry will produce at least a level 13 Sour Poffin when cooking alone.
In spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
The Sitrus Berry appears in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.
It is a food item that restores HP. Prior to Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, it will restore HP to maximum, and fill Belly by 5. If eaten at full HP, maximum HP will also raise by 2. In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, it will increase HP by 200 and fill Belly by 2. If eaten at full HP, it permanently increases max HP by 5.
|Sprite from Rescue Team and Explorers series||Sprite from Gates to Infinity|| Sprite from
Super Mystery Dungeon
| Model from
Gates to Infinity
| Model from|
Super Mystery Dungeon
In the anime
Sitrus Berries debuted alongside many other Berries in The Lotad Lowdown.
Sitrus Berries, along with multiple other Berries, appeared in Berry, Berry Interesting.
Several Sitrus Berries were seen in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate! under the possession of Team Go-Getters. Unfortunate for them, the Sitrus Berries, along with almost all of their other Berries, were eaten by Ekans of Team Meanies.
Sitrus Berries, along with many other Berries, were seen in Like It or Lup It!.
Sitrus Berries were one of the many kinds of Berries seen during Hungry for the Good Life!.
In Promoting Healthy Tangrowth!, a wild Tangrowth that was using Absorb to take energy from Pokémon in order to restore a tree that had been struck by lightning left Sitrus Berries for the Pokémon it attacked.
Sitrus Berries, along with many other Berries, were seen in The Beartic Mountain Feud!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, were seen at a Pokémon Center in Adventures in Running Errands!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries were seen in A Diamond in the Rough!, where Florges tried to use them to lure out a Carbink causing havoc in the wetlands. However, Carbink managed to snatch the Berries without being noticed.
In That's Why the Litten is a Scamp!, Litten was seen with a Sitrus Berry, which an Alolan Persian tried to steal from it. Later in the episode, Litten brought the Berry to an old Stoutland it was living with.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with numerous other Berries, appeared at Anela's store in Hau'oli City in One Journey Ends, Another Begins....
Sitrus Berries were one of the many different kinds of Berries seen in A Team-on-Team Tussle!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, along with many other kinds of Berries, appeared in Lulled to La-La Land!.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in The Ol' Raise and Switch!, where Anela gave some to Ash's Rowlet, Rockruff, Litten, and Snowy. Snowy was hesitant to have one, until Litten went over to Snowy and gave her one to eat personally.
Multiple Sitrus Berries, among many other Berries, appeared in Currying Favor and Flavor!, where Ash and Pikachu found them inside a hollowed-out stump in Lush Jungle while looking for a Miracle Seed to be used as a dish ingredient.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in the Ultra Guardians' medical kit in A Mission of Ultra Urgency!. Some of these Berries were later used to restore a Snorlax that had been drained by a Buzzwole. In the same episode, Team Rocket was also seen picking up some Sitrus Berries in a forest.
Multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in SM064.
In Real Life...Inquire Within!, Sitrus Berries were included in the basket of Berries given to Ash and his classmates' Pokémon by Anela.
In the manga
In the Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure manga
In Jō VS Team Rocket, Jō tried to give the red Gyarados some Sitrus Berries after it had tired from battling, but it refused to take any until it saw Jō defending it from Ariana and Petrel. Jō also gave a Sitrus Berry to his Totodile during the battle against the two Executives.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Dramatic Drapion & Crafty Kricketune II, a Sitrus Berry was one of the Berries that Lax flung at the two Scientists who were chasing the group, but the Scientists' Kricketune and Drapion sliced through every single Berry without effort.
In Problematic Probopass and Mad Magnezone II, a Sitrus Berry was seen amongst the many Berries that Cyrus's Probopass's Mini-Noses dug out of Lax's fur while trying to retrieve Cyrus's camera which Lax had hidden inside its fur.
In Homecoming and the Brilliant Professional Golfer, multiple Sitrus Berries appeared in the pile of Berries gathered by a group of Pokémon at Lush Jungle while helping Moon in her search for a special Mirage Berry.
In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga
In Gathering of the Legendary Pokémon!, Mitsumi brought a bagful of Sitrus Berries to heal Hareta's Pokémon while facing Giratina. To everybody's astonishment, Hareta also gave a Sitrus Berry to the weakened Giratina, not wanting the battle with it be over too quickly.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named Sitrus Berry.
| Sitrus 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.
|Sitrus Berry||T [Tool]||EX Unseen Forces||91/115||Golden Sky, Silvery Ocean||100/106|
- In all generations, Sitrus Berries grow into fruit-bearing trees in double the time it takes for Oran Berries to do the same.
- This is the most common held item among the Video Game World Championships team's winners.
|Japanese||オボンのみ Obon no Mi||From ザボン zabon, pomelo|
|English||Sitrus Berry||From citrus|
|French||Baie Sitrus||From citrus|
|German||Tsitrubeere||From Zitrusfrucht, citrus fruit|
|Italian||Baccacedro||From cedro, citron|
|Spanish||Baya Zidra||From cítrico, citrus|
|Korean||자뭉열매 Jamung Yeolmae||From 자몽 jamong, grapefruit|
|Chinese (Mandarin)||文柚果 Wényòu Guǒ*||From 文旦 wéndàn (pomelo) and 柚子 yòuzi (pomelo)|
|香柚 Xiāngyòu*||From 香欒 xiāngluán (pomelo) and 柚子 yòuzi (pomelo)|
|Chinese (Cantonese)||文柚果 Màhnyauh Gwó*||From 文旦 màhndaan (pomelo) and 柚子 yauhjí (pomelo)|
|香柚 Hēungyáu*||From 香欒 hēunglyùhn (pomelo) and 柚子 yauhjí (pomelo)|
|Danish||Sitrus-bær||From English name|
|Finnish||Sitrusmarja||From English name and possibly sitrus, citrus|
|Norwegian||Sitrusbær||From English name and possibly sitrus, citrus|
|Polish|| Sitrus Jagoda*
|From English name|
|Brazilian Portuguese||Fruta Cítrica*||From cítrica, citric|
|Fruta Sitrus*||From English name|
|Russian||Ситрус-ягода Sitrus-yagoda||From English name|
|Swedish||Sitrusbär||From English name and possibly citrus|
|Vietnamese||Quả Obon||Transliteration of Japanese name|
|This Pokémon article is part of Project BerryDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Berry in the Pokémon series.|