Pokemon Sword and Shield - Berry List

List of Berries in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, including an overview and how to obtain them within the Galar Region.

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Berry List

What are Berries?

Berries are consumable items found all across the Galar Region. In Pokémon Sword and Shield, berries can be used to lower a pokemon’s Effort Value (EV) or as an ingredient for cooking curry.

Curry on Rice Dishes and Ingredients

Acquiring Berries

Berries can be obtained through:

  1. Shaking berry trees multiple times. If a wild pokemon appeared from shaking, the player will lose some random berries post-battle.
  2. Participation in max raid battles as a battle reward.

Max Raid Battle Guide

List of Berries

Below is a list of berries obtainable in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Neutral Taste and Unknown Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Enigma Berry A rare and completely enigmatic Berry. You won’t know what it tastes like until you eat it.
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Hondew BerryHondew Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Special Attack base points.

A berry with an unusual taste, but many people like it. When its yellow parts are bulging, the berry is ripe.

Route 7
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kelpsy BerryKelpsy Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Attack base points.

A berry that can be eaten raw. But if you cook them down, the juices you extract will bring out the flavor of any dish.

Route 7
Rolling Fields (Wild Area)
None
Lansat Berry A very rare berry. It’s said that holding a Lansat Berry brings joy. It has an intriguing flavor.
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Iepapa BerryLeppa Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can restore its 10 PP to a depleted move during battle.

A fun berry that’s full of different flavors. It’s easy to eat because it doesn’t have a dry taste.

Route 4
Route 6
Not Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Lum BerryLum Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from any status condition during battle.

A berry that has a well-balanced flavor, although it lacks sourness. It has a lot of nutrients that are good for Pokémon.

Route 9
Axew’s Eye (Wild Area)
Not Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Oran BerryOran Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can restore its own HP by 10 points during battle.

A berry that’s an acquired taste, since it has no sweetness. It adds a distinctive flavor if it’s used for cooking.

Route 4
Rolling Fields (Wild Area)
Dappled Grove (Wild Area)
Watchtower Ruins (Wild Area)
Not Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Persim BerryPersim Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from confusion on its own in a battle.

A berry with a unique flavor. It doesn’t have a dry taste, so it’s actually easy to use for cooking. A ripe Persim Berry has a bright color.

Route 5
Route 6
Not Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Sitrus BerrySitrus Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can restore its own HP by a small amount during battle.

A berry that can be used for anything because it’s not spicy and everyone can eat it.

Route 6 Not Spicy

Predominantly Spicy Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Babiri BerryBabiri Berry If held by Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective steel-type attack.

A berry that’s incredibly hard and spicy. It was used as medicine in the past.

Bridge Field (Wild Area) Very Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Cherry BerryCheri Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from paralysis on its own in battle.

A simple berry that’s easy to use even for novice cooks. Its spicy hot taste is addictive.

Route 4
Route 5
Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Chople BerryChople Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective fighting type attack.

A berry with a substance that generates heat in its flesh. It’s invaluable in cold areas.

Route 9 Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Figy BerryFigy Berry If held by a Pokémon, it restores the user’s HP in a pinch but it will cause confusion if the user hates the taste.

A berry with a distinctive shape. It’s filled with spicy components.

Route 7 Very Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kee BerryKee Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will increase the holder’s defense if it’s hit with a physical move.

A slightly rare berry. You’ll be hit first by its burning spiciness, then its extreme bitterness.

Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Very Spicy & Bitter
Liechi Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its attack stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. When you eat it, its spicy and sweet flavors clash in your mouth.

Route 7 Spicy & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Occa BerryOcca Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective fire-type attack.

A berry that is hard and spicy, but heating it up will increase its sweetness. It’s perfect for a meal with a strong flavor.

Bridge Field (Wild Area) Very Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Petaya BerryPetaya Berry A berry to be consumed by a Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it’s Special Attack stat will increase when it’s in pinch.

A slightly rare berry. It’s eye-poppingly spicy and bitter, but it’s packed with nutrients.

Route 9 Spicy & Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Pomeg BerryPomeg Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its HP base points.

A berry with sweet and spicy flesh. If you keep chewing it, its bitterness will slowly spread in your mouth.

Route 7
Dappled Grove (Wild Area)
Sweet & Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Qualot BerryQualot Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Defense base points.

A berry with a spicy skin. But its flesh has a sweet fragrance, which stimulates everyone’s appetite.

Route 7 Sweet & Spicy
Rindo Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective grass-type attack.

A berry that many adults eat as a dessert. Its bitter flavor is imbued with a subtle spiciness that lingers in your mouth.

Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Tamato BerryTamato Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Speed base points.

A berry that’s so spicy that your mouth turns red. You could enjoy a scorchingly hot meal by combining this berry with spices.

Route 7 Very Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Tanga BerryTanga Berry A berry with a very spicy flavor. If you’re not careful and use a lot of these berries, you’ll have a spicy hot dish. Route 9 Very Spicy

Predominantly Dry Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Apicot BerryApicot Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Special Defense stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. Its blue part has a very dry flavor and its green part has a very sour flavor.

Route 9 Dry & Sour
Charti Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective rock-type attack.

A berry that’s often used for pickles because of its dry flavor. Boiling them down makes them quite soft.

Very Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Chesto BerryChesto Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from sleep on its own in battle.

A berry whose subtle dryness is known for going very well with greasy ingredients.

Route 5 Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Chilan BerryChilan Berry If held by a Pokémon, this Berry will lessen the damage taken from one Normal-type attack.

A berry that has a dry flavor, which is unimaginable from its roundish appearance. It’s good for neutralizing the smell of other ingredients.

Dappled Grove (Wild Area) Very Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Ganlon BerryGanlon Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Defense stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry with unique flavors. Its intense dry and bitter flavors are loved by some and hated by others.

Route 7 Dry & Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kebia BerryKebia Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective poison type attack.

A berry with brilliant green color on the outside. That part is sour, but inside, the Berry is packed with dry-flavored, black-colored flesh.

Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Dry & Sour
Micle Berry A very rare berry. Its very dry flavor makes other ingredients taste sweet. Very Dry
Passho Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective Water-type attack.

A dry berry, as you can guess from its appearance. Its soft flesh easily breaks down, melding into liquid to bring out the flavor of a meal.

Very Dry
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Yache BerryYache Berry A refreshing berry with dry and sour flavors. Eating a chilled Yache Berry cools your heated body. Lake of Outrage (Wild Area) Dry & Sour

Predominantly Sweet Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Custap Berry A very rare berry. The flesh underneath its tough skin is sweet and creamy soft. Very Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Grepa BerryGrepa Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Special Defense base points.

A berry that’s good for salad. If you chew it slowly, its sourness and sweetness will spread in your mouth in perfect harmony.

Hammerlocke Hills (Wild Area) Sour & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kasib BerryKasib Berry A berry that is perfect for making a dessert due to its flowerlike shape and sweetness. It is sometimes dried and used as a good-luck charm. Bridge Field (Wild Area) Very Sweet
Liechi Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its attack stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. When you eat it, its spicy and sweet flavors clash in your mouth.

Route 7 Spicy & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Mago BerryMago Berry If held by Pokémon, it restores the user’s HP in a pinch, but it will cause confusion if the user hates the taste.

A berry that’s easy to eat raw and perfect for a quick treat. The curvier the berry is, the sweeter it is.

Route 7 Very Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Maranga BerryMaranga Berry A slightly rare berry. Its outside is very bitter, but its inside tastes like a sweet drink. Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Very Bitter & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Payapa BerryPayapa Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective psychic-type attack.

A berry with a sweet flavor and juicy fragrance. The rounder the Berry swells, the sweeter and juicier it gets.

Hammerlocke Hills (Wild Area) Very Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Pecha BerryPecha Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from poisoning on its own in battle.

A berry that’s easy to get and often used for cooking. It’s very popular for its refreshing sweetness.

Route 3
Route 4
Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Pomeg BerryPomeg Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its HP base points.

A berry with sweet and spicy flesh. If you keep chewing it, its bitterness will slowly spread in your mouth.

Route 7
Dappled Grove (Wild Area)
Sweet & Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Qualot BerryQualot Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Defense base points.

A berry with a spicy skin. But its flesh has a sweet fragrance, which stimulates everyone’s appetite.

Route 7 Sweet & Spicy
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Roseli BerryRoseli Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective fairy-type attack.

A berry that can be used for herbal tea. Its rich sweetness and elegant fragrance make this berry perfect as an ingredient in a sophisticated dish.

Bridge Field (Wild Area) Very Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Salac BerrySalac Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Speed stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. The flesh underneath its bumpy skin is incredibly sweet and sour.

Route 9
Axew’s Eye (Wild Area)
Sweet & Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Shuca BerryShuca Berry A berry with sweetness-laden pulp. It’s delicious as is, but heating it up brings out a pleasant aroma. Lake of Outrage (Wild Area) Sweet
Wacan Berry A pretty-looking yellow Berry. Its sour-sweet flavor and cute appearance are perfect for sweets. Jam made of these berries is also delicious. Sour & Sweet

Predominantly Bitter Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Aguav BerryAguav Berry If held by a Pokémon, it restores the user’s HP in a pinch but will cause confusion if the user hates the taste.

A berry with a bitter flavor that grows more pronounced near the stem. Slow cooking brings out the depth in its flavor.

Route 9 Very Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Coba BerryCoba Berry A berry that’s hard and bitter. It’s blue in color, and chewing it makes your tongue bright blue. Motostoke Riverbank (Wild Area) Very Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Ganlon BerryGanlon Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Defense stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry with unique flavors. Its intense dry and bitter flavors are loved by some and hated by others.

Route 7 Dry & Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Haban BerryHaban Berry If held by a Pokémon,this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective dragon type attack.

A berry with a unique bitter flavor. Boiling down these Berries brings out their sweetness, which makes it easier to eat them.

Lake of Outrage (Wild Area) Very Bitter
Jacoba Berry A very rare berry. It needs to be handled carefully— otherwise its bitter drupelets will pop. Very Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kee BerryKee Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will increase the holder’s defense if it’s hit with a physical move.

A slightly rare berry. You’ll be hit first by its burning spiciness, then its extreme bitterness.

Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Very Spicy & Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Maranga BerryMaranga Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will increase the holder’s Special Defense if it’s hit with a special move.

A slightly rare berry. Its outside is very bitter, but its inside tastes like a sweet drink.

Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Very Bitter & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Petaya BerryPetaya Berry A slightly rare berry. It’s eye-poppingly spicy and bitter, but it’s packed with nutrients. Route 9 Spicy & Bitter
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Rawst BerryRawst Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from a burn on its own in battle.

A berry that’s used as a secret ingredient for cooking because its slight bitterness adds a kick to any dish.

Route 3
Route 6
Bitter

Predominantly Sour Taste Berries

Berry Held Item and Berry Description Berry Tree Location Taste Profile
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Apicot BerryApicot Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Special Defense stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. Its blue part has a very dry flavor and its green part has a very sour flavor.

Route 9 Dry & Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Aspear BerryAspear Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it can recover from being frozen on its own battle.

A berry that gives off a sour fragrance when you bite it. Using a lot of them adds a light aftertaste to a dish.

North Lake Miloch (Wild Area)
Giant’s Seat (Wild Area)
Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Colbur BerryColbur Berry If held by a Pokémon, this berry will lessen the damage taken from one super effective dark-type attack.

A spiky berry. It’s sour, as you can imagine from its appearance. It’s said to latch on to a Pokémon with its tiny hooks so it can be carried to far-off places.

Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Very Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Grepa BerryGrepa Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. Using it on a Pokémon makes it more friendly but lowers its Special Defense base points.

A berry that’s good for salad. If you chew it slowly, its sourness and sweetness will spread in your mouth in perfect harmony.

Hammerlocke Hills (Wild Area) Sour & Sweet
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Iapapa BerryIapapa Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, it restores the user’s HP in a pinch, but will cause confusion if the user hates the taste.

A big berry that’s full of sourness and water inside.

Route 9 Very Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Kebia BerryKebia Berry A berry with brilliant green color on the outside. That part is sour, but inside, the Berry is packed with dry-flavored, black-colored flesh. Axew’s Eye (Wild Area) Dry & Sour
Rowap Berry A very rare berry. It’s so sour that it could make people cry, so you need to use it little by little by dividing it into small pieces. Very Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Salac BerrySalac Berry A berry to be consumed by Pokémon. If a Pokémon holds one, its Speed stat will increase when it’s in a pinch.

A slightly rare berry. The flesh underneath its bumpy skin is incredibly sweet and sour.

Route 9
Axew’s Eye (Wild Area)
Sweet & Sour
Wacan Berry A pretty-looking yellow Berry. Its sour-sweet flavor and cute appearance are perfect for sweets. Jam made of these berries is also delicious.
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Wiki BerryWiki Berry  If held by a Pokémon, it restores the user’s HP in a pinch but it will cause confusion if the user hates the taste.

A berry with bumps that are full of sour flavor. You can enjoy its texture, too.

Very Sour
Pokemon Sword and Shield - Yache BerryYache Berry A refreshing berry with dry and sour flavors. Eating a chilled Yache Berry cools your heated body. Lake of Outrage (Wild Area) Dry & Sour

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