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The Babiri Berry is a Berry introduced in Generation IV.


In-Battle Effect

If the holder is hit by a supereffective Steel-type move, the Babiri Berry is consumed and the damage taken is halved.

Berry Information

Generation IV
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
72 Hours 18 Minimum: 1
Maximum: 5
Image Tag Description
Tag IV Babiri Berry Sprite.png This Berry is very tough with a strong flavor. It was used to make medicine by people in the past.
Poffin Level and Flavor (When Cooked Alone)
Level ≤22; Spicy-Dry Flavor
Generation VI (XY)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
48 Hours 8 Minimum: 3
Maximum: 20
Berry Fields Pest
412.png Burmy (Plant Cloak)
Juice Shoppe Group
Generation VI (ORAS)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
32 Hours 8 Minimum: 2
Maximum: 10
Color Pokéblock+ Rate
Green Medium
Generation VII
Growth Time Yield
48 Hours
(30 + 6 + 8 + 4)
Minimum: 2
Maximum: 6
Associated Festival Plaza Dye None
Generation VIII (SWSH)
Artwork Curry Description
Curry Babiri Berry Sprite.png A Berry that's incredibly hard and spicy. It was used as medicine in the past.
Berry Flavor Values Curry Flavor
(When Cooked Alone)
Spicy 4, Dry 1 Spicy
Generation VIII (BDSP)
The Babiri Berry has no data in BDSP.


Games Description
DPPt A Poffin ingredient. If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe's supereffective Steel-type attack.
HGSS If held by a Pokémon, it weakens a foe's supereffective Steel-type attack.
BWB2W2 Weakens a supereffective Steel-type attack against the holding Pokémon.
If held by a Pokémon, this Berry will lessen the damage taken from one supereffective Steel-type attack.


Games Location
DPPt Pastoria City (from an Aroma Lady)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off CornerPt
Held by wild Snorunt (5%)
HGSS New Bark Town (Mom's savings)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off Corner
B2W2 Join Avenue Flower Shop
XY Route 5, Route 6 west and east side, Route 7, Route 10, Route 11, Route 18 west side, Route 19 west side, Pokémon Village, Route 22 (Use Air Cutter, Blizzard or Twister if a green Berry tree is present in the background of a battle)
Route 18 (from Inver)
ORAS Route 123 Berry Master's garden
Mauville City Inverse Battle Stop (from Inver)
Contest Hall (can be obtained from a fan after completing a Contest)
SMUSUM Poni Wilds (Berry pile)
SWSH Bridge Field (shaking Berry Trees)
SWSHCT Giant's Bed (shaking Berry Trees)


Games Location
DP Held by Pokémon Ranch Snover
BWB2W2 Held by Pokémon Adventure Camp Aerodactyl
OR Held by Morimoto's Aromatisse


The Babiri Berry is based on a sweetsop while it gets its name from the biribá. Both of these fruits are also called "sugar-apples". Its ability to give the holder decreased damage from Steel type attacks could reference the tough and layered appearance of a sweetsop's flesh.