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The Coba Berry is a Berry introduced in Generation IV.

Details

In-Battle Effect

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

If Pluck is used on a Pokémon holding a Coba Berry with weakness to Flying-type moves, the Coba Berry is activated and consumed before the attacker steals the Berry.

Berry Information

Generation IV
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
72 Hours 18 Minimum: 1
Maximum: 5
Image Tag Description
Tag IV Coba Berry Sprite.png This Berry is said to be a new kind that is a cross of two Berries brought together by winds from far away.
Poffin Level and Flavor (When Cooked Alone)
Level ≤20; Bitter-Dry Flavor
Generation VI (XY)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
48 Hours 8 Minimum: 3
Maximum: 20
Color:
Blue
Berry Fields Pest
313.png Volbeat
Juice Shoppe Group
2
Generation VI (ORAS)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
32 Hours 8 Minimum: 2
Maximum: 10
Color Pokéblock+ Rate
Blue Medium
Generation VII
Growth Time Yield
48 Hours
(30 + 6 + 8 + 4)
Minimum: 2
Maximum: 6
Associated Festival Plaza Dye Dark Blue, Dark Navy Blue
Generation VIII (SWSH)
Artwork Curry Description
Curry Coba Berry Sprite.png A Berry that's hard and bitter. It's blue in color, and chewing it makes your tongue bright blue.
Berry Flavor Values Curry Flavor
(When Cooked Alone)
Dry 1, Bitter 2 Bitter
Generation VIII (BDSP)
The Coba Berry has no data in BDSP.

Description

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

Locations

Games Location
DPPt Pastoria City (from an Aroma Lady)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off Corner
Held by wild Sunkern (5%)
HGSS New Bark Town (Mom's savings)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off Corner
Held by wild Ponyta and Sunkern (5% each)
BW Held by wild Sunkern (5%)
B2W2 Join Avenue Flower Shop
XY Frost Cavern outside, Route 17 (Use Air Cutter, Blizzard or Twister if a blue 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)
Ultra Space Wilds (can be dropped after battling Medicham)USUM
SWSH Motostoke Riverbank (shaking Berry Trees)
SWSH Fields of Honor, Challenge Beach, Training Lowlands (shaking Berry Trees)
SWSHCT Giant's Bed (shaking Berry Trees)

Events

Games Location
DP Held by Pokémon Ranch Tangela

Appearances

Anime

In "The Guardian's Challenge!", a Coba Berry was included in the lunch Mallow made for her classmates' Pokémon.

Origin

The Coba Berry is based on a babaco, which it also gets its name from. Its name and color may also reference the pigment cobalt blue. Its ability to lessen damage from a Flying-type attack may be based on how babaco grow at high altitudes.

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