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The Maranga Berry is a Berry introduced in Generation VI.


In-Battle Effect

If the holder is hit by a special attack, the Maranga Berry is consumed and the holder's Sp. Def is raised by one stage.

If flung, it raises the target's Sp. Def stat by one stage.

Berry Information

Generation VI (XY)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
96 Hours 16 Minimum: 1
Maximum: 10
Berry Fields Pest
313.png Volbeat
Juice Shoppe Group Special Recipes
3 Perilous Soup
(used with Kee Berry)
Generation VI (ORAS)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
32 Hours 8 Minimum: 2
Maximum: 13
Color Pokéblock+ Rate
Yellow Medium High
Generation VII
Growth Time Yield
72 Hours
(54 + 6 + 8 + 4)
Minimum: 2
Maximum: 8
Associated Festival Plaza Dye Pastel Blue
Generation VIII (SWSH)
Artwork Curry Description
Curry Maranga Berry Sprite.png A slightly rare Berry. Its outside is very bitter, but its inside tastes like a sweet drink.
Berry Flavor Values Curry Flavor
(When Cooked Alone)
Spicy 1, Dry 1, Sweet 5, Bitter 5, Sour 1 Plain
Generation VIII (BDSP)
The Maranga Berry has no data in BDSP.


Games Description
If held by a Pokémon, this Berry will increase the holder's Sp. Def if it's hit with a special move.


Games Location
XY Mutation of Salac Berry and Petaya Berry
ORAS From Secret Pal in Super-Secret Bases
SMUSUM Poni Plains (Berry pile)
SWSH Axew's Eye (shaking Berry Trees)
SWSHCT Giant's Foot (shaking Berry Trees)


The Maranga Berry is based on a marang, which it also gets its name from. Its ability to raise the holder's Special Defense when hit by a special move may reference the thick skin and pungent stench from the fruit, causing it to have defensive capabilities.