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The Pumkin Berry is a Berry introduced in Generation III, exclusive to Ruby and Sapphire. It is an e-Reader Berry; thus, it will turn into an Enigma Berry if its holder is transferred to Generation IV through Pal Park.


In-Battle Effect

When the holder is frozen, the Pumkin Berry is consumed and the freeze is cured.

Berry Information

Generation III
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
72 Hours 18 Minimum: 2
Maximum: 3
Image Tag Description
Tag III Pumkin Berry Sprite.png This BERRY is amazingly sour. It's heavy due to its dense filling.
Berry Blending
Verdanturf: OliveFallarbor: Olive
Slateport: GrayLilycove: Olive


Games Description
RS POKéBLOCK ingredient. Plant in loamy soil to grow a mystery.


Games Location
RS e-Reader


The Pumkin Berry is based on a pumpkin, which it also gets its name from. Its ability to cure Frozen Pokémon may be based on the fact that pumpkins mainly grow in colder seasons, particularly in the Fall.