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The Tanga Berry is a Berry introduced in Generation IV.

Details

In-Battle Effect

If the holder is hit by a supereffective Bug-type move, the Tanga 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 Tanga Berry Sprite.png The flower grows at the tip of this Berry. It attracts Bug Pokémon by letting its stringy petals stream out.
Poffin Level and Flavor (When Cooked Alone)
Level ≤25; Spicy Flavor
Generation VI (XY)
Growth Time Hours per Stage Yield
48 Hours 8 Minimum: 3
Maximum: 20
Color:
Green
Berry Fields Pest
412.png Burmy (Plant Cloak)
Juice Shoppe Group
2
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 Tanga Berry Sprite.png 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.
Berry Flavor Values Curry Flavor
(When Cooked Alone)
Spicy 3, Sour 1 Spicy
Generation VIII (BDSP)
The Tanga Berry has no data in BDSP.

Description

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

Locations

Games Location
DPPt Pastoria City (from an Aroma Lady)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off Corner
Held by wild Spoink (5%)
HGSS New Bark Town (Mom's savings)
Battle Frontier Pokémon Scratch-Off Corner
Held by wild Spoink (5%)
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)
Ultra Space Wilds (can be dropped after battling Grumpig)USUM
SWSH Hammerlocke Hills, Route 9 Outer Spikemuth (shaking Berry Trees)
SWSHCT Giant's Bed (shaking Berry Trees)

Events

Games Location
DP Held by Pokémon Ranch Grumpig
BWB2W2 Held by Pokémon Adventure Camp Lileep

Origin

The Tanga Berry is based on a pitanga, which it also gets its name from. Its name may also include "tang" (a strong flavor).

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