With the release of the second generation, new berries have been added to the game, with different effects. I am wondering if it is possible to stack the effect of a berry with the one of the others during the same Pokémon encounter?

For instance, if you use a Pinap Berry and then a Nanab Berry, will you get the effects of both berries on the Pokémon, or only the effect of the last one used (so Nanab in this particular case)?

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Nope, only one berry can be used at a time during a Pokémon encounter, as mentioned in this Reddit thread:

You can only use 1 berry at a time on a pokemon. So no, you can't use a razz + a nanab on a pokemon. The active berry is used as an icon on the pokemon. Once the icon disappear, on a failed catch attempt, you can use an another berry.

For a visual representation of what happens:

pinap berry in use

can't use another berry

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    I love how you're quoting a Reddit thread as an authoritative source...
    – wogsland
    Feb 17, 2017 at 22:30
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    @wogsland the Silph Road Reddit has been behind the majority of mechanical discoveries for Pokémon Go.
    – Vemonus
    Feb 17, 2017 at 22:31
  • INteresting. Learn something new every day....
    – wogsland
    Feb 17, 2017 at 22:32

No. If you use a berry and its effect is in place, the other berries in the berry carousel can't be selected until the effect has been used (i.e. the next capture attempt).

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