"Rare gem earned by maxing the Chain Meter. Match it for a surprise!"
— Bejeweled Twist, mouseover description
Fruit Gem is a Special Gem that appears in Bejeweled Twist. It has an appearance of a fruit based on the shape of the gem, as listed:
The red Fruit Gem resembles an apple.
The white Fruit Gem resembles a cantaloupe.
The green Fruit Gem resembles a melon.
The yellow Fruit Gem resembles a lemon.
The purple Fruit Gem resembles a pear.
The orange Fruit Gem resembles an orange.
The blue Fruit Gem resembles a bunch of grapes.
It is earned when either the Score Multiplier is maxed out or a Mega Fruit Bonus is received; which replaces it with either a normal gem or at the higher priority, a Bomb Gem or Locked Gem. When detonated, similar to the Hypercube; it destroys all gems, Locked Gems, and Bomb Gems of its color in addition to detonating every Special Gems including Fruit Gems of its color with an increased amount of points of its color similar to the Flame Gem. Detonated Fruit Gems will increase Bomb and Doom Gem counters by 10.
The PC README document of Bejeweled Twist incorrectly mentions that Fruit Gems are also capable of replacing a Doom Gem when earned.
Fruit Gem is the only type of gem in Bejeweled Twist in which a unique notification does not appear when the gem is seen for the first time. However, it is possible to make the notification appear in the game as normal by modifying a certain document that is located inside the game files.
If there are multiple bomb gems, the Fruit Gem will replace the lowest one.
In the PC version of Bejeweled Twist, Fruit Gems will have sparkles appearing from the center of it.
This feature doesn't exist in the online version, however.
Names in other languages
Gemma di Frutta
フルーツジェム Furūtsu Jemu
The notification that was meant to appear when a Fruit Gem is seen for the first time.
An unused message regarding Fruit Gems.
A Mega Fruit Bonus occurs when four colors are matched in the right order.
The sprites of the fruit gems
↑...If you fill this rainbow Chain Meter, your Score Multiplier does not increase, but a bolt of energy flies out from the Tube and converts one of your Locked, Bomb or Doom Gems into a Fruit Gem... — Bejeweled Twist, RENAME document