Roselia

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Roselia
ロゼリア
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Illumise < Roselia > Gulpin

Species Type
Thorn Pokémon Grass.pngPoison.png
Number Ability
#315 Natural Cure/Poison Point
Leaf Guard
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 4.4 lbs. (2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Budew Roserade
Egg Group Catch Rate
Fairy/Grass 150
Tier EV Yield
PU 2 Special Attack Points

Roselia (ロゼリア) is the 94th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Grass/Poison Type, and is known as the Thorn Pokémon.

Roselia can have one of two Abilities: Natural Cure, which heals any status conditions that it may have become afflicted with; or Poison Point, an Ability that has a 30% chance of poisoning an opponent that uses an attack that requires physical contact against a Pokémon with this Ability, except for another Poison Type or a Steel Type, or a Pokémon that has the Immunity Ability.

A third Ability is available to Roselia from the Dream World, the Leaf Guard Ability. This Ability heals all stats problems when the weather is strong sunlight, either due to the Drought Ability or the move Sunny Day.

When it was introduced in Generation III Roselia could not evolve and did not have a pre-evolved form. Generation IV saw the introduction of a pre-evolved form, Budew, and an evolved form, Roserade. Budew can evolve into Roselia by becoming loyal to its trainer and leveling up (a Friendship Evolution) during the daytime. Roselia's evolved form, Roserade, can be obtained through the usage of a Shiny Stone.

Roselia is in the Egg Groups Fairy and Grass, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch; a Roselia will hatch unless the Roselia in the breeding pair is holding a Rose Incense. If this happens, a Budew will hatch instead, requiring the same number of Steps. It takes Roselia 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Roselia takes on the appearance of a green plant that is holding two roses, one red and one blue. On its head are three thorns.

Gender Differences

The leaf that covers a Roselia's midsection is slightly longer on the female than the male.

Game Information

Original Games

Roselia appears at Route 117 in Ruby and Sapphire.

Roselia appears at Route 212, Route 221, Route 224, Route 225, Route 229, the Trophy Garden and the Great Marsh as a Daily Binocular Pokémon in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. In addition to those locations, Roselia appears at Routes 208, 209, and 210 in Platinum. Roselia appears at the Safari Zone's Marshland area after 25 Forest Objects have been placed in the area. Once this happens, Roselia will start to appear in this area 20 days later.

Roselia can be obtained by evolving Budew in Pokémon White, and can be found at Route 12, Lostlorn Forest and Victory Road in Black 2 and White 2.

Spin-off Games

Roselia is one of the Shadow Pokémon that appears in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Snag it from Cipher Peon Fasin at the Phenac Training School.

Roselia appears at Phobos Train, Endless Level 6 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

In the first round of Mystery Dungeon games, Roselia is exclusive to the Red version, appearing at Uproar Forest 4F-7F. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Roselia appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13, Mystery Jungle B1-B29, and Midnight Forest (called Dark Night Forest in Explorers of Sky) B1-B24. Roselia also appears at Sky Summit PTC1-PTC4 1F-3F, PTC5-PTC8 1F-4F & PTC9 1F-5F in Explorers of Sky.

Roselia is exclusive to Dungeon Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3. It appears on the Path to Treasure Mountain B8-B14.

Roselia did not appear in the first Pokémon Ranger game, but made its debut in the series in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia at Vien Forest. Roselia also appears at the eastern part of Sophian Road on Sophian Island in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs in the Present. Roselia does not appear in the past missions.

Roselia appears at Shimmering Lake Treetops 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Roselia appears in a total of seven sets. Roselia appears as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, Supreme Victors and Unleashed sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Legend Maker and Secret Wonders sets. Roselia's lone listing as a Rare card came in its TCG debut appearance in the EX Dragon set.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

The majority of Roselia's anime appearances occurred as one of the Pokémon that Drew used in various Pokémon Contests starting with the episode Now That's Flower Power! and continuing to The Unbeatable Lightness of Seeing!

More recently, a trainer named Nando (who participates in both Contests and Gym Battles) also used a Roselia in the episodes Dawn of a New Era, The Secret Sphere of Influence and Dawn's Early Night.

Movies

Another trainer used a Roselia in the film Arceus and the Jewel of Life, the lone appearance for Roselia in the movies to date.

Manga

Roselia's Manga info is unknown at this time.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Roselia is in the PU tier of competitive battling. With a good defensive typing and high Special Defense thanks to Eviolite, Roselia makes for a solid support Pokémon. It can check Water, Grass, and Electric-type attackers in the tier very well. With access to Spikes, Roselia can provide entry hazard support for a team and has other great support moves in Sleep Powder and Synthesis. It can have a decently strong offensive presence due to a usable 100 Special Attack and solid STAB combination in Leaf Storm and Sludge Bomb. Roselia's biggest flaws are its lackluster physical bulk and reliance on Eviolite, which can be highly problematic when matched up against threats that it would normally beat but cannot due to them running a set that can beat Roselia, such as physical Floatzel and Knock Off Simisage.

Roselia is a viable option in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. With access to Spikes and Toxic Spikes, Roselia can be a highly useful Pokémon for a team to have and sets it apart from other defensive Grass-types like Vileplume. It has some very useful resistances to Water, Grass, Electric, and Fighting attacks, and its defenses can be bolstered quite a bit thanks to Eviolite. A very nice Special Attack stat allows for it to function pretty well as an offensive Spikes user as well and prevents it from being too easy to be set up bait. Outside of the standard specially defensive Spikes set, Roselia can run a Focus Sash lead set for hyper offense teams and surprise factor as well as an offensive Spikes set with Eviolite that can hit hard with Leaf Storm and Sludge Bomb. However, Roselia faces immense competition from Vileplume, which has much better physical defense and is not as susceptible to Knock Off, which allows for it to check much more Pokémon in the tier. Roselia also has competition as a Spikes user from the likes of Garbodor and Ferroseed, which have a different set of resistances that can allow for them to function better than Roselia.

Roselia is also usable in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. With access to Spikes and Eviolite boosted bulk, Roselia can function pretty well on stall and bulkier defensive balance teams. It can absorb Toxic Spikes and switch into Water and Grass-types very well due to its typing. Thanks to Natural Cure, it can switch into Scald burns and shrug them off once it switches, giving it even more utility as a Pokémon. Roselia's biggest flaw lies in its low base 45 Defense that is still susceptible to being taken advantage of even after the Eviolite boost. Its dependence on Eviolite is huge, and if removed, Roselia loses a lot of its utility in the process. It is also very much weak to Fire and Psychic-types, which are very common and will be able to take advantage of Roselia's presence. Defog users like Flygon and Togetic are very common so keeping entry hazards on the field can be difficult.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire Common Route 117
Emerald None Trade
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
XD:Gale of Darkness Only One Phenac Training School (Snag from Cipher Peon Fasin)
Diamond/Pearl 5%
10%
Route 225
Route 221
Route 229
Great Marsh (Daily Binocular Pokémon)
Diamond/Pearl 15%
20%
25%
30%
Route 212 (North)
Route 224
Route 212 (South)
Trophy Garden
Platinum 10% Route 230
Great Marsh (Daily Binocular Pokémon)
Platinum 15% Route 208
Route 210 (South)
Route 221 (Night)
Platinum 20% Route 224
Platinum 25% Route 209
Route 221 (Morning & Day)
Platinum 30%
35%
45%
Trophy Garden
Route 212 (North)
Route 229
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone: Marshland (Place 25 Forest Objects, 20 Day Wait)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade from White
White None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Evolve Budew
Black2/White2 15% Lostlorn Forerst (Regular and Double Grass
Black2/White2 25% Route 12 (Regular and Double Grass
Black2/White2 30% Victory Road: Forest (Regular and Double Grass

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby Roselia shoots sharp throns as projectiles at any opponent that tries to steal the flowers on its arms. The aroma of this Pokémon brings serenity to living things.
Sapphire On extremely rare occassions, a Roselia is said to appear with its flowers in unusual colors. The thorns on this Pokémon's head contain a vicious poison.
Emerald A Roselia that drinks nutritionally rich springwater blooms with lovely flowers. The fragrance of its flowers has the effect of making its foes careless.
FireRed Its flowers give off a relaxing fragrance. The stronger its aroma, the healthier the Roselia is.
LeafGreen Its flowers give off a relaxing fragrance. The stronger its aroma, the healthier the Roselia is.
IV Diamond Roselia raised on clean drinking water are known to grow vividly colored flowers.
Pearl The beautiful flowers on its arms have toxic thorns. Don't even think about picking those flowers.
Platinum The more healthy the Roselia, the more pleasant its flowers' aroma. Its scent deeply relaxes people.
HeartGold Roselia that drink nutritionally rich springwater are said to reveal rare coloration when they bloom.
SoulSilver Roselia that drink nutritionally rich springwater are said to reveal rare coloration when they bloom.
V Black The more healthy the Roselia, the more pleasant its flowers' aroma. Its scent deeply relaxes people.
White The more healthy the Roselia, the more pleasant its flowers' aroma. Its scent deeply relaxes people.
Black 2 It uses the different poisons in each hand separately when it attacks. The stronger its aroma, the healthier it is.
White 2 It uses the different poisons in each hand separately when it attacks. The stronger its aroma, the healthier it is.
VI X It uses the different poisons in each hand separately when it attacks. The stronger its aroma, the healthier it is.
Y Roselia that drink nutritionally rich springwater are said to reveal rare coloration when they bloom.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
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Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
50
. 210 304 .
Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Def
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
100
184 205 299 328
Sp. Def
80
148 165 259 284
Speed
65
121 135 229 251

Moves

Via Level-Up

Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
4 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
7 Poison Sting Poison.gif 15 100 Physical.png
10 Stun Spore Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
13 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
16 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
19 Magical Leaf Grass.gif 60 N/A Special.png
22 Grasswhistle Grass.gif N/A 55 Other.png
25 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
28 Toxic Spikes Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
31 Sweet Scent Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
34 Ingrain Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Toxic Poison.gif N/A 90 Other.png
40 Petal Dance Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
43 Aromatherapy Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
46 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Black 2/White 2
Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
4 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
7 Poison Sting Poison.gif 15 100 Physical.png
10 Stun Spore Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
13 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
16 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
19 Magical Leaf Grass.gif 60 N/A Special.png
22 Grasswhistle Grass.gif N/A 55 Other.png
25 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
28 Toxic Spikes Poison.gif N/A N/A Other.png
31 Sweet Scent Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
34 Ingrain Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Petal Dance Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
40 Toxic Poison.gif N/A 90 Other.png
43 Aromatherapy Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
46 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Spikes Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Pin Missile Bug.gif 14 85 Physical.png
Cotton Spore Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png
Sleep Powder Grass.gif -- 75 Other.png
Razor Leaf Grass.gif 55 95 Physical.png
Mind Reader Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Natural Gift Grass.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Grasswhistle Grass.gif -- 55 Other.png

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

Budew Exclusive Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
7 Water Sport Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Worry Seed Grass.gif N/A 100 Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Extrasensory Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png

Generation III Exclusive Moves

Via Purification

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Sweet Kiss Normal.gif -- 75 Other.png

Via Move Tutor

Fire Red/Leaf Green
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Nightmare Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level up
+ 220 Happiness (Daytime)
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Roselia


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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