Competitive Information for Roselia [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Roselia roselia
Base Stats for Roselia

Grass / Poison

Abilities:
Poison PointPoison Point: 1/3 chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be poisoned.
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Natural CureNatural Cure: This Pokemon has its major status condition cured when it switches out.


Evolutions / Family:
Roselia

Weakness Chart for Grass/Poison-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
0.5x
0.5x
2x
2x
  
0.25x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
2x
  
  
2x
  
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Roselia? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Ruby/Sapphire Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Roselia is an interesting Grass and Poison-typed Pokemon. Roselia is a pretty usual Pokemon to see in Generation 3. Roselia is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Roselia
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Natural Cure
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Petal Dance / Solar Beam
- Synthesis
- Growth
- Stun Spore

Special Sweeper Roselia (Natural Cure)

Roselia is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Roselia from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Natural Cure, Roselia has its major status condition cured when it switches out.

Petal Dance is a special STAB-boosted 70-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Roselia afterwards).
Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Roselia by a weather-dependent amount).
Growth is a status move (raises your Roselia's special attack by 1 stage).
Stun Spore is a status move (paralyzes the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Roselia? These builds have been optimized for Ruby/Sapphire Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Species: Roselia
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
Ability: Natural Cure
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Petal Dance / Solar Beam
- Synthesis
- Growth
- Stun Spore

Doubles Special Sweeper Roselia (Natural Cure)

Roselia is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Roselia from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. With Natural Cure, Roselia has its major status condition cured when it switches out.

Petal Dance is a special STAB-boosted 70-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Roselia afterwards).
Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Roselia by a weather-dependent amount).
Growth is a status move (raises your Roselia's special attack by 1 stage).
Stun Spore is a status move (paralyzes the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Roselia learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Absorb
20
100%
20
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Bullet Seed
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Giga Drain
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Mega Drain
40
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Petal Dance
70
100%
20
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Cutter
10
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Pin Missile
14
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Poison Sting
15
100%
35
30% chance to poison the target.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Aromatherapy
--
--
5
Cures the user's party of all status conditions.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Cotton Spore
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
70%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Grass Whistle
--
55%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Growth
--
--
40
Raises the user's Sp. Atk by 1.
Ingrain
--
--
20
User recovers 1/16 max HP per turn. Traps user.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Nightmare
--
100%
15
A sleeping target is hurt by 1/4 max HP per turn.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Spikes
--
--
20
Hurts grounded foes on switch-in. Max 3 layers.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Sweet Kiss
--
75%
10
Causes the target to become confused.
Sweet Scent
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) evasiveness by 1.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Roselia can perform in Ruby/Sapphire. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive RS Move and Ability Combos for Roselia

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