Roost (move)

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Move data

Type Flying
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM51
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM19

Effects

User recovers half of its max HP. Flying types temporarily lose Ground type immunity.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.
X/Y The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Roost at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 42
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 44
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 33
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 1
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 85
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 1
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 85
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 85
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 53
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 62
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 25
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 26
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 28
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 30
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 30
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 25
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 25
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 12
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 27
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 27
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by TM

Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Beedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
Pidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Pidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Spearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Zubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
Golbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
Venomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Doduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
Dodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Crobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Beautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Tropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Vespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Chatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Pidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Tranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Ducklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Swanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Noibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Yveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Roost as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Field, Flying
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Taillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Swellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Dragon, Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Flying
Starly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Staravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Staraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Flying
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
Emolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Flying