Roost (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM51
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM19
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM19

Effects

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Flyinium Z and uses its Z-Power, Roost turns into Z-Roost and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Roost
Japanese はねやすめ (Hane Yasume)
German Ruheort
French Atterrissage
Italian Trespolo
Spanish Respiro

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user lands and rests its body. It restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 32
Fearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
Articuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 85
Zapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 85
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 85
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 43
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 26
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
Wingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 33
Pelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 39
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
Pikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Trumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Toucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 30

Learnt by TM

Scyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Ledyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
Ledian
#166 / Bug · Flying
Yanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
Scizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Dustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
Ninjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy

Learnt by breeding

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