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
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.

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 Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
Level 42
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
Level 44
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
Level 32
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
Level 36
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
Level 85
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
Level 85
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 85
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 37
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 43
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
Level 23
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Level 1
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Level 33
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Level 39
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
Level 41
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Level 18
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
Level 30
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
Level 30
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 25
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 25
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Level 12
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
Level 27
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Level 27
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 1
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
ToucannonToucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
Level 30

Learnt by TM

CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
ButterfreeButterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
BeedrillBeedrill
#015 / Bug · Poison
PidgeyPidgey
#016 / Normal · Flying
PidgeottoPidgeotto
#017 / Normal · Flying
PidgeotPidgeot
#018 / Normal · Flying
SpearowSpearow
#021 / Normal · Flying
FearowFearow
#022 / Normal · Flying
ZubatZubat
#041 / Poison · Flying
GolbatGolbat
#042 / Poison · Flying
VenomothVenomoth
#049 / Bug · Poison
Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
DoduoDoduo
#084 / Normal · Flying
DodrioDodrio
#085 / Normal · Flying
ScytherScyther
#123 / Bug · Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
ArticunoArticuno
#144 / Ice · Flying
ZapdosZapdos
#145 / Electric · Flying
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
LedybaLedyba
#165 / Bug · Flying
LedianLedian
#166 / Bug · Flying
CrobatCrobat
#169 / Poison · Flying
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
YanmaYanma
#193 / Bug · Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
ScizorScizor
#212 / Bug · Steel
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
LugiaLugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
BeautiflyBeautifly
#267 / Bug · Flying
DustoxDustox
#269 / Bug · Poison
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
MasquerainMasquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
NinjaskNinjask
#291 / Bug · Flying
VolbeatVolbeat
#313 / Bug
IllumiseIllumise
#314 / Bug
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
TropiusTropius
#357 / Grass · Flying
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
MothimMothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
VespiquenVespiquen
#416 / Bug · Flying
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
ChatotChatot
#441 / Normal · Flying
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
YanmegaYanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
PidovePidove
#519 / Normal · Flying
TranquillTranquill
#520 / Normal · Flying
UnfezantUnfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
DucklettDucklett
#580 / Water · Flying
SwannaSwanna
#581 / Water · Flying
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
FletchlingFletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
VivillonVivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
NoibatNoibat
#714 / Flying · Dragon
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
RowletRowlet
#722 / Grass · Flying
DartrixDartrix
#723 / Grass · Flying
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
PikipekPikipek
#731 / Normal · Flying
TrumbeakTrumbeak
#732 / Normal · Flying
ToucannonToucannon
#733 / Normal · Flying
VikavoltVikavolt
#738 / Bug · Electric
Oricorio (Baile Style)Oricorio
Baile Style
#741 / Fire · Flying
CutieflyCutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
RibombeeRibombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Tapu KokoTapu Koko
#785 / Electric · Fairy
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
BuzzwoleBuzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
PheromosaPheromosa
#795 / Bug · Fighting

Learnt by breeding

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

Farfetch'dFarfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Field, Flying
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Flying
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
TaillowTaillow
#276 / Normal · Flying
Flying
SwellowSwellow
#277 / Normal · Flying
Flying
WingullWingull
#278 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
PelipperPelipper
#279 / Water · Flying
Flying, Water 1
SwabluSwablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Dragon, Flying
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon, Flying
StarlyStarly
#396 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraviaStaravia
#397 / Normal · Flying
Flying
StaraptorStaraptor
#398 / Normal · Flying
Flying
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Flying
EmolgaEmolga
#587 / Electric · Flying
Field
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Flying