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I've never understood the difference between the two! and they both recover 50% of the users max HP, so whats the difference, which is better?


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If a Pokemon uses roost, it lands andrecovers health. This temporarily makes it lose its flying type. if the Pokemon is just flying type it will change to normal type for 1 turn when it is landed. Recover only heals 50 % of your HP. The links will help explain.

Link for Roost.
Link for Recover.

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The only pure Flying Type is Tornadus, who can't learn Roost. my understanding was it acts like Arceus's ??? Type so they made it inaccessible to him.
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Roost makes flying types lose that flying typing for the turn, Recover doesnt. And of course the Pokemon that can learn them.