Roserade is a dual type Grass and Poison Pokemon introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from Roselia when exposed to a Shiny Stone. It is the final form of Budew. Take a look below for 28 amazing and interesting facts about Roserade.
1. Roserade is a bipedal Pokemon with an appearance that incorporates features of roses and masquerade attire.
2. It has hair made of white rose petals, and a leafy, green cape with a yellow, collar-like bangle on its neck.
3. The cape pattern reaches toward the back of its head, in spiky, sepal-like extensions on the hair.
4. A male will have a shorter cape than a female.
5. It has a dark-green mask over its red, yellow-lidded eyes.
6. The lower portion of its face is light green, and it holds a bouquet in each hand.
7. It has a red in its right hand and blue in its left.
8. Its limbs and underside are light green. Its feet end with yellow tips.
9. Roserade lures prey with a sweet aroma.
10. The more toxic its poison, the sweeter its aroma becomes.
11. Each hand has different toxins, but both hands can jab with near-deadly power.
12. It attacks with a dancer-like elegance, and uses hidden whips covered with poisonous thorns.
13. A Roserade costume is worn by Rosie in Pokémon Battle Revolution.
14. Roserade and its pre-evolution are the only Poison-type Pokémon in the Fairy Egg Group.
15. Roserade is one of the only two third stage Pokémon which can be obtained at level 1, the other being Porygon-Z.
16. Roserade appears to be based on a combination of a bouquet of roses, and a mysterious patron of a masquerade ball, in which masks would be worn to hide the identity of the participants. Its mask, cape and the mention of its ‘movements of a dancer’ in its Pokédex entry seem to confirm this.
17. It is also possible that, instead of roses, its design was based on hellebores, a genus in which many species are poisonous and deceptively similar to roses, tying in once again to the theme of disguises. Finally, Roserade’s humanoid design, connection to flowers, and one of its Egg Groups suggest that it is also based on fairies.
18. Roserade may be a combination of rose and masquerade (due to the appearance of wearing a mask).
19. In A Full Course Tag Battle!, May revealed that Drew had evolved his Roselia into a Roserade. It physically debuted in Strategy With a Smile!, where it was watching the Wallace Cup along with its Trainer.
20. In Coming Full-Festival Circle!, Nando was revealed to have evolved his Roselia into a Roserade. It appeared briefly alongside his Sunflora in the Sinnoh Grand Festival. It was also used in the Lily of the Valley Conference in League Unleashed!, where it battled Ash’s Staraptor and was defeated.
21. Roserade debuted in Oh Do You Know The Poffin Plan!, under the ownership of Forsythia. Forsythia first met her Roserade when it was a Budew, where she befriended it and gave it a red scarf. This Roserade, however, was very shy and timid. Roserade also protects Forsythia’s garden from being ravaged by Team Rocket. It made a brief reappearance in Unlocking the Red Chain of Events! alongside Forsythia and her Lotad.
22. A Roserade appeared in The Grass Menagerie!, under the ownership of Gardenia. It was the final Pokémon she used in her Gym battle against Ash. Roserade was able to defeat Ash’s Turtwig with a Weather Ball before being defeated by Aipom. It reappeared in a flashback in League Unleashed! and during the ending credits of Zoroark: Master of Illusions, where it was seen alongside its Trainer.
23. A Roserade appeared in Barry’s Busting Out All Over!, under the ownership of Barry. It was used in his battle against Ash, where it defeated Chimchar with a barrage of Poison Jabs. However, it tied with Gliscor from one of Gliscor’s X-Scissors. Roserade reappeared in Steeling Peace of Mind!, where it battled Team Galactic but lost.
24. A Roserade was seen in Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige!, under the ownership of Cher. She was often referred to as “Roseradette” by her Trainer. Roserade was used in a battle against Cilan’s Pansage and won, before losing against Iris’s Emolga.
25. A Roserade appeared in The Rise of Darkrai. It was one of the Pokémon that had been attacked by Darkrai and later treated by Alicia in Alice’s flashback of her grandmother. Specifically, it was put to sleep by Darkrai’s Dark Void and then later seen listening to Alicia play Oración, alongside the other Pokémon Darkrai had attacked.
26. A Roserade appeared in the opening sequence of Arceus and the Jewel of Life, where it was seen in an Aroma Lady’s field of flowers.
27. A Coordinator’s Roserade appeared in Yes in Dee Dee, It’s Dawn!, where it was seen participating in a Double Performance along with a Purugly in the Daybreak Town Pokémon Contest.
28. A Roserade appeared in Genesect and the Legend Awakened as a resident of Pokémon Hills.