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[[Ash Ketchum]] and his friends met Roxanne when [[Max]] found a lost {{p|Poliwag}} from Roxanne's school. Roxanne teaches classes on Pokémon to the citizens of Rustboro. She is in charge of teaching very young children about [[Pokémon]].
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[[Ash Ketchum]] and his friends met Roxanne when [[Max]] found a lost {{p|Poliwag}} from Roxanne's school. Roxanne teaches classes on Pokémon to the citizens of Rustboro. She is in charge of teaching very young children about [[Pokémon]] in the [[Pokémon Trainer's School]].
   
 
When Ash and company first arrived Rustboro, Roxanne was not able to answer Ash's challenge because she was still busy with teaching. However, she and the headmaster of the school invited the gang to spend a day in the school.
 
When Ash and company first arrived Rustboro, Roxanne was not able to answer Ash's challenge because she was still busy with teaching. However, she and the headmaster of the school invited the gang to spend a day in the school.

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Roxanne
ツツジ Tsutsuji
""The Rock-Loving Honor Student""
[[File:100px|{{{size}}}]]
Art from the anime
Gender Female
Hometown Rustboro City
Region Hoenn
Trainer class Gym Leader, Teacher
Generation III
Games Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Leader of Rustboro Gym
Badge Stonebadge
Anime debut Gonna Rule The School!
English voice actor Unknown
Japanese voice actor Unknown

Roxanne is the Gym Leader of the Rustboro City Gym. Trainers who defeat her receive the Stonebadge. She is a scholar who specializes in Rock-type Pokémon.

Name References

Language Name Origin
Japanese ツツジ (Tsutsuji) Literally means "azalea".
English Roxanne Similarity with the word "rock".
French Roxanne Similarity with the word "roche"(rock).
German Felizia Possible derivation from "Felsen"(stone)
Italian Petra Possible relation to "pietra"(stone).
Spanish Petra Possible relation to "piedra" and "petreo" ("stone" and "rocky" respectively).
Hebrew רוקסאן A phonetical translation of "Roxanne"
Russian Роксанна A phonetical translation of "Roxanne".
Chinese 杜鵑 (Du Juan) A phonetical translation of "Tsutsuji".
Korean 원화 (Weonhwa)

In the anime

Ash Ketchum and his friends met Roxanne when Max found a lost Poliwag from Roxanne's school. Roxanne teaches classes on Pokémon to the citizens of Rustboro. She is in charge of teaching very young children about Pokémon in the Pokémon Trainer's School.

When Ash and company first arrived Rustboro, Roxanne was not able to answer Ash's challenge because she was still busy with teaching. However, she and the headmaster of the school invited the gang to spend a day in the school.

On the next day, Ash battled Roxanne at the Gym while being filmed by some of Roxanne's students. Ash's Pikachu was able to defeat both of her Pokémon through a combination of pure electrical power and the Iron Tail technique, taking Roxanne by surprise.

Roxanne apparently knows Professor Oak, as he gives live remote lectures for the students at the school. She also knows about Brock and the rock-centered Pewter City Gym.

She is voiced by 白鳥由里 Yuri Shiratori in Japanese and Amy Palant in English.

Pokémon

This listing is of Roxanne Pokémon in the Pokémon anime.

In the games

File:GBA Trainer Roxanne.png
Roxanne's battle sprite on the Gameboy Advance.

Roxanne's title is "The Rock-Loving Honor Student." Her strategy is Rock-type power attacks. She believes Rock-type Pokémon to be rock solid.

Roxanne became a Gym Leader so that she could apply what she learned at the Pokémon Trainers School in battle. She wants to face many new opponents to see them demonstrate how they battle and with which Pokémon.

Her desire is to learn all about Pokémon through battling.

In addition to the Stonebadge, Roxanne gives out TM39, Rock Tomb, in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Pokémon Emerald.

Pokémon

This listing is for Roxanne's Pokémon in the video games in which she has appeared.

Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire

Pokémon Emerald

Gym Match
Level 12 Geodude
  • Tackle
  • Defense Curl
  • Rock Throw
  • Rock Tomb
Level 12 Geodude
  • Tackle
  • Defense Curl
  • Rock Throw
  • Rock Tomb
Level 15 Nosepass
  • Block
  • Harden
  • Tackle
  • Rock Tomb
N/A N/A N/A
First Rematch
Level 32 Golem Level 35 Kabuto Level 35 Onix Level 37 Nosepass N/A N/A
Second Rematch
Level 37 Omanyte
  • Protect
  • Ice Beam
  • Rock Slide
  • Surf
Level 37 Golem
  • Protect
  • Rollout
  • Magnitude
  • Explosion
Level 40 Kabutops
  • Swords Dance
  • Ice Beam
  • Surf
  • Rock Slide
Level 40 Onix
  • Iron Tail
  • Explosion
  • Roar
  • Rock Slide
Level 42 Nosepass
  • Double Team
  • Explosion
  • Protect
  • Rock Slide
N/A
Third Rematch
Level 42 Omastar
  • Protect
  • Ice Beam
  • Rock Slide
  • Surf
Level 42 Golem Level 45 Kabutops
  • Swords Dance
  • Ice Beam
  • Surf
  • Rock Slide
Level 45 Onix
  • Iron Tail
  • Explosion
  • Roar
  • Rock Slide
Level 47 Nosepass
  • Double Team
  • Explosion
  • Protect
  • Rock Slide
N/A
Fourth Rematch
Level 47 Aerodactyl Level 47 Golem Level 47 Omastar
  • Protect
  • Ice Beam
  • Rock Slide
  • Surf
Level 50 Kabutops
  • Swords Dance
  • Ice Beam
  • Surf
  • Rock Slide
Level 50 Steelix
  • Iron Tail
  • Roar
  • Explosion
  • Rock Slide
Level 52 Nosepass
  • Double Team
  • Explosion
  • Protect
  • Rock Slide

In the Pokémon Special manga

Roxanne is an honor student at the Pokémon Trainers School of Rustboro and knows much trivia about Pokémon. She's also extremely arrogant about her intellect.

Roxanne travels around by riding on her Graveler. She keeps her Nosepass's Poké Ball in a hollowed-out book.

In Pokémon Special, Sapphire arrived in Rustboro eager to win her first Badge. She entered the Rustboro Gym only to see a clasroom full of students listening to a lecture from Roxanne.

Roxanne makes her opponents take a written test as part of the Gym challenge. Despite her difficulty with schoolwork, Sapphire got the highest marks in the testing due to her tutoring from her father, Professor Birch.

Sapphire battled with her Aron only to have Roxanne's Nosepass block her attacks with Harden. Sapphire was unable to withdraw her Aron from the battle thanks to Nosepass' Magnet Pull. Sapphire, however, realized that Nosepass must always face north and had her Aron attack from behind.

In the Hoenn conflict, she sided with Team Aqua. She had worked with Professor Cozmo, who unknowngly assisted the evil team, and reasoned that the Professor wouldn't support an evil group. She changed her mind after Kyogre and Groudon started their rampage.

Roxanne attempted to stop Groudon in Lilycove City by having her Nosepass use Block. It worked, but during a battle with Courtney, the FireHead threatened to kill nearby civilians and so Roxanne yielded, allowing Courtney's Ninetales to knock out Nosepass.

Pokémon

This listing is for Roxanne's Pokémon in the Pokémon Special manga.

Gym Leaders of the Hoenn region
Rustboro Gym Stone Badge
Roxanne OD.png
Roxanne
Dewford Gym Knuckle Badge
Brawly OD.png
Brawly
Mauville Gym Dynamo Badge
Wattson OD.png
Wattson
Lavaridge Gym Heat Badge
Flannery OD.png
Flannery
Petalburg Gym Balance Badge
Norman OD.png
Norman
Fortree Gym Feather Badge
Winona OD.png
Winona
Mossdeep Gym Mind Badge
Tate Liza
Tate and Liza
Sootopolis Gym Rain Badge
Wallace OD.png Juan OD.png
Wallace Juan