Rosa (game)

Rosa
メイ Mei
Black 2 White 2 Rosa.png
Official artwork from Black 2 and White 2 by Yusuke Ohmura[1]
Gender Female
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Hometown Aspertia City
Region Unova
Relatives Mom (as player)
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, player character
Generation V, VII
Games Black 2, White 2, Masters EX
Game animation debut Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer
English voice actor Lisa Ortiz (B2W2AT)
Kayli Mills[2] (Masters EX)
Japanese voice actor Aki Toyosaki[3] (B2W2AT and Masters EX)
Manga counterpart(s) Whitley

Rosa (Japanese: メイ Mei) is the female player character in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. Her male counterpart is Nate.

In the core series

As the protagonist

Rosa is a young girl living in Aspertia City with her childhood friend Hugh. At the start of the game, she sets off with Hugh to collect her first Pokémon. They then go their separate ways, and she starts her journey across the Unova region.

Rental Pokémon in Pokéstar Studios

For all rental teams used by the player at Pokéstar Studios, see here.

As a non-playable character

If the player chooses Nate, Rosa will appear in-game as an NPC, first met in Nimbasa City. She will join the player in a Multi Battle against Emmet and Ingo. Afterwards, she will give the player the Vs. Recorder.

Rosa will then appear as the player's partner in the Battle Subway when choosing to ride the Multi-Train. Two of the following Pokémon are picked from the corresponding list, depending on what the player wants her to base her team on. If the player chooses "A balance between the two," Rosa's Pokémon are chosen from either list.

Multi Battle partner

  If the player chose Snivy:



  If the player chose Tepig:



  If the player chose Oshawott:



Battle Subway Pokémon

This is a list of all the Pokémon used in the Multi Train and Super Multi Train battles. Each Pokémon has a non-Hidden Ability that, along with gender, is randomly selected. These Pokémon will always have the maximum 31 individual values across every stat and the full 510 effort values evenly distributed (rounding down) among two or three stats.

Offensive-based Pokémon



Defensive-based Pokémon




In spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

Main article: Rosa (Masters)

Rosa joins the player in the first chapter of Pokémon Masters EX's story with her partner Snivy. Rosa is also available in her alternate holiday-themed outfit with Delibird as her partner.

Artwork

   
Conceptual artwork Rosa and Snivy concept artwork
for Kotobukiya ArtFx J figurines

Sprites

       
Sprite from
Black 2 and
White 2
Wonder Launcher sprite from
Black 2 and
White 2
Back sprite from
Black 2 and
White 2
VS sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
     
Overworld sprite from
Black 2 and
White 2
Xtransceiver sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Champion challenge
sprite from
Black 2 and White 2

Pokéstar Studios sprites

         
Heroine portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Heroine back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Ninja portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Ninja portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Ninja back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
         
Captain portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Captain back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Scientist portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Scientist back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Student portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
     
Student back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2
Princess portrait from
Black 2 and White 2
Princess back sprite from
Black 2 and White 2

Quotes

Main article: Rosa (game)/Quotes

Counterparts

In the anime

 
Rosa in the animated trailer

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer

Rosa appeared in the Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer, where she was seen battling Cheren at the Aspertia Gym.

Pokémon
 
Serperior
Serperior is Rosa's only known Pokémon. She used it during her Gym battle against Cheren's Stoutland.

Serperior's known moves are Hyper Beam, Slam, Frenzy Plant, and Protect.

Debut Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer
Voice actors
Language Voice actor
Japanese 豊崎愛生 Aki Toyosaki
English Lisa Ortiz
European Spanish Ainhoa Martín


GOTCHA!

Rosa briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

 
Rosa's Pokémon Adventures counterpart, Whitley

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Whitley (Adventures)

Whitley from Pokémon Adventures is modeled after Rosa. She first appeared in the Black & White chapter as a Team Plasma Grunt, and later appeared in the Black 2 & White 2 chapter.

In the TCG

 
Art by kirisAki for the TCG

This listing is of cards mentioning or featuring Rosa in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Rosa Su Cosmic Eclipse   204/236 Dream League   047/049
Cosmic Eclipse   236/236 Dream League   067/049
 


Trivia

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese メイ Mei From 共鳴 kyōmei (resonance)
English Rosa From resonate
German Rosy From Resonanz (resonance)
Spanish Nanci From resonancia (resonance)
French Écho From écho (echo)
Italian Rina From risonanza (resonance)
Korean 명희 Myeonghui From 공명 (共鳴) gongmyeong (resonance)
Chinese (Mandarin) 鳴依 Míngyī From 共鳴 gòngmíng / guhngmìhng (resonance)
Chinese (Cantonese) 鳴依 Mìhngyī
Brazilian Portuguese Rose From ressonância (resonance)


References


Core series: RedLeafEthanKrisLyraBrendanMay
LucasDawnHilbertHildaNateRosaCalemSerena
ElioSeleneChaseElaineVictorGloriaReiAkari
Side series: WesMichaelNateCyndy
Spin-off games: MarkMintTodd SnapLucy Fleetfoot
LunickSolanaKellynKateBenSummer
HeroHeroineTim GoodmanScottieBettie


Non-player characters in the core series games
Unova Professor JuniperMom (BW)Mom (B2W2)CherenBiancaBianca's fatherHughCedric JuniperFennelAmanita
CilanChiliCressLenoraHawesLoblollyCharlesIrisDraydenAlderBengaCurtisYancyBrycenSabrinaPop Roxie
HilbertHildaNateRosaIngoEmmetCynthiaMorimotoNishinoLookerNColressGhetsisPokémon Fan Club Chairman
Team PlasmaClydeGym LeadersElite FourPWT participantsName RaterDay-Care CoupleJudgeMagikarp salesman


  This game character article is part of Project CharacterDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each character found in the Pokémon games.