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"This boxing botanist will plant her feet and go toe to toe! Her Super gives her tough, vegan protective gear."
Rosa Portrait

Rosa is a Rare Brawler who attacks in a flurry of three short ranged punches with her boxing gloves that can pierce through enemies. Rosa has high health, making her able to withstand a lot of incoming damage. Her Super grants her a shield, temporarily reducing any damage she takes by 70%. Her Gadget, Grow Light, spawns tall bushes around herself that allows players to hide in. Her first Star Power, Plant Life, heals herself for 200 health per second while in bushes. Her second Star Power, Thorny Gloves, adds 220 damage to her main attack while her Super is active.

Attack: Hands of Stone

"Rosa throws a flurry of powerful punches with perfect technique!"
Rosa fires off three short-ranged punches in a wide arc. Since her attack range is rather short, Rosa has to get up close to her targets in order to damage them. Her attacks can pierce and can hit multiple enemies.

Super: Strong Stuff

"Rosa gets a second skin of tough vine for 3 seconds, decreasing all damage received by 70% for the duration."
Upon activation, Rosa will temporarily gain a shield, along with an altered appearance and a slight increase in size. This shield will reduce any damage she takes by 70% for 3 seconds.

Gadget: Grow Light

"Rosa fertilizes the ground around her and bushes instantly grow to provide great cover."
Upon activation, Rosa instantly grows a 3 by 3 section of bushes where she is standing. These bushes last for the rest of the match unless they are destroyed by a Brawler's Super or after a goal is made in Brawl Ball. They cannot grow inside walls, on water, or beneath the safe in Heist.

Star Powers

Plant Life

"Rosa recovers 200 health per second when inside a bush."
Whenever Rosa is inside of a bush, she will heal for 200 health every second.

Thorny Gloves

"Rosa's punches gain +220 damage during her Super."
While Rosa's Super is active, Rosa's main attack will gain an extra 220 damage, effectively making her damage 864 per punch and a total of 2592 damage if all 3 punches hit.

Tips

  • Rosa thrives in Showdown. When using her Super, she can rush shotgun Brawlers like Bull. She is also an excellent bush camper when her first Star Power is unlocked. With Plant Life unlocked, she can hide in bushes when she is healing and when an enemy comes by, she can attack her enemy while healing.
  • In Brawl Ball, use her Super and collect the ball, then run into the goalpost and score. However, be mindful when trying to "walk" the ball into the goal, as any form of a stun (from the Supers of Shelly, Frank, El Primo, Tara, etc.) will knock the ball out of your possession, making you either waste your Super or potentially knocked out.
  • Rosa and El Primo have the same movement speed, but Rosa's range is slightly longer, so she is able to chase and attack him while being just out of his range.
  • Her Super has an extremely high damage resistance but has a somewhat short duration so use this with caution, especially if her health is low.
  • If she can surprise the other team (in any mode) while her Super is active, she can continuously stack Supers, taking nearly no damage and wiping their team.
  • Rosa's Plant Life allows her to heal 200 health per second while in a bush. Be sure to use this when battling another Rosa which allows her to out-heal the opponent while still damaging them. In maps with a lot of bushes, she can be very hard to defeat, especially in Snake Prairie.
  • Use Plant Life on maps where there are many bushes and Thorny Gloves where there are not.
  • In Duo Showdown, if Gene uses his Super, it can pull a Brawler up to himself and Rosa can pummel them with her attack.
  • In Duo Showdown, be sure to have a team composition that can cover Rosa's weaknesses. The most obvious choices are any mid/long range Brawlers, these include Brock, Piper, Colt, or even Carl in some maps.
  • Her Super can save her in tough situations due to the high damage decrease. Use her Super when fighting another Brawler that might knock her out.
  • Rosa’s Grow Light Gadget can be used to add and connect bushes to make it easier for her to ambush opponents. When paired with her Plant Life Star Power, Rosa can use her Gadget to passively heal herself when wounded in battle.

Voice Lines

Spawning In The Lead Receiving Damage Defeating An Enemy Defeated Attacking Activating A Super
"Aloe aloe aloe."
"Aloe aloe aloe."
"Botany for the win!"
"Botany for the win!"
"Oh, bother."
"Oh, bother."
"Haha! Beaten by a boxing botanist!"
"Haha! Beaten by a boxing botanist!"
"I'm wilting!"
"I'm wilting!"
"Flower power!"
"Flower power!"
"Time to take care of the weeds!"
"Time to take care of the weeds!"
"I rose to the occasion!"
"I rose to the occasion!"
"You're having a laugh!"
"You're having a laugh!"
"Ready for composting."
"Ready for composting."
"Ah! Fungus!"
"Ah! Fungus!"
"Time to blossom!"
"Time to blossom!"
"Rosa is my name, botany is my game!"
"Rosa is my name, botany is my game!"
"You grow girl!"
"You grow girl!"
"Blooming 'eck!"
"Blooming 'eck!"
"Weed 'em and reap!"
"Weed 'em and reap!"
"No!"
"No!"
"Tempest florally!"
"Tempest florally!"
"Petals to the meadow!"
"Petals to the meadow!"
"Leaf me alone."
"Leaf me alone."
"Make like a tree and leaf."
"Make like a tree and leaf."
Rosa moans
Rosa moans
"Kabloom!!"
"Kabloom!!"
Rosa groans
Rosa groans
"Weed 'em and reap, darling."
"Weed 'em and reap, darling."
Rosa groans
Rosa groans
Rosa groans
Rosa groans

History

  • 19/4/19:
  • 26/4/19:
    • Rosa became available to play in matches. Neutral
  • 30/4/19:
    • Rosa's Super Shield damage reduction was decreased to 70% (from 80%). Nerf
    • Her Super's Duration was decreased to 4 seconds (from 6 seconds). Nerf
    • Fixed a bug with Enemy Rosa's shield effect not being displayed correctly. Neutral
  • 21/5/19:
    • Rosa's Super duration was decreased to 3 seconds (from 4 seconds). Nerf
    • The amount of hits needed to charge her Super was increased to 10 (from 9). Nerf
    • Her Star Power healing was decreased to 200 (from 300). Nerf
    • Rosa's main attack effect now better matches the area where damage is dealt. Neutral
    • She was given voice lines. Neutral
  • 11/6/19:
    • Rosa's main attack damage was decreased to 460 (from 480). Nerf
    • The amount of hits necessary to charge her super was increased to 11 (from 10). Nerf
  • 3/7/19:
    • Rosa's Star Power Thorny Gloves was added. Neutral
  • 29/8/19:
    • Rosa's health was increased to 5200 (from 5000). Buff
  • 18/9/19:
    • Rosa's health was increased to 5400 (from 5200). Buff
    • Her Thorny Gloves damage was increased to 220 (from 200). Buff
  • 17/3/20:
    • Rosa's Gadget Grow Light was added. Neutral
  • 10/9/20:
    • Rosa's Super charge rate increased to fully charge from 3 full hits with main attack. Buff
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