History FanonPokedex / Roggenrola

5th Mar '15 9:58:05 AM marcometalsonic
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Due to the physical toughness of Roggenrola and its evolutions, the Unovan version of a popular idiom is, "between a Roggenrola and a hard place" to represent two equally tough choices. In recent times, a terrorist cell attempted to use a group of Roggenrola to create a massive death ray powered by their Flash Cannon techniques, but this attempt was thwarted due to the efforts of three young trainers and one lone Roggenrola, whose identities remain unknown as of this writing.

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Due to the physical toughness of Roggenrola and its evolutions, the Unovan version of a popular idiom is, "between a Roggenrola and a hard place" to represent two equally tough choices. Gigalith, along with Golems and Golurk are also commonly used in media as guardians for temples, remaining still until approached In recent times, a terrorist cell attempted to use a group of Roggenrola to create a massive death ray powered by their Flash Cannon techniques, but this attempt was thwarted due to the efforts of three young trainers and one lone Roggenrola, whose identities remain unknown as of this writing.
13th Feb '15 4:33:26 PM rmctagg09
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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branches accessible by humans being known as the Relic Path and the Clay Road. Within Kalos they are far rarer due to the presence of the Geodude Line, with the largest population being found within the Reflection Cave.

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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branches accessible by humans being known as the Relic Path and the Clay Road. Within Kalos they are far rarer due to the presence of the Geodude Line, with the largest population being found within the Reflection Cave.
Cave. Within Hoenn, a population of Roggenrola has established itself inside the Fiery Path within Mt. Chimney, likely due to the clash between Groudon and Kyogre.



Though Roggenrola and its evolutions are rather easy-going Pokémon, it would not be a good idea to antagonize them. The rocky bodies of the Roggenrola line make most attacks ineffective against them, forcing Trainers to go into prolonged battles with them unless they have Pokemon capable of defeating Roggenrola’s defensive shell.

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Though Roggenrola and its evolutions are rather easy-going Pokémon, it would not be a good idea to antagonize them. The rocky bodies of the Roggenrola line make most attacks ineffective against them, forcing Trainers to go into prolonged battles with them unless they have Pokemon capable of defeating piercing Roggenrola’s defensive shell. shell.



In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line member's feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.]]

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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line member's feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet a foot can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.]]



!! In Popular Culture

Due to the physical toughness of Roggenrola and its evolutions, the Unovan version of a popular idiom is, "between a Roggenrola and a hard place" to represent two equally tough choices. In recent times, a terrorist cell attempted to use a group of Roggenrola to create a massive death ray powered by their Flash Cannon techniques, but this attempt was thwarted due to the efforts of three young trainers and one lone Roggenrola, who’s identities remain unknown as of this writing.

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!! In Popular Human Culture

Due to the physical toughness of Roggenrola and its evolutions, the Unovan version of a popular idiom is, "between a Roggenrola and a hard place" to represent two equally tough choices. In recent times, a terrorist cell attempted to use a group of Roggenrola to create a massive death ray powered by their Flash Cannon techniques, but this attempt was thwarted due to the efforts of three young trainers and one lone Roggenrola, who’s whose identities remain unknown as of this writing.
15th Jun '14 11:23:59 AM rmctagg09
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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branches accessible by humans being known as the Relic Path and the Clay Road.

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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branches accessible by humans being known as the Relic Path and the Clay Road. Within Kalos they are far rarer due to the presence of the Geodude Line, with the largest population being found within the Reflection Cave.
26th Nov '12 6:51:05 AM SeptimusHeap
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Boldore and Gigalith can do everything Roggenrola can, but [[TheSameButMore better]], and up their arsenal through causing rock slides, blasting out sediment to create sandstorms, firing pointed stone shards at opponents, surrounding opponents with rocks that slice into any allies that come to help, firing beams of light from their crystals, and firing rocks with such accuracy that they can knock flying or floating Pokémon right out of the air. As a last resort, they can overclock their cores so that everything around them is caught up in a catastrophic explosion. Apart from being temporarily knocked out, they will be left more or less unharmed, unlike their assailants, which may be left [[LudicrousGibs in pieces.]] The area around them may also turn into a small crater from the energy exerted in the blast.

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Boldore and Gigalith can do everything Roggenrola can, but [[TheSameButMore better]], better, and up their arsenal through causing rock slides, blasting out sediment to create sandstorms, firing pointed stone shards at opponents, surrounding opponents with rocks that slice into any allies that come to help, firing beams of light from their crystals, and firing rocks with such accuracy that they can knock flying or floating Pokémon right out of the air. As a last resort, they can overclock their cores so that everything around them is caught up in a catastrophic explosion. Apart from being temporarily knocked out, they will be left more or less unharmed, unlike their assailants, which may be left [[LudicrousGibs in pieces.]] The area around them may also turn into a small crater from the energy exerted in the blast.
21st Oct '12 5:31:10 PM Cider
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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line member's feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.

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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line member's feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.
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28th Jun '12 1:23:25 PM rmctagg09
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There exist Roggenrola that are purple in color unlike their blue brethren, and evolve into Boldore and Gigalith with blue crystals instead of red, due to a slight chemical difference in core composition. These rare Pokémon are greatly prized by collectors. Rarer still are a subspecies of Roggenrola that have thinner outer casings, but are capable of using sediment to fire larger, thicker rocks from their bodies.


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There exist Roggenrola that are purple in color unlike their blue brethren, and evolve into Boldore and Gigalith with blue crystals instead of red, due to a slight chemical difference in core composition. These rare Pokémon are greatly prized by collectors. Rarer still are a subspecies subtype of Roggenrola that have thinner outer casings, but are capable of using sediment to fire larger, thicker rocks from their bodies.




Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branch of which being known as the Relic Path.

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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system, the largest branch of which branches accessible by humans being known as the Relic Path.
Path and the Clay Road.



On the rare occasion that something breaks through to the core, it is immediately met by the acidic conducting fluid well, as well as mild radiation. While short-term exposure is relatively harmless, long-term exposure can lead to health complications later on in life. [[Trainer’s Note: Specialty stores sell lead casing for special cases such as this. They allow the Pokemon to rebuild its shell while protecting others from the radiation emanating from the Pokemon.]]

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On the rare occasion that something breaks through to the core, it is immediately met by the acidic conducting fluid well, as well as mild radiation. While short-term exposure is relatively harmless, long-term exposure can lead to health complications later on in life. [[Trainer’s Note: Specialty stores sell lead casing for special cases such as this. They allow the Pokemon to rebuild its shell while protecting others from the radiation emanating from the Pokemon.]]
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28th Jun '12 1:17:26 PM rmctagg09
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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system.

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Roggenrola and its evolutions are naturally found deep underneath the earth, with the majority of the population being located at a depth impossible to reach at the time of this article. As for the Wellspring group, after reaching the surface they quickly established themselves within all of Unova’s caverns through their tunneling system.system, the largest branch of which being known as the Relic Path.
29th Dec '11 9:11:00 AM rmctagg09
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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line members feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.

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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line members member's feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.
25th Nov '11 8:50:43 AM rmctagg09
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Roggenrola survive mainly on their cores, and as a result do not eat anything. Boldore and Gigalith on the other hand drink mineral water and eat ores, similar to the [[{{FanonPokedex/Aron}} Aron Line's]] dietary habits, in order to feed their far more high-maintenance cores. In captivity, Boldore and Gigalith can also be fed berries. The former can absorb them using its bottommost crystals, whereas the latter can just eat them like most other Pokémon.

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Roggenrola survive mainly on their cores, and as a result do not eat anything. Boldore and Gigalith on the other hand drink mineral water and eat ores, ore, similar to the [[{{FanonPokedex/Aron}} Aron Line's]] dietary habits, in order to feed maintain their far more high-maintenance cores. In captivity, Boldore and Gigalith can also be fed berries. The former can absorb them using its their bottommost crystals, whereas the latter can just eat them like most other Pokémon.



In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if you’re careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line members feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]]

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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if you’re a Trainer is careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line members feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]]
]] If running is impossible, the regular Rock type weaknesses still apply, and while the rock shells of the Roggenrola Line are superb at resisting physical assaults, it doesn't fare quite as well against special attacks.
28th Oct '11 10:12:44 PM rmctagg09
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As for the core itself, it is located in the center of the Roggenrola in a holding container filled with a conductive fluid similar to battery acid in acidity. The core is also mildly radioactive, and its energy is transported throughout the Pokémon’s body through a system of canals similar to the organic circulatory system filled with a conducting fluid of much lower acidity. At this stage, the low energy requirements of Roggenrola means that the core is pretty much self-sustaining. However, as the Pokémon gets older, the core has to work harder to power it. If it doesn't evolve in time, however, the Roggenrola will enter a state of torpor to conserve energy and eventually "reboot" itself. One way this torpor state can be hastened is through the use of cold temperatures, similar to the old trick of putting batteries in a refrigerator, though the majority of Roggenrola end up starving when their cores finally stop working.

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As for the core itself, it is located in the center of the Roggenrola in a holding container filled with a conductive fluid similar to battery acid in acidity. The core is also mildly radioactive, and its energy is transported throughout the Pokémon’s body through a system of canals similar to the organic circulatory system filled with a conducting fluid of much lower acidity. At this stage, the low energy requirements of Roggenrola means that the core is pretty much self-sustaining. However, as the Pokémon gets older, the core has to work harder to power it. If it doesn't evolve in time, however, the Roggenrola will enter a state of torpor to conserve energy and eventually "reboot" itself. One way this torpor state state's duration can be hastened is through the use of cold temperatures, similar to the old trick of putting batteries in a refrigerator, though the majority of Roggenrola end up starving when their cores finally stop working.



Gigalith stand five inches less than six feet, with a quadrupedal body, longer, sharper crystals than a Boldore, and a distinct head with well developed eyes and a mouth, the former being a rather strange trait for a primarily subterranean creature. Gigalith crystals have a different lattice structure to that of a Boldore’s, allowing them to absorb as well as fire off energy. When solar energy is absorbed by Gigalith crystals, the Pokemon is capable of magnifying the solar energy gathered in order to fire off devastating blasts of solar radiation from its mouth. At least one Gigalith is recorded as being able to blow away an entire cliffside with the sheer power of its Solarbeam.

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Gigalith stand five inches less than six feet, with a quadrupedal body, longer, sharper crystals than a Boldore, and a distinct head with well developed eyes and a mouth, the former being a rather strange trait for a primarily subterranean creature. Gigalith crystals have a different lattice structure to that of a Boldore’s, allowing them to absorb as well as fire off energy. When solar energy is absorbed by Gigalith crystals, the Pokemon is capable of magnifying the solar energy gathered in order to fire off devastating blasts of solar radiation from its mouth. At least one Gigalith is recorded as being able to blow away an entire cliffside with the sheer power of its Solarbeam.
Solarbeam.



In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if you’re careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone.

On the rare occasion that something breaks through to the core, it is immediately met by the acidic conducting fluid well, as well as mild radiation. While short-term exposure is harmless, long-term exposure can lead to health complications later on in life. [[Trainer’s Note: Specialty stores sell lead casing for special cases such as this. They allow the Pokemon to rebuild its shell while protecting others from the radiation emanating from the Pokemon.]]

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In the case of Gigalith, they can also use their solar radiation blasts or simply crush an enemy under their weight, if they’re close enough. Also, their crystals can leave pretty nasty wounds if you’re careless while handling them. Luckily, their lack of speed means that simply running away is enough to cause them to leave you alone.

alone. [[Trainer's Note: Compared to the rest of their bodies, the soles of a Roggenrola Line members feet are relatively weaker in terms of defensive strength, though not as bad as [[{{FanonPokedex/Larvitar}} Tyranitar.]] The pain from say, a nail being stuck in their feet can cause them to go on wild rampages however.]]

On the rare occasion that something breaks through to the core, it is immediately met by the acidic conducting fluid well, as well as mild radiation. While short-term exposure is relatively harmless, long-term exposure can lead to health complications later on in life. [[Trainer’s Note: Specialty stores sell lead casing for special cases such as this. They allow the Pokemon to rebuild its shell while protecting others from the radiation emanating from the Pokemon.]]
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