Violent Roach

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The Violent Roach is an enemy which appears in EarthBound and Mother 3.

In EarthBound

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Violent Roach
あれ It
Violent Roach
Appearance in EarthBound
Stats
HP
209
PP
0
Offense
30
Defense
26
Speed
35
Guts
9
PSI strengths/weaknesses
Fire
100%
Freeze
100%
Flash
50%
Paralysis
99%
Brainshock
99%
Hypnosis
0%
Experience/money yields
Exp.

1757

Money

$80

Item drop after battle chances
Secret herb 1/128 chance of finding
Cave between Grapefruit Falls and Saturn Valley

The Violent Roach appears in the cave between Grapefruit Falls and Saturn Valley in EarthBound. A tougher version of this enemy is the Filthy Attack Roach.

Text Effect
Bash Deals low-level damage to one party member
Vent a terrible odor Lowers one party member's Offense and Defense for the duration of the battle
Leap forward and spread its wings Solidifies one party member
Knit its brow No effect

EarthBound Player's Guide description

"A feisty cockroach waits in the tunnel to Saturn Valley. PSI Fire and Freeze will send him back to the cockroach hotel."

Gallery

Gallery
Clay violentroach.jpg
Clay model of a Violent Roach from EarthBound.


Enemies in EarthBound
Onett
Coil Snake • Runaway Dog • Spiteful Crow • Starman Junior • Pogo Punk • Skate Punk • Yes Man Junior • Frank • Frankystein Mark II • Cop • Captain Strong • Ramblin' Evil Mushroom
Giant Step
Black Antoid • Attack Slug • Rowdy Mouse • Titanic Ant
Twoson
Annoying Old Party Man • Cranky Lady • Mobile Sprout • New Age Retro Hippie • Unassuming Local Guy • Everdred
Peaceful Rest Valley
Li'l UFO • Spinning Robo • Territorial Oak
Happy Happy Village
Insane Cultist • Mr. Carpainter
Lilliput Steps
Mighty Bear • Mole Playing Rough • Mr. Batty • Mondo Mole
Threed
Handsome Tom • No Good Fly • Putrid Moldyman • Smelly Ghost • Smilin' Sam • Trick or Trick Kid • Urban Zombie • Zombie Dog • Zombie Possessor • Boogey Tent • Mini Barf
Winters
Cave Boy • Gruff Goat • Mad Duck • Worthless Protoplasm
Grapefruit Falls
Armored Frog • Farm Zombie • Plain Crocodile • Red Antoid • Violent Roach
Belch's Base
Foppy • Mostly Bad Fly • Slimy Little Pile • Master Belch
Milky Well
Ranboob • Struttin' Evil Mushroom • Tough Mobile Sprout • Trillionage Sprout
Dusty Dunes Desert
Bad Buffalo • Crested Booka • Criminal Caterpillar • Cute Li'l UFO • Desert Wolf • Skelpion • Smilin' Sphere
Fourside
Annoying Reveler • Crazed Sign • Extra Cranky Lady • Mad Taxi
Gold Mine
Gigantic Ant • Noose Man • Thirsty Coil Snake • Guardian Digger
Grand Department Store
Musica • Mystical Record • Scalding Coffee Cup • Dept. Store Spook
Moonside
Abstract Art • Dali's Clock • Enraged Fire Plug • Robo-pump • Evil Mani-Mani
Monotoli Building
Sentry Robot • Clumsy Robot
Return to Winters / Rainy Circle
Mighty Bear Seven • Arachnid! • Elder Batty • Strong Crocodile • Shrooom!
Summers
Over Zealous Cop • Tough Guy • Shattered Man
Magnet Hill
Deadly Mouse • Filthy Attack Roach • Stinky Ghost • Plague Rat of Doom
Pink Cloud
Conducting Menace • Kiss of Death • Tangoo • Thunder Mite • Thunder and Storm
Scaraba
Kraken • Beautiful UFO • Dread Skelpion • Great Crested Booka • High-class UFO • Master Criminal Worm • Marauder Octobot
Pyramid
Arachnid!!! • Fierce Shattered Man • Guardian Hieroglyph • Lethal Asp Hieroglyph • Petrified Royal Guard • Guardian General
Deep Darkness
Big Pile of Puke • Demonic Petunia • Even Slimier Little Pile • Hard Crocodile • Hostile Elder Oak • Manly Fish • Manly Fish's Brother • Pit Bull Slug • Zap Eel • Master Barf
Invaded Winters
Lesser Mook • Whirling Robo • Wooly Shambler
Stonehenge Base
Atomic Power Robot • Military Octobot • Mook Senior • Starman • Starman Super • Starman Deluxe
Lumine Hall
Conducting Spirit • Fobby • Hyper Spinning Robo • Uncontrollable Sphere • Electro Specter
Lost Underworld
Chomposaur • Ego Orb • Wetnosaur
Fire Spring
Evil Elemental • Psychic Psycho • Major Psychic Psycho • Soul Consuming Flame • Carbon Dog/Diamond Dog
Magicant
Care Free Bomb • Electro Swoosh • French Kiss of Death • Loaded Dice • Mr. Molecule • Ness's Nightmare
Invaded Onett
Evil Eye • Ghost of Starman • Mechanical Octobot
Cave of the Past
Bionic Kraken • Final Starman • Nuclear Reactor Robot • Squatter Demon • Ultimate Octobot • Wild 'n Wooly Shambler • Heavily Armed Pokey • Giygas
See also
Crooked Cop
List of EarthBound enemies by battle song


In Mother 3

ViolentRoachOverworldM3.png
Violent Roach
あれ It

ViolentRoach.png
Front sprite in Mother 3

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Back sprite in Mother 3

Stats
HP
88
PP
0
Offense
50
Defense
11
IQ
18
Speed
35
Strengths and weaknesses
Fire
110
Freeze
120
Thunder
100
Bomb
100
Freezing
100
Flammability
100
Paralysis
60
Crying
80
Brainshock
60
Hypnosis
10000
Poisoning
0
Wall Staples
75
Experience and money yields
Exp.

40

Money

0 DP

Item drop after battle chances
Nut Bread 10% chance of finding
Mambo de Battle Plus
Osohe Castle
Candrum Underpass

The Violent Roach is an enemy in Mother 3, which appears in Osohe Castle. It's the weaker version of the Filthy Attack Roach and Metal Attack Roach. They are very susceptible to hypnosis.

Text Effect
Bash Low-level attack to a single party member
Spread its wings and charge Solidifies one party member
Knit its brow No effect

Battle Memory description

"If butterflies had no wings, they'd be butterwalkers. Without handsome horns, this guy is a... thing."


Enemies in Mother 3
Prologue
Mole Cricket
Chapter 1
Mr. Batty • Yammonster • Firefly • Flying Mouse • Mighty Bitey Snake • Baked Yammonster • Mischievous Mole • Reconstructed Caribou • Praying Mantis • Greedy Mouse • Beanling • Soot Dumpling • Walking Bushie • Spud Bug • Agitated Boar • Crag Lizard • Titany • Balding Eagle • Tree • Mecha-Drago
Chapter 2
Zombie Man • Zombie Lady • Zombie Dog • Mobile Grave • Detached Leech • Spineless Lobster • Stinky Ghost • Arachnid! • Big Bro • Barrel Man • Ghost Armor • Artsy Ghost • Violent Roach • Strawberry Slime • Carpet Monster • Ghost Sword • Ghost Shield • Ghost Knight • Rockin' Ghost • Pseudoor • Mr. Passion • Clayman • Pigmask • Recon Mech • Lingering Spirit • Osohe Cape • Oh-So-Snake
Chapter 3
Dung Beetle • Sand Lizard • Sara-Sara-Sahara • Great Antlion • Cactus Wolf • HUGE Pillbug • Gooey Goo • Cheery Skeleton • Li'l Big Bro • Pork Tank
Chapter 4
Ramblin' Mushroom • Slitherhen • Really Flying Mouse • Grated Yammonster • Black Beanling • Big Spud Bug • Squawking Stick • Muttshroom • Reconstructed Mole • Cattlesnake • Pigtunia • Batangutan • Dogfish • Top Dogfish • Ostrelephant • Slimy Slug • Greedier Mouse • Arachnid!!!! • Elder Batty • Gently Weeping Guitar • Beaten Drum • Jealous Bass
Chapter 5
Parental Kangashark • Reconstructed Lion • Mecha-Turtle • Wound-Up Road Hog • Fierce Pork Trooper • Scrapped Robot • Road Block • Bright Smile • Wobbly Robot • Atomic Power Robot • Rhinocerocket • Forlorn Junk Heap • Whatever • Minor Robot • Battery Man • Screwloose • Surprise Box • Li'l Miss Marshmallow • Short Circuit Zap! • Mr. Genetor • Lord Passion
Chapter 7
Cleocatra • Bro Team • Squawking Boomstick • Horsantula • Einswine • Almost Mecha-Lion • Zombidillo • Pigmask Captain • Nice Poser • The Squeekz • Ten-Yeti • Chilly Dog • Frosted Bun • Steel Mechorilla • Security Robot • Naughty Mushroom • Filthy Attack Roach • Frightbot • Pigmask Major • Sky Titany • Mrs. Lava • Pyrefly • Magman • Scamperin' Mushroom • New Fassad • Navy SQUEAL • Carefree Jellyfish • Rooound Fish • Rock Lobster • Fish Roe Man • Master Eddy • Zombieshroom • (Eerie Smile) • Monkalrus • Ancient Dragonfly • Titanian • Unwelcome Gust • Barrier Trio • Blue Balding Eagle • Tender Loving Tree • Mystery Metal Monkey • Mecha-Mole! • Cuddle Bomb • Negative Man • Sticky Slug • Heftyhead • Pigmask Colonel • Masked Man
Chapter 8
Metal Attack Roach • Putrid Moldyman • Miracle Fassad • King Statue • Hippo Launcher • Men's Room Sign • Boa Transistor • K9000 • Rhinocerocket Mark II • Love Walker • Mecha-Lion • Return of Octobot • Upgraded Robot • Nuclear Reactor Robot • N.K. Cyborg • PORKY 01 • Minerali • Fenomeno • Porky
See also
Alkaline Man • Tiny Forest
List of Mother 3 enemies by battle song
List of glitch enemies in Mother 3
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