Originally Posted by Fat Ithilanor
In Roserade's OU Spiker analysis, the 4th spot is Rest/Stun Spore/Leech Seed. Is there a good reason Sleep Powder isn't mentioned? Also, is there any way for Roserade to beat Tentacruel without Sleep Powder?
Spikes+Sleep Powder is an illegal combination on roserade due to breeding issues. Iirc roserade can learn Extrasensory which should be able to hit Tentacruel for good chunk off its high SPA. Wearing it down with Leaf Storm works too.