Competitive Information for Corsola [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Corsola corsola
Base Stats for Corsola

Water / Rock


Evolutions / Family:
Corsola

Weakness Chart for Water/Rock-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
2x
2x
0.25x
0.5x
  
4x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
2x
0.5x
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Corsola? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Gold/Silver Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Gold/Silver generation metagame.


Corsola is an interesting Water and Rock-typed Pokemon. It's common to see Corsola show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Corsola is weak to Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Ground-typed attacks.


Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb
Moveset:
- Return / Strength
- Rock Slide / Ancient Power
- Earthquake
- Rock Smash

Physical Sweeper Corsola (Retro)

Corsola is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Strength is a physical 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Ancient Power is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Ice Beam
- Psychic / Mirror Coat
- Recover

Special Sweeper Corsola (Retro)

Corsola is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the dark days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Bubble Beam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (10% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Mirror Coat is a special 0-base power Psychic-type move (if hit by special attack, returns double damage).
Recover is a status move (heals your Corsola by 50% of its max hp).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Corsola learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Bubble
20
100%
30
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Mirror Coat
--
100%
20
If hit by special attack, returns double damage.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Surf
95
100%
15
No additional effect.
Whirlpool
15
70%
15
Traps and damages the target for 2-5 turns.
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Power doubles on Dig.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the target.
Rock Smash
20
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Spike Cannon
20
100%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Mist
--
--
30
While active, user is protected from stat drops.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Recover
--
--
20
Heals the user by 50% of its max HP.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Corsola can perform in Gold/Silver. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive GS Move and Ability Combos for Corsola

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