Competitive Information for Corsola [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Corsola corsola
Base Stats for Corsola

Water / Rock

Abilities:
Natural CureNatural Cure: This Pokemon has its major status condition cured when it switches out.
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HustleHustle: This Pokemon's Attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.


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 Ruby/Sapphire 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 Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Corsola is a marvelous Water and Rock-typed Pokemon. It's a usual sight to see Corsola out in the 3rd generation battlefield. Corsola is weak to Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Ground-typed attacks.


Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb / Wide Lens
Ability: Hustle
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Rock Slide / Ancient Power
- Earthquake
- Shadow Ball

Physical Sweeper Corsola (Hustle)

Corsola is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Corsola's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Wide Lens will help improve the accuracy of Corsola's moves. This is important since it's Hustle ability lowers the accuracy of it's moves. With Hustle, Corsola's attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
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 (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).




Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Natural Cure
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Ice Beam / Icicle Spear
- Psychic / Mirror Coat
- Recover

Special Sweeper Corsola (Natural Cure)

Corsola is a stupendous Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Corsola's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Natural Cure, Corsola has its major status condition cured when it switches out.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits foes. power doubles against dive).
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).
Icicle Spear is a special 10-base power Ice-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
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).




Species: Corsola
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Regenerator
Nature: Bold (+Def, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Def / 252 SpA
Moveset:
- Calm Mind
- Substitute
- Recover
- Ice Beam

Corsola Special Tank (World)**

Corsola is a marvelous Special Tank. This moveset attempts to take a nice amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Corsola last longer regaining it's it's HP every turn.

Calm Mind is a status move (raises your Corsola's special attack and special defense by 1 stage).
Substitute is a status move (Corsola takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Recover is a status move (heals your Corsola by 50% of its max hp).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Corsola? These builds have been optimized for Ruby/Sapphire Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb / Wide Lens
Ability: Hustle
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Rock Slide / Ancient Power
- Earthquake
- Double-Edge / Return
- Shadow Ball

Doubles Physical Sweeper Corsola (Hustle)

Corsola is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Remember prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Corsola's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. Wide Lens will help improve the accuracy of Corsola's moves. This is important since it's Hustle ability lowers the accuracy of it's moves. With Hustle, Corsola's attack is 1.5x and accuracy of its physical attacks is 0.8x.

Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
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 (hits adjacent pokemon. power doubles on dig).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).




Species: Corsola
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Natural Cure
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Ice Beam / Icicle Spear
- Psychic / Mirror Coat
- Recover

Doubles Special Sweeper Corsola (Natural Cure)

Corsola is a decent Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Corsola's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Natural Cure, Corsola has its major status condition cured when it switches out.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits foes. power doubles against dive).
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).
Icicle Spear is a special 10-base power Ice-type move (hits 2-5 times in one turn).
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
Blizzard
120
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s).
Bubble
20
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(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.
Icicle Spear
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
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
Hits foes. Power doubles against Dive.
Water Pulse
60
100%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
Ancient Power
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dig
60
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Power doubles on Dig.
Explosion
500
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
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 Blast
25
80%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Smash
20
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Rock Tomb
50
80%
10
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Self-Destruct
400
100%
5
Hits adjacent Pokemon. The user faints.
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
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.
Barrier
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Calm Mind
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Atk and Sp. Def by 1.
Confuse Ray
--
100%
10
Confuses the target.
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.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Ingrain
--
--
20
User recovers 1/16 max HP per turn. Traps user.
Light Screen
--
--
30
For 5 turns, special damage to allies is halved.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mist
--
--
30
For 5 turns, protects user's party from stat drops.
Mud Sport
--
--
15
Weakens Electric-type attacks to 1/2 their power.
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.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, physical damage to allies is halved.
Refresh
--
--
20
User cures its burn, poison, or paralysis.
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.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
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 Ruby/Sapphire. 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 RS Move and Ability Combos for Corsola

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