Competitive Information for Zorua [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Zorua zorua
Base Stats for Zorua

Dark

Abilities:
IllusionIllusion: This Pokemon appears as the last Pokemon in the party until it takes direct damage.


Evolutions / Family:
Zorua
Zoroark

Weakness Chart for Dark-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
2x
0.5x
  
  
2x
2x
  
  
0.5x
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
  
  
  
  
0x
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Zorua? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sword/Shield 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 Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Zorua is a decent Dark-typed Pokemon. Zorua is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Zorua is weak to Bug, Fairy, and Fighting-typed attacks.




Hooh
We don't have any Sword/Shield movesets for Zorua yet... perhaps try it's evolutions?


Zoroark


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Zorua? These builds have been optimized for Sword/Shield 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 Sword/Shield generation metagame.




Hooh
We don't have any Sword/Shield movesets for Zorua yet... perhaps try it's evolutions?


Zoroark


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Zorua 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

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Zorua can perform in Sword/Shield. 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 SS Move and Ability Combos for Zorua

Create a build


Have an idea in mind for Zorua that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Sword/Shield moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.



Hooh
This feature is currently in the final stages of development.