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This is a strategy guide for using Galarian Corsola in competitive play for the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for tips on the best Nature, EV spreads, Movesets, Builds, and Held Items to use with Galarian Corsola, as well as its strengths and weak points.

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Basic Information for Galarian Corsola

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Ghost Type
Weak Armor Physical attacks lower Defense and raise Speed.
Cursed Body May disable a move used on the Pokemon.
Regenerator (Hidden) Restores a little HP when withdrawn from battle.

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
65 55 100 65 100 30

Best Nature for Galarian Corsola

Best Natures
+Def, -Atk
+Def, -Spd

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Moveset & Best Build for Galarian Corsola

Eviolite Moveset & Best Build

Nature Bold
EV Spread HP 252 / Def. 252 / Sp.Def. 4
Final Stat Values HP 172 / Atk. 75 / Def. 152 / Sp.Def. 121 / Spd. 55
Ability Cursed Body
Held Item Eviolite
Moveset Strength Sap
Night Shade
Stealth Rock

The combination of a high Defense and Special Defense and being a pre-evolved Pokemon make Galarian Corsola the ideal user of Eviolite. Regaining HP while lower its enemy's attack with Strength Sap, then using the damage from Will-o-Wisp and Night Shade to knock them out - it's shaping up to be a great tank in the Sword and Shield metagame.

Other Viable Moves

Hex An alternate choice for Night Shade. When the opponent is already Burned by Will-o-Wisp, this can be pulled out for a little extra damage.
Mirror Coat For use against a Special Attacker. Its only weak point is against Dark-type Special Attackers.
Scald Used for hitting Fire-types expected to switch in on it. Even if the Pokemon doesn't turn out to be a Fire-type, it still might end up with a nasty Burn.

How to Use Galarian Corsola Effectively

A Pokemon with few weaknesses

With its high Defense and Special Defense further boosted by Eviolite, it can handle attacks from a wide variety of opponents. And as a Ghost type, it only has weaknesses to Ghost and Dark type moves, making the pool of moves that can deal heavy damage to it exceedingly small.

Effective wall for physical attackers

With a combination of Strength Sap and Will-o-Wisp, it can cut down physical attackers who come up against it by lowering their Attack. Pokemon like Dragapult and Mimikyu that pop up everywhere in the current metagame can be effectively handled by Galarian Corsola.

Counters for Galarian Corsola

Prevent it from playing defensively

Despite Galarian Corsola's superb defense, its capabilities as an attacker are low. Using Taunt to prevent it from using Will-o-Wisp and Knock Off to remove its precious Eviolite are effective ways to incapacitate it.

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Mandibuzz ImageMandibuzz Ranking: ★★★★★
・Can learn Toxic and Taunt for dealing with defensive Pokemon
・Can use Knock Off to get rid of Eviolite
Reuniclus ImageReuniclus Ranking: ★★★★☆
・Can use Trick to steal Galarian Corsola's Eviolite
・Can hold a Fire Orb to swap with Trick and inflict Burn
Grimmsnarl ImageGrimmsnarl Ranking: ★★★☆☆
・Can use Taunt with Priority thanks to its Prankster Ability
・Not able to stall, so use with care
Best Ranked Battle Build for Grimmsnarl

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1 Anonymousabout 1 month

Cursed body is the hidden ability, not regenerator

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