#145 Zapdos
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Pokémon Game Picture National No. Hoenn No. English name Japanese Name
Ruby/Sapphire
145 300 Zapdos サンダー
Thunder
FireRed/LeafGreen
Ability: Pressure
The Opponent's Moves against Zapdos use 2 PP instead of 1
Emerald
Gender Ratio
Male: 0 % Female: 0 %
Classification Type 1 Type 2 Height Weight
Electric Pokémon
5'03" 116.0 lbs
Evolution Chain

Wild Hold Item Dex Category Colour Category Footprint
None Yellow

Flavour Text
Ruby ZAPDOS is a legendary bird POKéMON that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds. The POKéMON gains power if it is stricken by lightning bolts.
Sapphire ZAPDOS is a legendary bird POKéMON that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds. The POKéMON gains power if it is stricken by lightning bolts.
Emerald ZAPDOS is a legendary bird POKéMON that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds. It gains power if it is stricken by lightning bolts.
Fire Red One of the legendary bird POKéMON. While it is flying, it makes crackling and snapping sounds.
Leaf Green A legendary bird POKéMON that is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts.

Location
Game Rarity Location
Ruby None Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
Sapphire None Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
Emerald None Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
FireRed Only One Power Plant
LeafGreen Only One Power Plant
Colosseum None Trade from FireRed/LeafGreen/XD
XD Only One Snagged from Cipher Boss Greevil in Citadark Isle

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/Colosseum/XD Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Peck
3510035--
Attacks the foe with a jabbing beak, etc.
Thundershock
401003010
An electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
13Thunder Wave
--10020--
A weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the foe.
25Agility
----30--
Relaxes the body to sharply boost SPEED.
37Detect
----5--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
49Drill Peck
8010020--
A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
61Charge
--10020--
Charges power to boost the electric move used next.
73Light Screen
----30--
Creates a wall of light that lowers SP. ATK damage.
85Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.

Fire Red/Leaf Green Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Peck
3510035--
Attacks the foe with a jabbing beak, etc.
Thundershock
401003010
An electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
13Thunder Wave
--10020--
A weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the foe.
25Agility
----30--
Relaxes the body to sharply boost SPEED.
37Detect
----5--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
49Drill Peck
8010020--
A corkscrewing attack with the beak acting as a drill.
61Charge
--10020--
Charges power to boost the electric move used next.
73Light Screen
----30--
Creates a wall of light that lowers SP. ATK damage.
85Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
TM05Roar
--10020--
Makes the foe flee to end the battle.
TM06Toxic
--8510100
Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
TM10Hidden Power
??10015--
The effectiveness varies with the user.
TM11Sunny Day
----5--
Boosts the power of FIRE- type moves for 5 turns.
TM15Hyper Beam
150905--
Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
TM16Light Screen
----30--
Creates a wall of light that lowers SP. ATK damage.
TM17Protect
----10--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
TM18Rain Dance
----5--
Boosts the power of WATER- type moves for 5 turns.
TM21Frustration
??10020--
An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
TM24Thunderbolt
951001510
A strong electrical attack that may paralyze the foe.
TM25Thunder
120701030
A lightning attack that may cause paralysis.
TM27Return
??10020--
An attack that increases in power with friendship.
TM32Double Team
----15--
Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
TM34Shock Wave
60--20--
A fast and unavoidable electric attack.
TM37Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.
TM40Aerial Ace
60--20--
An extremely speedy and unavoidable attack.
TM42Facade
7010020--
Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret Power
701002030
An attack with effects that vary by location.
TM44Rest
----10--
The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
TM47Steel Wing
70902510
Strikes the foe with hard wings spread wide.
HM02Fly
709515--
Flies up on the first turn, then strikes the next turn.
HM05Flash
--7020--
Looses a powerful blast of light that cuts accuracy.
HM06Rock Smash
201001550
A rock-crushing attack that may lower DEFENSE.

Fire Red/Leaf Green/Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Double-edge
12010015--
A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
Mimic
--10010--
Copies a move used by the foe during one battle.
Thunder Wave
--10020--
A weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the foe.
Substitute
----10--
Creates a decoy using 1/4 of the user's maximum HP.

Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Snore
401001530
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
Endure
----10--
Endures any attack for 1 turn, leaving at least 1HP.
Mud-slap
2010010100
Hurls mud in the foe's face to reduce its accuracy.
Swagger
--9015100
Confuses the foe, but also sharply raises ATTACK.
Sleep Talk
----10--
Uses an own move randomly while asleep.
Swift
60--20--
Sprays star-shaped rays that never miss.

Special Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Baton Pass
----40--
Switches out the user while keeping effects in play.After Purifying in XD
Metal Sound
--8540--
Emits a horrible screech that sharply lowers SP. DEF.After Purifying in XD
Extrasensory
801003010
Attacks with a peculiar power. May cause flinching.After Purifying in XD

Egg Steps to Hatch
Effort Points from Battling it
Catch Rate
20,480 Steps Special Attack: 3 Points 3

Egg Groups
Lists Of Groups
Group Names
Cannot Breed

Stats
 HP AttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
Base Stats90908512590100
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
384251 242314251269
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
384279269349279299
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
384306295383306328

 
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