(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Zapdos is an Electric/Flying-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Zapdos. Zapdos does not evolve.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack125GSC
Special Defense90GSC


Number 145: Zapdos, the Electric Pokémon. Height: 5'3", Weight: 116.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
A legendary bird
POKéMON that is
said to appear
from clouds while
dropping enormous
lightning bolts.
This legendary
bird POKéMON is
said to appear
when the sky turns
dark and lightning
showers down.
This legendary
bird POKéMON
causes savage
thunderstorms by
flapping its glit-
tering wings.
This legendary
bird POKéMON is
said to appear
only when a thun-
dercloud parts
into two halves.
Legendary bird
POKéMON. They say
lightning caused
by the flapping of
its wings causes
summer storms.


Zapdos can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Fly from HM02
Flash from HM05
Peck at level 1GSC
Drill Peck at level 1RBY
Thundershock at level 1
Thunder Wave at level 13GSC
Agility at level 25GSC
Detect at level 37GSC
Drill Peck at level 49GSC
Thunder at level 51RBY
Agility at level 55RBY
Light Screen at level 60RBY
Light Screen at level 61GSC
Thunder at level 73GSC
Razor Wind from TM02RBY
Curse from TM03GSC
Whirlwind from TM04RBY
Roar from TM05GSC
Toxic from TM06
Zap Cannon from TM07GSC
Rock Smash from TM08GSC
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Hyper Beam from TM15
Protect from TM17GSC
Rain Dance from TM18GSC
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Thunderbolt from TM24RBY
Thunder from TM25
Return from TM27GSC
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Reflect from TM33RBY
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Sandstorm from TM37GSC
Swift from TM39
Sky Attack from TM43RBY
Detect from TM43GSC
Rest from TM44
Thunder Wave from TM45RBY
Steel Wing from TM47GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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