Zapdos Stats

Zapdos highest IV stat is Special Attack (125) and the lowest being Def (85).

Rank Value Stat
E
90
HP
C
90
Atk
D
85
Def
S
125
Sp.Atk
D
90
Sp.Def
C
100
Speed
S
580
Total

Zapdos Guide

Zapdos has a 3 Special Attack EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Zapdos is a Mild nature due to the highest IV stat being Special Attack.

Zapdos Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Weak To
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
0
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield3 Special Attack

How To Evolve Zapdos in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The Pokemon Zapdos does NOT have an evolution in the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Series.

    Zapdos currently has no Evolutions available
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Where To Find Zapdos Locations in Pokemon SV

Zapdos Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon SV Zapdos Weakness

Zapdos is a Electric Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Zapdos to take More Damage from Rock, Ice type moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Fighting, Bug, Grass, Ground type moves.

Zapdos Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Rock
2x
Ice
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Flying
1/2
Steel
1/2
Fighting
1/2
Bug
1/2
Grass
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Ground
0

What pokemon is Zapdos Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%

What pokemon is Zapdos Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
Immune
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Zapdos in Scarlet and Violet

Zapdos Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Discharge and TM Moves like Hurricane, and Hyper Beam.

Unlock Move Description
Brave Bird
Flying
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user tucks in its wings and charges at a low altitude. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Lv. 70
Zap Cannon
Electric
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hurricane
Flying
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by wrapping the target in a fierce wind. This may also confuse the target.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.

List of Zapdos Moves in

Zapdos can learn 16 Moves from Leveling Up and 34 TM Moves. Moves like Magnetic Flux which, Zapdos will learn by reaching level 65. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Hurricane, Hyper Beam and Thunder.

Zapdos Level Up Moves

List of the 16 Moves Zapdos can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Peck
Flying
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
35
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed beak or horn to inflict damage.
Lv.1
Thunder Wave
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
90
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
Lv.5
Thunder Shock
Electric
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a jolt of electricity. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.10
Light Screen
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
Lv.15
Pluck
Flying
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by pecking the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Lv.20
Agility
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply boosts its Speed stat.
Lv.25
Ancient Power
Rock
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks with a prehistoric power. This may also boost all the user's stats at once.
Lv.30
Charge
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user becomes charged, boosting the power of the next Electric-type move it uses. This also boosts the user's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.35
Drill Peck
Flying
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
A corkscrewing attack that strikes the target with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
Lv.40
Roost
Flying
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user lands and rests its body. This move restores the user's HP by up to half its max HP.
Lv.45
Discharge
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also leave those hit by the attack with paralysis.
Lv.50
Rain Dance
Water
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
Lv.55
Thunder
Electric
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.60
Detect
Fighting
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv.65
Magnetic Flux
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user manipulates magnetic fields, which boosts the Defense and Sp. Def stats of ally Pokemon with the Plus Ability or the Minus Ability.
Lv.70
Zap Cannon
Electric
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.