Zubat

Zubat is a Poison/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Bat Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Forms colonies in perpetually dark places. Uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.
Yellow Emits ultrasonic cries while it flies. They act as a sonar used to check for objects in its way.
Gold While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.
Silver Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.
Crystal During the day, it gathers with others and hangs from the ceilings of old buildings and caves.
Ruby ZUBAT remains quietly unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours. It does so because prolonged exposure to the sun causes its body to become slightly burned.
Sapphire ZUBAT avoids sunlight because exposure causes it to become unhealthy. During the daytime, it stays in caves or under the eaves of old houses, sleeping while hanging upside down.
FireRed It has no eyes. Instead, it relies on its ultrasonic cries for echo location to flit about in darkness.
LeafGreen It forms colonies in perpetually dark places and uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.
Emerald While living in pitch-black caverns, their eyes gradually grew shut and deprived them of vision. They use ultrasonic waves to detect obstacles.
Diamond Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from its mouth.
Pearl Disliking sunlight, it sleeps deep in forests and caves until sundown.
Platinum It checks its surroundings and location using reflections of the ultrasonic waves from its mouth.
HeartGold While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.
SoulSilver Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.
Black
White
It checks its surroundings and location using reflections of the ultrasonic waves from its mouth.
Black 2
White 2
It does not need eyes, because it emits ultrasonic waves to check its surroundings while it flies.
X Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from its mouth.
Y It has no eyes. Instead, it relies on its ultrasonic cries for echolocation to flit about in darkness.
Omega Ruby Zubat remains quietly unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours. It does so because prolonged exposure to the sun causes its body to become slightly burned.
Alpha Sapphire Zubat avoids sunlight because exposure causes it to become unhealthy. During the daytime, it stays in caves or under the eaves of old houses, sleeping while hanging upside down.
Sun It sleeps in caves during the day. It has no eyes, so to check its surroundings while flying, it emits ultrasonic waves.
Moon When exposed to sunlight, they suffer burns. The frequency of their ultrasonic waves can differ slightly from colony to colony.

Evolution chart

Zubat
#041
Zubat
Poison · Flying

(Level 22)
Golbat
#042
Golbat
Poison · Flying

(Happiness)
Crobat
#169
Crobat
Poison · Flying

Name origin

zubatto
Japanese for a sound of something being hit
bat
cave-dwelling flying mammal

Moves learned by Zubat

Zubat sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Zubat  sprite from Red & Blue Zubat  sprite from Silver Zubat  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Zubat  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Zubat  sprite from Black & White Zubat  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Zubat Shiny sprite from Silver Zubat Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Zubat Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Zubat Shiny sprite from Black & White Zubat Shiny sprite from X & Y

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