Zing Zap (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category Physical  Physical
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 7

Effects

May cause flinching. (30% chance)

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Zing Zap turns into Gigavolt Havoc and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Zing Zap
Japanese びりびりちくちく (Biribiri Chikuchiku)
German Elektropikser
French Électrikipik
Italian Elettropizzico
Spanish Electropunzada

Game descriptions

Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target, giving it an electric shock. This may also make the target flinch.
Sword​/​Shield A strong electric blast crashes down on the target, giving it an electric shock. This may also make the target flinch.
B.Diamond​/​S.Pearl This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
Scarlet​/​Violet The user crashes into the target, delivering a powerful electric shock. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Zing Zap at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Togedemaru
#777 / Electric · Steel
Level 40
Pincurchin
#871 / Electric
Level 50