Zippy Zap (move)

Move data

Type Electric
Category Physical  Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Priority +2
Makes contact? Yes
Introduced Generation 7


Zippy Zap deals damage with high priority and always results in a critical hit.

Zippy Zap is a Pikachu-exclusive tutor move from Pokémon Let's Go, along with Splishy Splash and Floaty Fall.


  • In Generation 8 the base power of Zippy Zap was increased to 80 and PP reduced to 10, however the move is not actually available in-game.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Electrium Z and uses its Z-Power, Zippy Zap turns into Gigavolt Havoc.

Move target


Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Zippy Zap
Japanese ばちばちアクセル
German Britzelturbo
French Pika-Sprint
Italian Sprintaboom
Spanish Pikaturbo

Game descriptions

L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee The user attacks the target with bursts of electricity at high speed. This move always goes first and results in a critical hit.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by move tutor

These Pokémon can learn Zippy Zap from a move tutor in the games.

Partner Pikachu
#025 / Electric