Zippy Zap (move)

Move data

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

Effects

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.

Changes

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

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

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.

Pikachu
Partner Pikachu
#025 / Electric