Zapdos - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
13Thunder WaveElectric 90
25AgilityPsychic
37DetectFighting
49Drill PeckFlying 80 100
61Light ScreenPsychic
73ThunderElectric 110 70

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver.

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95
5FlashNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3CurseGhost
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7Zap CannonElectric 120 50
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
39SwiftNormal 60
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
47Steel WingSteel 70 90

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Crystal at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
13Thunder WaveElectric 90
25AgilityPsychic
37DetectFighting
49Drill PeckFlying 80 100
61Light ScreenPsychic
73ThunderElectric 110 70

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Crystal.

Move Tutor moves

Zapdos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Crystal from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95
5FlashNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3CurseGhost
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7Zap CannonElectric 120 50
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
39SwiftNormal 60
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
47Steel WingSteel 70 90