Zapdos - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
8Thunder WaveElectric 90
15DetectFighting
22PluckFlying 60 100
29Ancient PowerRock 60 100
36ChargeElectric
43AgilityPsychic
50DischargeElectric 80 100
57RoostFlying
64Light ScreenPsychic
71Drill PeckFlying 80 100
78ThunderElectric 110 70
85Rain DanceWater

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95
5DefogFlying
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
47Steel WingSteel 70 90
51RoostFlying
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88PluckFlying 60 100
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Zapdos can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
8Thunder WaveElectric 90
15DetectFighting
22PluckFlying 60 100
29Ancient PowerRock 60 100
36ChargeElectric
43AgilityPsychic
50DischargeElectric 80 100
57RoostFlying
64Light ScreenPsychic
71Drill PeckFlying 80 100
78ThunderElectric 110 70
85Rain DanceWater

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
TwisterDragon 40 100

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95
5DefogFlying
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
47Steel WingSteel 70 90
51RoostFlying
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88PluckFlying 60 100
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Zapdos can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
8Thunder WaveElectric 90
15DetectFighting
22PluckFlying 60 100
29Ancient PowerRock 60 100
36ChargeElectric
43AgilityPsychic
50DischargeElectric 80 100
57RoostFlying
64Light ScreenPsychic
71Drill PeckFlying 80 100
78ThunderElectric 110 70
85Rain DanceWater

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move Tutor moves

Zapdos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
TailwindFlying
TwisterDragon 40 100

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95
6Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
47Steel WingSteel 70 90
51RoostFlying
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88PluckFlying 60 100
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal

Transfer-only moves

Zapdos can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor