Zapdos - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White 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 Black & White.

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

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
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88PluckFlying 60 100
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94Rock SmashFighting 40 100

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 Black & White.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Shock WaveElectric 60 Generation 4 — TM
Steel WingSteel 70 90 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlying Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 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
92Zap CannonElectric 120 50

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2.

Move Tutor moves

Zapdos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Heat WaveFire 95 90
RoostFlying
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Sky AttackFlying 140 90
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2FlyFlying 90 95

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

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
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
70FlashNormal 100
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88PluckFlying 60 100
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94Rock SmashFighting 40 100

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 Black 2 & White 2.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Shock WaveElectric 60 Generation 4 — TM
Steel WingSteel 70 90 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlying Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor