Zapdos - Generation 6 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 6, which consists of:

  • Pokémon X
  • Pokémon Y
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby
  • Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon X & Y at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1RoostFlyingStatus
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
1Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
8Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
15DetectFightingStatus
22PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
29Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
36ChargeElectricStatus
43AgilityPsychicStatus
50DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
57Rain DanceWaterStatus
64Light ScreenPsychicStatus
71Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
78ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
85RoostFlyingStatus
92Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon X & Y.

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon X & Y:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
02FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon X & Y:

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 X & Y.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlyingStatus Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1RoostFlyingStatus
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
1Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
8Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
15DetectFightingStatus
22PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
29Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
36ChargeElectricStatus
43AgilityPsychicStatus
50DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
57Rain DanceWaterStatus
64Light ScreenPsychicStatus
71Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
78ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
85RoostFlyingStatus
92Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

Move Tutor moves

Zapdos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Zapdos is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
02FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
DefogFlyingStatus Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor