Zapdos - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
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
92Magnetic FluxElectricStatus
99Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormalStatus Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
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
92Magnetic FluxElectricStatus
99Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Zapdos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

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

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
WhirlwindNormalStatus Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
8Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
16LeerNormalStatus 100
24Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
32ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
40AgilityPsychicStatus
48Light ScreenPsychicStatus
56RoostFlyingStatus
64ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
72Sky AttackFlyingPhysical 140 90

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee: