Zapdos - Generation 8 learnset

Below are all the moves that Zapdos can learn in Generation 8, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sword
  • Pokémon Shield

Moves learnt by level up

Zapdos learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
5Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
10Light ScreenPsychicStatus
15PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
30ChargeElectricStatus
35Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
40RoostFlyingStatus
45DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
50Rain DanceWaterStatus
55ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
60DetectFightingStatus
65Magnetic FluxElectricStatus
70Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
5Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
10Light ScreenPsychicStatus
15PluckFlyingPhysical 60 100
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
30Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
35Drill PeckFlyingPhysical 80 100
40Quick GuardFightingStatus
45Thunderous KickFightingPhysical 90 100
50Bulk UpFightingStatus
55CounterFightingPhysical 100
60DetectFightingStatus
65Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
70ReversalFightingPhysical 100

Egg moves

Zapdos does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Rising VoltageElectricSpecial 70 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90

Moves learnt by TM

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Zapdos is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield: