Zekrom

Zekrom is a Dragon/Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Deep Black Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 644
Type Dragon Electric
Species Deep Black Pokémon
Height 2.9 m (9′06″)
Weight 345.0 kg (760.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Teravolt
Local № 150 (Black/White)
296 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 90
166 306
Total 680 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Zekrom.

Evolution chart

Zekrom changes

Pokédex entries

Black Concealing itself in lightning clouds, it flies throughout the Unova region. It creates electricity in its tail.
White This Pokémon appears in legends. In its tail, it has a giant generator that creates electricity.
Black 2
White 2
This legendary Pokémon can scorch the world with lightning. It assists those who want to build an ideal world.
X
Omega Ruby
This legendary Pokémon can scorch the world with lightning. It assists those who want to build an ideal world.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Concealing itself in lightning clouds, it flies throughout the Unova region. It creates electricity in its tail.
Sword When the interior part of its tail spins like a motor, Zekrom can generate many bolts of lightning to blast its surroundings.
Shield Mythology tells us that if people lose the righteousness in their hearts, their kingdoms will be razed by Zekrom’s lightning.

Moves learned by Zekrom

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRock 60 100
1Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
1Noble RoarNormal 100
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
8SlashNormal 70 100
16CrunchDark 80 100
24Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
32Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
40ThunderboltElectric 90 100
48Fusion BoltElectric 100 100
56Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
64ThunderElectric 110 70
72ImprisonPsychic
80OutrageDragon 120 100
88Bolt StrikeElectric 130 85

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlying 40 90
Rising VoltageElectric 70 100
Scale ShotDragon 25 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragon 100
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
8ImprisonPsychic
15Ancient PowerRock 60 100
22ThunderboltElectric 90 100
29Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
36SlashNormal 70 100
43Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
50Fusion BoltElectric 100 100
54Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
64Noble RoarNormal 100
71CrunchDark 80 100
78ThunderElectric 110 70
85OutrageDragon 120 100
92Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
100Bolt StrikeElectric 130 85

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Zekrom 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Zekrom sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Zekrom  sprite from Black & White Zekrom  sprite from X & Y Zekrom  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Zekrom Shiny sprite from Black & White Zekrom Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Zekrom

Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Dragonspiral Tower, N's Castle
Black 2 Dragonspiral Tower
White 2 Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Moon Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Zekrom
Japanese ゼクロム (Zekrom)
German Zekrom
French Zekrom

Name origin

ze
used as a harder sound than ‘re’ to indicate a stronger character
kuro
Japanese for ‘black’