Essentials

Zubat

The Bat Pokémon

Zubat

Poison Flying

Abilities

Inner Focus

Prevents flinching.

Hidden Ability

Infiltrator

Bypasses Light Screen, Reflect, and Safeguard.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ¼
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ¼
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
41
Kanto
41 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
37 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Hoenn
63 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Original Sinnoh
28 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
28 Platinum
Updated Johto
37 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
61 Black 2, White 2
Central Kalos
145 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ズバット (zubatto)
Official roomaji
Zubat
Korean
주뱃
Chinese
超音蝠
French
Nosferapti
German
Zubat
Spanish
Zubat
Italian
Zubat

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Flying
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
49 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
255 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Zubat Golbat Level up, starting at level 22 Crobat Level up, with at least 220 happiness

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
40
8.8 253 284
Attack
45
13.2 158 189
Defense
35
5.9 138 169
Special Attack
30
5.5 128 159
Special Defense
40
10.5 148 179
Speed
55
35.8 178 209
Total
245
4.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★★☆
Power
★☆☆
Skill
★☆☆☆
Stamina
★☆☆
Jump
★★★★★
Total
12/12/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

It checks its surroundings and location using reflections of the ultrasonic waves from its mouth.

Black 2, White 2

It does not need eyes, because it emits ultrasonic waves to check its surroundings while it flies.

Generation 6
X

Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from its mouth.

Y

It has no eyes. Instead, it relies on its ultrasonic cries for echolocation to flit about in darkness.

Sprites

Zubat Zubat Zubat Zubat
Zubat Zubat Zubat Zubat

Miscellany

Species
Bat Search:
Color
Purple Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
cave Search:
Footprint
Zubat
Shape
Alar Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Zubat
8

2'7.5"
0.8 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Zubat
75

16.5 lb
7.5 kg

Locations

Red Red
Blue Blue
Yellow Yellow
Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
30
Rate
50

Moves

Poison and Flying moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Zubat's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

10 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

11 6 9 9 9 8 8 Astonish Ghost physical 15 30 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

11 Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

15 12 16 16 13 13 13 12 12 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

21 21 17 17 17 15 15 Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

21 19 26 26 21 21 21 19 19 Confuse Ray Ghost status 10 100%

Confuses the target.

28 27 Wing Attack Flying physical 35 60 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

23 23 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

31 31 25 25 25 26 26 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

36 36 36 29 29 29 Mean Look Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

41 41 33 33 Poison Fang Poison physical 15 50 100%

Has a 50% chance to badly poison the target.

33 30 30 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

36 46 46 46 37 37 Haze Ice status 30

Resets all Pokémon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.

34 34 Mean Look Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

37 37 37 Poison Fang Poison physical 15 50 100%

Has a 50% chance to badly poison the target.

41 41 41 Haze Ice status 30

Resets all Pokémon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.

41 41 45 45 45 Air Slash Flying special 15 75 95%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • Brave Bird Flying physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • • • • Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

• • • Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

• • • • • • • • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• • • Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • • • • • • Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

• • • • • Hypnosis Psychic status 20 60%

Puts the target to sleep.

• • • • • Nasty Plot Dark status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

• • • • • • • • Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

• • • • • • • • Quick Attack Normal physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

• Venom Drench Poison status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by one stage if it is poisoned.

• • • • • • • • Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

• • • • • Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Emerald
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Super Fang Normal physical 10 * 90%

Inflicts damage equal to half the target's HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

02 Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

04 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

21 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

19 19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

30 30 30 30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

40 40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

41 41 41 41 41 41 41 Torment Dark status 15 100%

Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.

42 42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

47 47 47 47 47 51 Steel Wing Steel physical 25 70 90%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Defense by one stage.

49 49 49 49 Snatch Dark status 10 4

Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.

62 62 62 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

66 66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

88 88 88 88 Pluck Flying physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

89 89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

50 90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 H2 H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

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