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Height

Trainer dude

Zapdos
16

5'3.0"
1.6 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Zapdos
526

116.0 lb
52.6 kg

Pokédex Description

Generation 1
Red, Blue

A legendary bird POKéMON that is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts.

Yellow

This legendary bird POKéMON is said to appear when the sky turns dark and lightning showers down.

Generation 2
Gold

This legendary bird POKéMON causes savage thunderstorms by flapping its glittering wings.

Silver

This legendary bird POKéMON is said to appear only when a thundercloud parts into two halves.

Crystal

Legendary bird POKéMON. They say lightning caused by the flapping of its wings causes summer storms.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire

ZAPDOS is a legendary bird POKéMON that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds. The POKéMON gains power if it is stricken by lightning bolts.

Emerald

ZAPDOS is a legendary bird POKéMON that has the ability to control electricity. It usually lives in thunderclouds. It gains power if it is stricken by lightning bolts.

FireRed

One of the legendary bird POKéMON. While it is flying, it makes crackling and snapping sounds.

LeafGreen

A legendary bird POKéMON that is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

A legendary Pokémon that is said to live in thunderclouds. It freely controls lightning bolts.

HeartGold

This legendary bird Pokémon causes savage thunderstorms by flapping its glittering wings.

SoulSilver

This legendary bird Pokémon is said to appear only when a thundercloud parts into two halves.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A legendary Pokémon that is said to live in thunderclouds. It freely controls lightning bolts.

Generation 6
X

A legendary bird Pokémon that is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts.

Y

A legendary Pokémon that is said to live in thunderclouds. It freely controls lightning bolts.

Main Game Sprites

Generation 1 Red & Green, Red & Blue, Yellow

Red (jp.), Green Red, Blue Yellow
GB Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
SGB Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
GBC Zapdos Zapdos

Generation 2 Gold & Silver, Crystal

Gold Silver Crystal
Normal Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
Shiny Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos

Generation 3 Ruby & Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed & LeafGreen

Ruby, Sapphire Emerald FireRed, LeafGreen
Normal Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
Shiny Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos

Generation 4 Diamond & Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver
Normal Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
Shiny Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos

Generation 5 Black & White, Black 2 & White 2

Black, White Black 2, White 2
Normal Zapdos Zapdos
Shiny Zapdos Zapdos

Generation 6 X & Y

X, Y
Normal Zapdos
Shiny Zapdos

Miscellaneous Game Art

HeartGold, SoulSilver HeartGold & SoulSilver Overworld

Left Down Up Right
Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos
Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos

Other Images

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

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Dream World artwork

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