Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide – Best Moves, Strengths, Weaknesses

By   /   Aug 8, 2017
Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide

Zapdos has finally arrived in Pokemon Go and naturally, gamers want to know its strengths, moves, and weaknesses. Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide will help you with all of these so you can capture and utilize Zapdos to the maximum of their capabilities in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go is a mobile augmented reality title developed by Niantic Labs. In Pokemon Go, players are required to capture Pokemon while moving in the real world which makes the finding of the Pokemon even more exciting.

For more help on Pokemon Go also read Moltres Guide, Articuno Guide, and Pokemon Go Legendary Raid Pass Guide

Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide

Zapdos is the latest Legendary Pokemon to be added as a raid boss in Pokemon Go. This Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide will detail the best move sets for Zapdos, its strengths, and weaknesses so players can prepare accordingly and take down this Legendary Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Zapdos

Best Movesets

Zapdos is an Electric and Flying type Pokemon that has a maximum Capture CP of 1902. To get to most out of your Zapdos, players should use Charge Beam as the quick attack and Thunder as the Charge Attack. The reason why you should use Thunder as the Charge attack is that it inflicts more damage compared to Thunderbolt or Zap Cannon.

Zapdos is weak against both Ice and Rock, so the Golem Pokemon that players were using against Moltres will come in handy against this Legendary Pokemon. However, Tyranitar is particular might be very effective against Zapdos just focus on Rock Throw and Stone Edge with Golem and Stone Edge and Bite from Tyranitar will do that trick.

Players can also exploit the Ice weakness of Zapdos with Jinx and Piloswine. Use the Front Breath and Avalanche attacks of the Jinx and Ice Shard coupled with Avalanche attacks of Piloswine. Aside from these Pokemon, players can also utilize Dragonite’s Dragon Breath and Outrage, or Rhydon’s Rock Smash and Stone Edge as these are also effective against Zapdos. So, basically, you have quite a lot of options to use against Zapdos.

Strengths And Weaknesses

As we mentioned earlier, Zapdos is an Electric and Flying type Pokemon and has a raid boss CP of 42,961 and Max Capture CP of 1902. This Legendary Pokemon is weak to both Ice and Rock, in fact, Zapdos is only weak against ICe and Rock and both of these attacks inflict significant damage to the Pokemon.

However, against the rest of the attacks, this Pokemon is quite strong and all of these attacks have similar effects.

Golem and Tyranitar will come in handy against Zapdos. However, focus on Rock Throw and Stone Edge with Golem and Stone Edge and Bite with Tyranitar. You can exploit another weakness aside from Rock with Jinx and Piloswine, which inflict ice damage. Use the Front Breath and Avalanche with Jinx and Ice Shard coupled with Avalanche with Piloswine.

That is all for our Pokemon Go Zapdos Guide with tips on the Legendary Pokemon’s strength and weaknesses!

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