|#523|| Lightningrod/Motor Drive|
|5'3" (1.6m)||175.3 lbs (79.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU||2 Speed Points|
Zebstrika (Unova Pokédex. It is an Electric-Type, and it is known as the Thunderbolt Pokémon.) is the 29th Pokémon in the
Zebstrika can have one of two Abilities: Lightningrod, which draws Electric-Type moves to it, nullifying the attack's damage/effects and increasing its Special Attack by one stage, or Motor Drive, which protects it from taking damage from Electric-Type moves and increases its Speed by one stage.
A third Ability is available to Zebstrika that come from the Dream World, the Sap Sipper Ability. This Ability activates when it is hit by a Grass-Type move, which nullifies the damage/effects of that move, and its Attack increases by one stage.
Blitzle can evolve into Zebstrika at Level 27.
Zebstrika is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Zebstrika One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Zebstrika takes the appearance of a dark-colored horse with electric-like patterns all over its body.
 Gender Differences
Zebstrika has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Zebstrika appears at Route 7 in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Zebstrika appears at Routes 3 and 7, and at a Hidden Hollow on Route 3 at random. The Zebstrika that occasionally appears at Route 3's Hidden Hollow also has the Hidden Ability Sap Sipper.
 Spin-off Games
Zebstrika appears at the Tech Area's Train Depot in PokéPark2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended after defeating it in a Tag Race.
Zebstrika appears at Violight in Pokémon Conquest, but it won't appear until after beating the game.
 Trading Card Game
Zebstrika appears in three different sets and as a Black/White Promo Card. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Black&White set, and is listed as a Rare Card in the Black&White, Noble Victories and Next Destinies sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Elesa would use a Zebstrika in a battle against Bianca in the episode Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!, in which Zebstrika would sweep the 3-on-3 battle by defeating Bianca's Shelmet, Minccino and Pignite.
Wild Zebstrika appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.
Zebstrika's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Zebstrika is listed in the NU, or Never-Used Tier of Competitive Battling due to having limited options to go with its 100 Base Attack. Its Speed is one of the highest in the Tier, but the relatively low Defense Stats hurt its chances of survival.
 Area Location
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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