Blitzle < Zebstrika > Roggenrola

Species Type
Thunderbolt Pokémon Electric.png
Number Ability
#523 Lightningrod/Motor Drive
Sap Sipper
Height Weight
5'3" (1.6m) 175.3 lbs (79.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Blitzle N/A
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 75
Tier EV Yield
NU 2 Speed Points

Zebstrika (ゼブライカ) is the 29th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is an Electric-Type, and it is known as the Thunderbolt Pokémon.

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.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Zebstrika takes the appearance of a dark-colored horse with electric-like patterns all over its body.

[edit] Gender Differences

Zebstrika has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

In Ash's Gym Battle against Elesa in the following episode, Dazzling the Nimbasa Gym!, Elesa's Zebstrika would be defeated by Ash's Palpitoad.

[edit] Movies

Wild Zebstrika appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Zebstrika's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 20% Route 7 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black2/White2 20% Route 3 (Regular and Double Grass)
Route 7 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black2/White2 ?? Hidden Hollow: Route 3

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Not in game
Pokémon Blue Not in game
Pokémon Yellow Not in game

II Pokémon Gold Not in game
II Pokémon Silver Not in game
II Pokémon Crystal Not in game

III Pokémon Ruby Not in game
III Pokémon Sapphire Not in game
III Pokémon Emerald Not in game
III Pokémon FireRed Not in game
III Pokémon LeafGreen Not in game

IV Pokémon Diamond Not in game
IV Pokémon Pearl Not in game
IV Pokémon Platinum Not in game
IV Pokémon HeartGold Not in game
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Not in game

V Pokémon Black They have lightning-like movements. When Zebstrika run at full speed, the sound of thunder reverberates.
V Pokémon White This ill-tempered Pokémon is dangerous because when it's angry, it shoots lightning from its mane in all directions.
V Pokémon Black 2
V Pokémon White 2

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 260 354 -
184 205 299 328
117 131 225 247
Sp. Atk
148 165 259 284
Sp. Def
117 131 225 247
213 237 331 364

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Tail Whip Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Charge Electric.png N/A N/A Status
Thunder Wave Electric.png N/A 100 Status
11 Shock Wave Electric.png 60 N/A Special
18 Flame Charge Fire.png 50 100 Physical
22 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
25 Spark Electric.png 65 100 Physical
31 Stomp Normal.png 65 100 Physical
36 Discharge Electric.png 80 100 Special
42 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
47 Wild Charge Electric.png 90 100 Physical
53 Thrash Normal.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.png 50 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM50 Overheat Fire.png 130 90 Special
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.png 50 90 Special
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM72 Volt Switch Electric.png 70 100 Special
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.png 90 100 Physical
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Me First Normal.png  ?? --% Status
Take Down Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Sand-Attack Ground.png -- 100% Status
Double Kick Fighting.png 30 100% Physical
Screech Normal.png -- 85% Status
Rage Normal.png 20 100% Physical
Endure Normal.png -- --% Status
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Shock Wave Electric.png 60 --% Special

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bounce Electric.png 85 85% Physical
Magnet Rise Electric.png -- --% Status
Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Blitzle Zebstrika
Level 27

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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