|#41|| Inner Focus|
|2'7" (0.8m)||16.5 lbs (7.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Speed Point|
Zubat uses the Inner Focus Ability. This Ability protects it from flinching, even if the opponent uses Fake Out. A second Ability is available to Zubat that come from the Dream World, the Infiltrator Ability. This Ability nullifies the opponents' defensive screens, such as Light Screen, Barrier or Reflect.
Zubat gains the opportunity to evolve into Golbat starting at Level 22. From Generation II onward, a Golbat that becomes loyal to its trainer and levels up will evolve into a Crobat. This is known as a Friendship Evolution.
Zubat is in the Flying Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes a Zubat One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Zubat takes on the appearance of a small bat that doesn't have any eyes. Its relatively long ears can pick up sound very well, which Zubat uses to navigate.
 Gender Differences
Zubat doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Zubat appears in many of the underground sections and caves throughout the first four generations of games. Zubat will also appear outside during games in which the time of day also determines the Wild Pokémon that appear.
 Spin-off Games
Zubat appears at the Cave Poké Spot in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.
Zubat appears at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 19, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!
Zubat appears at Lapis Cave 1F-3F, Rock Hole B1-B4 and Murky Cave 1F-5F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Zubat appears at Aegis Cave at random in the following sections: IM B1-B3, RM B1-B3, SM B1-B4 & DP B1-B5.
Zubat appears in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at each game's Final-themed area 26F-28F, and in the areas Fire Mountains, Storm Island and Light Summit 1F-10F in each specific game.
Zubat appears at Croca Tunnel in Pokémon Ranger. Zubat appears at the Ranger School and the Marine Cave in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Zubat appears at the Entrance to Rasp Cavern in the Present, and the Fire Temple Mission "Graveler's Terrible Rocks," earned by defeating it and obtaining its Slate within the mission, along with defeating the boss within the time limit.
Zubat can be found at Everspring Valley Cave 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Zubat can be found at Ignis, Cragspur, Viperia, Avia, Nixtorm and Dragnor in Pokémon Conquest.
 Trading Card Game
Zubat is featured in a total of 15 sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Fossil, Team Rocket, Gym Heroes (Brock), Gym Challenge (Koga), Neo Revelation, Skyridge (2), EX hidden Legends, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Deoxys, EX Delta Species, Mysterious Treasures, Supreme Victors and Unleashed sets. A second Zubat is also in the Gym Heroes set, but this one is a Rare Card.
 Anime/Manga Information
Brock's Zubat appeared in the film Spell of the Unown, and the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Vacation and Pikachu & Pichu.
Wild Zubat have made sporadic appearances in Chapters 7, 121, 150, 195, 349 & 379.
Team Galactic commander Mars would use her own Zubat in Chapters 344, 396, 397, 402, 406 & 410-412.
Proton, a part of Team Rocket Four Generals, used a Zubat in battle against Gold, Silver and Crys at Sinjoh Ruins in Chapters 447 & 454-456.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Zubat is listed in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Locations
|Gold/Silver/Crystal||Many (Night)||Route 3|
|Gold/Crystal||Many (Night)||Route 10|
|Crystal||Many (Night)||Route 9|
|Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald||Common||Cave of Origin: 1F-B3|
Granite Cave: 1F-B2
Meteor Falls (Entrance)
Victory Road 1F
Icefall Cave: 1F-B1
Mt. Moon: 1F & B2
Rock Tunnel: 1F-B1
Seafoam Island: 1F-B3
Victory Road: 1F-3F
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Common||Cave Poké Spot|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||10% (Night)||Route 203|
Route 204 (North/South)
Route 211 (East/West)
Mt Coronet: Route 207 Entrance (any time of day)
Mt. Coronet: Route 211 Entrance (any time of day)
Iron Island: 1F (any time of day)
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||20%||Route 208 (Night)|
Oreburgh Gate: 1F
Oreburgh Mine: 1F & B1
|Wayward Cave: B1|
Wayward Cave: 1F
Lost Tower: 4F
|Lost Tower: 5F|
Lost Tower: 3F
Lost Tower: 1F & 2F
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||60%||Oreburgh Gate: B1 (on land/using Surf)|
Ravaged Path (Using Surf)
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||90% (Use Surf)||Mt. Coronet: B1|
Mt. Coronet: 4F
Mt. Coronet: Route 207 Entrance
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||5%||Route 32 (Morning/Night)|
Route 33 (Morning)
Ilex Forest (Morning/Day)
Mt. Mortar: 1F, Part 2
Burned Tower: B1
Cliff Cave: B1-2F (Night)
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||10%||Burned Tower: 1F|
Seafoam Islands: B1-B3
Rock Tunnel: 1F & B1
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||25%||Union Cave: 1F & B1|
Ilex Forest (Night)
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||30%||Union Cave: B2|
Dark Cave: Route 45
Whirl Islands: 1F-B3
Seafoam Islands: 1F
Mt. Moon: 1F & 2F
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||39%||Dark Cave: Route 31|
|Route 33 (Night)|
Mt. Mortar: 1F & B1
|Slowpoke Well: B1|
Slowpoke Well: 1F
|HeartGold/Soul Silver||Uncertain%||Safari Zone: Savannah/Rocky Beach/Mountain (Night)|
|Ice Path: 1F-B3 (Night)|
Ice Path: 1F-B3 (Day)
Ice Path: 1F-B3 (Morning)
|Soul Silver||5%||Ice Path: 1F-B3 (Morning/Night)|
Edge of the Night's Sky
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Golbat/Crobat|
|Black 2/White 2||45%||Castelia Sewers|
|I||Pokémon Red||Forms colonies in perpetually dark places. Uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Forms colonies in perpetually dark places. Uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Emits ultrasonic cries while it flies. They act as a sonar used to check for objects in its way.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Capable of flying safely in dark places. It emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||During the day, it gathers with others and hangs from the ceilings of old buildings and caves.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Zubat remains quietly unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours. It does so because prolonged exposure to the sun causes its body to become slightly burned.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Zubat avoids sunlight because exposure causes it to become unhealthy. During the daytime, it stays in caves or under the eaves of old houses, sleeping while hanging upside down.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||While living in pitch-black caverns, their eyes gradually grew shut and deprived them of vision. They use ultrasonic waves to detect obstacles.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It has no eyes. Instead, it relies on its ultrasonic cries for echo location to flit about in darkness.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It forms colonies in perpetually dark places and uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from its mouth.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Disliking sunlight, it sleeps deep in forests and caves until sundown.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It checks its surroundings and location using reflections of the ultrasonic waves from its mouth.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.|
|V||Pokémon White||Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It does not need eyes, because it emits ultrasonic waves to check its surroundings while it flies.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It does not need eyes, because it emits ultrasonic waves to check its surroundings while it flies.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from it mouth.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It has no eyes. Instead, it relies on its ultrasonic cries for echolocation to flit about in darkness.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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