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Zap Cannon
Belmondo Magnezone Zap Cannon
(でんじほう Electromagnetic Cannon)
Generation: II
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric
Category Type Special
Power: 120
Accuracy: 50%
PP: 5*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: Paralysis
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Cool
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Zap Cannon is a damaging Electric-type move introduced in Generation II.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that always paralyzes.
RSE Powerful and sure to cause paralysis, but inaccurate.
FRLG An electric blast is fired like a cannon to inflict damage and paralyze.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user release a electric beam like a cannon towards the opponent while it causes damage and paralysis.
XYORAS
SM
The user fires an electric blast like a cannon to inflict damage and cause paralysis.

Effect

In battle

It is capable of immediately paralyzing the foe if it hits, but it only has 50% accuracy. It is one of nine elemental moves that do the same damage, 120 HP, consisting of Fire Blast, Hydro Pump, Gunk Shot, Focus Blast, Blizzard, Zap Cannon, Power Whip, Hurricane and Megahorn.  

Contests

A highly appealing move.

Super Contests

Earn +2 if the Judge's voltage goes up.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
II III IV V VI VII
081 Magnemite electric/steel 45 50 54 59 (BW)
57 (B2W2)
57 (XY)
49 (ORAS)
49
082 Magneton electric/steel 53 62 60 66 (BW)
73 (B2W2)
1, 73 (XY)
1, 63 (ORAS)
1, 63
137 Porygon normal 44 48 62 62 62 62
145 Zapdos electric/flying 92 (B2W2) 1, 92 99
181 Ampharos electric 1 1
205 Forretress bug/steel 31 (FRLG) 62 (DP)
65 (PtHGSS)
64 1, 64 1, 60
233 Porygon2 normal 44 48 62 62 1, 62 1, 62
299 Nosepass rock 43 61 (DP)
67 (PtHGSS)
67 (BW)
50 (B2W2)
50 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
43
377 Regirock rock 49 65 65 1, 65 (XY)
55 (ORAS)
55
378 Regice ice 49 65 65 1, 65 (XY)
55 (ORAS)
55
379 Registeel steel 49 65 65 1, 65 (XY)
55 (ORAS)
55
386B Deoxys psychic 40 81 81 81 (XY)
61 (ORAS)
61
462 Magnezone electric/steel 60 66 (BW)
73 (B2W2)
1, 73 (XY)
1, 63 (ORAS)
1, 63
474 Porygon-Z normal 62 62 1, 62 1, 62
476 Probopass rock/steel 61 (DP)
67 (PtHGSS)
67 (BW)
50 (B2W2)
50 (XY)
43 (ORAS)
43
599 Klink steel 54 54 54
600 Klang steel 60 60 60
601 Klinklang steel 66 1, 66 1, 66
603 Eelektrik electric 69 69 69
604 Eelektross electric 1 1
649 Genesect bug/steel 66 66 66
738 Vikavolt bug/electric 41
796 Xurkitree electric 73
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Gallery

Original series (Johto)

Pokémon: Advanced Generation

Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl

Pokémon: Sun & Moon

X & Y & ORAS arc


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