In the anime
Zapdos first appears in the anime in the episode Land of the Giant Pokemon.
Side game locations
|Pokémon Trozei!||Random Agent Cards, Mr. Who's Den|
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Mt. Thunder Peak (3P)|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness||Amp Plains (7F) (with Mystery Part or Secret Slab in the bag)|
- Main article: Zapdos/Learnset Generation I
- Main article: Zapdos/Learnset Generation II
It is possible that the last part of each birds name are puns, because the last syllable of each of the Legendary Birds is a number in Spanish (ex. Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres). Zapdos would then be the second Legendary Bird of the trio. Zapdos' name could also be hinting at the Generation II legendary Raikou, also an electric type. Since its name means electric-two, it is possible Zapdos could have been a forshadowing of Raikou.
- Zapdos, as depicted in an ancient legend, is the titan of lightning.
- Zapdos appears to have two sets of wings, stating it has a black part and a yellow part.
- Pokémon.com Pokédex
- Serebii.net Pokédex data
- Legendary Pokémon data
- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data