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Blitzle (Japanese: シママ Shimama) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Blitzle is a small quadruped equine Pokémon that resembles a young zebra. It has a mainly black coat covered in white stripes and a particularly spiky mane with a single lightning bolt-shaped cluster of hair sticking out between its small ears. Its tail is rather short for a hooved mammal. It has yellow and blue eyes and a very large black nose on its snout. Its small ears have blue insides.

Evolution

Blitzle evolves into Zebstrika at level 27.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Route 3 Common
Black 2/White 2 Breed Zebstrika None
X/Y Breed Zebstrika None
OR/AS Breed Zebstrika None
Sun/Moon Transfer None


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use their flashing manes to communicate with each other.
White
When thunderclouds cover the sky, it will appear. It can catch lighting with its mane and store the electricity.
Black 2
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use the frequency and rhythm of these flashes to communicate.
White 2
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use the frequency and rhythm of these flashes to communicate.
X
When thunderclouds cover the sky, it will appear. It can catch lightning with its mane and store the electricity.
Y
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use the frequency and rhythm of these flashes to communicate.
Omega Ruby
When thunderclouds cover the sky, it will appear. It can catch lightning with its mane and store the electricity.
Alpha Sapphire
Its mane shines when it discharges electricity. They use the frequency and rhythm of these flashes to communicate.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!


Stats

Base Stats
HP
45
Attack
60
Defense
32
Sp. Atk
50
Sp. Def
32
Speed
76
Total
295

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
8 Charge —% 20 Electric Status
11 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Special
15 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
18 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
22 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
25 Spark 65 100% 20 Electric Physical
29 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical
32 Discharge 80 100% 15 Electric Special
36 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
39 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
43 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
8 Charge —% 20 Electric Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
11 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
15 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
18 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
22 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 1 ♥
25 Spark 65 100% 20 Electric Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
29 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
32 Discharge 80 100% 15 Electric Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
36 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
39 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
43 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
8 Charge —% 20 Electric Status
11 Shock Wave 60 —% 20 Electric Special
15 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
18 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
22 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
25 Spark 65 100% 20 Electric Physical
29 Stomp 65 100% 20 Normal Physical
32 Discharge 80 100% 15 Electric Special
36 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
39 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
43 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special
TM73 Thunder Wave 90% 20 Electric Status
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100% 15 Electric Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM25 Thunder 110 70% 10 Electric Special Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status Type Cool 1 3 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt 95 100% 15 Electric Special
TM25 Thunder 120 70% 10 Electric Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90% 10 Electric Special
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special
TM73 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100% 15 Electric Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Double-Edge Rattata, Rattata, Raticate, Raticate, Tauros, Eevee, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Dunsparce, Phanpy, Linoone, Skitty, Numel, Spinda, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Skiddo, Gogoat, Stufful, Bewear, Passimian 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
Double Kick Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Jolteon, Combusken, Blaziken, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Mudbray, Mudsdale 30 100% 30 Fighting Physical
Endure Dunsparce, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Vigoroth, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status
FeintUSUM Pikachu, Meowth, Meowth, Persian, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Kecleon, Absol, Monferno, Infernape, Stunky, Skuntank, Lucario, Chesnaught 30 100% 10 Normal Physical
Me First Golduck, Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status
Rage Primeape, Tauros, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Darumaka, Darmanitan, Bouffalant 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
Sand Attack Sandshrew, Sandslash, Diglett, Diglett, Dugtrio, Dugtrio, Farfetch'd, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon, Aipom, Ambipom, Stantler, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Poochyena, Mightyena, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Patrat, Watchog, Purrloin, Liepard, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Furfrou, Yungoos, Gumshoos, Rockruff, Lycanroc, Lycanroc 100% 15 Ground Status
Screech Ekans, Arbok, Meowth, Meowth, Persian, Persian, Psyduck, Golduck, Mankey, Primeape, Aipom, Ambipom, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Sneasel, Weavile, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Seviper, Kecleon, Stunky, Skuntank 85% 40 Normal Status
Shock Wave Blitzle, Zebstrika, Emolga 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Snatch Sneasel, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Heatmor —% 10 Dark Status
Take Down Growlithe, Ponyta, Rapidash, Seel, Dewgong, Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior, Tauros, Eevee, Mareep, Flaaffy, Ampharos, Dunsparce, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Stantler, Poochyena, Mightyena, Zigzagoon, Numel, Camerupt, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Tepig, Pignite, Emboar, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Chespin, Quilladin, Chesnaught, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Litleo, Pyroar, Skiddo, Gogoat, Furfrou, Yungoos, Gumshoos, Stufful, Bewear, Passimian 90 85% 20 Normal Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Double-Edge Rattata, Raticate, Eevee, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Phanpy, Skitty, Numel, Spinda, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Skiddo, Gogoat 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Double Kick Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Jolteon, Combusken, Blaziken, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Bunnelby, Diggersby 30 100% 30 Fighting Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
Endure Dunsparce, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Vigoroth, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Me First Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Rage Primeape, Tauros, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Darumaka, Darmanitan, Bouffalant 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 1 3 ♥
Sand Attack Sandshrew, Sandslash, Diglett, Dugtrio, Farfetch'd, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon, Aipom, Ambipom, Stantler, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Poochyena, Mightyena, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Patrat, Watchog, Purrloin, Liepard, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Furfrou 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Screech Ekans, Arbok, Meowth, Persian, Psyduck, Golduck, Mankey, Primeape, Aipom, Ambipom, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Sneasel, Weavile, Seviper, Kecleon, Stunky, Skuntank 85% 40 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Shock Wave Blitzle, Zebstrika, Emolga 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Snatch Sneasel, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Heatmor —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Take Down Growlithe, Ponyta, Rapidash, Seel, Dewgong, Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior, Tauros, Eevee, Mareep, Flaaffy, Ampharos, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Stantler, Poochyena, Mightyena, Numel, Camerupt, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Tepig, Pignite, Emboar, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Deerling, Sawsbuck, Chespin, Quilladin, Chesnaught, Bunnelby, Diggersby, Litleo, Pyroar, Skiddo, Gogoat, Furfrou 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Double-Edge Rattata, Raticate, Eevee, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Dunsparce, Phanpy, Skitty, Numel, Spinda, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Deerling, Sawsbuck 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
Double Kick Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Jolteon, Combusken, Blaziken, Deerling, Sawsbuck 30 100% 30 Fighting Physical
Endure Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Vigoroth, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status
Me First Sentret, Furret, Stantler, Absol, Lucario —% 20 Normal Status
Rage Primeape, Tauros, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Darumaka, Darmanitan, Bouffalant 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
Sand-Attack Sandshrew, Sandslash, Diglett, Dugtrio, Farfetch'd, Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Aipom, Ambipom, Stantler, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Poochyena, Mightyena, Zigzagoon, Linoone, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Patrat, Watchog, Purrloin, Liepard, Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile, Scraggy, Scrafty, Deerling, Sawsbuck 100% 15 Ground Status
Screech Ekans, Arbok, Meowth, Persian, Psyduck, Golduck, Mankey, Primeape, Aipom, Ambipom, Umbreon, Dunsparce, Sneasel, Weavile, Seviper, Kecleon, Stunky, Skuntank 85% 40 Normal Status
Shock Wave Blitzle, Zebstrika, Emolga 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Take Down Growlithe, Ponyta, Rapidash, Seel, Dewgong, Rhyhorn, Rhydon, Rhyperior, Tauros, Eevee, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Stantler, Poochyena, Mightyena, Numel, Camerupt, Bidoof, Bibarel, Hippopotas, Hippowdon, Tepig, Pignite, Emboar, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Deerling, Sawsbuck 90 85% 20 Normal Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce USUM 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Low Kick USUM 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Magnet Rise USUM —% 10 Electric Status
Shock Wave USUM 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Signal Beam USUM 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Snatch USUM —% 10 Dark Status
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Magnet Rise ORAS —% 10 Electric Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Shock Wave ORAS 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Signal Beam ORAS 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Snatch ORAS —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce B2W2 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Magnet Rise B2W2 —% 10 Electric Status
Signal Beam B2W2 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Blitzle BW Blitzle BW Blitzle BW Back
Shiny Blitzle BW Shiny Blitzle BW Shiny Blitzle BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Blitzle XY Blitzle XY BlitzleBackXY
BlitzleShinyXY BlitzleShinyXY BlitzleBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Anime

Trivia

  • This Pokémon was revealed along with six other Pokémon in July's issue of CoroCoro on June 11, 2010.
  • Blitzle is the first Zebra-based Pokémon.
  • Blitzle is the third horse-like Pokémon, the first being Ponyta, the second being Rapidash and the fourth being Zebstrika.

Origin

Blitzle is based on a young zebra.

Etymology

Blitzle's English name seems to be a combination of the words "Blitz" (German for "lightning"), and "Dazzle". It's Japanese name, Shimama, is a corruption of the Japanese word シマウマ Shimauma, meaning "zebra".

Gallery

See also

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