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Zamazenta (ザマゼンタ Zamazenta) is a Fighting-type Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII. It is the mascot for Pokémon Shield. When it turns into its Crowned Shield form, it is a Fighting/Steel-type.

Biology

Physiology

Zamenzenta's hero of many battle form. resembles a quadrupedal red fur-colored wolf-like creature with white cross scars all over it's body, a large shield-like mane and dark blue fur sticking out from the bottom of the mane, sticking upward on the frontal paws and pointing up on the head as a high ponytail.

In its Crowned Shield form, its mane turns into a huge,gold shield with red highlights, as well as crown like texture on its head. Its pony tail and tail are more neat now.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sword/Shield Tower Summit (Shield only) One


Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    Hero of Many Battles: In times past, it worked together with a king of the people to save the Galar region. It absorbs metal that it then uses in battle.
    Crowned Shield: Its ability to deflect any attack led to it being known as the Fighting Master's Shield. It was feared and respected by all.

  • Shield

    Hero of Many Battles: This Pokémon slept for aeons while in the form of a statue. It was asleep for so long, people forgot that it ever existed.
    Crowned Shield: Now that it's equipped with its shield, it can shrug off impressive blows, including the attacks of Dynamax Pokémon.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
92
Atk
130
Def
115
Sp. Atk
80
Sp. Def
115
Speed
138
Total
670

Base Stats
HP
92
Atk
130
Def
145
Sp. Atk
80
Sp. Def
145
Speed
128
Total
720

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Metal Burst Type Steel Physical ? 100% 10
1 Quick Guard Type Fighting Status 100% 15
1 Metal Claw Type Steel Physical 50 95% 35
1 Howl Type Normal Status 100% 40
1 Quick Attack Type Normal Physical 40 100% 30
1 Bite Type Dark Physical 60 100% 25
11 Slash Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
22 Iron Defense Type Steel Status 100% 15
33 Iron Head Type Steel Physical 80 100% 15
44 Laser Focus Type Normal Status 100% 30
55 Crunch Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
66 Moonblast Type Fairy Special 95 100% 15
77 Close Combat Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
88 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TM

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM08 Hyper Beam Type Normal Special 150 90% 5
TM09 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
TM11 Solar Beam Type Grass Special 120 100% 10
TM15 Dig Type Ground Physical 80 100% 10
TM17 Light Screen Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TM18 Reflect Type Psychic Status 100% 20
TM19 Safeguard Type Normal Status 100% 25
TM21 Rest Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM26 Scary Face Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM39 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM40 Swift Type Normal Special 60 100% 20
TM41 Helping Hand Type Normal Status 100% 20
TM42 Revenge Type Fighting Physical 60 100% 10
TM44 Imprison Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM57 Payback Type Dark Physical 50 100% 10
TM60 Power Swap Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM61 Guard Swap Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM66 Thunder Fang Type Electric Physical 65 95% 15
TM67 Ice Fang Type Ice Physical 65 95% 15
TM68 Fire Fang Type Fire Physical 65 95% 15
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
TM79 Retaliate Type Normal Physical 70 100% 5
TM84 Tail Slap Type Normal Physical 25 85% 10
TM85 Snarl Type Dark Special 55 95% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TR

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TR12 Agility Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TR13 Focus Energy Type Normal Status 100% 30
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR21 Reversal Type Fighting Physical ? 100% 15
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR31 Iron Tail Type Steel Physical 100 75% 15
TR32 Crunch Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
TR42 Hyper Voice Type Normal Special 90 100% 10
TR46 Iron Defense Type Steel Status 100% 15
TR53 Close Combat Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
TR64 Focus Blast Type Fighting Special 120 70% 5
TR70 Flash Cannon Type Steel Special 80 100% 10
TR74 Iron Head Type Steel Physical 80 100% 15
TR85 Work Up Type Normal Status 100% 30
TR86 Wild Charge Type Electric Physical 90 100% 15
TR90 Play Rough Type Fairy Physical 90 90% 10
TR92 Dazzling Gleam Type Fairy Special 80 100% 10
TR97 Psychic Fangs Type Psychic Physical 85 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

Zamazenta learns no moves via breeding.


By tutoring

Generation VIII
Games Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
SWSH Steel Beam Type Steel Special 140 95% 5
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Sprites

Version
Sword Shield Back

Trivia

  • Its shiny is magenta, as its name suggests.
  • Its cry is identical to Zacian's except it is lower-pitched.

Origin

It is based on a wolf. The shield embedded on its body may act as a reference to Pridwen from the Arthurian legends of Celtic Mythology. Its armor may draw inspiration from medieval knights.

Etymology

Zamezenta may be based of Magenta (dark red).

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