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Zippy Zap
Zippy Zap PE.png

Generation: VII
Battle Data
Type: Type Electric.gif
Category Physical
Power: 50
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15, max: ?
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect:
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Contest Data
{[[Category:{{{contesttype}}}-type moves]]

Zippy Zap is a electric-type move introduced in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. It is one of Signature Moves for the partner Pikachu.


Games Description
PE The user attacks the target with bursts of electricity at high speed. This move always goes first and results in a critical hit.
SWSH This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


Generation VII

Zippy Zap inflicts damage and will always result in a critical hit. It has a priority of +2, so it is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.

Generation VIII

Zippy Zap cannot be selected in a battle.


By Move Tutor

In Let's Go, Pikachu!, the Move Tutor of Zippy Zap is located in Cerulean City's Pokémon Center.

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
025PaMS.png Pikachu Electric Undiscovered P
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.


  • Zippy Zap along with the other Signature Moves of the Partner Pokémon in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are the only moves that can't be used in other games.
    • They are also the only moves introduced in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! that haven't been used in the main series anime.


Main series

Spin-offs & shorts