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Zap Cannon (Japanese: でんじほう Electromagnetic Cannon) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation II. It was TM07 in Generation II.
Zap Cannon has a base power of 100 and paralyzes the target.
Zap Cannon's base power was raised to 120.
|| An Electric-type attack. Inaccurate but is guaranteed to cause paralysis if it hits.
|| An attack that always paralyzes.
|| Powerful and sure to cause paralysis, but inaccurate.
|| An electric blast is fired like a cannon to inflict damage and paralyze.
|| The user fires an electric blast like a cannon to inflict damage and cause paralysis.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In the anime
In the manga
In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
- In the anime, Zap Cannon looks strikingly similar to Energy Ball and Electro Ball.
- Although Espeon has been unable to learn Zap Cannon since Generation II, Anabel's Espeon used it in Second Time's the Charm!, an episode that is set during the time of Generation III.
In other languages