Zing Zap (move)

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Zing Zap
びりびりちくちく Shocking and Prickly
Zing Zap VIII.png
Zing Zap VIII 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
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  • Makes contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Zing Zap (Japanese: びりびりちくちく Shocking and Prickly) is a damage-dealing Electric-type move introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature move of Togedemaru.


Zing Zap inflicts damage and has a 30% chance of making the target flinch.


Games Description
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target, giving it an electric shock. This may also make the target flinch.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru
ElectricIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Field Fairy 33 40
871 Pincurchin Pincurchin
ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous 50
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

None.png Sophocles Togedemaru Zing Zap.png None.png None.png
The user spins around rapidly while covering its body in electricity.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
777 Togedemaru Togedemaru spins around rapidly and its body becomes covered in yellow electricity. It then slams into the opponent.
Sophocles's Togedemaru The Guardian's Challenge! Debut

In other generations

Zing Zap VII.png
Zing Zap VII 2.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
Generation VI XY ORAS Generation VII SMUSUM LGPE Generation VIII Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 麻麻刺刺 Màhmàh Chichi
Mandarin 麻麻刺刺 Mámá Cìcì
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Tolstoot
France Flag.png French Électrikipik
Germany Flag.png German Elektropikser
Italy Flag.png Italian Elettropizzico
South Korea Flag.png Korean 찌리리따끔따끔 Jjiriri Ttakkeumttakkeum
Poland Flag.png Polish Zing Zap
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Eletrozap
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Eletrogolpe
Russia Flag.png Russian Электровжик Elektrovzhik
Spain Flag.png Spanish Electropunzada

Variations of the move Waterfall
Physical WaterfallPoison JabIron HeadZing Zap
Special ExtrasensoryDark PulseScald

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