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Zapdos G (Arceus 12)

Zapdos Galactic LV.60
サンダーG[ギンガ] Thunder G [Galactic]
Team Plasma
Team Galactic's Pokémon
Illus. Ryota Saito
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Zapdos Galactic
Type Lightning
Hit Points 90
retreat cost
English expansion Arceus
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 12/99
Japanese expansion Advent of Arceus
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
Japanese card no. 033/090
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zapdos.

Zapdos Pokémon G (Japanese: サンダーG[ギンガ] Thunder G [Galactic]) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon Pokémon G card. It is part of the Arceus expansion.

Card text

Colorless Charge Beam
Flip a coin. If heads, search your discard pile for an Energy card and attach it to Zapdos Pokémon G.
LightningLightningColorless Lightning Strike
You may discard all Lightning Energy attached to Zapdos Pokémon G. If you do, this attack's base damage is 80 instead of 40.



Charge Beam is a move in the Pokémon games that Zapdos can learn via TM57. Lightning Strike's Japanese name is that of Bolt Strike, a move later introduced in the Generation V Pokémon games that Zapdos cannot learn.

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