For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zapdos.
Zapdos (Japanese: サンダーThunder) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Aquapolis expansion.
You can't attach Energy cards from your hand to Zapdos.
If there are any Energy cards in your discard pile, flip a coin. If heads, attach 1 of them to Zapdos.
Lightning Storm いかづち
Flip a coin. If tails, put 2 damage counters on Zapdos.
This card has three prints. The card ID of the Holofoil Aquapolis print is C-68. The card ID of the Non Holofoil Aquapolis print and the P Promotional print is C-68-#. On the Non Holofoil Aquapolis print and the P Promotional print, the short strip contains Pokédex information and a brief card summary. There is no long strip for this card. The species, height, and weight are present on the Holofoil Aquapolis print.
Legendary bird Pokémon. They say lightning caused by the flapping of its wings causes summer storms.
はばたくたびに いかづちを おとし なつの あらしを まきおこす でんせつの とりポケモン。
This card was included as a Holofoil and Non Holofoil card in the Aquapolis expansion with artwork by Hajime Kusajima, first released in the Japanese The Town on No Map expansion. In Japan, this card was reprinted as a P Promotional card with different artwork by the same artist as part of a McDonald's promotion that ran between January 26 and February 24, 2002.