Pokemon GO Zebstrika Complete Guide: How to Catch, Evolution, Best Moveset, Stats, Counters and Strategy

Zebstrika is a Pokémon that looks like a zebra. It has a black covering with white spiky stripes running the length of its body. It has triangle-shaped ears with blue innards and blue eyes with yellow sclerae and white eyelashes.

When enraged, this agitated Pokémon blasts lightning bolts from its mane. Zebstrika can move as fast as lightning and can unleash thunderclaps at maximum speed!

How to catch?

  • Can be seen in the wild.
  • Boosted spawn rate during rainy weather.
  • Research Encounters
  • Raids
  • May hatch from 5km eggs.
  • You have a very slim chance of getting a shiny Zebstrika.


  • Blitzle –> Zebstrika (50 Candies)

Best Moveset

When attacking Pokémon in Gyms, Zebstrika’s best moves are Spark and Wild Charge. This moveset has the highest total DPS and is also the most effective in PVP battles.

  • Spark
    • DPS: 10.3
  • Wild Charge
    • DPS: 41.5
  • Low Kick
    • DPS: 10
  •  Discharge
    • DPS: 31.2
  • Flame Charge
    • DPS: 18.4

Counters and Strategy

  • Type: Electric-type Pokémon
  • Vulnerable to: Ground-type moves
  • Strong against: Water-type Pokemon
  • Resistant to: Steel, Electric, Flying-type moves
  • Top 5 Pokemon Counters:
    • Landorus (Therian)
      • Mud Shot / Earth Power
    • Excadrill
      • Mud Slap / Earthquake
    • Groudon
      • Mud Shot / Earthquake
    • Garchomp
      • Mud Shot / Earthquake
    • Rhyperior
      • Mud Slap / Earthquake

Pokemon Zebstrika Trivia

  • Under Stephan’s possession, Zebstrika made her premiere in Reunion Battles In Nimbasa! It was discovered that it was derived from his Blitzle. It made a comeback in the following episode, where it was defeated by Bianca and her Minccino in a fight.
  • Zebstrika emerged in Strong Strategy Steals the Show!, where it faced off against Ash and his Palpitoad, leading in a draw.
  • Blitzle is a member of a vast update that introduces 5th Gen Pokemon. It’s from Unova’s 1st wave of Pokemon.
  • Electivire and Zebstrika are in the same classification. Either of them is identified as Thunderbolt Pokémon.
  • Zebstrika is the sole Pokémon with a sum of 497 base stats.

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