Best moveset for Zekrom in Pokemon Go & is it any good?

Daniel Megarry
Zekrom in Pokemon Go

Zekrom is one of the most powerful Legendaries available to catch in Pokemon Go, but you’ll need to know its best moveset to get the most out of it in battle.

The Dragon/Electric-type Zekrom first appeared in Black & White’s Unova region and made its way to Pokemon Go in 2020, quickly becoming a favorite for both the Master League and as a Raid attacker.

Now, it has returned for players to face in 5-star Raids from December 9 to December 16. Additionally, Kyurem will appear afterwards from December 16 to December 23.

Below, we’ve got recommendations for Zekrom’s best movesets for PvP Battles and Raids if you’re looking to catch one.

Zekrom in Pokemon Go

Zekrom best moveset in Pokemon Go

One of the best PvP movesets for Zekrom in Pokemon Go is Dragon Breath as a Fast Move paired with Fusion Bolt as a Charged Move. If you can afford a second Charged Move, go with Crunch or Outrage.

If you’re looking to use Zekrom as an attacker in Raid Battles instead, you’ll want Charge Beam and Fusion Bolt for Electric-type damage or Dragon Breath and Outrage for Dragon-type damage.

All moves Zekrom can learn in Pokemon Go

This Legendary can learn two Fast Moves and five Charged Moves in Pokemon Go, which we’ve listed below:

Zekrom Fast Moves

  • Charge Beam (Electric)
  • Dragon Breath (Dragon)

Zekrom Charged Moves

  • Crunch (Dark)
  • Flash Cannon (Steel)
  • Fusion Bolt (Electric Elite TM)
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Wild Charge (Electric)

Is Zekrom any good in Pokemon Go?

As we mentioned in our introduction, Zekrom is one of the best Legendaries you can get in Pokemon Go thanks to its incredible power and versatility.

With a unique Dragon/Electric typing, a huge Attack stat, and access to some great moves, Zekrom is a standout in the Master League, where it can win against the likes of Mewtwo, Giratina, and Lugia.

Zekrom is also a top-tier choice for Raid Battles, where it can be used as either a Dragon-type attacker or an Electric-type attacker, depending on the moveset you teach it.

There’s really no reason not to add a Zekrom to your collection. Unlike some Legendaries, which act as Pokedex fillers, you’ll always find a use for Zekrom, whether in PvP Battles or Raids.

Now that you know the best moveset for Zekrom, check out some more Pokemon Go guides below:

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About The Author

Daniel graduated from university with a degree in Journalism and English Language, before spending five years at GAY TIMES covering LGBTQ+ news and entertainment. He then made the switch to video game journalism where he produces news, features, and guides for Pokemon, Fortnite, Nintendo, and PlayStation games. Daniel also has a passion for any games with queer representation.