Blitzle #522


Blitzle is a zebra-like black Pokémon with broad, double-pointed white stripes over its neck, chest, back, and rear legs. It features a rounded snout, a broad black nose, and blue eyes with golden sclerae. It has small, triangular ears on top of its head with blue insides. Its legs are white below the knees, with black hooves. It has a short, white tail with two tips. A spiky, white mane runs up its neck, culminating in a lengthy extension that resembles a lightning bolt at the front. This Pokémon’s mane collects and stores electricity, which glows as it discharges energy. By adjusting the rhythm and frequency of these flashes, it communicates with other members of its species. Blitzle goes out during lightning storms to refresh its mane with lightning bolts.

Evolution family

Blitzle is part of a two-member family.


Blitzle_shiny  Blitzle
#522 Blitzle

50 Blitzle_candy
Zebstrika_shiny Zebstrika
#523 Zebstrika

Event Pokémon forms

This Event Blitzle form cannot evolve.

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Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2019 Sep 16Increased spawns in:
Festival of Lights 2022: Oct 14 – 17 (Incense-only)
Fashion Week 2022: Sep 27 – Oct 3 (collar)
Dragonspiral Descent: 2021 Dec 7 – 12
Festival of Lights 2021: Nov 5 – 14
Fashion Week 2021: Sep 21 – 28 (collar)
Unova Celebration Event: 2021 Jan 5 – 10
Fashion Week 2020: Oct 2 – 8
Unova Week: 2020 Aug 14 – 21
504 Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km – 2020 Oct 19 – 2021 Jun 1
5-km – 2019 Sep 16 – Dec 16
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 2,895Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Research tasks
378 Field Research:
Catch 10 Pokémon: Festival of Lights 2022
Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon: Fashion Week 2022 (collar)
Catch 5 different species of Electric-type Pokémon;
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts: Festival of Lights 2021
Make 3 Curveball Throws in a row: Fashion Week 2021 (collar)
Win in the GO Battle League: 2020 May
Special Research/Timed Research:
Misunderstood Mischief – Completing 13th part
Fashion Week – Completing 1st part (collar)
Throwback Challenge Champion 2020 – Completing 3rd part


Best moveset for Blitzle

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Blitzle’s greatest attacks are Spark and Thunderbolt. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Spark 10.3 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps


  Quick Attack 10 dps
  Discharge 31.2 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Spark 6 12.9 10.3
  Quick Attack 8 12.5 10
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Discharge 65 -13.2 31.2
  Thunderbolt 80 -20 38.4
  Flame Charge 70 -8.7 18.4

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.