Pokémon Go: Best Moveset for legendary Pokémon Zekrom

Concealing itself in lightning clouds, it flies throughout the Unova region. It creates electricity in its tail.

Zekrom is a legendary Dragon and Electric Pokémon its strongest Moveset is Charge Beam and Wild Charge, and it has a Max CP of 4,038 in Pokémon GO. This makes it weak to Fairy, Dragon, Ground, and Ice-type moves while resisting damage from Steel, Water, Grass, Flying, Fire, and Electric-type moves. 

While being a legendary Pokemon, Zekrom’s move pool isn’t too large compared to those of other Pokemon. Despite this, there are still options for it that may confuse some players when it comes to figuring out which combination is best.

Zekrom Moveset in Pokémon Go

The two quick moves that Zekrom can learn are Dragon Breath and Charge Beam. Dragon Breath is a Dragon-type move that deals base damage to six and builds eight energies toward a charge move per second. 

Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Pokemon GO
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While Dragon Breath does more damage initially, players will want to choose Charge Beam as the quick move for their Zekrom. The key to Zekrom is building up its charge move, so the lost damage from using Charge Beam will be more than made up once the charge move hits.

Here are the types against whom Zekrom is strong and weak in Pokémon Go.

Vulnerable toResistant to
Dragon (Deals 160% damage)Steel (Deals 63% damage)
Ground (Deals 160% damage)Electric (Deals 63% damage)
Fairy (Deals 160% damage)Water (Deals 63% damage)
Ice (Deals 160% damage)Grass (Deals 63% damage)
Fire (Deals 63% damage)
Flying (Deals 63% damage)

The best moves for Zekrom in Pokémon Go are Charge Beam while doing Gym battles. These provide the best DPS and Moveset during any battles


  • Charge Beam – 8.7 dps
  • Wild Charge – 41.5 dps


  • Charge Beam – 8.7 dps
  • Outrage – 33.8 dps

For Zekrom’s charge move, there are four different options to choose from. These moves are Flash Cannon, Wild Charge, Outrage, and Crunch, but they can be easily narrowed down to choosing between Wild Charge and Outrage. This is because these are the only two moves that offer a same time attack bonus to Zekrom, giving it the damage edge, it needs.

All in all, the best moveset for Zekrom has it knowing Charge Beam as its quick move and Wild Charge as its charge move.

Hope this detailed guide will be useful in knowing Moveset of Zekrom in Pokémon GO. If you have any questions, feel free to drop them in the comments below!

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