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Zacian

Zacian

Zacian's Type

FAIRY

Zacian's Pokédex #s

Galar #
398
National #
888

Zacian's Base Stats

HP:
92
Attack:
130
Defense:
115
Sp. Atk:
80
Sp. Def:
115
Speed:
138
Total:
670

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
3 Speed

Zacian's Abilities

Here are what abilities Zacian can possibly have, along with their effects.
Intrepid Sword
Raises Zacian's Attack when it enters battle.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Zacian's weakness and resistance is to various types.
POISON
STEEL
½
FIGHTING
BUG
DARK
immune
DRAGON

Zacian's Evolution Line

Zacian does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Zacian's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Zacian can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Zacian learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Sacred Sword
Ignores any stat modifiers on the target.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 One Target
1
Quick Guard
Protects your team from moves that that have positive priority for the turn.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 15 User's Field
1
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Zacian's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
1
Howl
Raises all allies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 All Allies
1
Quick Attack
Has higher priority.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target
1
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
11
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
22
Swords Dance
Raises Zacian's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
33
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
44
Laser Focus
Zacian's next move will be a critical hit.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
55
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
66
Moonblast
30% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
95 100% 15 One Target
77
Close Combat
Lowers Zacian's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
88
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Zacian can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM12
Solar Blade
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
125 100% 10 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Zacian restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Zacian from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Zacian is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM44
Imprison
Zacian can't use any moves Zacian knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM66
Thunder Fang
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
TM67
Ice Fang
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ICE
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
TM68
Fire Fang
Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
TM69
Psycho Cut
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM84
Tail Slap
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
25 85% 10 One Target
TM85
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM95
Air Slash
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
FLYING
SPECIAL
75 95% 15 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Has no effect.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Zacian can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Zacian's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR12
Agility
Raises Zacian's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Zacian's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Zacian's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Zacian's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR53
Close Combat
Lowers Zacian's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR74
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Zacian's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR86
Wild Charge
Zacian takes 25% of Wild Charge's damage as recoil damage.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR90
Play Rough
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
TR97
Psychic Fangs
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target

Where to Find Zacian

If you're looking for where to find Zacian, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Zacian in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Sword

Zacian is exclusive to Pokémon Sword, so if you are playing Pokémon Shield, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Sword in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Special Ways to Get Zacian

You are able to catch Zacian at level 70 after beating the game and following the storyline events that take place when you return to the Slumbering Weald, but only in Pokémon Sword.

Notes About Zacian

Zacian is in this form, its Hero of Many Battles form, while it is NOT holding the Rusted Sword held item. If you have it hold the Rusted Sword, it will assume its Crowned Form, which has much higher stats and changes its type to Fairy/Steel-type.
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