Zapdos, the last of the legendary bird trio, is finally available in Pokémon GO!

From now until August 14th you’ll be able to encounter and catch Zapdos via Legendary Raid battles. It’s only available for a short time, so be sure to get out there, find a group of trainers, and catch it while you can!

To help you defeat this legendary Electric/Flying-Type here are the top 5 best counters to help you conquer it in battle:

Rock Throw / Stone Edge

Bite / Stone Edge

Dragon Breath / Outrage

Mud Slap / Stone Edge

Frost Breath / Avalanche

And if you’re lucky enough to catch Zapdos, here’s a quick list of the top three movesets for it so you can use your Fast and Charged TMs to the fullest:

  • Charge Beam / Zap Cannon
  • Charge Beam / Thunderbolt
  • Charge Beam / Thunder