Zebstrika is an Electric type Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves from Blitzle starting at level 27. Take a look below for 24 fascinating and interesting facts about Zebstrika.
1. Zebstrika is a zebra like Pokemon.
2. Its coat is black with white, jagged stripes all over its body.
3. There is one pointed stripe extending from its nose, two elaborate stripes on its neck and chest, one zigzag stripe each on its jaws, back, and hindquarters, one triangular stripe on each of its thighs, and two stripes banding each of its legs.
4. Its ears are triangular with blue insides, while its eyes are blue with yellow sclerae and white eyelashes.
5. Its nose is black, and its hooves are gray.
6. A white, spiked mane runs the length of its body, beginning with two horn-like extensions on its forehead and running down its back to end in a long tail with a starburst-shaped tip.
7. This irritable Pokémon fires lightning bolts from its mane when angry.
8. Zebstrika can move as quickly as lightning, releasing thunderclaps at full gallop.
9. Zebstrika shares its category with Electivire. They are both known as the Thunderbolt Pokémon.
10. It is one of a few Pokémon whose species name in English is the same as the name of a move.
11. Zebstrika is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 497.
12. Zebstrika appears to be based on a zebra.
13. It may also be based on two of Helios’s steeds that pulled his chariot—Bronte and Sterope—which are Greek for thunder and lightning, respectively, as Zebstrika’s species in Japanese can be translated as the “Thunder and Lightning Pokémon”.
14. Zebstrika may be a combination of zebra and strike.
15. It may also be combined with a corruption of eléctrica (Spanish for feminine electric).
16. Zebstrika debuted in Reunion Battles In Nimbasa!, under the ownership of Stephan. It was revealed to have evolved from his Blitzle. It reappeared in the next episode, where it was used in a battle against Bianca and her Minccino, which it won. Zebstrika reappeared again in Strong Strategy Steals the Show!, where it battled Ash and his Palpitoad, with the battle resulting in a tie.
17. A Zebstrika appeared in Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!, under the ownership of Elesa. It defeated Bianca’s Shelmet, Minccino, and Pignite during a Gym battle. Zebstrika reappeared in Dazzling the Nimbasa Gym!, during Elesa’s Gym battle against Ash; it battled Ash’s Palpitoad and lost.
18. Multiple Zebstrika appeared in the opening sequence of Black—Victini and Reshiram.
19. A Trainer’s Zebstrika made a cameo appearance in Cilan Takes Flight!.
20. A Zebstrika appeared in Crisis at Ferroseed Research!.
21. A Zebstrika appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice during the Swords of Justice legend.
22. A Zebstrika appeared in Jostling for the Junior Cup!, under the ownership of Simeon. It was seen participating in the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup, where it lost to Horatio’s Cinccino in the first round.
23. Multiple Zebstrika appeared in Team Eevee and the Pokémon Rescue Squad!, where they were among the residents of a ranch at Virgil’s house.
24. A Zebstrika appeared in a fantasy in Clemont’s Got a Secret!.