Time is running out to find and catch Zapdos in the wild in Pokémon GO. This Legendary Pokémon that represents Team Instinct officially replaced Moltres on August 7. Akin to Articuno and Moltres before it, Zapdos will only be available for one week. To see some gameplay footage of a Zapdos Raid in Pokémon GO, click here. To see game screenshots of a successfully-caught Zapdos in Pokémon GO, click here. To see the official artwork for Zapdos in Pokémon GO, click here. To view the first screenshot of Zapdos appearing as a Raid Boss at a Pokémon GO Gym, click here.
The battle periods for all three Legendary bird Pokémon are as follows:
- Articuno (Team Mystic) released on Saturday, July 22 and available through Monday, July 31.
- Moltres (Team Valor) to be released on Monday, July 31 and available through Monday, August 7.
- Zapdos (Team Instinct) to be released on Monday, August 7 and available through Monday, August 14.