Shadow Zapdos  
Shadow Zapdos MT (McDonald's Promo)
Metreon City's Pokémon
Illus. Arkeis
Evolution stage
Basic Pokémon
Card name Shadow Zapdos
Types Lightning/Darkness
Hit Points 200
retreat cost
Expansion Miscellaneous Promotional cards
Rarity Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 2/10
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zapdos.

Shadow Zapdos Pokémon SP MT (Japanese: ダークサンダーMT[パープルシティー] Dark Thunder MT [Purple City]) is a Lightning-type and Darkness-type Pokémon Pokémon SP MT Basic Pokémon card. It was released as a promotional card.

Card textEdit

This Pokémon is both Lightning-attackDarkness-attack type.


Shadow Bolt
A shadowy thunder attack that may paralyze.

Pokédex dataEdit

Species Electric Pokémon
Length 5'3"
Weight 116.0 lbs
Pokémon No. 145
Entry A phantom bird Pokémon that lives in Metreon City. It has been becoming very angry when Pulseman tackles it.

Release informationEdit

This card was released as a promotional card. The English version was only distributed at McDonald's in Hazard or Harlan in Kentucky on December 2010, not other McDonald's restaurants. It even had a McDonald's "M" logo on the bottom left corner.


  • The card depicts the shadow Zapdos from the comic, Super Mario: The Mystery of HeartGold and SoulSilver. It's also exclusive to the hacked game, Pokémon Purple.
  • This card lists the logo from Super Mario: The Mystery of HeartGold and SoulSilver above the illustrator.
  • This is the one of the several four 'spoof' cards that usually feature exclusively in English releases.
  • This card was released as a Jumbo card and was therefore not legal to use in tournaments or official events.
  • An error states that this is card no. 1/10. This number is actually 2/10.


  • Shadow Bolt is an actual shadow move in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Zapdos knows this move prior to purification, regaining Baton Pass in its place upon being purified. This Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Purple