Welcome to all the amazing Pokémon fans out there. There are so many Pokémon that we all search for and there's always such a craze among fans to find and catch them. Zarude in Pokémon GO is at the top of the list for so many Pokémon fans out there for obvious reasons. Though we haven't seen much actions, yet its appearance in Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle made fans go wild about it.

So, if you want to know more about this almighty Zarude Pokémon and trying to add it to your index, well don't miss any parts of this article.

Part 1: What Is Zarude&Shiny Zarude in Pokémon GO?

Zarude and Shiny Zarude are the dwellers of the deep forest. We saw its major appearance in Secrets of Jungle:Zarude is a chimp Pokémon resembling a baboon, the pelt on both sides of the head spread out like wings, its teeth are sharp. Zarude is the only recognized Pokémon talented at using Jungle Healing. Like most of Mystic Pokémon, it's unlikely for Zarude to evolve but there is an alternative form of Zarude called Dada Zarude aka Wolf Form(which we will discuss later in this article).

Zarude in Pokémon GO

1 Zarude Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed Total
105 120 105 70 95 105 600

The stats of Pokémon Zarude are truly impressive. Hp, attack, defense, and speed are all above the 100 marks which makes it a perfect choice for a battle. The primary type of Zarude is Dark and the second type is grass which explains its attachment to deep dark forests. This Pokémon is hostile and can attack any Pokémon which enters its territory. It takes the least damage from the Psychic-type and the most from the Bug-type.

2 Learnset and Moveset of Zarude

For a Pokémon like Zarude, it's not surprising that the list of move set and learn set goes on and on. Even living in deep dark jungles, Zarude Pokémon still managed to make quite an impressive score sheet. Here we will introduce the most prominent learnset and moveset.

Learnset Moveset
Solar Beam Power whip
Giga Impact Hammer Arm
Hyper Beam Thrash
Mega Kick Energy Ball
Facade Jungle Healingl

3 How to use Zarude effectively

From the stats and move set above, you can see why no Zarude is the Nightmare for any other Pokémon in battle. Some of the most legendary Pokémon like Charizard are even afraid of this fierce monkey.

This Pokémon can offer a very useful offensive support in any index. If you get lucky enough to catch Dada Zarude, make sure to train it to the optimum level, as his Pandora box of physical powers can easily prove to be a table-turner in any matches.

Zarude in Match

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Part 2: Does Zarude Have An Alternate Form?

As already discussed, most of the mystic and legendary Pokémon do not evolve at all as they all are already in their optimum form. Zarude is no exception to this rule but it does have an alternative form known as Dada Zarude. When it comes to Dada Zarude Pokémon, there are no big differences but it does have a very warming story. Dada Zarude left its bundle to raise an orphaned human. It also made its appearance in Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle.

Many credible sources reveal that Dada Zarude will be distributed to fans all over the world in Pokémon Sword and Shield in 2022. Previously in Japan, on release on movie Koko, fans who visited the theatre were welcomed with the most amazing surprise gift of Zarude and Dada Zarude. Fans who visit the cinema received a card through which they were able to get the exotic Pokémon.

Dada Zarude

Difference between Zarude and Dada Zarude:

When it comes to stats and other movesets of Dada Zarude, there aren't many differences from Zarude. They are mostly the same and even the nature and type of Dada Zarude are exactly the same as Zarude. The moveset of Dada Zarude also includes swagger, power whip, hammer arm, energy ball, etc.The only difference there is about the cosmetics of this special alternate form of Zarude. Unlike Zarude, it wears a pink cloth around its neck. This pink cloth was mainly to protect and protect the human child which Dada Zarude adopted. The Human child was the main reason why Dada Zarude got separated from its pack and got to be known as a whole new alternative form.

Part 3: How To Find Zarude in Pokémon Sword and Shield?

It’s already very hard for fans to catch the Mystic Pokémon, this is also true in the case of Zarude. One thing that you should be clear about is that just like other Pokémon including Pikachu with Anime-Cap, Mythicals, Zacian and Zamazenta, Eternatus, Kubfu line, Glastrier, Spectrier, Calyrex and Zarude is also shinny locked and there is no way of catching it. Even there is no way of catching Zarude either till now other than through promotional or special tie-in underway events.


Japanese fans got lucky again when the Pokémon Movie Koko was released in Dec 2020. All the fans who went to theaters to see the movie received an exceptional reward. All the fans received a card through which they were able to get this exclusive Pokémon. The promotion ended in March 2022 but there’s good news for you.

Credible sources reported that the Koko movie will be released again for the international audience with an English title of "Pokémon Movie:Secrets of the Jungle". There is a 100% chance that the same offer of catching Zarude will be available for an international audience upon the release of the movie.

Part 4: How to Get Your Free Zarude Code From GameStop?

Some trainers get their free Zarude code from GameStop. This offer can be availed by fans all over the world but you will need to use a VPN and switch your IP to Germany. You can try it now by follow steps.

  • Step 1:Switch your location to any of the German server, make sure you select the fasted server available for best performance.
  • Step 2: Open GameStop in your browser.
  • Step 3: Submit your working email address.
  • Step 4:Check all three boxes and look in your spam/promo mail box.
  • Step 5: Get your code and enjoy.

Bonus: Any Easy Ways to Catch Other Pokémon?

Although Pokémon GO Zarude is not available to catch yet, there are still a number of Pokémon that worth to catch in Pokémon GO. Of course, not every fans can travel around the globe for every Pokémon but we believe every Pokémon deserves a fan. You can use location spoofer iMyFone AnyTo to catch other Pokémon without moving.

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Key features of iMyFone AnyTo

  • iMyFone AnyTo is compatible with all iOS and Android devices (including iOS16 and Android14).
  • Change your location to anywhere quickly.
  • You can also plan a route and move around at a customized speed using this tool.
  • Teleport, multi-spot or two-spot mode, you can choose anyone according to your preference.
  • Keep historical records so as to save your time next time you wish to teleport at the same place.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to the PC/Mac

Launch iMyFone AnyTo on your Windows PC/Mac (you can click the Try It Free button above to download it free). Click the Get Start button.

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Step 2: Select Teleport Mode

Choose the third icon on the upper-right corner - Teleport Mode. Then you can input an address or zoom and drag the map to choose a fake location.

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Step 3: Location Changed on Map

Now just click the Move button to change your location on the map to this new location!

Change GPS Location with 1 Click


iMyFone AnyTo is compatible with all iOS devices, including iPhone 12/13. It's now updated to support most Android devices as well, like Samsung, Google Pixel, and Huawei.

Apart from faking location on Pokémon game, you can also use this spoofing app to change location in any location-based AR games or social platforms.

Now, you can watch the video to find that how you can easily use iMyFone AnyTo to change your geolocation and catch Pokémon all.


This was all from our article about Zarude Pokémon and how to catch it. The Pokémon movie Secrets of the Jungle will be released soon and make sure you avail the promotional offer to get an exclusive chance to add this exotic Pokémon to your collection. If you want to add more exotic Pokémon to your index, we recommend downloading iMyFone AnyTo.

If you have any other questions or you want to share something about Zarude with the Pokémon fans all around the globe, make sure to leave it in the comment section below. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Let us know which other Pokémon you want to know about. Till then, Stay safe and Peace.