Zapple is a lightning spell introduced in Dragon Quest III. It is a mid-tier spell comparable to Sizzle and Zammle, and had only appeared in spin-off titles prior to the release of Dragon Quest XI in 2017.
The Hero will learn Zapple by steeling himself with the Courage skill tree. It costs 22 MP to cast and will deal 146~166 to a group of enemies, with the maximum damage hitting for 314~344.
Zapple's base damage is 85~95, and will reach its limit of 209~231 once the caster's wisdom hits 699. It costs 6 MP to cast, and is learned via the following skill sets: Bang & Zap, Bang & Zap II, Cleric, Crack & Zap, Crack & Zap II, Crusader, Dragovian Lord, Frizz & Zap, Frizz & Zap II, Sage, White Knight, Woosh & Zap, Woosh & Zap II, Wulfspade, Wulfspade II.
Zapple has the same aspects as in the previous game, and can be taught through the following sets: Frizz & Zap, Frizz & Zap 2, Bang & Zap, Bang & Zap 2, Woosh & Zap, Woosh & Zap 2, Crack & Zap, Crack & Zap 2, White Knight, Crusader, Cleric, Wulfspade, Wulfspade 2, Dragovian Lord, Sizz & Zap, Sizz & Zap 2.