(Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Raikou is an Electric-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Raikou. Raikou does not evolve.


Gold Silver Crystal
Raikou sprite
shiny Raikou sprite
Raikou sprite
shiny Raikou sprite
Raikou sprite
shiny Raikou sprite

Base Stats

Special Attack115
Special Defense100


Number 243: Raikou, the Thunder Pokémon. Height: 6'3", Weight: 392.0lbs.

Gold Silver Crystal
The rain clouds it
carries let it
fire thunderbolts
at will. They say
that it descended
with lightning.
A POKéMON that
races across the
land while barking
a cry that sounds
like crashing
This rough POKéMON
stores energy
inside its body,
then sweeps across
the land, shooting
off electricity.


Raikou can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Cut from HM01
Strength from HM04
Flash from HM05
Leer at level 1
Bite at level 1
Thundershock at level 11
Roar at level 21
Quick Attack at level 31
Spark at level 41
Reflect at level 51
Crunch at level 61
Thunder at level 71
Headbutt from TM02
Curse from TM03
Roar from TM05
Toxic from TM06
Zap Cannon from TM07
Rock Smash from TM08
Psych Up from TM09
Hidden Power from TM10
Sunny Day from TM11
Snore from TM13
Hyper Beam from TM15
Protect from TM17
Rain Dance from TM18
Endure from TM20
Frustration from TM21
Iron Tail from TM23
Thunder from TM25
Return from TM27
Dig from TM28
Mud-slap from TM31
Double Team from TM32
Swagger from TM34
Sleep Talk from TM35
Sandstorm from TM37
Swift from TM39
Detect from TM43
Rest from TM44
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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