(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Pikachu is an Electric-type Pokémon.

Pichu evolves into Pikachu with high friendship.GSC Pikachu evolves into Raichu when exposed to the Thunderstone.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack50GSC
Special Defense40GSC


Number 025: Pikachu, the Mouse Pokémon. Height: 1'4", Weight: 13.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
When several of
these POKéMON
gather, their
electricity could
build and cause
lightning storms.
It keeps its tail
raised to monitor
its surroundings.
If you yank its
tail, it will try
to bite you.
This intelligent
POKéMON roasts
hard BERRIES with
electricity to
make them tender
enough to eat.
It raises its tail
to check its sur-
roundings. The
tail is sometimes
struck by light-
ning in this pose.
When it is anger-
ed, it immediately
discharges the
energy stored in
the pouches in its


Pikachu can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Strength from HM04GSC
Flash from HM05
Growl at level 1
Thundershock at level 1
Tail Whip at level 6YGSC
Thunder Wave at level 8YGSC
Thunder Wave at level 9RB
Quick Attack at level 11YGSC
Double Team at level 15YGSC
Quick Attack at level 16RB
Slam at level 20YGSC
Thunderbolt at level 26YGSC
Swift at level 26RB
Agility at level 33
Thunder at level 41YGSC
Thunder at level 43RB
Light Screen at level 50YGSC
Mega Punch from TM01RBY
Dynamicpunch from TM01GSC
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Rollout from TM04GSC
Mega Kick from TM05RBY
Toxic from TM06
Zap Cannon from TM07GSC
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Pay Day from TM16RBY
Submission from TM17RBY
Protect from TM17GSC
Rain Dance from TM18GSC
Seismic Toss from TM19RBY
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Iron Tail from TM23GSC
Thunderbolt from TM24RBY
Thunder from TM25
Return from TM27GSC
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Reflect from TM33RBY
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Swift from TM39
Defense Curl from TM40GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Thunderpunch from TM41GSC
Detect from TM43GSC
Rest from TM44
Thunder Wave from TM45RBY
Attract from TM45GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

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Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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