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

Raichu is an Electric-type Pokémon.

Pikachu evolves into Raichu when exposed to the Thunderstone. Raichu does not evolve.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack90GSC
Special Defense80GSC


Number 026: Raichu, the Mouse Pokémon. Height: 2'7", Weight: 66.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Its long tail
serves as a
ground to protect
itself from its
own high voltage
When electricity
builds up inside
its body, it
becomes feisty.
It also glows in
the dark.
When its electric-
ity builds, its
muscles are stimu-
lated, and it be-
comes more aggres-
sive than usual.
If the electric
pouches in its
cheeks become
fully charged,
both ears will
stand straight up.
If its electric
pouches run empty,
it raises its tail
to gather electri-
city from the


Raichu can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Strength from HM04GSC
Flash from HM05
Tail Whip at level 1GSC
Growl at level 1RBY
Thundershock at level 1
Thunderbolt at level 1GSC
Thunder Wave at level 1RBY
Quick Attack at level 1GSC
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
Hyper Beam from TM15
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
Thief from TM46GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

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

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