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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 2
Species Tiny Mouse Pokémon
Type Electric
Height 0.3m
Weight 2kg
Catch Rate 190
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 皮丘
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 皮丘
English Pichu
French Pichu
German Pichu
Italian Pichu
Japanese ピチュー
Japanese (Romanized) Pichu
Japanese (Trademark) Pichu
Korean 피츄
Spanish Pichu

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #172
Johto (G/S) #21
Johto (HG/SS) #21
Hoenn #155
Sinnoh #103
Sinnoh (Plt) #103
Kalos (Central) #35
Hoenn (ORAS) #162
Alola #24
Galar #193

Abilities

  • Static: The Pokémon is charged with static electricity, so contact with it may cause paralysis.
  • Lightning Rod: The Pokémon draws in all Electric-type moves. Instead of being hit by Electric-type moves, it boosts its Sp. Atk. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Happiness
Pokemon
Thunder Stone
Pokemon

Breeding

Not capable of breeding.

Damage Taken

Electric 0.5x
Flying 0.5x
Ground 2x
Steel 0.5x

Alternate Forms

Spiky-eared
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Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Electric 20
40
15
35
35
60
205
7 Electric 20
40
15
35
35
60
205
6 Electric 20
40
15
35
35
60
205

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.
United States Pokémon Gold It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.
United States Pokémon Silver Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.
United States Pokémon Ruby Pichu charges itself with electricity more easily on days with thunderclouds or when the air is very dry. You can hear the crackling of static electricity coming off this Pokemon.
United States Pokémon Sapphire When PICHU plays with others, it may short out electricity with another PICHU, creating a shower of sparks. In that event, this POKeMON will begin crying, startled by the flash of sparks.
United States Pokémon Emerald It is still inept at retaining electricity. When it is startled, it discharges power accidentally. It gets better at holding power as it grows older.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.
United States Pokémon FireRed Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.
United States Pokémon Diamond The electric pouches on its cheeks are still small. They cannot store much electricity yet.
United States Pokémon Pearl It plays with others by touching tails and setting off sparks. This appears to be a test of courage.
United States Pokémon Platinum The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.
Japan Pokémon White ほほの でんきぶくろは ちいさく ちょっとでも でんきが あふれると じぶんじしんが しびれてしまう。
Japan Pokémon Black ほほの でんきぶくろは ちいさく ちょっとでも でんきが あふれると じぶんじしんが しびれてしまう。
United States Pokémon Black The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.
United States Pokémon White The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.
United States Pokémon Black 2 The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 ほほの でんきぶくろは ちいさく ちょっとでも でんきが あふれると じぶんじしんが しびれてしまう。
United States Pokémon White 2 The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.
Japan Pokémon White 2 ほほの でんきぶくろは ちいさく ちょっとでも でんきが あふれると じぶんじしんが しびれてしまう。
Italy Pokémon X Quando le code dei Pichu si toccano, fanno scintille. Pare che si tratti di una prova di coraggio.
South Korea Pokémon Y 아직 전기를 모으는 게 서툴다. 놀라거나 웃으면 바로 방전돼 버린다.
Italy Pokémon Y Non è ancora bravo a immagazzinare elettricità. Se si emoziona oppure è divertito ne perde un po’.
Spain Pokémon Y Todavía no domina el almacenamiento de electricidad y descargará un rayo si se divierte o asusta.
France Pokémon Y Il ne sait pas encore stocker l’électricité. Il envoie des décharges par jeu ou par peur.
Germany Pokémon Y Es kann noch nicht mit Elektrizität umgehen. Es wirft Blitze, wenn es sich freut oder erstaunt ist.
Japan Pokémon Y まだまだ でんきを ためるのがへた。 おどろいたり わらったりすると すぐに ほうでん してしまう。
South Korea Pokémon X 동료와 꼬리의 끝을 맞추면서 불티를 튀기는 놀이를 한다. 담력 시험을 하고 있는 듯하다.
Spain Pokémon X Cuando juegan, se tocan las colas y emiten chispas. Al parecer, es una prueba de valor.
France Pokémon X Il prouve son courage en touchant la queue électrifiée de ses pairs.
Germany Pokémon X Sie spielen miteinander, indem sie ihre Schweifspitzen aneinanderhalten und Funken fliegen lassen.
Japan Pokémon X なかまと しっぽの さきを あわせて ひばなを とばす あそびをする。 どきょうだめしを しているらしい。
United States Pokémon X It plays with others by touching tails and setting off sparks. This appears to be a test of courage.
United States Pokémon Y It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Quando Pichu gioca con i suoi simili, la sua elettricità crea una pioggia di scintille, scontrandosi con quella degli altri. In questo caso, inizia a lacrimare accecato dalla luce delle scintille.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 번개 구름이 있을 때나 공기가 건조한 날은 전기가 쉽게 모인다. 타다닥 정전기 소리가 난다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Pichu si carica di elettricità più facilmente in caso di cielo coperto da nubi temporalesche o aria molto secca. Spesso si può percepire lo scoppiettio della sua carica elettrostatica.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire A Pichu le resulta más fácil cargarse de electricidad en días de nubarrones o cuando sopla un aire muy seco. Es posible oír la electricidad estática que emana de este Pokémon.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Pichu se charge plus facilement en électricité les jours d’orage ou lorsque l’air est très sec. On peut entendre le crépitement de l’électricité statique générée par ce Pokémon.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire An Gewittertagen oder Tagen, an denen die Luft sehr trocken ist, kann sich Pichu leichter mit Elektrizität aufladen. Dann kann man das Knistern statischer Aufladung hören.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire かみなりぐもが でている ときや くうきの かんそうした ひは でんきが たまりやすい。 パチパチ せいでんきの おとが なっているよ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Pichu charges itself with electricity more easily on days with thunderclouds or when the air is very dry. You can hear the crackling of static electricity coming off this Pokémon.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 동료와 놀고 있을 때 서로의 전기가 합선되어 불꽃이 일어나는 일이 있다. 불꽃에 깜짝 놀라면 울기 시작한다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Cuando Pichu juega con otros, puede liberar electricidad y producir una auténtica lluvia de chispas. Cuando esto ocurre, chilla asustado por tanta chispa.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Lorsque Pichu joue, il lui arrive de faire des courts-circuits avec un autre Pichu, créant ainsi une gerbe d’étincelles. Du coup, ce Pokémon prend peur et se met à pleurer.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Wenn Pichu mit anderen spielt, kann es einen Kurzschluss mit einem seiner Artgenossen erzeugen, sodass die Funken sprühen. Dann beginnt es zu weinen, weil es vor den Funken erschrickt.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby なかまと あそんでいるとき おたがいの でんきが ショートして ひばなを だす ことが あるぞ。 ひばなに びっくり すると なきだしてしまうよ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby When Pichu plays with others, it may short out electricity with another Pichu, creating a shower of sparks. In that event, this Pokémon will begin crying, startled by the flash of sparks.
United States Pokémon Sun It is not yet skilled at controlling electricity. If you take your eyes off it, it may shock itself.
United States Pokémon Moon Despite this Pokémon’s cute appearance, those who want to live with one should prepare to be on the receiving end of its electric jolts.
United States Pokémon Sword Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.
United States Pokémon Shield The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Sho's Pichu
  • Japan ショウのピチュー
  • Japan Shō no Pichu
  • Japan Sho's Pichu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Pichu (Younger brother)
  • Japan ピチュー(弟)
  • Japan Pichu (otōto)
  • Japan Pichu (Younger brother)
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Spiky-eared Pichu
  • Japan ギザみみピチュー
  • Japan Giza mimi Pichu
  • Japan Jagged-Eared Pichu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ukulele Pichu
  • Japan ウクレレピチュー
  • Japan Ukulele Pichu
  • Japan Ukulele Pichu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Pichu (Older brother)
  • Japan ピチュー(兄)
  • Japan Pichu (ani)
  • Japan (Pichu (Older brother)
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Lena's Pichu
  • Japan レナのピチュー
  • Japan Lenna no Pichu
  • Japan Lenna's Pichu
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ash's Pichu
  • Japan サトシのピチュー
  • Japan Satoshi no Pichu
  • Japan Satoshi's Pichu
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  • United States Pichu (Little Brother)
  • Japan ピチュー
  • Japan Pichu

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
GS 63
AG 86
AG 181
PC 20
PC 21
DP 74
Movie 11
PSFC 3
PSFC 5
ANA 3
SPH 19
SPH 33
DP 84
Movie 12
ANA 6
PS 280
PS 281
DP 190
SP 6
PWV 7
SP 4
Movie 15
PSFC 7
XY 1
XY 16
XY 27
SM 6
Movie 20
SM 12
SM 13
SM 17
SM 19
SM 26
SM 40
SM 45
SM 60
SM 64
SM 81
SM 82
SM 86
SM 90
SM 103
SM 115
SM 119
SM 128
SM 135
SM 136
SM 140
SM 141
PM2019 1
PM2019 4
PM2019 5
Movie 23
PM2019 76
PM2019 90
PM2019 91
PM2019 112

TCG Cards

#35: Pichu
Rarity
Promo
#12: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
#22: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
#58: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
#20: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#59: Pichu
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#16: Pichu Bros.
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#76: Pichu (Delta Species)
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#21: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#93: Pichu
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
+10
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#45: Pichu
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
+10
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#11: Pichu
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
+10
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#25: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
+10
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#28: Pichu
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
30
#214: いたずら好きのピチュー
Rarity
Promo
Type
Type
HP
30
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Shoko-tan's Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2009-06-19
Ended: 2009-08-31
GameStop Pichu
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-01-30
Ended: 2019-02-14
Pikachu Coloured Pichu
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-03-05
Ended: 2010-03-25
Pikachu Coloured Pichu
Country: France
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-03-05
Ended: 2010-03-25
Pikachu Coloured Pichu
Country: Germany
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-03-05
Ended: 2010-03-25
Pikachu Coloured Pichu
Country: Italy
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-03-05
Ended: 2010-03-25
Pikachu Coloured Pichu
Country: Spain
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2010-03-05
Ended: 2010-03-25
Pokémon Center Japan - Egg Move Event #1 - Teeter Dance Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2003-04-25
Ended: 2003-05-18
Pokémon Center Japan - Egg Move Event #1 - Wish Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2003-04-25
Ended: 2003-05-18
PokéPark Japan Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2005-03-12
Ended: 2005-05-08
Pokémon Box - Jean's Pichu
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2004-07-12
Ended: 0000-00-00
Pokémon Box - Pichu
Country: France
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2004-05-14
Ended: 0000-00-00
Pokémon Box - Pichu
Country: Germany
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2004-05-14
Ended: 0000-00-00
Pokémon Box - Pichu
Country: Italy
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2004-05-14
Ended: 0000-00-00
Pokémon Box - Pichu
Country: Spain
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2004-05-14
Ended: 0000-00-00
12th Anniversary of Red/Green Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2008-02-27
Ended: 2008-02-27
Pokémon Box - Pichu
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Pichu
Started: 2003-05-30
Ended: 0000-00-00
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Thunder Shock
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Charm Type Icon Status 20 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Tail Whip Type Icon Status 30 100 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90 18 18 18 13 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8
Sweet Kiss Type Icon Status 10 75 10 10 10 10 13 13 13 13 13 11 11 11 11 11
Nasty Plot Type Icon Status 20 13 13 13 18 18 18 18 18 18

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Light Screen Type Icon Status 30
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Wild Charge
Type Icon Physical 15 90 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Rollout Type Icon Physical 20 30 90
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Volt Switch
Type Icon Special 20 70 100
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Charge Beam
Type Icon Special 10 50 90
Grass Knot Type Icon Special 20 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Thunder
Type Icon Special 10 110 70
Thunderbolt
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Shock Wave
Type Icon Special 20 60
Zap Cannon
Type Icon Special 5 120 50
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60

Egg Moves

Electric Terrain
Type Icon Status 10
Bestow Type Icon Status 15
Lucky Chant Type Icon Status 30
Tickle Type Icon Status 20 100
Wish Type Icon Status 10
Charge
Type Icon Status 20
Encore Type Icon Status 5 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Fake Out Type Icon Physical 10 40 100
Present Type Icon Physical 15 90
Reversal Type Icon Physical 15 100
Flail Type Icon Physical 15 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Thunder Punch
Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Double Slap Type Icon Physical 10 15 85
Volt Tackle
Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Disarming Voice Type Icon Special 15 40

Move Tutors

Magnet Rise
Type Icon Status 10
Helping Hand Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defense Curl Type Icon Status 40
Covet Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Thunder Punch
Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Rollout Type Icon Physical 20 30 90
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Electroweb
Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Shock Wave
Type Icon Special 20 60
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Uproar Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Thunderbolt
Type Icon Special 15 90 100