Pikachu

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Pikachu
Pikachu.png
Whenever Pikachu comes across something new, it blasts it with a jolt of electricity. If you come across a blackened berry, it's evidence that this Pokémon mistook the intensity of its charge.
Names
Name (de)
Pikachu
Name (fr)
Pikachu
Name (jp)
ピカチュウ
Name (ko)
피카츄
Statistics
Pokédex Number
025
Type
Electric
Category
Mouse Pokémon
Base Color
Yellow
Average Weight
6 kg
Average Height
0.41 m
Evolution
Evolve
50 candy
Evolves From
Pichu
Evolves Into
Raichu

Pikachu is a

Electric

-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

Pichu requires 25 Pikachu Candy to evolve to Pikachu, which requires 50 Pikachu Candy to evolve to Raichu.

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Pichu Pikachu Raichu

Attacks[edit | edit source]

Pikachu will have one of the basic attacks and one of the special attacks. Which attacks the pokémon gets is random. The number for the special attacks shows how many special attacks the pokémon can store during a battle.

Basic attacks[edit | edit source]

Type Attack Power DPS Cooldown Energy EPS
Icon Normal.png Quick Attack 10 7.52 1.33 s 12 9.02
Icon Electric.png Thunder Shock 5 8.33 0.6 s 8 13.33

Special attacks[edit | edit source]

Type Attack Power DPS Cooldown Critical Hit # of Charges
Icon Electric.png Discharge 35 14 2.5 s 5% 3
Icon Electric.png Thunder 100 23.26 4.3 s 5% 1
Icon Electric.png Thunderbolt 55 20.37 2.7 s 5% 2

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Pikachu can possibly be a starter Pokémon. This can be achieved by walking away from the original three choices and causing them to respawn 4 or 5 times until Pikachu appears.
  • Pikachu is the only Pokémon that says its name instead of just making a noise.
  • All the Pikachus in Pokémon GO are male, as you can tell by their tail.
  • Pikachu wearing Santa Hat are acquired during the 2016 Christmas Event (December 12 to December 29, 2016). Note that Raichu evolved from that Pikachu will keep the Hat.

External links[edit | edit source]