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Pichu

Pichu

Pichu's Type

ELECTRIC

Pichu's Pokédex #s

Galar #
193
National #
172

Pichu's Base Stats

HP:
20
Attack:
40
Defense:
15
Sp. Atk:
35
Sp. Def:
35
Speed:
60
Total:
205

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Speed

Pichu's Abilities

Here are what abilities Pichu can possibly have, along with their effects.
Static
30% chance of paralyzing the attacker when Pichu is damaged by a contact move.
Lightning Rod
Draws in Electric moves to Pichu, which prevents their damage and raises Pichu's Special Attack by one stage.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Pichu's weakness and resistance is to various types.
GROUND
½
ELECTRIC
FLYING
STEEL

Pichu's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Pichu evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Pikachu
Pikachu
level up w/ high happiness
Raichu
Raichu
use Thunder Stone

Pichu's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Pichu can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Pichu learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Thunder Shock
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
40 100% 30 One Target
1
Tail Whip
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
4
Play Nice
Lowers the target's Attack by one stage. Ignores Protect/Detect/etc.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
8
Sweet Kiss
Confuses the target.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 75% 10 One Target
12
Nuzzle
Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
20 100% 20 One Target
16
Nasty Plot
Raises Pichu's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
20
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pichu can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM01
Mega Kick
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 75% 5 One Target
TM05
Thunder Punch
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM18
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Pichu restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Pichu from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM29
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Pichu is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM59
Fling
Throws Pichu's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM80
Volt Switch
Forces Pichu to switch out after dealing damage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM82
Electroweb
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM90
Electric Terrain
Activates Electric Terrain for 5 turns, which prevents non-airborne Pokémon from falling asleep and powers up Electric-type moves by 50%.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pichu can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR09
Thunder
30% chance of paralyzing the target. 100% accuracy in the rain and 50% accuracy in sunny weather.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
110 70% 10 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Pichu's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Pichu's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Pichu's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR30
Encore
Forces the target to use its recent move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 5 One Target
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Pichu's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR86
Wild Charge
Pichu takes 25% of Wild Charge's damage as recoil damage.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR90
Play Rough
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Pichu can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Present
Has 40, 80, or 120 power, or heals the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 90% 15 One Target
EGG
Wish
Heals whichever Pokémon is out by 50% of Pichu's max HP at the end of the next turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
EGG
Charge
Raises Pichu's Special Defense by one stage and doubles the power of its Electric moves next turn.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Fake Out
+3 priority. 100% chance of making the target flinch. Fails unless used on the first turn Pichu is sent out.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Tickle
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Pichu's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Disarming Voice
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
40 -- 15 Nearby Enemies

Where to Find Pichu

If you're looking for where to find Pichu, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Pichu in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Special Ways to Get Pichu

Breed a female Pikachu with a compatible Pokémon and then hatch the resulting egg to receive a Pichu.
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