Find out everything there is to know about Pikachu in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Pikachu

Pikachu (eng)
Regional: #74 National: # 25

Catch rate

190

Given EVs

2 Vit

Hatching

not

Talents

Static

Contact with the Pokémon can paralyse.
The Pokémon is charged with static electricity and may paralyze attackers that make direct contact with it.

Lightning Rod (Hidden)

Attracts electricity and increases Atq. Special.
The Pokémon draws in all Electric-type moves. Instead of taking damage from them, its Sp. Atk stat is boosted.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 60%
Minimum Level: 10
Maximum Level: 30
Biome: Forest (10%)
Area: South Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Four), West Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One)
Location: None
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: Light Ball (5%)

developments

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Lv. 1Nuzzle Elektrik Physics2010020The user attacks by nuzzling its electrified cheeks against the target. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Lv. 1Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv. 1Charm Fairy Status010020The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target's Attack stat.
Lv. 1Sweet Kiss Fairy Status07510The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
Lv. 1Play Nice Normal Status010120The user and the target become friends, and the target loses its will to fight. This lowers the target's Attack stat.
Lv. 1Quick Attack Normal Physics4010030The user lunges at the target to inflict damage, moving at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
Lv. 1Tail Whip Normal Status010030The user wags its tail cutely, making opposing Pokémon less wary. This lowers their Defense stats.
Lv. 1Thunder Shock Elektrik Special4010030The user attacks the target with a jolt of electricity. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv. 1Growl Normal Status010040The user grows in an endearing way, making opposing Pokémon less wary. This lowers their Attack stats.
Lv. 4Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
Lv. 8Double Team Normal Status010115By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to boost its evasiveness.
Lev. 12Electro Ball Elektrik Special110010The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
Lev. 16Fake Normal Physics3010010This attack can hit a target using a move such as Protect or Detect. This also lifts the effects of those moves.
Lev. 20Spark Elektrik Physics6510020The user attacks the target with an electrically charged tackle. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lev. 24Agility Psy Status010130The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply boosts its Speed stat.
Lev. 28Iron Tail Steel Physics1007515The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lev. 32Discharge Elektrik Special8010015The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also leave those hit by the attack with paralysis.
Lev. 36Thunderbolt Elektrik Special9010015The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lev. 40Light Screen Psy Status010130A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
Lev. 44Thunder Elektrik Special1107010A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
68Thunder Punch Elektrik Physics7510015The target is attacked with an electrified punch. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
66Body Slam Normal Physics8510015The user attacks by dropping onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
123Surf Water Special9010015The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.
126Thunderbolt Elektrik Special9010015The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
82Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
166Thunder Elektrik Special1107010A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
55Dig Soil Physics8010010The user burrows into the ground on the first turn, then attacks on the next turn.
4Agility Psy Status010130The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply boosts its Speed stat.
75Light Screen Psy Status010130A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
74Reflect Psy Status010120A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical moves for five turns.
32Swift Normal Special6010120Star-shaped rays are shot at opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
18Thief Darkness Physics6010025The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
134Reversal Fight Physics110015An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
2Charm Fairy Status010020The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target's Attack stat.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
122Still Normal Status01005The user compels the target to keep using the move it encored for three turns.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
130Helping Hand Normal Status010120The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.
58Brick Break Fight Physics7510015The user attacks with a swift chop. This move can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
3Fake Tears Darkness Status010020The user feigns crying to fluster the target. This harshly lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
43Fling Darkness Physics110010The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
140Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
81Grass Knot Plant Special110020The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
23Charge Beam Elektrik Special509010The user attacks the target with an electric charge. The residual electricity may also boost the user's Sp. Atk stat.
72Electro Ball Elektrik Special110010The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
48Volt Switch Elektrik Special7010020After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
147Wild Charge Elektrik Physics9010015The user shrouds itself in electricity and smashes into the target. This also damages the user a little.
19Disarming Voice Fairy Special4010115Letting out a charming cry, the user does emotional damage to opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
37Draining Kiss Fairy Special5010010The user steals the target's HP with a kiss. The user's HP is restored by over half the damage taken by the target.
127Play Rough Fairy Physics909010The user attacks by playing rough with the target. This may also lower the target's Attack stat.
396Eerie Impulse Elektrik Status010015The user's body generates an eerie impulse. Exposing the target to it harshly lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
136Electric Terrain Elektrik Status010110The user turns the ground into Electric Terrain for five turns, powering up Electric-type moves. Pokémon on the ground can no longer fall asleep.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
20Trailblaze Plant Physics5010020The user attacks suddenly as if leaping out from tall grass. The user's nimble footwork boosts its Speed stat.
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