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Pichu is an Electric-type Baby Pokémon from Johto region. It evolves into Pikachu when fed 25 candies and its final evolution form is Raichu.

Pokédex description

Pichu - Tiny Mouse Pokémon
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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Electric 5 (8)
Icon Normal 8 (10) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Fairy
70 (18)
Icon Electric
45 (25)
Icon Electric
80 (32)

Evolution family

Pichu is the part of a three-member family.

10. Pichu
#172 Pichu
25 Pikachu candy
#025 Pikachu
50 Pikachu candy
#026 Raichu
Raichu alolan
#026 Alolan Raichu


Sprites of Pichu with event hats

Regular Shiny
Pichu festive Pichu festive shiny
Pichu ash Pichu ash shiny
Pichu party Pichu party shiny
Pichu witch Pichu witch shiny
Pichu summer Pichu summer shiny
Pichu winter Pichu winter shiny


  • Pichu was released with the release of Johto-region Baby Pokémon on December 12th, 2016.
  • Since April 26th, 2019, Pichu can be hatched from 2&7-km Eggs with a 270 of maximal CP.
    • From December 12th, 2016 to February 16th, 2017, Pichu used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
    • From February 16th, 2017 to November 6th, 2018, Pichu used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
    • From November 6th, 2018 to April 26th, 2019, Pichu used to be a possible hatchling from 7-km Eggs.
    • Between April 16th and April 23rd, 2019, Pichu was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2019.
    • Between August 5th and August 19th, 2019, Pichu was temporarily possible gift 2-km egg hatchling during the Gift Event.
  • Shiny form of Pichu was released during the Pokémon GO Park event on August 9th, 2017.

External links

  • Pichu page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Pichu article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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