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0.31 - 0.49 m
4.49 - 7.46 kg
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Pikachu is an Electric-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Pichu after being fed with 25 candies and can evolve into Raichu when fed with 50 candies. Pikachu is also the Starter Pokémon.
Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
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.
Pikachu is the part of a three-member
Pikachu seems to be common Pokémon during some
events, however aside from them it is very-rare Pokémon.
Pikachu seen in the game trailer
Pikachu in early concept of encounter screen
Sprites of Pikachu with event hats
Pikachu was released with the game launch on July 6 th, 2016.
In the wild, maximum capture CP of Pikachu is 804, however it can reach 871, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
Pikachu was the Pokémon featured on the first Community Day that took place on January 20 th, 2018.
Between October 11 th and October 12 th, 2018, female Pikachu's spawn rate in the wild was significantly higher during the Female Day.
Between November 30 th and December 3 rd, 2018, Pikachu's spawn rate in the wild was significantly higher during twelfth Community Day.
Event Pokémon for event Pikachu spawns. From July 6 th, 2016 to December 12 th, 2016, Pikachu used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
Pikachu was available in field research: "Catch 3 Electric-type Pokémon." during April to June, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 402.
Pikachu was also available in field research: "Catch 3 Grass-, Fire- or Water-type Pokémon." during July, 2018.
Flower crowns Pikachu was also available in field research: "Catch 5 Pidgey or Rattata." during Pokémon Day 2019.
Shiny form of Pikachu was released during the Pokémon GO Park event on August 9 th, 2017.
Pikachu is one of the four Starter Pokémon, the others being Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle.
Unlike other three Starter Pokémon, Pikachu isn't the first stage form of its evolution line.
Pikachu is the most favoured and iconic Pokémon in game and there are few easter eggs related with this Pokémon.
Its silhouette is in Pokémon Collection button in Main Menu .
Its image is on PokéCoin icon .
It has a lineup of various costumes for certain events in game.
Along with extra-small Rattata, extra-large Magikarp and extremely-rare in general Unown, for catching Pikachu there is special medal that Trainer can achieve.
Pikachu can be caught as a Starter Pokémon, if the player walk away from three already spawned Starter Pokémon to make them disappear and re-spawn again next to the trainer at his current location. Players have to repeat this action few times until Pikachu show up along with the previous three Starter Pokémon.
Unlike the other Pokémon in the game, if Pikachu is tapped while looking at its summary page, it says its name just as it does in the anime series.
During the Pokémon GO Park event in Yokohama, Pikachu was a 4th tier level Raid Boss, its CP was 11,845. Pikachu's maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 536.
 Unlike regular Pikachu, Pikachu wearing event hat cannot be transferred to Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!.
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