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Pichu (Pokémon GO)

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Pichu Pokemon GO

Pichu

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Best moveset for Pichu

The best moves for Pichu are Thunder Shock and Thunderbolt when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Thunder Shock 10 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps

Defense

  Thunder Shock 10 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps

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Pokémon type

Electric
Vulnerable to…
Ground deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Steel deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Pikachu family. Pichu evolves into Pikachu which costs 25 Candy, which then evolves into Raichu costing 50 Candy.

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Summary

Pichu is an Electric Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Ground moves. Pichu's strongest moveset is Thunder Shock & Thunderbolt and it has a Max CP of 473. Pichu evolves into Pikachu.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Pichu

The best moves for Pichu are Thunder Shock and Thunderbolt when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Thunder Shock 10 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps

Defense

  Thunder Shock 10 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps

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What counters Pichu?

Pichu is a Electric type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Pichu are:

  • Groudon,
  • Garchomp,
  • Rhyperior,
  • Mamoswine,
  • Deoxys (Attack).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 2347%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 2288%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 2127%
Mamoswine   Mud-Slap   Bulldoze 2101%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Dark Pulse 2096%
Deoxys (Attack)   Poison Jab   Dark Pulse 2047%
Garchomp   Dragon Tail   Earthquake 2046%
Rhydon   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 1977%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 1937%
Groudon   Dragon Tail   Earthquake 1930%

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Most vulnerable to Pichu

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
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