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Pichu (Pokémon GO)

Pichu Pokemon GO

Pichu

#172 (Johto)

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

  Quick Attack Old 10 dps
  Thunderbolt 38.4 dps

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Pokémon type

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

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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Standard game images

Pichu - Male & Female

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Pichu, which has the following appearance:

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

  Quick Attack Old 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 you can use to beat Pichu are:

  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon,
  • Garchomp,
  • Rhyperior.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earthquake 100%
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 99%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 97%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 94%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 93%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 92%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 92%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 90%
Landorus (Therian)   Extrasensory   Earth Power 90%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Pichu

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

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