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Pikachu (Pokémon GO)

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Pikachu Pokemon GO

Pikachu

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Best moveset for Pikachu

The best moves for Pikachu are Thunder Shock and Wild Charge 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
  Wild Charge 41.5 dps

Defense

  Quick Attack 10 dps
  Wild Charge 41.5 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. Pikachu evolves from Pichu which costs 25 Candy, and evolves into Raichu which costs 50 Candy.

Summary

Pikachu is an Electric Pokémon which evolves from Pichu. It is vulnerable to Ground moves. Pikachu's strongest moveset is Thunder Shock & Wild Charge and it has a Max CP of 938. Pikachu evolves into Raichu.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Pikachu

The best moves for Pikachu are Thunder Shock and Wild Charge 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
  Wild Charge 41.5 dps

Defense

  Quick Attack 10 dps
  Wild Charge 41.5 dps

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What counters Pikachu?

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

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Pikachu are:

  • Landorus (Therian),
  • Landorus (Incarnate),
  • Groudon,
  • Excadrill,
  • Garchomp.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 100%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 92%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 87%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 86%
Landorus (Therian)   Rock Throw   Earth Power 86%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 84%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 83%
Mewtwo (Normal)   Confusion   Psystrike 80%
Golurk   Mud-Slap   Earth Power 79%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Rock Throw   Earth Power 78%

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Most vulnerable to Pikachu

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

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