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Pikachu (Pokémon GO)

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Pikachu Pokemon GO

Pikachu

#25 (Kanto)

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

  Present Elite TM 3.8 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.

Summary

Pikachu is an Electric Pokémon. 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

  Present Elite TM 3.8 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),
  • Excadrill,
  • Groudon,
  • Garchomp,
  • Rhyperior.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Landorus (Therian)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 100%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 98%
Groudon   Mud Shot   Earthquake 95%
Excadrill   Mud-Slap   Drill Run 94%
Garchomp   Mud Shot   Earthquake 93%
Rhyperior   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 93%
Landorus (Incarnate)   Mud Shot   Earth Power 92%
Krookodile   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 89%
Rhydon   Mud-Slap   Earthquake 86%
Landorus (Therian)   Rock Throw   Earth Power 86%

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

Most vulnerable to Pikachu

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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