|Tiny Mouse Pokémon|
|1' (0.3m)||4.4 lbs (2kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Speed Point|
Pichu (Johto Pokédex. It is an Electric-Type, and is known as the Tiny Mouse Pokémon.) is the 21st Pokémon in the
Pichu uses the Static Ability. With this Ability, any Pokémon that make contact with Pichu have a 30% chance of being Paralyzed. Outside of battle, there is an increased chance of finding Electric-type Pokémon in the area if Pichu is at the front of the player's party. A second Ability is available to Pichu from the Dream World, the Lightningrod Ability, an Ability that draws Electric-Type moves to it, nullifying its power and increasing its Special Attack by one level.
Pichu is in the Undiscovered Egg Group, but it hatches from an Egg from a Pikachu or Raichu, which takes approximately 2,560 Steps to hatch. It takes Pichu One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Pichu takes the appearance of a small, yellow rodent.
 Gender Differences
Pichu doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Pichu can be found in the wild in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum at the Trophy Garden. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, a Pichu can be found at Ilex Forest, but only if the Shiny Pichu from events is in your party. This Pichu is a Spiky-Ear Pichu, and it holds a Zap Plate.
 Spin-off Games
Pichu makes appearances in Huge Storage 1, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Pichu can be found at Joyous Tower 3F-6F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Pichu can be found at Amp Plains 9F-10F & I1F-4F. Pichu is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 1F-10F and Final Cave 3F-5F. Pichu can be found at Silent Tundra, Dreamy Isle and Pika Land in Gates to Infinity.
Pichu is the Starter Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. This particular Pichu is known as the Ukulele Pichu, as it used a Ukulele to perform for other Wild Pokémon on Dolce Island until the Pokémon Pinchers attacked and ran off with its friends. It would join the hero on his or her mission to stop the Pokémon Pinchers and restore peace to the Oblivia Region.
Other Wild Pichu can be found on Dolce Island, and after completing Quest #49, Pichu can be found at Cocona Village, Teakwood Forest, Mt. Latolato, Dangerous Cliff, Faldera Volcano and Silver Falls in the Present. Pichu doesn't appear in the Past Missions.
Pichu can be found at Trailhead Field Forest 1-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Pichu inhabit Violight in Pokémon Conquest.
 Trading Card Game
Pichu is listed in the Wizards Promo set and Pokémon Organized Play Series 9 as an Uncommon Card. The Spiky Eared Pichu is listed in the 2009 Movie Premiere Pack (3) and the Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promo Set. The Pichu Brothers are listed in the Pokémon Promos set and Pokémon Organized Play Series 3 as a Common Card.
Pichu is listed as a Common Card in the EX Emerald, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card) and Mysterious Treasures sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Stormfront set, and as a Rare Card in the Neo Genesis, Expedition (2), EX Power Keepers, Arceus and Heart Gold/Soul Silver sets.
 Other Games
Pichu is available as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Melee. It uses the same moves as Pikachu, but it also takes a small percentage of damage from Electric-type moves. In the sequel, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Pichu is only available as a trophy.
 Anime/Manga Information
A pair of Pichu, named the Pichu Brothers, have appeared in a few episodes in Pokémon Chronicles. Other trainers have used Pichu in other episodes, and the Ukelele Pichu makes an appearance in the two episodes that are tied into Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.
Wild Pichu make an appearance in Giratina and the Sky Warrior, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu and Pichu, Camp Pikachu and Pikachu's Island Adventure. Pikachu and Pichu star the Pichu Brothers.
Gold owns a Pichu, which hatched from an Egg after the identity of the Mask of Ice was exposed in Chapter 178. He would be nicknamed Pich, and make subsequent appearances in Chapters 180, 334-337, 457 and 460.
Wild Pichu would make appearances in Chapters 367 and 460.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Pichu is in the Not Fully Evolved tier of Competitive Battling as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Diamond/Pearl||10%||Trophy Garden (Day/Night)|
|Diamond/Pearl||30%||Trophy Garden (Morning)|
|Platinum||30%||Trophy Garden (Morning)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Only One||Bring Event Pichu to Ilex Forest|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It is unskilled at storing electric power. Any kind of shock causes it to discharge energy spontaneously.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||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.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||When Pichu plays with others, it may short out electricity with another Pichu, creating a shower of sparks. In that event, this Pokémon will begin crying, startled by the flash of sparks.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It is still inept at retaining electricity. When it is startled, it discharges power accidentally. It gets better at holding power as it grows older.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||The electric pouches on its cheeks are still small. They cannot store much electricity yet.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It plays with others by touching tails and setting off sparks. This appears to be a test of courage.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.|
|V||Pokémon Black||The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.|
|V||Pokémon White||The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It plays with others by touching tails and setting off sparks. This appears to be a test of courage.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It is not yet skilled at storing electricity. It may send out a jolt if amused or startled.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Most Pichu
 Spiky Eared Pichu
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
|High Happiness + Level Up -- Use a Thunderstone|
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
- Pichu and its evolutions are the only Pokémon that can learn Volt Tackle. This can be done if either Pikachu or Raichu is holding a Light Ball during breeding.
- Prior to Generation V, Pichu used to be Junichi Masuda's favorite Pokémon. In Generation V, it got replaced by Victini, a Pokémon with a similar body structure.
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