Raichu/Alolan

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Raichu
ライチュウ
Alolan Raichu.png
Pikachu < Raichu/Alolan > Sandshrew/Alolan
Species
Type
Mouse Pokémon
Electric.gif Psychic.gif
Number
Ability
#26
Height
Weight
2'4"
46.3 lbs.
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
75
Tier
EV Yield
TBD
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Alolan Raichu (ライチュウ) is the 26th Pokémon in the Alola Pokédex. It is an Electric/Psychic type, and is known as the Mouse Pokémon. It is a regional variant of Raichu, native to the Alola region.

Alolan Raichu possesses the Ability Surge Surfer, which doubles its Speed while Electric Terrain is on the field.

Pichu evolves into Pikachu when leveled up with maximum Happiness, and again into Alolan Raichu when exposed to a Thunder Stone in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Alolan Raichu is in the Field and Fairy Egg Groups. It takes Alolan Raichu 1,000,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Alolan Raichu have a few noticeable differences. First off, its fur appears to be golden brown with a beige belly. Second, its ears look like miniature wings. The third and most noticeable difference is that its tail is flatter and is used by the Pokémon as a surfboard.

Gender Differences

Alolan Raichu doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Alolan Raichu is obtainable in Pokémon Sun and Moon by evolving a Pikachu through the use of a Thunder Stone.

Spin-Off Games

Alolan Raichu is yet to appear in a spin-off game.

Trading Card Game

Alolan Raichu is yet to appear in the Trading Card Game.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Alolan Raichu is yet to appear in the anime.

Movies

Alolan Raichu is yet to appear in the movies.

Manga

Alolan Raichu is yet to appear in the manga.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Sun/Moon None Evolve Pikachu

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
VII Sun It only evolves to this form in the Alola region. According to researchers, its diet is one of the causes of this change.
Moon It uses psychokinesis to control electricity. It hops aboard its own tail, using psychic power to lift the tail and move about while riding it.

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
60
. 230 324 .
Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Def
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Atk
95
175 195 289 317
Sp. Def
85
157 175 269 295
Speed
110
202 225 319 350

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Evolve Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
Start Speed Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Thunder Shock Electric.gif 40 100 Special.png
Start Tail Whip Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Quick Attack Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM72 Volt Switch Electric.gif 70 100 Special.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.gif 90 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bestow Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Bide Normal.gif  ?? -- Physical.png
Charge Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Disarming Voice Fairy.gif 40 -- Special.png
Double Slap Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Electric Terrain Electric.gif -- -- Other.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Fake Out Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Flail Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Lucky Chant Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Present Normal.gif  ?? 90 Physical.png
Reversal Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Tickle Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Volt Tackle Electric.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Wish Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves

Pichu

Via Level-Up
Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Charm Fairy.gif -- 100 Other.png
10 Sweet Kiss Fairy.gif -- 75 Other.png
13 Nasty Plot Dark.gif -- -- Other.png

Pikachu

Via Level-Up
Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
5 Growl Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
7 Play Nice Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
13 Electro Ball Electric.gif ?? 100 Special.png
18 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
21 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png
23 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
26 Spark Electric.gif 65 100 Physical.png
29 Nuzzle Electric.gif 20 100 Physical.png
34 Discharge Electric.gif 80 100 Special.png
37 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
45 Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
50 Wild Charge Electric.gif 90 100 Physical.png
53 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
58 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
Via Event
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Celebrate Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Happy Hour Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Hold Hands Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Teeter Dance Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/200* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 160*/190* -- Physical.png Special.png
Bloom Doom Grass.gif 160 -- Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 175*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 175 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Twinkle Tackle Fairy.gif 100 -- Special.png
Stoked Sparksurfer Electric.gif 175 -- Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level up
+ 220 Happiness

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
Electric.gif
Psychic.gif
Fighting.gif
Flying.gif
Poison.gif
Water.gif
Dark.gif
Dragon.gif
Electric.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Psychic.gif
Steel.gif
Electric.gif
Fighting.gif
Flying.gif
Psychic.gif
Steel.gif
Bug.gif
Dark.gif
Ghost.gif
Ground.gif

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