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Raichu

Raichu

Raichu (Alola)


National Pokédex
Pikachu - Raichu (#026) - Sandshrew
Ability Static
Lightning Rod (Hidden)
Surge Surfer (Alola)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Atsuko Nishida

Raichu (ライチュウ, Raichu) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is an Electric Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It gains a Psychic typing in Alola.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue Its long tail serves as a ground to protect itself from its own high voltage power.
Pokémon Yellow When electricity builds up inside its body, it becomes feisty. It also glows in the dark.
Pokémon Stadium Its electrical attacks may reach 10,000 volts. It discharges electricity from its tail, so it is not harmed by its own power.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold When its electricity builds, its muscles are stimulated, and it becomes more aggressive than usual.
Pokémon Silver If the electric pouches in its cheeks become fully charged, both ears will stand straight up.
Pokémon Crystal If its electric pouches run empty, it raises its tail to gather electricity from the atmosphere.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby If the electrical sacks become excessively charged, Raichu plants its tail in the ground and discharges. Scorched patches of ground will be found near this Pokémon's nest.
Pokémon Sapphire This Pokémon exudes a weak electrical charge from all over its body that makes it take on a slight glow in darkness. Raichu searches for electricity by planting its tail in the ground.
Pokémon Emerald If it stores too much electricity, its behavior turns aggressive. To avoid this, it occasionally discharges excess energy and calms itself down.
Pokémon FireRed Its electric charges can reach even 100,000 volts. Careless contact can cause even an Indian elephant to faint.
Pokémon LeafGreen Its long tail serves as ground to protect itself from its own high-voltage power.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It turns aggressive if it has too much electricity in its body. It discharges power through its tail.
Pokémon Pearl It can loose 100,000-volt bursts of electricity, instantly downing foes several times its size.
Pokémon Platinum Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
Pokémon HeartGold When its electricity builds, its muscles are stimulated, and it becomes more aggressive than usual.
Pokémon SoulSilver If the electric pouches in its cheeks become fully charged, both ears will stand straight up.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
Pokémon White Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
Pokémon Black 2 Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
Pokémon White 2 Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X When its electricity builds, its muscles are stimulated, and it becomes more aggressive than usual.
Pokémon Y It can loose 100,000-volt bursts of electricity, instantly downing foes several times its size.
Pokémon Omega Ruby If the electrical sacs become excessively charged, Raichu plants its tail in the ground and discharges. Scorched patches of ground will be found near this Pokémon's nest.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire This Pokémon exudes a weak electrical charge from all over its body that makes it take on a slight glow in darkness. Raichu plants its tail in the ground to discharge electricity.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red
Cerulean Cave
Pokémon Blue
Cerulean Cave, Power Plant
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Evolve Pikachu
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Evolve Pikachu
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Platinum
Evolve Pikachu
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Poké Transfer
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Evolve Pikachu


Evolution

Pichu
Happiness.
Pikachu
Use Thunderstone Sprite Thunderstone.
Raichu
PKMN172 PKMN025 PKMN026


Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 60
Attack 90
Defense 55
Sp. Attack 90
Sp. Defense 80
Speed 100
Average 475

Moveset

Main article: Raichu/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
PKMNRG026
Red Blue
PKMNRB026
Yellow
PKMNY026
Gold
PKMNG026


PKMNG026-S

Silver
PKMNS026


PKMNS026-S

Crystal
PKMNC026


PKMNC026-S

Ruby Sapphire
PKMNRS026


PKMNRS026-S

Emerald
PKMNE026


PKMNE026-S

Fire Leaf
PKMNFRLG026


PKMNFRLG026-S

Diamond Pearl
PKMNDP026


PKMNDP026-S

Platinum
PKMNP026


PKMNP026-S

Heart Soul
PKMNHGSS026


PKMNHGSS026-S

Black White
PKMNBW026


PKMNBW026-S

Black 2 White 2
PKMNBW2026


PKMNBW2026-S

X Y
Blank PKMN
File:PKMNXY026.png


Blank PKMN
File:PKMNXY026-S.png


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