Raichu Stats

Raichu highest IV stat is Speed (110) and the lowest being Def (55).

Rank Value Stat
F
60
HP
C
90
Atk
F
55
Def
B
90
Sp.Atk
D
80
Sp.Def
C
110
Speed
C
485
Total

Raichu Guide

Raichu has a 3 Speed EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Raichu is a Hasty nature due to the highest IV stat being Speed.

Raichu Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Weak To
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield3 Speed

How To Evolve Raichu in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pichu Regular Evolution requires High Friendship during day-time to evolve into Pikachu and Thunder Stone to evolve into Raichu.

    Raichu Regular Evolution
  1. #073
    Pichu
  2. High Friendship during day-time
  3. #074
    Pikachu
  4. Thunder Stone
  5. #075
    Raichu

Raichu Regular Evolution's most significant stat increase will be its SpAtk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Pichu
205
20
40
15
35
35
60
Stat Increase
+115
+15
+15
+25
+15
+15
+30
Pikachu
320
35
55
40
50
50
90
Stat Increase
+165
+25
+35
+15
+40
+30
+20
Raichu
485
60
90
55
90
80
110
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Where To Find Raichu Locations in Pokemon SV

Raichu has 2 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find the evolved form Pikachu appearing at level 40 - 60, within the The Great Crater of Paldea location.

Raichu Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Very Common
60%
Forest (10%) Biome
Pikachu
Lv. 10 - 30
Rare
10%
Grass (10%) Biome
Raichu
Lv. 40 - 60

Wild Raichu Tera Type Location

Pokemon SV Raichu Weakness

Raichu is a Electric Type pokemon. This will cause Raichu to take More Damage from Ground type moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Electric type moves.

Raichu Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ground
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Flying
1/2
Steel
1/2
Electric
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Raichu Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%

What pokemon is Raichu Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
A
-50%
A
-50%
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Best Moves for Raichu in Scarlet and Violet

Raichu Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Thunder Punch and TM Moves like Thunder, and Focus Blast.

Unlock Move Description
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
Thunder
Electric
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Focus Blast
Fighting
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
70
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Thunder Punch
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked with an electrified punch. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

List of Raichu Moves in

Raichu can learn 21 Moves from Leveling Up and 40 TM Moves. Moves like Thunder Punch which, Raichu will learn by reaching level Evolution. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Thunder, Focus Blast and Thunder Punch.

Raichu Level Up Moves

List of the 21 Moves Raichu can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Agility
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply boosts its Speed stat.
Lv.1
Charm
Fairy
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target's Attack stat.
Lv.1
Discharge
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also leave those hit by the attack with paralysis.
Lv.1
Double Team
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to boost its evasiveness.
Lv.1
Electro Ball
Electric
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
Lv.1
Feint
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
This attack can hit a target using a move such as Protect or Detect. This also lifts the effects of those moves.
Lv.1
Growl
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user growls in an endearing way, making opposing Pokemon less wary. This lowers their Attack stats.
Lv.1
Iron Tail
Steel
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
75
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.1
Light Screen
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
Lv.1
Nasty Plot
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv.1
Nuzzle
Electric
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by nuzzling its electrified cheeks against the target. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Lv.1
Play Nice
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user and the target become friends, and the target loses its will to fight. This lowers the target's Attack stat.
Lv.1
Quick Attack
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Physical
Effect:
The user lunges at the target to inflict damage, moving at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
Lv.1
Spark
Electric
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target with an electrically charged tackle. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.1
Sweet Kiss
Fairy
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
75
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user kisses the target with a sweet, angelic cuteness that causes confusion.
Lv.1
Tail Whip
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user wags its tail cutely, making opposing Pokemon less wary. This lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.1
Thunder
Electric
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.1
Thunder Shock
Electric
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a jolt of electricity. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.1
Thunder Wave
Electric
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
90
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
Lv.5
Thunderbolt
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.Evolution
Thunder Punch
Electric
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked with an electrified punch. This may also leave the target with paralysis.