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Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu is a Electric Type Tiny Mouse Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground type moves. You can find and catch Pichu in Route 4 with a 5% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Pichu are 20 HP, 40 Attack, 35 SP Attack, 15 Defense, 35 SP Defense, and 60 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu
Pichu Galar Pokedex ID: 193

List of Pichu Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 205
HP 20
Attack 40
Defense 15
Special Attack 35
Special Defense 35
Speed 60

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Pichu to have is Hasty, this will increase it's Speed and decrease it's Defense stats.

Pichu Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Lightning RodHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

Despite its small size, it can zap even adult humans. However, if it does so, it also surprises itself.

Shield Pokedex Entry

The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu Evolutions

How do i get Pichu's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu evolves into Pikachu with a high Friendship. Pikachu then evolves into its final evolution Raichu with a Thunder Stone.

high Friendship
Thunder Stone
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Pichu Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Pichu?

Pichu does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Pikachu and evolve it into Pichu. A popular spawn location you can find Pikachu is in the Route 4 area with a 5% chance to spawn during All weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 4
5%14 - 16
Stony Wilderness - Area 2
5%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness - Area 3
10%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness
5%28 - 30
Rolling Fields
?15 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15
Forest of Focus
5%10 - 15

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Stony Wilderness
10%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu Raids

Where do i find Pichu Raids?

You can find Pichu raids in the following locations: Giant's Cap, Hammerlocke Hills, Motostoke Riverbank.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Pichu Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pichu Weakness

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

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Pichu Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Pichu Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Pichu Moves List

What moves can Pichu learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Pichu can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Electric type +50% STAB damage.

Pichu Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Thunder Shock
01[] Tail Whip
04[] Play Nice
08[] Sweet Kiss
12[] Nuzzle
16[] Nasty Plot
20[] Charm

TM Moves Pichu can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical112.510015May paralyze opponent.
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM29CharmStatus10020Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM80Volt SwitchSpecial10510020User must switch out after attacking.
TM82ElectrowebSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM90Electric TerrainStatus10Prevents all Pokémon from falling asleep for 5 turns.

Pichu TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial13510015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1657010May paralyze opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical13510015User receives recoil damage.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.

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