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Pokemon Sword and Shield Raichu

Pokemon Sword and Shield Raichu is a Electric Type Mouse Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground type moves. You can find and catch Raichu in Route 4 with a 5% chance to appear during All Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Raichu are 60 HP, 90 Attack, 90 SP Attack, 55 Defense, 80 SP Defense, and 110 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Raichu
Raichu Galar Pokedex ID: 195

List of Raichu Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 485
HP 60
Attack 90
Defense 55
Special Attack 90
Special Defense 80
Speed 110

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

Raichu Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Lightning RodHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

Its long tail serves as a ground to protect itself from its own high-voltage power.

Shield Pokedex Entry

If its electric pouches run empty, it raises its tail to gather electricity from the atmosphere.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Raichu Evolutions

How do i get Raichu'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

Raichu Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Raichu?

Raichu does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Pikachu and evolve it into Raichu. 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 Raichu Raids

Where do i find Raichu Raids?

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

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Raichu Weakness

Raichu 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 Raichu Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Raichu Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Raichu Moves List

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

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

Raichu Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00[] Thunder Punch
01[] Play Nice
01[] Sweet Kiss
01[] Nuzzle
01[] Nasty Plot
01[] Charm
01[] Thunder Wave
01[] Double Team
01[] Electro Ball
01[] Feint
01[] Spark
01[] Agility
01[] Slam
01[] Discharge
01[] Thunderbolt
01[] Light Screen
01[] Thunder
01[] Thunder Shock
01[] Tail Whip
01[] Growl
01[] Quick Attack

TM Moves Raichu can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM02Pay DayPhysical4010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical112.510015May paralyze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM17Light ScreenStatus30Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM18ReflectStatus20Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
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.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM62Speed SwapStatus10The user exchanges Speed stats with the target.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM80Volt SwitchSpecial10510020User must switch out after attacking.
TM82ElectrowebSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87Draining KissSpecial5010010User recovers most the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM90Electric TerrainStatus10Prevents all Pokémon from falling asleep for 5 turns.
TM93Eerie ImpulseStatus10015Sharply lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM97Brutal SwingPhysical6010020The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.

Raichu TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial13510015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1657010May paralyze opponent.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
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.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR77Grass KnotSpecial10020The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TR80Electro BallSpecial10010The faster the user, the stronger the attack.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical13510015User receives recoil damage.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.

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