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Pichu Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Pichu Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pichu is from the Pokémon Series and ranks as a C Tier Pick (Average). This How To Play Pichu Guide details the Best Spirits to use and highest Stats. This character is in the Feather Weight Class and has a Average Run Speed, Average Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Pichu by playing as Isabelle in the VS. Game Mode.

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pichu Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pichu Tier
C Tier
Rank: 77
Air Speed
Rank: 46-48
Fall Speed
Super Fast
Rank: 5
Run Speed
Rank: 25
Dash Speed
Rank: 29-34

Super Smash Blog Entry

Pichu is back after 17 years! Pichu's electric attacks have greater range and do more damage than its other attack types—but they also damage Pichu.

Pichu Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Pichu in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Pichu is Weak Against are Lucina and Snake. However, Pichu is Strong Against King K. Rool, Ganondorf, and Donkey Kong.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Pichu Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Pichu Moves based on Frame Startup (How fast the move is), this includes Neutral, Dash, Tilt, Smash, Aerial and Special Move Attacks.

Best Moves Frame
Nair 6
Uair 7
Bair 8
Final Smash Description
Volt Tackle Pichu flies around & through terrain, dealing damage to enemy players
SSBU Pichu Moves

All Alternate Pichu Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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Best Spirits for Pichu

These are the Best Primary and Support Spirits to use with Pichu based on their Moves and playstyle.

Best Pichu Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Fawful
Support Slot 1 Zapfish
Support Slot 2 Rock Mario
Support Slot 3 Shine Sprite

Improves all electric attacks, overall physical strength, and all special move power.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Pichu In SSBU

You can Unlock Pichu from playing VS. Matches, Classic Mode and World of Light Game Modes In Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Power Plant Zone (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Isabelle
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Isabelle

You can learn more about the fastest way to unlock Pichu HERE.