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Pikachu Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Pikachu Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Pikachu

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

Weight
Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pikachu Universe
Universe
Pokémon
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pikachu Tier
Tier
A Tier
Weight
Light
Rank: 68-70
Air Speed
Average
Rank: 62
Fall Speed
Average
Rank: 45-48
Run Speed
Fast
Rank: 17
Dash Speed
Average
Rank: 29-34

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This fierce fighter uses electric moves like Thunder Jolt and Thunder. Pikachu Libre is one of the alternate costumes and you can tell she's female by the shape of her tail.

Pikachu Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Pikachu in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Pikachu is Weak Against are Ness and Mr. Game And Watch. However, Pikachu is Strong Against Ganondorf, King K. Rool, and Donkey Kong.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Pikachu Best Moves

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

Best MovesFrame
Nair6
Bair, Uair7
Usmash10
TechniqueDescription
Wall JumpingWhile touching the wall in the air, you can kick off the wall in the opposite direction by flicking L Stick away from the wall.
Directional Special MovesSpecial Moves will send you in the direction the L Stick is tilted. If you change the input direction in the middle of the move, you'll head in the new direction.
Final SmashDescription
Volt TacklePikachu flies around & through terrain, dealing damage to enemy players
SSBU Pikachu Moves

All Alternate Pikachu Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 1SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 2SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 3SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 4SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 5SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 6SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 7SSBU Pikachu Alternative Costume 8

Best Spirits for Pikachu

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

Best Pikachu SpiritsSpirit Name
Primary SpiritFawful
Support Slot 1Zapfish
Support Slot 2Rock Mario
Support Slot 3Shine Sprite

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

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Pikachu In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Cliffside Rapids (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Original 8
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Wii Fit Trainer

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

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