Pikachu Raid Guide

Pikachu Raid guide

Electric

Pikachu is an easy Tier 1 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 3277. You can solo Pikachu raids without any problem at all. Pikachu is vulnerable to Ground type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Groudon, Rhyperior, Landorus, Rhydon, Excadrill.

Pikachu can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 616 - 670 CP during Rainy weather conditions.
  • 493 - 536 CP during other weather conditions.

Pikachu is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was February 1, 2022. Shiny Pikachu is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Pikachu raids will be boosted during Rainy weather conditions.

Electric type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ground
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Flying
Half damage to: Grass
No damage from: -
No damage to: Ground

Pikachu Raid Counters

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Krookodile

    Krookodile is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Golurk

    Golurk is a Ground, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Gliscor

    Gliscor is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Sand Tomb   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Flygon

    Flygon is a Ground, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Sandslash

    Sandslash is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Stunfisk

    Stunfisk is a Ground, Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Mud Bomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Claydol

    Claydol is a Ground, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Gligar

    Gligar is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Marowak

    Marowak is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bone Club   Dig   Earthquake   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Rhyhorn

    Rhyhorn is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Dugtrio

    Dugtrio is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Mud Bomb   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Hippopotas

    Hippopotas is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Krokorok

    Krokorok is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Drilbur

    Drilbur is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Drill Run   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Sandshrew

    Sandshrew is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

  • Phanpy

    Phanpy is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Pikachu.

  • Trapinch

    Trapinch is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Pikachu.

Pikachu moves set

Pikachu will use below moves during the battle.

Discharge Charged Electric 26.0
Fly Charged Flying
Quick Attack Fast Normal 10.0
Thunder Shock Fast Electric 8.3
Thunderbolt Charged Electric 32.0
Wild Charge Charged Electric 34.6

Pikachu raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Pikachu moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Pikachu.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Quick Attack Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Discharge
Boosts Thunder Shock
Boosts Thunderbolt
Boosts Wild Charge
Discharge is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunder Shock is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunderbolt is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Wild Charge is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Fly Great for battle

Pikachu stats

Stamina: 70
Attack: 112
Defence: 101
Max CP (level 50): 912
Max HP (level 50): 72

Shiny Pikachu

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Pikachu if you win the raid.

Raid events