Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ Pikachu) is an Electric-type Pokemon species appearing on many different cards in the Pokemon TCG. In most cases, Pikachu are presented as Lightning-type Pokemon with weaknesses to Fighting-types and are Basic Pokemon that can evolve into Raichu and from Pichu.

Apart from simply “Pikachu” cards, other Pikachu that appear in the TCG include Lt. Surge’s Pikachu, Surfing Pikachu, Flying Pikachu, Birthday Pikachu, and Pikachu *.

Of 38 total English [[articles/2009-state-championship-decks-first-we|Pikachu]] cards released, only 25 are actually unique Pikachu with their own exclusive set of attacks and stats. Some of these individual Pikachu have been reprinted in additional sets, sometimes with new artwork or special stamps that further distinguish them from their original releases.

Set Appearances

Promotional Card Appearances


  • Card-Dex Pikachu Listing