Catastropika does damage and has no secondary effect.
Generation VIII onwards
Catastropika cannot be selected in a battle.
||The user, Pikachu, surrounds itself with the maximum amount of electricity using its Z-Power and pounces on its target with full force.
|This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.
In the anime
- Along with 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt, Catastropika is the only species-exclusive Z-Move to have a unique pose not shared with other Z-Moves of the same type. Coincidentally, both are exclusive to Pikachu.
- Catastropika has the highest base power of all Electric-type moves.
In other languages