ひっさつのピカチュート Certain-kill Pikachoot
Catastropika (Japanese: ひっさつのピカチュート Certain-kill Pikachoot) is a damage-dealing Electric-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII. It is the exclusive Z-Move of Pikachu and an upgraded version of its signature move, Volt Tackle.
Catastropika does damage and has no secondary effect.
Catastropika cannot be selected in a battle.
Only regular Pikachu can use Catastropika. Pikachu in a cap cannot use Catastropika, even if it knows Volt Tackle, holds a Pikanium Z, and its Trainer wears a Z-Ring or Z-Power Ring.
In the anime
|User||First Used In||Notes|
|Pikachu||Pikachu strikes a series of synchronized poses with its Trainer to build Z-Power. Pikachu then jumps into its Trainer's arms and is thrown into the air, where it starts spinning around rapidly and becomes surrounded by yellow electricity. It then slams into the opponent with great force.|
|Pikala's Boss||A Plethora of Pikachu!||Debut|
In other languages
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