Pichu (P Promo 45)

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ピチュー Pichu
Illus. Midori Harada
Evolution stage
Baby Pokémon
Evolves into Pikachu
Card name Pichu
Type Lightning
HP 30
retreat cost
Japanese expansion P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 045/P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pichu.

Pichu (Japanese: ピチュー Pichu) is a Lightning-type Baby Pokémon card. It is one of the P Promotional cards.

Card text

If your Active Pokémon is a Baby Pokémon and your opponent announces an attack, your opponent flips a coin (before doing anything else). If tails, your opponent's turn ends.
  Heal Link
Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing. If heads, and if you have a Basic Pokémon named Celebi on your Bench, remove 1 damage counter from Pichu.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is Z-29-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Pichu - Tiny Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
172 1'00" (0.3 m) 4.0 lbs. (2.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
まだまだ でんきを ためるのがへた。 おどろいたり わらったりすると すぐに ほうでんしてしまう。


The long strip contains data for the Tokotoko Truck mini-game. Four other P Promotional cards are also required to play it.

Release information

This card was one of six available through the Pokémon Happy Adventure Rally 2002, which ran on the JR East Yamanote Line from August 3 to August 18, 2002. Pichu could be obtained at the booth present at Shinjuku Station.



This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold.

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