Artwork of Pikachu using Pika Papow
Pika Papow deals damage and bypasses accuracy checks to always hit. The base power of Pika Papow is dependent on the friendship of the user. The greater the user's friendship, the greater the base power.
Base Power = Friendship / 2.5
The base power of Pika Papow varies between 1 (at the minimum friendship value of 0) and 102 (at the maximum friendship value of 255). The base power of Pika Papow is set to 1 if the formula outputs 0.
Pika Papow cannot be selected in a battle.
|| The more Pikachu loves its Trainer, the greater the move's power. It never misses.
|| This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.
|| Egg Groups
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
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