Pikachu (Pokémon)/Generation V learnset

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By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
011 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
011 ThunderShock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
055 Tail Whip Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
1010 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100100% 20
1313 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1818 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100100% 10
2121 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00——% 15
2626 Slam Normal Physical 08080 07575% 20
2929 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09595 100100% 15
3434 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
3737 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00——% 30
4242 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
4545 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00——% 30
5050 Thunder Electric Special 120120 07070% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
  TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
  TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
  TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
  TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
  TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09595 100}}100% 15
  TM25 Thunder Electric Special 120120 070}}70% 10
  TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
  TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
  TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
  TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
  TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
  TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
  TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
  TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
  TM57 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
  TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
  TM72 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
  TM73 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 20
  TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
  TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
  TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
  TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
  HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
       Bestow Normal Status —% 15
      
     
Bide Normal Physical —% 10
      
      
 
Charge Electric Status —% 20
      
     
DoubleSlap Normal Physical 15 85% 10
      
      
      
 
Encore Normal Status 100% 5
      
      
Endure Normal Status —% 10
      
    
Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10
      
   
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
       Lucky Chant Normal Status —% 30
  Present Normal Physical 90% 15
      
    
Reversal Fighting Physical 100% 15
  ThunderPunch Electric Physical 75 100% 15
     Tickle Normal Status 100% 20
 * Volt Tackle Electric Physical 120 100% 15
  Wish Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Pikachu in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Pikachu in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 40
B W B2 W2 Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
B W B2 W2 Knock Off Dark Physical 20 100% 20
B W B2 W2 Magnet Rise Electric Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 ThunderPunch Electric Physical 75 100% 15
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Pikachu can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Pikachu cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
  Charm Normal Status 100% 20
  Sweet Kiss Normal Status 75% 10
  Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20
  UproarB2W2 Normal Special 90 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
III IV Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
III IV Captivate Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
III IV Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
III IV DynamicPunch Fighting Physical 100100 050}}50% 5
III IV Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
III IV Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
III IV Follow Me Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV Last Resort Normal Physical 140140 100}}100% 5
III IV Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
III IV Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
III IV Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
III IV Natural Gift Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
III IV Rollout Rock Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
III IV Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
III IV Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV Shock Wave Electric Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
III IV Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
III IV Yawn Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

By events

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - VI - VII - VIII
 Event   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
All Nippon Airways Pikachu
2012 World Championships Pikachu
Fly Flying Physical 90 95% 15
All Nippon Airways Pikachu
Pokémon Center Best Wishes Ash's Pikachu
Iron TailBW Steel Physical 100 75% 15
Singing Pikachu Encore Normal Status 100% 5
Singing Pikachu Teeter Dance Normal Status 100% 20
Singing Pikachu Sing Normal Status 55% 15
ExtremeSpeed Pikachu ExtremeSpeed Normal Physical 80 100% 5
Pikachu Festival Pikachu
Pika Pika Carnival Pikachu
Summer 2012 Pikachu
Summer Carnival Pikachu
Pokémon Center 15th Anniversary Pikachu
Volt Tackle Electric Physical 120 100% 15
Global Link Pikachu Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15
  • A superscript level indicates that Pikachu can learn this move normally in Generation V at that level
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Pikachu
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Pikachu
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see event moves from other generations