S M US UM N/A
Can create Pikashunium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.
Pikachu in a cap (or a Pokémon transformed into a Pikachu in a cap) to upgrade its Thunderbolt into the special Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt.
Unaffected by item negating effects (such as
Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.
Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.
Outside of battle
A held Pikashunium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is
traded between players.
S M US UM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade a Thunderbolt by Pikachu in a cap to an exclusive Z-Move.
S M US UM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades a Thunderbolt by Pikachu in a cap to a Z-Move.
This is artwork of the Pikashunium Z as seen on the official
Pokémon Global Link.
A Pikashunium Z in the
, 10,000,000 Reasons to Fight! Ash's Electrium Z abruptly turned into a Pikashunium Z as he was about to attack Nihilego, the Ultra Beast holding Lusamine captive. Using the power of this new Z-Crystal, Ash and Pikachu used 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt to defeat UB-01 Symbiont and free Lusamine. The Pikashunium Z reverted back to Electrium Z after the move was performed.
It reappeared in
, where Ash used it to perform 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt once again to defeat A Battle Hand-Off! Jessie's Mimikyu at the Thrifty Megamart. Afterwards, it once again reverted back to an Electrium Z.
Ash's Electrium Z transformed into Pikashunium Z once more in
, appearing in response to From Z to Shining Z! Professor Kukui performing Guardian of Alola with Tapu Koko. With their signature Z-Move, Ash and Pikachu were able to overpower Tapu Koko's Z-Move and defeat it. This time, however, the Pikashunium Z did not revert back into an Electrium Z afterwards.
, the Pikashunium Z was briefly seen in Ash's room in Legend? Go! Friends? Go! Pallet Town, along with his Z-Power Ring and his other trophies, awards, and memorabilia.
, Ash was shown to have retrieved his Z-Power Ring and Pikashunium Z in preparation for his Ultra Exciting from the Shocking Start! World Coronation Series match against Volkner. At the end of the match, Ash used them to perform 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt against Volkner's Electivire, overloading its Motor Drive and defeating it. The Pikashunium Z also saw usage in some of Ash's subsequent World Coronation Series battles.