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Ash's Pikachu

141 bytes added, 18:42, 14 December 2013
[[File:Pikachu {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 5}}|0=as ash|1=Imitating Turtwig|2=imitating Scolipede|3=imitating Brock|4=imitating Azumarill}}.png|200px|thumb|right|Pikachu imitating {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 5}}|0={{Ash}} in ''[[EP110|The Stun Spore Detour]]''|1={{AP|Turtwig|Torterra}} in ''[[DP044|Mass Hip-Po-Sis!]]''|2={{p|Scolipede}} in ''[[BW009|The Bloom Is on Axew!]]''|3={{an|Brock}} in ''[[Snow Way Out!]]''|4={{p|Azumarill}} in ''[[BW129|The Pirates of Decolore!]]''}}]]
* Pikachu is {{Ash}}'s only {{type|Electric}} Pokémon and was the only Electric-type owned by a main character in the anime until the capture of {{TP|Dawn|Pachirisu}} by {{an|Dawn}}.
** Despite multiple main characters currently owning {{Type|Electric}} Pokémon, Pikachu is stillwas the only one of them which is a member of [[List of Pokémon by evolution family|an evolution family]] until {{an|Clemont}} was shown to have Magnemite, Magneton, and Heliolisk. However, Clemont's Pokémon stay at the Gym and do not travel with him.
* For [[DP013]], [[Professor Oak's lecture]] is about {{Ash}}'s Pikachu. He writes this [[Pokémon senryū]] about him: パートナー サトシとピカチュウ いいかんじ ''Partners Satoshi and Pikachu: a pleasant feeling''.
* Pikachu was the first of {{Ash}}'s Pokémon to habitually disobey him. Other Pokémon that would do so, and are better remembered for their disobedience than Pikachu, are {{AP|Primeape}} and {{AP|Charizard}}.