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Pikachu (Pokémon)

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* Pikachu is the only Pokémon that can be caught in all three pinball titles: [[Pokémon Pinball]], [[Pokémon Pinball mini]], and [[Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire]].
* Pikachu is number 025 in both the [[National Pokédex]] and [[List of Pokémon by Alola Pokédex number (Sun and Moon)|Alola Pokédex]] in {{pkmn|Sun and Moon}}.
* Pikachu originally had a second -stage evolution named “Gorochu”"Gorochu", which would have had two horns and fangs. Sugimori stated that while there was nothing wrong with its appearance, it was nonetheless omitted, as the staff found that the game balance was better without it.<ref name=int>[ Siliconera - Pikachu Originally Had A Second Evolution Called ‘Gorochu’ With Large Fangs And Two Horns]</ref>
* Its [[Gigantamax]] form is most likely a reference to its earlier, more rotund design from Generations[[Generation {{genI|Generations I}},]] and {{gen|II}}, andas well as the first few episodes of the {{pkmn|anime}}.
====Name origin====
Pikachu is a combination of ピカピカ ''pikapika'' (onomatopoeia for sparkle) and チューチュー ''chūchū'' (the sound of a mouse squeaking).<ref>[ TIME - The Ultimate Game Freak]</ref> It may also be derived from “peekaboo”"peekaboo".
==In other languages==