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Ash's Pikachu

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New series
In [[SS013]], Ash used Pikachu to battle a [[Gigantamax]] {{p|Drednaw}} that was rampaging outside [[Wyndon Stadium]]. His attacks were ineffective, forcing Ash and Pikachu to run, but unexpectedly, they stumbled upon glowing cracks on the ground, from which [[Dynamax]] energy poured out and caused Pikachu to Gigantamax too. Initially, Pikachu had trouble moving around in his new, giant form, but soon got used to it. Following advice from [[Leon]], Ash told Pikachu to use {{m|G-Max Volt Crash}}, defeating Drednaw and causing it to revert back to normal. Afterwards, Pikachu returned to normal as well. Later, Ash used Pikachu in a battle against Leon and his {{p|Charizard}}. With the help of the [[Dynamax Band]] that Ash received from Leon, Pikachu was able to Gigantamax again. Despite this, however, Pikachu was defeated by Charizard's {{m|G-Max Wildfire}}.
In [[SS018]], Ash used Pikachu in his battle against [[Visquez]] so he could increase his [[World Championships|Pokémon World Championships]] ranking. Pikachu went up against Visquez's {{p|Raichu}}. Even though Pikachu was doing his best, Raichu overpowered him. Because of this, he was recalled soon after and was substituted for {{AP|Gengar}}. Later, he was sent back out to battle {{p|Electrode}}. Despite Electrode's power and speed, Pikachu usesused Iron Tail to slow it down and defeated it. until he shielded himself fromWhen Electrode's [[Aftermath]] abilityAbility activated, he shielded himself from the blast using Electroweb, winning Ash the battle and bringing his rank to 3,763.
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