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One of my Pikachu did not learn Thunderwave at Level 9. Has something gone wrong? (Blue)?

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I was recently playing Pokemon Blue on my Gameboy, and I decided I would like two Pikachus on my team (one I called Simon, the other Jane).
Now when Simon reached Level 9 he learned Thuderwave as he should BUT when Jane reached Level 9 she did not learn Thunderwave.

Later I found a TM for Thunderwave in my Items that I do not remember picking up.
I caught both Pikachus within 5 mins of each other in Veridian Forest, I believe I caught Simon first.

I was wondering if I have caught a special Pikachu, or if my game has flawed?

asked Apr 2 by DrSpecial

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Blue was one of the first Pokemon games, plus it has a whole lot of glitches, so Jane not learning thunder wave must be a glitch then. Hope I helped(ish)!

answered Apr 3 by The Trapinchinator
i think the games eventually degrade.  one of mine gets weedles when it's not supposed to have them show up in the game
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The same thing has happened to me several times recently in Pokemon black. However many of the Pokemon learned the missing move after leveling up again. I am sure there is nothing wrong with your Pikachu, it simply is a slow learner.

answered Apr 4 by catalynn
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Jane's Thunderwave must have become a TM when it was supposed to learn Thunderwave

answered Apr 4 by [Dark Star] Greninja