Pichu - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pichu can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Pichu learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CharmFairy 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
5Tail WhipNormal 100
10Thunder WaveElectric 90
13Sweet KissFairy 75
18Nasty PlotDark

Egg moves

Pichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Moves learnt by HM

Pichu does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Pichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Special moves

Pichu can know these moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl via events and other sources:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Details
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Breed Pikachu/Raichu holding Light Ball

Transfer-only moves

Pichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Pichu learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CharmFairy 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
5Tail WhipNormal 100
10Thunder WaveElectric 90
13Sweet KissFairy 75
18Nasty PlotDark

Egg moves

Pichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Platinum. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Pichu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Platinum from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Helping HandNormal
Magnet RiseElectric
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by HM

Pichu does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Platinum.

Moves learnt by TM

Pichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Special moves

Pichu can know these moves in Pokémon Platinum via events and other sources:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Details
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Breed Pikachu/Raichu holding Light Ball

Transfer-only moves

Pichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Pichu learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CharmFairy 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
5Tail WhipNormal 100
10Thunder WaveElectric 90
13Sweet KissFairy 75
18Nasty PlotDark

Egg moves

Pichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Pichu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Helping HandNormal
Magnet RiseElectric
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by HM

Pichu does not learn any HMs in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Moves learnt by TM

Pichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Shock WaveElectric 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Secret PowerNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
58EndureNormal
70FlashNormal 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
78CaptivateNormal 100
82Sleep TalkNormal
83Natural GiftNormal 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal

Special moves

Pichu can know these moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver via events and other sources:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Details
EndeavorNormal 100 Pikachu-colored Pichu
Pain SplitNormal Spiky-eared Pichu
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Breed Pikachu/Raichu holding Light Ball

Transfer-only moves

Pichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor