Pikachu - Generation 1 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pikachu can learn in Generation 1, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Red
  • Pokémon Blue
  • Pokémon Yellow

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Red & Blue at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
9Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
16Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
26SwiftNormalPhysical 60
33AgilityPsychicStatus
43ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Moves learnt by HM

Pikachu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Yellow at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
6Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
8Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
11Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15Double TeamNormalStatus
20SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
26ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
33AgilityPsychicStatus
41ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
50Light ScreenPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Pikachu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
05FlashNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow: