Pikachu - Generation 6 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pikachu can learn in Generation 6, which consists of:

  • Pokémon X
  • Pokémon Y
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby
  • Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon X & Y at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
5GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Play NiceNormalStatus
10Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
13Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
18Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
21Double TeamNormalStatus
23NuzzleElectricPhysical 20 100
26SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
29ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
34FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
37AgilityPsychicStatus
42DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
45Light ScreenPsychicStatus
50ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Pikachu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon X & Y. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pikachu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormalStatus
BideNormalPhysical
ChargeElectricStatus
Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Lucky ChantNormalStatus
PresentNormalPhysical 90
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
WishNormalStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon X & Y by a previous evolution of Pikachu. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CharmFairyStatus 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDarkStatus Level up
Sweet KissFairyStatus 75 Level up
Volt TackleElectricPhysical 120 100 Special

Moves learnt by HM

Pikachu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon X & Y:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon X & Y:

Transfer-only moves

Pikachu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon X & Y.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95 Generation 4 — Special
SurfWaterSpecial 90 100 Generation 4 — Special
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
Pain SplitNormalStatus Generation 4 — Pre-evolution

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
5GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Play NiceNormalStatus
10Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
13Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
18Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
21FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
23Double TeamNormalStatus
26SparkElectricPhysical 65 100
29NuzzleElectricPhysical 20 100
34DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
37SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
42ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
45AgilityPsychicStatus
50Wild ChargeElectricPhysical 90 100
53Light ScreenPsychicStatus
58ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Pikachu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Pikachu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormalStatus
BideNormalPhysical
ChargeElectricStatus
Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Lucky ChantNormalStatus
PresentNormalPhysical 90
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
WishNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

Pikachu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire by a previous evolution of Pikachu. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CharmFairyStatus 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDarkStatus Level up
Sweet KissFairyStatus 75 Level up
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100 Move tutor
Volt TackleElectricPhysical 120 100 Special

Moves learnt by HM

Pikachu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire:

Special moves

Pikachu can know these moves in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire via events and other sources:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Details
Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100 Cosplay Pikachu - Pop Star
Electric TerrainElectricStatus Cosplay Pikachu - PhD
Flying PressFightingPhysical 100 95 Cosplay Pikachu - Libre
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90 Cosplay Pikachu - Belle
Meteor MashSteelPhysical 90 90 Cosplay Pikachu - Rock Star

Transfer-only moves

Pikachu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95 Generation 4 — Special
SurfWaterSpecial 90 100 Generation 4 — Special
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
Pain SplitNormalStatus Generation 4 — Pre-evolution