Pikachu - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pikachu can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon 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 Sun & Moon. 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
Electric TerrainElectricStatus
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 Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Volt TackleElectricPhysical 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon 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 TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — Special
Flying PressFightingPhysical 100 95 Generation 6 — Special
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90 Generation 6 — Special
Meteor MashSteelPhysical 90 90 Generation 6 — Special

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. 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
Electric TerrainElectricStatus
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — Special
Flying PressFightingPhysical 100 95 Generation 6 — Special
Icicle CrashIcePhysical 85 90 Generation 6 — Special
Meteor MashSteelPhysical 90 90 Generation 6 — Special

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
3Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
12Double TeamNormalStatus
15Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
18Light ScreenPsychicStatus
21ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
24SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
27AgilityPsychicStatus
30ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70

Move Tutor moves

Pikachu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Floaty FallFlyingPhysical 90 95
Splishy SplashWaterSpecial 90 100
Zippy ZapElectricPhysical 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Special moves

Pikachu can know these moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee via events and other sources:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Details
Pika PapowElectricSpecial Partner Power