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 WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
5GrowlNormal 100
7Play NiceNormal
10Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13Electro BallElectric 100
18Thunder WaveElectric 90
21FeintNormal 30 100
23Double TeamNormal
26SparkElectric 65 100
29NuzzleElectric 20 100
34DischargeElectric 80 100
37SlamNormal 80 75
42ThunderboltElectric 90 100
45AgilityPsychic
50Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
53Light ScreenPsychic
58ThunderElectric 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.
BestowNormal
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Disarming VoiceFairy 40
Double SlapNormal 15 85
Electric TerrainElectric
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
Lucky ChantNormal
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Pikachu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Volt TackleElectric 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
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
Sweet KissFairy 75 Level up
Volt TackleElectric 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 DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlyFlying 90 95 Generation 4 — Special
SurfWater 90 100 Generation 4 — Special
EndeavorNormal 100 Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
Pain SplitNormal Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Draining KissFairy 50 100 Generation 6 — Special
Flying PressFighting 100 95 Generation 6 — Special
Icicle CrashIce 85 90 Generation 6 — Special
Meteor MashSteel 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 WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
5GrowlNormal 100
7Play NiceNormal
10Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13Electro BallElectric 100
18Thunder WaveElectric 90
21FeintNormal 30 100
23Double TeamNormal
26SparkElectric 65 100
29NuzzleElectric 20 100
34DischargeElectric 80 100
37SlamNormal 80 75
42ThunderboltElectric 90 100
45AgilityPsychic
50Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
53Light ScreenPsychic
58ThunderElectric 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.
BestowNormal
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Disarming VoiceFairy 40
Double SlapNormal 15 85
Electric TerrainElectric
EncoreNormal 100
EndureNormal
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
Lucky ChantNormal
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

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
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
Sweet KissFairy 75 Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor
Volt TackleElectric 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 DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlyFlying 90 95 Generation 4 — Special
SurfWater 90 100 Generation 4 — Special
EndeavorNormal 100 Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
Pain SplitNormal Generation 4 — Pre-evolution
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Draining KissFairy 50 100 Generation 6 — Special
Flying PressFighting 100 95 Generation 6 — Special
Icicle CrashIce 85 90 Generation 6 — Special
Meteor MashSteel 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.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
6Quick AttackNormal 40 100
9Double KickFighting 30 100
12Double TeamNormal
15Thunder WaveElectric 90
18Light ScreenPsychic
21ThunderboltElectric 90 100
24SlamNormal 80 75
27AgilityPsychic
30ThunderElectric 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 FallFlying 90 95
Splishy SplashWater 90 100
Zippy ZapElectric 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 PapowElectric Partner Power