Pikachu - Generation 8 learnset

Below are all the moves that Pikachu can learn in Generation 8, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sword
  • Pokémon Shield

Moves learnt by level up

Pikachu learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CharmFairy 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Nasty PlotDark
1NuzzleElectric 20 100
1Play NiceNormal
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Sweet KissFairy 75
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
4Thunder WaveElectric 90
8Double TeamNormal
12Electro BallElectric 100
16FeintNormal 30 100
20SparkElectric 65 100
24AgilityPsychic
28SlamNormal 80 75
32DischargeElectric 80 100
36ThunderboltElectric 90 100
40Light ScreenPsychic
44ThunderElectric 110 70

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ChargeElectric
Disarming VoiceFairy 40
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
PresentNormal 90
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Rising VoltageElectric 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Pikachu is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield: