Raichu - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Raichu can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Raichu learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
1ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Egg moves

Raichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Raichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl by a previous evolution of Raichu. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychic Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
DischargeElectric 80 100 Level up
Double TeamNormal Level up
FeintNormal 30 100 Level up
GrowlNormal 100 Level up
Light ScreenPsychic Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
SlamNormal 80 75 Level up
Sweet KissFairy 75 Level up
ThunderElectric 110 70 Level up
Thunder WaveElectric 90 Level up
SurfWater 90 100 Special
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Special

Moves learnt by HM

Raichu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Raichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

Transfer-only moves

Raichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
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

Moves learnt by level up

Raichu learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
1ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Egg moves

Raichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Platinum. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Raichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Raichu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Platinum from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Platinum by a previous evolution of Raichu. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychic Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
DischargeElectric 80 100 Level up
Double TeamNormal Level up
FeintNormal 30 100 Level up
GrowlNormal 100 Level up
Light ScreenPsychic Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
SlamNormal 80 75 Level up
Sweet KissFairy 75 Level up
ThunderElectric 110 70 Level up
Thunder WaveElectric 90 Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor
SurfWater 90 100 Special
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Special

Moves learnt by HM

Raichu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Raichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Raichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
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

Moves learnt by level up

Raichu learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
1ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Egg moves

Raichu learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Raichu egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
ChargeElectric
Double SlapNormal 15 85
EncoreNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
PresentNormal 90
ReversalFighting 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TickleNormal 100
WishNormal

Move Tutor moves

Raichu can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Helping HandNormal
Knock OffDark 65 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
RolloutRock 30 90
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SwiftNormal 60
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver by a previous evolution of Raichu. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AgilityPsychic Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
DischargeElectric 80 100 Level up
Double TeamNormal Level up
FeintNormal 30 100 Level up
GrowlNormal 100 Level up
Light ScreenPsychic Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
SlamNormal 80 75 Level up
Sweet KissFairy 75 Level up
ThunderElectric 110 70 Level up
Thunder WaveElectric 90 Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor
EndeavorNormal 100 Special
FlyFlying 90 95 Special
Pain SplitNormal Special
SurfWater 90 100 Special
Volt TackleElectric 120 100 Special

Moves learnt by HM

Raichu is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Raichu is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

Transfer-only moves

Raichu can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
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