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Raikou (The Legend of Thunder!)

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ライコウ Raikou
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Debuts in The Legend of Thunder!
Caught at Unknown
Gender Male
Ability Unknown
Current location Unknown
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Raikou Katsuyuki Konishi

Raikou (Japanese: ライコウ Raikou) is a legendary Pokémon, who appeared as main character in The Legend of Thunder!.


Team Rocket agents Attila and Hun tried to steal Raikou with the help of a device invented by Professor Sebastian. With help from Jimmy, Marina, Vincent and Eugene, Raikou managed to survive and defeat Team Rocket.

Moves used

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Using Thunder
Move First Used In
Thunder The Legend of Thunder!
ThunderShock The Legend of Thunder!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.


Raikou in Jimmy's Pokédex
  • When Jimmy looks up Raikou on his Pokédex it shows a stylized artwork of Raikou rather than official anime artwork.
  • Raikou is the first legendary Pokémon in the anime to have a confirmed gender other than genderless.

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raikou.

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