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I do wonder. Should we have the page at Gizamimi Pichu, since that's the "official" name used in the calendars and such? TTEchidna 20:51, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

Probably. Is it ever 'officially' called Notched-ear Pichu??? --Theryguy512 21:02, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

---This is true but I think it would make the page impossible to find. Most people probably know it as Notched-Ear Pichu as opposed to Gizamimi Pichu. --The Great Butler 01:21, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

That's why redirects were created. (I knew they would come to good use sometime!!!) --Theryguy512 01:56, 9 March 2009 (UTC)
True. Perhaps this page should say "Notched-Ear Pichu, known in official materials as Gizamimi Pichu..."? --The Great Butler 00:33, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Voice actor

It needs to be Shōko Nakagawa with the accent mark. "Shoko Nakagawa" links to a nonexistant page. --The Great Butler 01:21, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

Not any more it doesn't. But still a fix would be nice oh kind admins. — THE TROM — 01:24, 9 March 2009 (UTC)


When was the ability show/confirmed? The Dark Fiddler - Is teh Pedia laggin 4 u 2? 00:45, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

I dunno either. But I guess it's from the Japanese movie site. I can't ready Japanese. Ҝəυzø8 11:59, 10 March 2009 (UTC)
Can we get somebody who CAN read Japanese check the site? The Dark Fiddler - Is teh Pedia laggin 4 u 2? 02:12, 11 March 2009 (UTC)
Does Pichu have any other ability I'm not aware of. I find it odd that when an anime Pokemon only has one ability, its not confirmed, I realize that a Pokemon can have 2 abilities, but I don't buy that since it goes along the gender differences. A certain Pokemon had Ability A prior to Generation X. And there's no conflicting information (albeit speculative) that a Pokemon in the anime can't have both abilities, like in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon. --Dman dustin 02:23, 11 March 2009 (UTC)
No, it doesn't have another ability in the games, but why can't the anime give it a different one? A new anime-exclusive one? Why can't the anime say only certain Pokémon have an ability, and others don't? The Dark Fiddler - Is teh Pedia laggin 4 u 2? 11:01, 11 March 2009 (UTC)
That's the reason why we don't add Blaze as Ash's Charizard's ability, despite being the only ability Fire starters can have. It has yet to be shown or confirmed by somebody. Ҝəυzø8 11:37, 11 March 2009 (UTC)
Exactly; that's why I think we should

a) Confirm Pichu's ability with a source b) Remove it. - unsigned comment from The Dark Fiddler (talkcontribs) 11:40, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

Nobody? The Dark Fiddler - You enter a poorly lit room... 11:30, 18 March 2009 (UTC)
Sorry I took so long. Link me.Kanjo 22:45, 18 April 2009 (UTC)


It is confirmed that little Notchie is shiny, though. *Leads all to Bulbanews*--Mew a.k.a. Prmatt11 at 23:36, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
No, it's not Shiny. The Event Pichu is shiny. -Sketch 23:39, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
Of which is directly based off of Notchie.--Mew a.k.a. Prmatt11 at 23:42, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
Just because the event Pichu is shiny doesn't mean that the Pichu itself is. ~ overgrownsol 23:46, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
No the only reason why the event Pichu is shiny is because there's no ear-notched Pichu programmed into the game. It being shiny was the only thing they could've done to make it stand out compared to other Pichu's. Notched Ear Pichu however is still normal. --Dman dustin 23:48, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
It looks like that in the preview of the newer ending, there's a Pikachu-colored Pichu appearing alongside Notch-eared Pichu. So they are infact separete entities PDL 13:10, 26 March 2009 (UTC)

Left vs. Right

In the article, it says it's her right ear that is notched, but that is her left ear. - unsigned comment from Wikifixer (talkcontribs)

Someone epic failed. TTEchidna 05:24, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Pichu in Ending

Too lazy to make a new section, but apparently, she is the fixation of the fourth ending. More info's on Bulbanews. Aura-Knight

It was hard to type 4 equal signs? O.o Anyways, we know this, but other than mentioning it, there isn't anything we can do, it's just speculation that Notched-ear will become a part of the main cast until then. Myzou 11:24, 18 March 2009 (UTC)
Yes. And we need an admin to put that factoid in there, as the page is protected from vandals atm. Aura-Knight 15:01, 18 March 2009 (UTC)


Instead of calling him Notched-ear Pichu, Just call him by his Japanese name: Gizamimi Pichu. It's Better then Notched-ear Pichu. ☆AlienX2008☆09:37, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Same thing.--FF(editstalk) 09:44, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

But its better. ☆AlienX2008☆ AlienX2008 18:42, 27 March 2009 (UTC) you have a better reason? A less colossally vague reason?—Loveはドコ? (talk contribs) 22:34, 27 March 2009 (UTC)
Also it's a girl. But I do wonder about calling it Gizamimi as well, since that's on official stuff... TTEchidna 22:37, 27 March 2009 (UTC)
Because we wouldn't call Jun "Barry" until DP101 was released even though it was beyond obvious. Are we so sure about Gizamimi's official title 3 months before even the Japanese movie is released? I'm not really picky, I don't mind what we call it (I'll still call it Gizamimi^^) but if you want an argument for Gizamimi Pichu, there it is. Kanjo 22:42, 18 April 2009 (UTC)

"Her physical appearance is no different from an ordinary Pichu, other than the three spikes at the tip of her left ear, hence her name." LOL?

If that's supposed to make sense it would have to be either:

-"...other than three notches..."

or it's name being: Three-spikes-ear-Pichu

Since when the word notch can mean extensions of something is beyond my logic anyway.


1. an angular or V-shaped cut, indentation, or slit in an object, surface, or edge.

2. a cut or nick made in a stick or other object for record, as in keeping a tally.

3. New England and Upstate New York. a deep, narrow opening or pass between mountains; gap; defile.

4. Informal. a step, degree, or grade: This camera is a notch better than the other.

5. Metallurgy. a taphole in a blast furnace: iron notch; cinder notch.

If there were cuts into it's ear, absolutely. but there is nothing missing and three spikes added instead, like the article already says, so wtf.

Jagged-ear-Pichu would make sense. --Saiph charon 07:19, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Shiny Pichu?

I'm hearing everywhere about a picture of a shiny pichu, the notch-eared pichu, and pikachu. Where is this image? -- Landfish7 12:38, 29 March 2009 (UTC)

This is not something to be posted here. Go to your talk. --Prongs (TalkContributions) 15:47, 29 March 2009 (UTC)


It's obviously not a trainer's Pichu,It's obviously wild. If it were a trainer's pokemon they would already reveal him or her. AlienX2008 05:48, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

Also, the current location should be Michīna. AlienX2008 05:53, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

Not a Biggie, But . . .

Under the picture, the caption says Notched ear Pichu, but the rest of the article and the article title calls it the "Notched-ear Pichu". Note the missing hyphen. I mean, it's not like it's a big deal, but it's just something that's bugging me is all. >.> SL-samacontribs 21:30, 9 April 2009 (UTC)

Moveset and Ability

Not sure if this info is out, but as revealed in Pokemon Sunday today:

  • Charge
  • Volt Tackle
  • Endeavor
  • Endure
  • Holding: Everstone

--Pizzaman 23:46, 18 April 2009 (UTC)

That's the moveset of the event Pikachu-colored Pichu in the games, not Notched-ear Pichu. And games=/=anime, so that's not needed. Kevzo8 01:33, 19 April 2009 (UTC)

Game Purpose

The recent CoroCoro scan for HG/SS has Notchy interacting with the Pikachu Colored Pichu owned by Gold. Should we add this to the article that it's at least involved in the games? --Jonouchi 15:08, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

According to [1], the PCP event in Ilex Forest gives the player Notchie. Should this be added? --Galladeon 07:43, 15 June 2009 (UTC)


Why doesn't anyone make a Sprite for Gizamimi (Notched-Ear) Pichu. If they can make a Sparky (Ritchie's Pikachu) can't anyone do this? AlienX2008 23:00, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

There is no need for such a sprite because it has no where to go. -Sketch 23:05, 13 May 2009 (UTC)


Why does the article say Notched-ear Pichu is female? It's obviously male, or else it would have a notch in its tail. --Tyeforce 03:40, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

That's Pikachu. Pichu don't have gender differences. Further, its theme song declares it to be a girl. --DarkfireTaimatsu 03:49, 20 May 2009 (UTC)
I know that it's theme song declares it as a girl but gender has changed from the original version to the English dub frequently. Am I wrong? Landfish7 22:20, 19 June 2009 (UTC)
Even if it is changed when it get's dubbed, that hasn't happened yet. So officially, NE Pichu is still female. --Dual 16:24, 7 September 2009 (UTC)


From the new screen shots, you see Notched-Ear Pichu following behind the player. This might hint that it's been captured, for only captured Pokémon can follow the player. And because it was captured, it means that it is was a wild Pokémon.--Tavisource 18:11, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

What is she?

Is she a game character,put into the anime like many other characters,or an anime character made canon in the games? Lovely Rose 21:28, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure she's an anime character put into the games because she was revealed to be in the anime before HG/ 21:31, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
But,a lot of things are revealed in the anime before they are revealed in the games..Lovely Rose 21:47, 17 June 2009 (UTC)


I this Pichu were to evolved then the Pikachu would not be notch eared right? So maybe there was a notched eared pikachu programmed into HGSS? Laxafett 19:37,18 June 2009(UTC)

We already know that she has a completely unique sprite, so it's possible that, to the game, this may act as a completely different species. ...or maybe the Pikachu gets a notched ear. We'll have to wait and see.—Loveはドコ? (talk contribs) 18:44, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
They may not allow it to evolve like the pikachu in pokemon yellow. And shouldnt this be in the forums. -- Landfish7 22:21, 19 June 2009 (UTC)

Anime or Manga?

Shouldn't the section be "In the Manga" instead of "In the Anime"? It talks about the manga adaptation of the movie. R.A. Hunter Blade 16:34, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

I noticed this aswell, but it's protected. *crai* It seems like a bit of a trivial thing to get an admin in to change though. - Lucadan (talkcontribs) 17:51, 22 June 2009 (UTC)
Not only that, it was also referred to as "Notch-Eared Pichu". Kevzo8 03:00, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
It was probably listed as "In the Anime" because some people figure it {[m|Will-O-Wisp|will}} play a similar role in the actual movie. --ルレ 05:33, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
Because all that linking really was necessary... fixed, Kev. — THE TROM — 06:04, 25 June 2009 (UTC)
Sorry, I was bored. --ルレ 06:23, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

In the game

This special pichu has a different sprite, not just the notched ear but its pose, than a regular pichu.

050294 04:17, 4 July 2009 (UTC)

Sprites change between games, dude. It's just Pichu's HGSS sprite. TTEchidna 06:28, 4 July 2009 (UTC)
I think she means it's different from other Pichus in the same game.--Tavisource 07:00, 4 July 2009 (UTC)
Indeed it does Chosen of Mana - 18:14, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Evolution and Trading

It has been confirmed by CoroCoro that the Notched-Ear Pichu in HGSS cannot be traded and also is unable to evolve. I think this should be added to the article. Watchermark 16:22, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

I was going to say you could add it but the article is I added it. -Sketch 17:03, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Role in the Movie

"she gives Damos the keys to his cell." Is that all? I mean, in the previews didn't they say that she'd have a major role in the story? That doesn't sound very major to me. That sounds more like a minor cameo.Morgil27 18:18, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

Too many images

Is it really necessary to have 5486179 pictures of Notched-ear Pichu in its article? Haruka444 04:11, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

Its only three, that's not a lot.--Midnight Blue 05:26, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
It used to be 4, I took it out because there was already a good one to represent the "Game" section But still, it's a small article, only two would be good enough. But well, asking for sugestions... Haruka444 05:39, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
Or we could make the article bigger!(Highly doubt it) Or take one picture out, whatever floats your boat.--Midnight Blue 05:41, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
There's plenty of room for all the images there. Four is by no means too many; they display the Pichu in the different canons. —darklordtrom 06:09, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

5 moves?

Pichu's move list shows 5 diff. moves she can learn. Shouldn't there only be 4? Abcboytalk 14:33, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

This is the anime, which is way different from the games so there can be 5 6 and maybe even 33 Turtwig A Contributions Talk 14:51, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
The only move list in this article is from the games, and displays four moves. Volt Tackle, Pain Split, Swagger, and Helping Hand. I think you've misread this. —darklordtrom 22:38, 13 August 2009 (UTC)

Should I

Should someone upload the sprite of Notchy from HGSS, or are we waitin for higher-quality Images to be released? ShinyPika 20:36, 25 August 2009 (UTC)

We're waiting on the quality. Currently we can only rip it from screenshots which aren't at full DS screen resolution. TTEchidna 21:41, 1 September 2009 (UTC)


Is it possible to get a shiny one? If not, why do we have the shiny image? ht14 01:43, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Prevent game crash, I'd imagine, like the ???-type Arceus. —darklordtrom 02:07, 15 September 2009 (UTC)
Cool. Also, should we create a template to show backsprites as well? ht14 04:29, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Dub name

Can someone change it now?--Midnight Blue 23:11, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

Is done. Missingno. Master wants YOU! Join the Order of the Glitch! (my talk page) 23:14, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

Does this make sense? Is it right?

Spiky-ear Pichu is the only in game event Pokémon that is not in its movie location? Unless we have to wait till movie 13 is fully announced and the cast goes to Johto and all.--Midnight Blue 00:06, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Mew and Faraway Island, and Lati@s and Southern Island weren't in movies were they? Myles (talk - contrib) 00:12, 25 September 2009 (UTC)