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Pichu (Arceus 25)

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Pichu LV.9
ピチュー Pichu
Team Plasma
Illus. Kanako Eo
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pichu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 50
retreat cost
English expansion Arceus
Rarity Rare
English card no. 25/99
Japanese expansion Advent of Arceus
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 030/090
Japanese expansion DPt-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 038/DPt-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pichu.

Pichu (Japanese: ピチュー Pichu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Arceus expansion.

Card text

Baby Evolution
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may put Pikachu from your hand onto Pichu (this counts as evolving Pichu) and remove all damage counters from Pichu.
Baby Steps
Look at the top 5 cards of your deck, choose 1 of them, and put it into your hand. Shuffle the other cards back into your deck.

Pokédex data

Pichu - Tiny Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
172 1'00" (0.3 m) 4.4 lbs. (2.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
The electric sacs in its cheeks are small. If even a little electricity leaks, it becomes shocked.

Release information

In Japan, a holographic promotional version of this card was awarded as a prize to those who participated in and won battles in Advent of Arceus Commemoration Rally events during July 2009.


The Japanese promotional print has the Advent of Arceus set logo on the bottom right of the illustration.


This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Platinum.

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