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Pichu (Super Smash Bros.)

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Pichu
ピチュー Pichu
Poké Ball
Pichu Melee.jpg
Pichu
Debuts in Super Smash Bros. Melee
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Unknown
Pichu
This Pokémon has not evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Pichu Satomi Kōrogi

Pichu (Japanese: ピチュー Pichu) is a playable character in the Super Smash Bros. series. It is only playable in Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Pichu is an unlockable character and can be unlocked by completing Event Match #37 or playing at least 200 Melee matches. Its main stage is Pokémon Stadium.

Pichu is a clone of Pikachu, meaning it shares much of the same moveset with no more than minor changes. Pichu is smaller and faster than Pikachu and has the ability to wall jump, so it can move around the stage with more ease and chase down opponents to extend combos. It also has surprising power - its smash attacks and some aerials can KO opponents at percentages as low as 80%, and a fully-charged Skull Bash in particular is almost a one-hit KO. Pichu has serious disadvantages, however - it has poor range outside its projectiles, its rolls are short, and despite its small size it can be comboed easily. In addition, it damages itself every time it uses an electric attack, regardless of whether it hits or not. Combined with the fact that it's the lighest character in the game by a significant margin, Pichu can be KO'd far more easily then it can KO others.

Standard Special Move Side Special Move Up Special Move Down Special Move

Thunder Jolt

Skull Bash

Agility

Thunder

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Trophy information

Classic Mode

A Tiny Mouse Pokémon identifiable by its big ears, Pichu evolves into Pikachu. It's not very skilled at storing up electrical energy and will sometimes discharge it if jarred. Although it's small, it has enough electrical power to give even an adult quite a shock. It's often startled by its own power.

Adventure Mode

Compared with Pikachu, Pichu is a tad more nimble and a little more difficult to hit. Those are the only two advantages, however, and since Pichu damages itself when it uses electrical attacks, it's best suited for handicapped matches. Even though Pichu's tough to catch, it's easy to throw its tiny frame great distances.

All-Star Mode

Pichu is the lightest character in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and it's top of the class in weakness, too! For Pichu, it's all about scampering here and there to pick up items that will help it survive. The first warp in Agility causes 1 point of damage to Pichu, and the second causes 3, so try to limit the number of times you use the move.

Trivia

  • The wall jump ability used by Pichu in Melee is usable by Pikachu in Brawl. Along with the fact the blue goggles Pichu wore as an alternate costume in Melee appear for Pikachu in Brawl, the fact that the Pikachu species can only learn Volt Tackle through the Pichu stage, and Pichu's absence as a character from Brawl has caused speculation that the Pichu from Melee evolved into the Pikachu in Brawl.
  • While Pichu knows Skull Bash and Agility in Melee, it was never able to learn either move. However, its evolved counterpart Pikachu could.
    • Also, even though neither move is Electric-type, Pichu still takes damage upon using them in Melee.
  • When Pichu crouches, it falls asleep. Despite this, it can be awoken instantly by pressing any button or ending the crouch.
  • Pichu shares the same voice actor with Pichu Little from the anime.

Gallery

Related articles

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

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