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Raichu (Arceus 27)

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Raichu LV.46
ライチュウ Raichu
Team Plasma
Illus. Suwama Chiaki
Evolution stage
025 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Pikachu
Card name Raichu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 90
retreat cost
English expansion Arceus
Rarity Rare
English card no. 27/99
Japanese expansion Advent of Arceus
Japanese rarity Rare
Japanese card no. 032/090
Expansion Miscellaneous Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Raichu.

Raichu (Japanese: ライチュウ Raichu) is a Lightning-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Arceus expansion.

Card text

Lightning Boosted Voltage
If Raichu has a Pokémon Tool card attached to it, this attack does 20 damage to each of your opponent's Benched Pokémon that isn't an Evolved Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)
LightningColorlessColorless Thunder Blast
Discard a Lightning Energy card attached to Raichu.

Pokédex data

Raichu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
026 2'07" (0.8 m) 66.1 lbs. (30.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Its tail discharges electricity into the ground, protecting it from getting shocked.

Release information

This card was included in the Arceus expansion, first released in the Japanese Advent of Arceus expansion. It was also released as the English prerelease promo for the Arceus expansion. It was released as both a Non Holofoil Staff print and a Non Holo Regular print.



This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Platinum.

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