Catastropika (move)

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Catastropika
ひっさつのピカチュート Certain-kill Pikachoot
Catastropika VII.png
Catastropika VII 2.png
Type  Electric
Category  Physical
PP  — (max. —)
Power  210
Accuracy  —%
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  • Makes contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Catastropika (Japanese: ひっさつのピカチュート Certain-kill Pikachoot) is a damage-dealing Electric-type Z-Move introduced in Generation VII. It is the exclusive Z-Move of Pikachu and an upgraded version of its signature move, Volt Tackle.

Effect

Catastropika does damage and has no secondary effect.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM The user, Pikachu, surrounds itself with the maximum amount of electricity using its Z-Power and pounces on its target with full force.

Learnset

Pikachu can use Catastropika if it knows Volt Tackle, holds a Pikanium Z, and if its Trainer wears a Z-Ring.

Only regular Pikachu can use Catastropika. Pikachu in a cap cannot use Catastropika, even if it knows Volt Tackle, holds a Pikanium Z, and its Trainer wears a Z-Ring.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 皮卡皮卡必殺擊 Pika Pika Bītsaatgīk
Mandarin 皮卡皮卡必殺擊 / 皮卡皮卡必杀击 Píkǎ Píkǎ Bìshājí / Píkǎ Píkǎ Bìshājī
France Flag.png French Pikachute Foudroyante
Germany Flag.png German Perfektes Pika-Projektil
Italy Flag.png Italian Super Pikaboom
South Korea Flag.png Korean 필살피카슛 Pilsal Pika-shoot
Poland Flag.png Polish Katastropika
Russia Flag.png Russian Катастропика Katastropika
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pikavoltio Letal


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Continental CrushSavage Spin-OutNever-Ending NightmareCorkscrew Crash
Inferno OverdriveHydro VortexBloom DoomGigavolt HavocShattered Psyche
Subzero SlammerDevastating DrakeBlack Hole EclipseTwinkle Tackle
Species-based Z-Moves
Catastropika10,000,000 Volt ThunderboltStoked SparksurferExtreme Evoboost
Pulverizing PancakeGenesis SupernovaSinister Arrow RaidMalicious Moonsault
Oceanic OperettaSplintered StormshardsLet's Snuggle ForeverClangorous Soulblaze
Guardian of AlolaSearing Sunraze SmashMenacing Moonraze Maelstrom
Light That Burns the SkySoul-Stealing 7-Star Strike


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