Pikachu (Evolving Skies 49)

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ピカチュウ Pikachu
Illus. chibi
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 60
retreat cost
English expansion Evolving Skies
Rarity Common
English card no. 049/203
Japanese expansion Eevee Heroes
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 026/069
Japanese Deck Start Deck 100
Japanese card no. 127/414
Expansion McDonald's Collection 2022
English card no. 7/15
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Pikachu.

Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ Pikachu) is a Lightning-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Evolving Skies expansion.

Card text

Lightning Energize
Attach a Lightning Energy card from your discard pile to this Pokémon.
LightningColorlessColorless Electro Ball

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'4" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
When Pikachu meet, they'll touch their tails together and exchange electricity through them as a form of greeting.
おたがいの しっぽを くっつけて 電気を 流しあうのが ピカチュウ 同士の 挨拶だ。

Release information

This card was included in the Evolving Skies expansion, first released in the Japanese Eevee Heroes subset. It was reprinted in the Japanese Start Deck 100; Mirror Holofoil and Non Holofoil versions were available in different decks. It was reprinted again as a Confetti Holofoil in the McDonald's Collection 2022. A Non Holofoil version, featuring a Pikachu jack-o'-lantern stamp in the bottom right corner of the artwork, was available in the Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle from September 1, 2022. A Reverse Holofoil version of the card with a Pokémon League stamp in the bottom right corner of the artwork was given out at events in Australia and New Zealand.



Electro Ball is a move in the Pokémon games that Pikachu can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Shield.

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