Pikachu (P Promo 4)

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ピカチュウ Pikachu
Illus. Hironobu Yoshida
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
Hit Points 40
retreat cost
Japanese expansion P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 004/P
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 is one of the P Promotional cards.

Card text

Colorless Hide
Flip a coin. If heads, prevent all effects of attacks, including damage, done to Pikachu during your opponent's next turn.
LightningColorless Thunder Jolt
Flip a coin. If tails, Pikachu does 10 damage to itself.

e-Reader data

This card's ID is Z-02-#. The short strip contains Pokédex information, a brief card summary, and information on the content of the long strip.

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'04" (0.4 m) 13.0 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
りょうほほには でんきを ためこむ ふくろがある。  おこると ためこんだ でんきを いっきに はなってくる。


The long strip contains data for the Exciting Hide and Seek animation. Larvitar from the P Promotional card collection is also required to play it.

Release information

In Japan, this card was released in conjunction with the Pokémon Card e ANA Special '01 Version campaign. Passengers flying on any domestic All Nippon Airways flight between July 13, 2001 and September 30, 2001 could redeem their boarding passes for a two-card set that included this card and Larvitar.



Thunder Jolt is a move in the Super Smash Bros. series that Pikachu can use. This card's e-Reader Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Crystal.

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