Pikachu (S-P Promo 227)

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ピカチュウ Pikachu
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Pikachu
Type Lightning
HP 60
retreat cost
Japanese expansion S-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 227/S-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 S-P Promotional cards.

Card text

Colorless Trading Places
Switch this Pokémon with 1 of your Benched Pokémon.

Pokédex data

Pikachu - Mouse Pokémon
No. Height Weight
025 1'4" (0.4 m) 13.2 lbs. (6.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
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

In Japan, this card was released as a S-P Promotional card and was available in Pokémon Stamp Box sets from August 25, 2021. The box could be purchased from participating post offices or the Japan Post Service website, and could be pre-ordered through the latter from July 26, 2021. The box was also available to purchase at the 2021 Japan World Stamp Championship Exhibition, held at the Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama between August 25 and 30, 2021.



The illustration pays homage to the 17th century nikuhitsu-ga, a painting in the ukiyo-e art style, "Beauty Looking Back" by Hishikawa Moronobu. The image was first used on Japanese stamps issued in 1948. Trading Places is an attack that first appeared on Azelf from Plasma Blast. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Shield.

Project TCG logo.png This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.