Death Battle Combatant
The Mouse Pokémon
Origin Pokémon
Company Nintendo
Appearance(s) Pikachu VS Blanka
~ Pikachu

Pikachu is a Pokémon from the series of the same name. He was Ash's first Pokémon in the anime, and is the mascot for the Pokémon series. He appears in the 24th episode of Death Battle, Pikachu VS Blanka, where he battled Street Fighter's Blanka.


Pikachus are an electric type Pokémon that harbor a lot of speed. This particular one was owned by the protagonist Ash in the anime. While they didn't get along at first, Pikachu became Ash's battle partner and best friend, as they've gone through a number of crazy adventures together.

Death Battle Info


  • Height: 0.4 m / 1'4"
  • Weight: 6.0 kg / 13.2 Ibs
  • Ability: Static
  • Pokédex number 25
  • Dislikes his Pokéball
  • Likes ketchup
  • Can absorb and use more electric power than a normal Pikachu


  • HP: 182 = Below average
  • Attack: 144 = Average
  • Defense: 108 = Below average
  • Sp. Attack: 123 = Average
  • Sp. Defense: 80 = Below average
  • Speed: 291 = Above average

Move Set


  • Type: Electric (Special Attack)
  • 10% chance of paralyzing target


  • Type: Electric (Special Attack)
  • 30% chance of paralyzing target
  • Low accuracy

Quick Attack

  • Type: Normal (Physical Attack)
  • Increased priority over opponent's attack

Iron Tail

  • Type: Steel (Physical Attack)
  • 10% chance of lowering target defenses

Electro Ball

  • Type: Electric (Special Attack)
  • Deals more damage to slower targets

Volt Tackle

  • Type: Electric (Physical Attack)
  • Deals 33% recoil damage to Pikachu
  • 10% chance of paralyzing target



  • Small and fragile
  • Little solo battle experience
  • Susceptible to overcharge
  • Poor defenses against ground-based attacks
  • Weak special attacks against dragon, electric, grass, & ground foes
  • Refuses to evolve

Compared to Blanka


  • Inconsistent glass-cannon
  • Improper training
  • Too reliant on trainer commands
  • Resistant to electric attacks
  • Much faster
  • Lower stamina & strength


  • Better survival skills
  • Resistant to electric & steel attacks
  • Longer reach
  • Quick enough to keep up
  • Better stamina & strength
  • Has experience killing small animals
  • More lethal


100 wild Pikachus appeared in a Season 3 episode of DBX, where they all fought against Marvel's Thor and lost.



  • Pikachu is the first combatant from Pokémon to appear in DEATH BATTLE and after him are Venusaur, Blastoise, Charizard, Red, Mewtwo and Lucario.
    • Pikachu is the only not fully evolved Pokémon in DEATH BATTLE.
    • Pikachu is also the only Pokémon in DEATH BATTLE that can not Mega Evolve.
  • Pikachu is the second-smallest combatant to have ever been on the show, the smallest is Kirby. He also might have the lowest stamina and defensive abilities as well, and is the shortest loser of Death Battle.
  • Pikachu is one of the few combatants that are both a species and an individual. He shares this with Yoshi, The TerminatorVenusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Agumon, Lucario and Renamon.
  • While Pikachu, as a Pokémon, originated in the Pokémon games, the Pikachu used in Death Battle was Ash's Pikachu from the show.


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