Nintendo Amiibo - Pichu (Super Smash Bros. Series) Get cool in-game extras with Amiibo accessories and compatible games. With Pikachu and Alolan Raichu on Yoshi's Island. Moves at warp speed in two directions that can be selected via the control stick. Both Pikachu and Pichu have loops that use their neutral or back aerials respectively, but Pikachu's version works on more characters, is more resilient to SDI and is less situational, whereas the only advantage Pichu's version has is that it can rarely transition into a KO immediately. Compared to Pikachu's, it has much less ending lag and it is overall stronger, but it's easier to DI and is worse for edgeguarding due to its angle. Much like Pikachu, all of Pichu's moveset aspects are solid overall, possessing very fast frame data overall and great utility throughout its moveset. He can quick attack cancel, as well as run cancel, to move even faster than Sonic, giving him overwhelmingly good approach options.However, with his small hurtbox also comes a very severe problem with range. However, Patch 3.1.0 would increase its size and nerf the power of its forward tilt, while increasing the amount of recoil on some of its moves. Just tap an Amiibo accessory to the NFC touchpoint on a compatible system to enjoy fun in-game extra features in compatible games on the Nintendo Switch system, Nintendo 2DS XL system, Nintendo 3DS XL system and Wii U console. Does a forward barrel roll. In Smash Ultimate,Pichu is a B-Tier fighter . Does an upward headbutt. Ultimate Edition, Nintendo Super Smash Bros. Overall, Pichu's buffs greatly outweigh its nerfs. Can Crawl Pichu also benefits from the weakening of SDI, as its multi-hit attacks are much more reliable. Pichu is one of the most adorable characters in Ultimate © Nintendo Pichu was a bit of a a joke character in Super Smash Bros. Melee, so it wasn’t too shocking that they didn’t return in the subsequent Brawl or Smash 4. When the bolt hits Pichu, a shockwave is generated than has the potential to KO. Can make opponents. For Super Smash Bros. Charge hold is frame 4. Regardless, this makes Pichu's KOing ability and damage-racking game superior to Pikachu's overall, despite the latter being shorter-lived compared to Pikachu's. Swipes its tail above its body in an arc. Its down tilt now has an electric effect on the opponents it hits. Pichu is a character of extremes. Because of this, Pichu is the only character that can take damage from all of its special moves, in both, Pichu is the only Pokémon character absent in. It also travels forward while bouncing along the ground, and can also travel up walls, below the edge, and along ceilings, making it a strong edgeguarding and 2 framing tool. Ultimate, GameCube Controller Super Smash Bros. Pichu's ears become. Universe Otherwise, the damage output between the two is largely the same or with only a 1–2% difference, while some of Pikachu's attacks, like its dash attack, up aerial, and Thunder, are stronger than Pichu's. Any number following the Smasher name indicates placement on the Fall 2019 PGRU, which recognizes the official top 50 players in the world in Super Smash Bros. Forward throw can have difficulty at KOing the opponent at realistic percentages due to the fact Pichu will usually find itself using it to set-up an edgeguard, whereas back throw's sole purpose is shared with forward throw. Pichu's edgeguarding ability, while respectable, pales in comparison to Pikachu's due to its attributes resulting in Pichu not having as much air time as Pikachu can, though this is slightly mitigated by its moves' stronger knockback. The pre-evolutionary form of the popular Pikachu, the Pokédex explains that the electricity pouches on its cheeks are still small and not able to store much electricity yet; because of that, it is not yet skilled at storing electricity. Pichu fights against opponents that are lightweights like itself, on stages that take place in the sky. Pichu's special moveset is also varied and versatile. This makes it less feasible for Pichu to overuse these attacks in situations that would require their use for best results, as it could put it in a spot where the opponent may even KO Pichu with a strong enough move. Pichu's primary recovery move. •The enemy's electric attacks have increased power, •Take your strongest team into this no-frills battle. (Wild Pokémon) - Pokémon Sun / Pokémon Moon, full group artwork version of the box cover, https://twitter.com/DatDereKirby/status/1081040257397579777, https://twitter.com/DuckySSB/status/1107817485359898624, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFsrqhXYFLQ, https://www.ssbwiki.com/index.php?title=Pichu_(SSBU)&oldid=1504510, Plants itself on its upper paws and kicks with one foot upward in front of itself, and then the other. Pichu's still harms himself when performing electrical moves; however this self-damage has been reduced compared to Melee. Finally, Pichu is extremely light and is a fast-faller with high gravity, which notoriously makes it much easier to combo and KO. To access Pichu, the player must enter the Power Plant sub-area and reach it on a platform with the use of two Zapfish, where it can then be challenged and recruited. Ganondorf - 6.6 Worst Match. A Super Smash Bros. Tosses foe up and headbutts them. Pichu's grounded attacks are also less effective for edgeguarding, as its down tilt, down smash and dash attack now send opponents at a much higher angle. As in Melee, the primary difference between Pichu and Pikachu is the former's electric attacks all inflict recoil damage. Overall, Pichu is the definition of a glass cannon, and much like its original counterpart in Pikachu, has several attributes of a "fragile speedster". Pichu also gains invincibility at frames 7-10. Though Pichu’s tilts don’t deal much damage, they do have combo potential. Pichu's recoil damage itself has been somewhat toned down from Melee, making its electrical attacks less of a detriment to use. It is an unlockable character, unlocked by beating Event Match 37: Legendary Pokémon, or by playing 200 Melee matches. Pichu's own falling speed has not changed since Melee while its gravity has been increased, making it a fast-faller. Note: All numbers are listed as base damage, without the 1v1 multiplier. In a Stamina match, Pichu cannot be KO'd by its Final Smash, as its HP will never go below 0.1 while the Final Smash is active. Unlike past instances, you don't have control of the attack and it will rapidly shoot across the stage causing damage This does 2% damage to Pichu Pichu's moveset is simil… Can infamously combo into. Tiers > SSBU > Pichu Pichu's Super Smash Bros. Satomi Kōrogi, Pichu's voice actress from the Pokémon anime and Melee, reprises her role with new voice clips. However, Pichu's atrocious endurance and its moves' recoil damage means it can't overuse what would be the equivalent to Pikachu's attacks in a given situation, as it can eventually put itself in range of getting KO'd, so an aware opponent can dominate Pichu just as easily as it can also dominate the opponent. Down Taunt: Pichu cuddles up on the ground and says its name. Ultimate after being absent from both Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. 4. Jumps and headbutts forward. 2 1. Ultimate. An example of this is its incredibly capable aerial game. Places opponent on the ground, then jumps on them. It also has an hitbox on Pichu's torso. While its offstage survivability is incredible thanks to its recovery's long distance and unpredictability, it has an awful survivability overall due to its ludicrously low weight, resulting in it being very easily KO'd off of a stray hit as long as the move is decently strong, and the existence of rage further pronounces this issue. Pichu is classified as fighter #19. One of the poses Pichu strikes in its new taunt resembles its trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. All of these differences give Pichu more pronounced strengths and weaknesses when compared to Pikachu. time for an indepth analyisis of pichus in smash. Pichu also gains intangibility for 10 frames if it connects, just like Pikachu. Combined with it being the lightest character in the game and its fast falling speed, Pichu is also easy to combo despite having a small hurtbox size. Since its absence from previous installments, Pichu was infamous for being by far the worst clone character in Melee due to its status as an intentional "joke character", largely due to its very low weight, recoil damage and vulnerability to chain grabbing, giving it among the worst matchups in the game and leading to its bottom-tier placement and low tournament representation. However, unlike previous clones, Pichu was not given many new unique moves to differentiate it from Pikachu, as the only fully unique moves it has are its forward tilt, up smash, neutral aerial, and edge attack. Disappears after around 3 seconds. The start of the bolt has a meteor effect and deals more damage than the rest of the bolt. When fully charged or close to fully charged, it has KO power. For a gallery of Pichu's hitboxes, see here. Despite the misfortunes, most professionals still agree that Pichu is a strong character, and it continues to perform well, with Blacktwins placing 9th at Shine 2019, RFang placing 7th at The Big House 9, and Nietono placing 9th at Frostbite 2020. 4% (uncharged), 7.8% (uncharged smash input), 33% (fully charged), 1.8% recoil. Side Taunt: Pichu hops in the air waving its arms and shouting its name. Regardless, Pichu's pros notably outweigh its cons, and even after the nerfs it received in game updates, Pichu is considered a very solid character in competitive play, with a dedicated playerbase consisting of players such as Nietono, VoiD, RFang, NAKAT, and Blacktwins, and it has amassed some strong tournament results in tournament play. Its grabs are the fastest in the game. Up aerial, while being Pichu's least damaging aerial, also retains very strong vertical combo capabilities. in the process (the same voice clip used for its side taunt). One of the smallest hurtboxes in the game. From SmashWiki, the Super Smash Bros. wiki, This article is about Pichu's appearance in, Pokémon Center - Pokémon Red / Pokémon Blue, Road to Viridian City - Pokémon Red / Pokémon Blue, Battle! 2. Pichu's mobility, very quick frame data and useful projectile in Thunder Jolt can help remedy this, but the prevalence of many characters with faster mobility and/or disjoints can still cause it trouble at approaching, and Thunder Jolt's recoil damage makes it unfeasible for Pichu to keep the opponent away for too much, forcing it to approach and further exacerbating its range issues, despite its reliable moveset. SmashWiki article: Pichu (SSBM) Pichu is a playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Pichu was first introduced as something of a “joke character” in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Additionally, all of Pichu's buffs failed to remove some of its glaring weaknesses, with the biggest being its poor survivability. Does a full rotation sweep with its tail. Has a Tether In Ultimate however, Pichu has been given a new lease of life, and a stark boost in power. It has a better punish and edgeguarding game, but significantly worse survivability, considerably less range on average, a less reliable recovery due to Skull Bash having more ending lag and Agility dealing no damage (thus rendering it completely useless as an attack unlike Quick Attack, which also removes an approach and burst tool) and fewer non-committal options (due to most aerials not auto-canceling in a short hop and most grounded attacks having way less range). One of the poses Pichu strikes in its new taunt resembles, Pichu can also be seen with a similar pose in the, Pichu is the only veteran who is unaffected by the new universal 3-frame, For unknown reasons, unlike other characters represented through alternate costumes, such as. Pichu's Fighter Spirit can be obtained by completing Classic Mode. Stronger than Pikachu's version, does not have sourspots and has less ending lag relative to the hitbox, but has much less range. Ultimate, first playable in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Decent knockback, making it an effective KO option. And there’s a lot more this time than just a few new fighters — such as an absolutely massive single-player mode. Down aerial is Pichu's main move to meteor smash, and the late hit also lasts for a long while, making it another great edgeguarding tool, while also having only decent recoil damage. (Wild Pokémon) - Pokémon X / Pokémon Y, Battle! Conversely, it increases the reward Pichu would receive if it can land said moves, and due to these moves increasing Pichu's percentage, this means Pichu can make effective use of rage to KO an opponent with more ease, provided it can survive long enough. Pichu taunting at Ryu failing to perform a Hadoken. Socials~ www.Twitch.tv/gsmvoid www.twitter.com/gsmvoid Hey guys! Utilise Pichu's speed and aerial game to deliver high damage strings of moves. Voice Actor Most likely as a result of this, Pichu has been drastically buffed in its transition from Melee to Ultimate, and is arguably the most buffed character in the transition. Possibly due to these nerfs, two of Pichu's strongest mains - Nietono and VoiD - dropped it in favor of Wario and Sheik, although they still use Pichu as a secondary. Pichu's overall survivability remains the worst in the game. An aerial cartwheel. Less ending lag but less shieldstun compared to Pikachu's. Yes Smash Ultimate is finally here.It’s been far too long since the series’ last entry, but Super Smash Bros. is back and exclusive to Nintendo’s newest console, the Nintendo Switch. When unlocked, it is fought at Pokémon Stadium 2. Forward smash has the highest power of its standard moveset, lasts for a long while and, due to its multi-hit nature, can KO at an even lower percentage. It is also available periodically for purchase in the shop for 500 coins. Good for combos, especially into Thunder. Pichu is a Glass Cannon. Down smash is pretty strong, too, and is especially useful at the edge. Credits roll after completing Classic Mode. Fires a jolt of electricity forward. Despite the many buffs it received, Pichu also received a few nerfs. Each Fighter Spirit has an alternate version that replaces them with their artwork in Ultimate. You damage yourself and you're the lightest character in the cast. Finally, back aerial deals less damage than forward aerial, but is also Pichu's strongest aerial, a very good edgeguarding tool, only has decent recoil damage like its forward and down aerials, and plays a major component on Pichu's looping combos; by repeatedly performing a full jump while using a back aerial and comboing into a tilt attack (most notably up tilt) to repeat the process, Pichu can zero-to-death combo the opponent, though the timing for each move is very strict. Volt Tackle Ultimate from July 13th, 2019 to December 15th, 2019. Pichu's nerfs have placed it below Pikachu in many regards, and it has seen a decline in results after the nerfs, because of this many professionals view Pichu as either high or a high-mid tier character after the 3.1.0. patch with Dabuz going as far as to believe it is a low tier now, much like its 'Melee' incarnation. Forward aerial deals the highest damage of Pichu's aerials and has very strong combo potential, while only having decent recoil damage. It causes a large amount of recoil damage, but is overall stronger than Pikachu's version. SmashBros-Ultimate.com is a fansite and is in no way affiliated with Nintendo or any other mentioned companies. Much like in Melee, its special attacks still hurt itself. No 1. Despite fighting lightweight characters, Fox, Sheik and Zero Suit Samus do not appear in Pichu's Classic Mode route. Introduction. The start of the bolt has a meteor effect and deals more damage than the rest of the bolt. Does a downward barrel roll. Pichu is the only veteran absent from SSB4 to be absent from the full group artwork version of the box cover. Pokémon Ultimate, Pichu received a large buff to its moveset and attributes; in other words, it’s not a joke character anymore! 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