Because today I discuss light ball Pikachu v Raichu. Kantonian Raichu: 60 HP, 90 Attack, 55 Defense, 90 Special Attack, 80 Special Defense, 110 Speed. The difference between Pikachu with lightball and Raichu is, Pikachu is a lot stronger than Raichu (436/458 modest/Adamant nature vs 306 (Special) Attack. So, in conclusion, evolve it in Alola, and if you’re not in Alola, Light Ball Pikachu is better. Simple as that. However, it would have lower Attack and Sp. If Raichu knows it's going to be fighting a Pikachu 1 vs. 1, It knows Pikachu will have to have a light ball or eviolite. Pikachu has base 90 speed with 110 Atk and 100 Sp. Raichu gets a choice of what item it wants to hold be it Choice Scarf/Specs, Life Orb, Air Balloon etc. Es freundet sich mit der Truppe und Goh an und wird schließlich von ihm gefangen. Even if you go with a Volt Tackle physical set, the power won't be that much higher. There are way better options … Jolteon is superior to Raichu and Pikachu in nearly every situation. Here Pikachu battles the Raichu of Vermilion city gym leader. So, as you can see, Raichu has more bulk and speed, I mean, it’s still going to be one-shotted by anything physical, but still (that’s an exaggeration, obviously SOME physical moves aren’t going to knock it out), they have more bulk and speed. If I did, there was no audio, just music and clips put together. :) So I have a bit of a noobish question: I caught a Pikachu early-game in X, and by a stroke of luck she was holding a Light Ball. Discussion. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the TruePokemon community. Raichu has like no bulk, just more than Pikachu. It is outclassed at everything it does, and it has no offenses to even hold its own in battle. Also, Alolan Raichu’s shiny is amazing. Raichu is bulky, Pikachu is a glass cannon. But I'm not alone. Attack, so Pikachu is sometimes used more often as a Sweeper. Here are Physically Based and Specially Based Movesets of Pikachu for you. Posted by:3. I’ll do a comparison of their base stats. Pikachu I like but I havent used him sinc Pikachu w/ Light Ball: 35 HP, 110 Attack, 40 Defense, 100 Special Attack, 50 Special Defense, 90 Speed. Light Ball Pikachu vs Raichu? In Alola though, Alolan Raichu has just 5 less base special attack than Light Ball Pikachu. Today I am joined by the great Isla McTear. If a Pikachu holds a Light Ball while breeding, the offspring Pichu will know the move Volt Tackle.A Light Ball has no effect when held by any other Pokémon, including Pichu and Raichu.It can be obtained as a tier 2 special drop. Pikachu @ Light Ball Trait: Lightningrod EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd Hasty Nature - Extremespeed - Volt Tackle - Brick Break - Grass Knot. 0 0. I do not own Pokemon or any of its contents. Alolan Raichu: 60 HP, 85 Attack, 50 Defense, 95 Special Attack, 85 Special Defense, 110 Speed. i got a pikachu that is insanly strong, after like a week of selective breeding...LOL! Which is statistically better: Pikachu (with Light Ball) or Raichu? Well, Pikachu with a Light Ball has doubled attack stats, making it a better attacker. Raichu is bulkier and while it is still pretty frail, it can at least live a hit but Pikachu just falls to pretty much everything. Pikachu gets 458 max attack and 392 max special attack with light ball. Base 110 Speed is actually pretty good compared to Pikachus mediocre 90 speed. Of course, that's just my preference. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Just an example: Timid Life Orb Jolteon with max speed and special attack EV's versus a standard Mega Khan: Thunderbolt 40.8 - 48.3%. Life Orb Jolteon is faster than Raichu, and hits as hard as light ball Pikachu. Of course, none of them are very good at all in higher tiers so I would stick to using them in tiers like NU or RU. Atk with Light Ball. They don't bring much sheer power or bulk and unlike many other mons with mediocre stats, don't really have much else interesting about them to make up for it. He's not even. Raichu is bulkier and while it is still pretty frail, it can at least live a hit but Pikachu just falls to pretty much everything. As has been covered, neither is especially good. (Light ball doubles it's offensive capabilities). Should I choose Light Ball or Eviolite. It's usually never as simple as "which is better" because they excel at different things. Today I am joined by the great Isla McTear. Raichu has 110 base speed with 90 Atk & Sp. The the Light Ball, it's attack and special attack power increases. Best answer. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. selected Sep 25, 2013 by AbsoLoveer97 r/TruePokemon is the home for intellectual and insightful discussion about anything to do with Pokémon - be it the main series, spin-off games (Mystery Dungeon, etc. Raichu is faster and since both are frail, speed is key. ), TCG, the metagame, and so on. He’s currently lvl 43, he’s holding a light ball and his move set is Brick Break, Thunderbolt, Slam, and Thunder. Archived. I have a Pikachu, whom I want it to hold an item. 2. I’ve been slowly building a new team in Sun and I’ve been thinking of evolving my Pikachu. Naxte Well-Known Member. Pikachu w/ Light Ball: 35 HP, 110 Attack, 40 … Timid Light Ball Pikachu with max speed and special attack EV's versus a standard Mega Khan: Thunderbolt 39.1 - 46.3%. Raichu has better stats than Pikachu, but Pikachu can learn more moves than Raichu (in fact, Raichu learns none expect by move tutors using heart scales, shards, and through TMs and HMs). I’ll do a comparison of their base stats. Thanks, and I'm playing gen 8 not gen 7 so I will keep Pikachu. Should I evolve Pikachu into Alolan Raichu or keep it with a Light Ball? When should I evolve my Light Ball Pikachu? A Light Ball is a held item that doubles Pikachu's Attack and Special Attack. Since then, Pikachu's been pretty much the MVP in my team, causing havoc especially in random player matches. So overall light ball is better (Only works on Pikachu, non other pokemon) Hope this helped. Here are their base stats in the form HP/Atk/Def/SpA/SpD/Spd: Pikachu (normal): 35/55/30/50/40/90 = 300 total. Raichu doesn't come anywhere close to it on either of these. They don't excel at anything. But I'm not alone. 7 years ago. Light Ball Pikachu vs Raichu? In Alola though, Alolan Raichu has just 5 less base special attack than Light Ball Pikachu. How does GMAX-Pikachu work with light ball? Raichu has Focus Blast as well which could give it some well needed coverage. Pikachu, max attack light ball volt tackle can wreck a lot of things below 90 base speed. Pikachu HAS to have Light Ball. View strategies and more for Pikachu on the Smogon Strategy Pokedex. I searched everywhere for these old pokemon battles, but I didn't really find many of them. Grei said: ↑ Pikachu's speed could make it valuable as a Sweeper if you train it right. Mip. Only Pikachu can benefit from it in battle however, when breeding two Pikachu/Raichu, either of the species can hold the Light Ball to breed a Pichu with Volt Tackle. Which is statistically better: Pikachu (with Light Ball) or Raichu? Hey reddit. It gets the likes of Grass Knot and Focus Blast so Jolteon isn't always better at all. Raichu is better IMO. Auftritte Gohs Raichu → Hauptartikel: Gohs Raichu Goh begegnet in Pikachu, Get da ze!! Raichu is faster and since both are frail, speed is key. Well, I think a light ball will only work on a Pikachu, so if you wanna give it a light ball, keep it a Pikachu. Pikachu HAS to have Light Ball. Raichu gets a choice of what item it wants to hold be it Choice Scarf/Specs, Life Orb, Air Balloon etc. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Jolteon is better than both. The Power difference isn't even as much as it seems when you factor in that Raichu can hold items like Life or or Choice Specs or can even run a Nasty Plot set. Using Raichu has a lot more advantages than using Pikachu, it has a lot more options to run, it can live a moderately powerful hit and it is much faster than Pikachu. Raichu Imma be honest, Raichu is complete ****. For Pokemon X on the 3DS, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Light Ball Pikachu vs Raichu" - Page 2. THis was made purely for entertainment. Well, Pikachu with a Light Ball has doubled attack stats, making it a better attacker. Raichu & Pikachu : Light Ball ? Hope I helped :) answered Sep 25, 2013 by Adam. It is not powerful enough to the point where it breaks many walls and it is either kill or be killed with Pikachu. I think Alolan Raichu is pretty superior to Light Ball Pikachu, having nearly the same Special Attack and Alolan Raichu having better stats all around (except for Attack, but using physical attacks on Alolan Raichu is very rare anyway). They are both fairly mediocre. However, if you wanna give it a zap plate, I think it would work on both a Pikachu or a Raichu. It depends what you want to use them for. What is the differences between light ball pikachu and raichu? In Santalune Forest, you can find wild Pikachu. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. So in X/Y, it is probably 5% as well. Pikachu with a light orb VS.Raichu. Which one is better, I got a shiny Pikachu and I don't know if I should evolve it. So Choice Band Raichu and Light Ball Pikachu go even in damage while Pikachu still has freedom in move choice. Either way, it brings choice specs, speed boosting nature, and spams surf to win. Discussion in 'Poképolls' started by bug_86, Oct 13, 2008. I'd say Raichu, if only because it's got better odds of landing a hit before it goes down. Raichu doesn't come anywhere close to it on either of these. Yeah..... angry electric mice..... Beware! And Raichu still has higher total base stats. Which of the two is better? Close. Jolteon has a very limited movepool whereas Raichus is quite good. 1 decade ago. 4 votes. In B/W, it is a 1% chance to catch one carrying a Light Ball, but in B/W2, it is 5%. Should I choose Light Ball or Eviolite? einem Pikachu, das in einem von Pikachu besiedeltem Tal lebt. Life Orb Raichu deals less damage than Light Ball Pikachu, but Raichu … John. I have a Pikachu, whom I want it to hold an item. Pikachus advantages would be more immediate power which is nice sometimes but this is where the advantages end I am afraid. (Most in Speed though) Unless you need it, have an HM slave for strength, because it's an embarrassment to use an HM move like that on a Pokemon in battle. They've always been kind of early game crutch mons, like Butterfree, in that they get decent early and hitting reasonably hard matters more than other qualities in story battles. I want a electric type in my party but I am torn between the four in the title. But they're not strong competitors. boost its special attack? The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. k heres the situation, i know she can be stronger by evolving it into raichu BUT will the light ball still work on raichu as it does on pikachu? That's a 2 hit KO every time with surf, and Pikachu cannot move first without giving up … Tough question, I, would personally keep it a Pikachu and give it the light ball. Light Ball Pikachu VS Richu? Definitely use Light Ball, effective on all moves, since Pikachu is effective in Attack and Special Attack. Raichu can't use the Light Ball. Als Ashs Pikachu sich weigert, einen Donnerstein zu benutzen, gibt Gohs Pikachu ihn stattdessen an Goh, als Geschenk. How does GMAX-Pikachu work with light ball? Base 110 Speed is actually pretty good compared to Pikachus … If the lead of the party has the ability compound eyes, it increases the chance for the Pikachu to be holding the light ball. This is from episode 14 - Electric Shock Showdown. A base 120 Power fighting move definitely comes in handy. The main advantage to Raichu is you can use an item with him and he has 10 more base speed. 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