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This article is about Pichu's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Pichu.
Pichu is back after 17 years! Pichu's electric attacks have greater range and do more damage than its other attack types – but they also damage Pichu.
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

Pichu is a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It was confirmed to return on June 12, 2018 during E3 2018. It remains relatively unchanged from Melee; some of its attacks still cause itself damage.

Attributes

Strengths

Weaknesses

Summary

Changes from Melee

Attributes

  • Pichu's appearance has been updated to match its appearance in the more recent games in the Pokémon franchise.

Ground Attacks

  • Its down tilt now has an electric effect on the opponents it hits.

Aerial Attacks

Grabs and Throws

Special Attacks


Moveset

Ground Attacks

Normal

  • Neutral Attack:
  • Forward Tilt:
  • Up Tilt:
  • Down Tilt:
  • Dash Attack:

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash:
  • Up Smash:
  • Down Smash:

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Ledge Attack:

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial:
  • Forward aerial:
  • Back aerial:
  • Up aerial:
  • Down aerial:

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw:
  • Back Throw:
  • Up Throw:
  • Down Throw:

Special Moves

Taunts

  • Up Taunt:
  • Down Taunt:
  • Side Taunt:

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added

Trophies

Palette Swaps

Trivia

  • Pichu and Young Link share the longest gap between playable appearances in the Super Smash Bros. series, with seventeen years between Melee and Ultimate.
  • One of the poses Pichu strikes in its new taunt resembles its trophy from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.
  • Pichu is the only veteran previously cut from SSB4 to not appear in the full group artwork version of the box cover.

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