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How do u get a pikachu?

broder asks: Added Apr 15th 2008, ID #115671

How do u get a pikachu?

I just got this game after like 3 weeks of lookin for somethin under 3 dallors and in my yellow and blue I have been able to get pikACHu but not here!! HELP!

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Kenny 2x4 answered:
Added 16th Apr 2008, ID #249234
The 3 original games were designed in such a way that you had to trade in order to get all of the Pokemon. So trading is the way.
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Guest said: 30th Aug 2015 | REPORT
Im sorry 2 say but its a 0.5 chanve u will find 1 in the grass. 1 in every 200
Guest said: 15th Nov 2015 | REPORT
i am still locking for one please help and tell me a precise spot
Guest said: 9th Feb 2016 | REPORT
I found 4 at the end of viridian forest
Guest said: 30th Mar 2016 | REPORT
End of Virginian forest! The second D Last patch of grass before you exit
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cheating-is-good answered:
Added 16th Apr 2008, ID #249267
Actually, I think that Pokemon Yellow has all the Pokemon on it Kenny. Blue has 75 Pokemon, Pokemon red has 75 pokemon. Pokemon Yellow has all 150 Pokemon I think.

But yes, in order to get a Pikachu on Pokemon Red, you will have to catch one on Pokemon Blue, and trade it to Pokemon Red. You can find a Pikachu in the Viridian Forst grass areas. Just look around. Thats in Pokemon Blue by the way.

Hope this helps.
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Guest said: 11th Mar 2014 | REPORT
red and blue have 95
Guest said: 28th Mar 2014 | REPORT
No you can find one in red viridian forest
Guest said: 17th Jun 2014 | REPORT
there are actually 14 pokemon that you cannot obtain through gameplay in Yellow.

Raichu (just as in the anime, you cannot use the thunderstone on Pikachu)
Guest said: 15th Aug 2014 | REPORT
I got a Hitachi in Victorian forest on red I'm not using a gameshark

beedizzle answered:
Added 13th May 2008, ID #254143
Try the power plant or viridian forest and you should find it eventually, assuming the game isn't broken. Pikachu is definately in every version, I have all three and I have found it in all of them (ok in yellow you do start off with it). There is about 130 in each game you can get in the game without trading
clarissasy03 answered:
Added 22nd May 2008, ID #255799
Try the power plant... There are many electric pokemons there...
1122andyozz33 answered:
Added 19th Jun 2008, ID #263080
Alright. Go to viridian forest, find the dead end with the tree stumps/ then go up and down aganst the two tree stumps
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Guest said: 1st Feb 2014 | REPORT
Please help me! If anyone is still looking up stuff on this page please help!
I have tried several methods and found pikachu but each time i run out of pokeballs or have way too strong pokemon. Ive tried to go back but i cant find any pikachus!
Have pikachu become an endangered species?
Guest said: 6th Mar 2014 | REPORT
It's a 5% encounter rate
Guest said: 19th Mar 2014 | REPORT
Get a level 4 or 5 rat use tackle then pokeball
Guest said: 29th Nov 2014 | REPORT
hey if anyone is here im playing pokemon red and cant find pikachu
Evee answered:
Added 5th Oct 2008, ID #285713
You can find Pikachu in all games, he is more commonly found in viridian forest, just go north from the entrance!

Happy gaming,
Guest answered:
Added 19th Oct 2011, ID #448775
Funny thing is, I was just playing red whilst reading here how to get pikachu at start... Then I just caught one in viridian forest, so yes, it is possible to get it in red without trading. Just takes a lil while.
Guest answered:
Added 3rd May 2012, ID #503336
You can either spend time in viridian forest to get pikachu in red and blue, although there is only like 5% chance of encountering one. You can also find it in the power plant, a place that can only be accessed once you get the surf HM, very very VERY much later in the game. It's probably a better choice to get a rare Pikachu in Viridian Forest because it will be useful in cerulean city. But you can choose any way.
Guest answered:
Added 21st Jun 2012, ID #517149
Go to the power plant. You will find pikachu there
Guest answered:
Added 23rd Nov 2012, ID #553007
click to reveal

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Guest said: 26th May 2015 | REPORT
What does "right of the boy in front of the tree keep walking next to the stumps"?!!? I don't know what you're talking about!!!
Logancainster answered:
Added 6th Dec 2012, ID #555329
From what I've seen a lot of people think you can only get it in blue, but that isn't true, I am playing red at the same time as I'm typing this on a game boy and I just found two pikachus in a row in viridian forest
Guest answered:
Added 26th Jan 2013, ID #567024
I found a few in the forest up at left side. Once you enter the forest go north then all the way west to the two tree stumps at the end. Go back and forth along those till you find one.

Guest answered:
Added 18th May 2013, ID #588140
Its not true, I have red and I caught pika a million times in viridian forest!
Guest answered:
Added 24th May 2013, ID #588986
I caught 3 in a row on red version just look in verilian forest
Guest answered:
Added 26th Jul 2013, ID #598441
Listen To 1122Andyozz33 His Technique Worked In Three Battles For me
Guest answered:
Added 10th Oct 2013, ID #605200
I was playing Pokemon red it took for ever but I found a Pikachu just takes a while
Guest answered:
Added 29th Nov 2014, ID #647939
I heard they can be found at the back of viridian forest

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