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Revision as of 18:33, May 6, 2018

Pachirisu (Japanese: パチリス Pachirisu) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.



Pachirisu is a squirrel-like Pokémon. Its fur is white with a faint blueish tint and it has a light blue stripe which originates at its forehead and extends to the tip of its tail. A large white tooth grows out of its mouth, and its eyes are a deep gray. Its cheeks and eyes are similar to that of a Pikachu, but yellow instead of red. Pachirisu have tails almost twice as big as themselves, with three spikes around the middle. Their arms and legs are very short, but the can still run incredibly fast, a trait usually associated with Electric-types.

Gender differences

Males have longer head-stripes than the females. This stems from real life as some squirrels have longer stripers to look like angry eyebrows and female squirrels have shorter stripes to appear more attractive to males.


Pachirisu are active Pokémon, generally hyper active during the day. When they sleep, Pachirisu like to curl their massive, fluffy tails round to the front of their bodies and use them as a pillow. They also like to chase and groom their tails. When a Pachirisu sheds its fur it shapes it into fur balls. These fur balls exhibit static. Pachirisu hides its favorite foods in these static puffs and stores them in tree holes. It does this to protect the food—if a humans or other Pokémon try to take the food, they will get shocked from the static.


Pachirisu are generally found in tree tops in forests, as well as the outskirts of forests and near Power Plants.


Pachirisu is known to eat mainly berries. Its diet is similar to that of Pikachu.


Pachirisu does not evolve.

Game Info


Pachirisu are generally weak at battling, but are good, defensive Pokémon with average Defense and Sp. Defense stats and great Speed.

Base Stats
Sp. Atk
Sp. Def


Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Diamond and Pearl Fuego Ironworks, Valley Windworks, Route 205 Common
Platinum Route 205, Valley Windworks Common
HeartGold and SoulSilver Safari Zone Rare
Black and White Trade None
X and Y Route 12 Rare
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Trade None

Side Game Locations

Game(s) Area(s)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Foggy Forest (1F-11F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Nabiki Beach

Pokédex Entries


Side Game Data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-026 PR Pachirisu Sprite Pachirisu Electric SOA None None PA Electric SofA Electric
Capture Points* On Sight**
? Partner Pokémon (special reaction)
Browser Entry
It discharges electricity from all over its body to attack.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.





Dawn has a Pachirisu which she caught in "Twice Smitten, Once Shy". Dawn finds and is attracted by a wild Pachirisu, which hugged its large tail, making it look very adorable. Then Dawn catches Pachirisu. During this episode, Pachirisu used Discharge in Dawn's tent, making Dawn's hair stick up. When Dawn attempted to train Pachirisu, Pachirisu was having fun and refused to obey her commands. When Dawn wanted to return Pachirsu to its Poké Ball, Pachirisu avoided the red beam over and over again. Then Ash, Brock and Dawn used all their Pokémon to chase down Pachirisu. But Pachirisu ran off quickly and was difficult to stop. In the end, Pachirisu was surrounded by a huge cliff with no way out. It used Discharge and made all the Pokémon faint. Then Pachirisu fainted due to tiredness.

Dawn then released Pachirisu back to the wild, and Jessie caught Pachirisu. However, Pachirisu used Discharge to destroy Team Rocket's balloon before it returned to Dawn. Dawn then re-captured it, and it became her new companion.

Pachirisu was trapped in a Hippowdon in a land full of sand and the gang attempted to rescue it, disturbed by Team Rocket members, Cassidy and Butch.


In the Pokémon Ranger Batonnage Manga, both Hajime and Hitomi use a Pachirisu as partner.


  • Pachirisu is the last single-type Electric Pokémon in the National Pokédex that has no others in its evolutionary tree.
  • Pachirisu, like Emolga, is an Electric type Pokémon based on species of squirrels.
  • Along with the Tynamo line, Pachirisu's category begins with 'Ele', referencing to electricity.
  • Pachirisu was previously perceived as useless in competitive play until a South Korean player named Se Jun Park used it as part of his team to win the 2014 Pokemon World Championship. 


See also

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