Pikachu is the most iconic Pokemon of them all, and the face of the whole series so many players will want to catch it in Scarlet and Violet!
There are hundreds upon hundreds of different Pokemon but none of them are as famous or popular as Pikachu.
Therefore, plenty of Pokemon fans will want to catch the yellow mascot as soon as possible in Scarlet and Violet!
Luckily, tracking down a Pikachu in the wild is pretty simple, as long as you know where to go!
Although, you may not even have to track Pikachu down as you can claim a free Flying Terestal Pikachu in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!
Where to Catch Pikachu Map Location – Pokemon Scarlet & Violet
The best place to catch Pikachu in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is in the grassy area to the South East of Cortondo. This is a town just West of Mesagoza and can be accessed very early on in the game.
However, it is important to remember that Pikachu is a rare spawn, so it may take a while to find one in this location.
If you can’t find one, here’s how to reset wild Pokemon spawns in Scarlet and Violet to give you another chance of finding Pikachu!
These are all of the locations where Pikachu can be caught:
- South Province (Area Two)
- South Province (Area Four)
- East Province (Area One)
- West Province (Area Three)
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Alternatively, you can get a Pikachu by evolving Pichu. However, this will likely take a bit longer than just catching one at one of the above locations.
How to Evolve Pichu into Pikachu
To evolve Pichu into Pikachu in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to raise its friendship to a high enough level.
The best way to do this is by using the new Picnic feature in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet to raise friendship!
While many players want to catch classic Pokemon, there are also loads of new Pokemon to catch too. Here’s all of the new Gen 9 Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet!