Pikachu is perhaps the best-known Pokemon in existence, and it’s always a must-have for your PokeDex no matter what Pokemon game you play. For players who want to collect all of the starters in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, you may want to catch a Pikachu early on in the game. This guide will show you where to get Pikachu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.
Catching a Pikachu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl is fairly easy if you know where to look. It’s a standard spawn Pokemon, so you really don’t need to do anything special to make it pop up.
Where to get Pikachu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Pikachu is found at Route 212 in the Trophy Garden behind the Pokemon Mansion.
To get Pikachu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, you can go to Hawthorn City and make your way to the south exit to Route 212. Continue south past the mansion on your right. Walk around the wall, and make your way north inside the entrance to the mansion.
Enter the Pokemon Mansion, and go into the next room that leads you outside and into the Trophy Garden. You should see a large patch of grass, and that’s where you have a chance to find a Pikachu. Walk around the grass, and you have around a ten percent chance to find the Pikachu. You may also run into some Pichu, so you can catch it and upgrade it if you like.
Pikachu, No. 104, is an Electric-type mouse Pokemon. It lives in forests with others, and it stores electricity in the electric sacs on its cheeks.
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