If you managed to catch a Pikachu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl by following our Pikachu Guide, then you might want to evolve it into a Raichu. Well, we have you covered here as well. In this article, we will be sharing all the details on how to catch a Raichu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Here’s everything you need to know.
There is hardly any noticeable pokemon in the Pokemon Community that stands equal in popularity to that of Pikachu. Being a mascot for the Pokemon Franchise as well as one of the major mascots for Nintendo, Pikachu is surely one of the most loved pokemon. You can also evolve this popular pokemon into a powerful electric-type pokemon named Raichu. Well, for that you will need to have an evolutionary item named Thunderstone. To know how to evolve Pikachu into a Raichu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, continue reading this article till the end.
Catching rare pokemon in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl can be quite hard as their encounter rates are very low. However, if you want to know the fastest way to catch rare pokemon such as Gible, Lapras, & Steelix in the game, consider visiting our detailed article about the same here.
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl: How to evolve Pikachu into Raichu?
Unlike other pokemon in the game, simply leveling up Pikachu won’t be enough to evolve it into a Raichu. To evolve a Pikachu into a Raichu, first, you will need to have a Thunderstone. You can find a Thunderstone in SunyShore City. You can also find a Thunderstone in a location that can only be accessed after defeating Team Galactic and being ready to fight the eighth Gym Leader.
Assuming that you already have a Pikachu, open your Bag and select the ThunderStone. Now, the game will ask you to choose the pokemon on which you want to use the ThunderStone. Make sure that Pikachu is in your party before using the Thunderstone. After this, select Pikachu and use the Thunderstone on the pokemon to evolve it into a Raichu. After the evolution, Raichu will be able to learn a new move, Thunder punch.
Well, this was our guide on how to evolve a Pikachu into a Raichu in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. For more such guides and information on new games, make sure to stay tuned with us on AndroidGram.