How to Draw Raichu

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw Raichu in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

The images above represents how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Raichu.

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How to Draw Raichu - Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Interesting Facts about the Raichu

It evolves from Pikachu using thunder stone and is the final form of Pichu. It is in the Electric-type category of Pokémon. It is bipedal and resembles a rodent with dark orange fur and white underside. Its tail is thin and long and has what appears to be a lightning bolt end which is smaller in the case of the females.

Did you know?

  • The tail end of the Raichu is actually for protection against the power it possesses. The tail is used to obtain electricity from the atmosphere or the ground.
  • It can store up to over 100, 000 volts of electricity and becomes more aggressive when its stores more electricity.
  • It is able to learn the volt tackle as other Pokémon in its evolutionary family. It is their signature move.
  • It uses its volt to shock opponents and can defeat Pokémon such as Dragonite.
  • It discharges its electricity when walking by placing its tail on the grounds and subsequently leaves burnt spots on the ground and around its nest.
  • It can glow in the dark thanks to the electricity trait.
  • It also shares the category of mouse Pokemon with Rattata, Raticate, Sandshrew and Sandslash.