Pichu's Counter Picks

Pichu is strong Against

How to counter Ganondorf with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ganondorf
score: 
128
77.12
% upvotes
How to counter King K. Rool with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King K. Rool
score: 
100
82.89
% upvotes
How to counter Donkey Kong with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Donkey Kong
score: 
98
87.69
% upvotes
How to counter Bowser with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bowser
score: 
79
81.10
% upvotes
How to counter Richter with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Richter
score: 
51
80.00
% upvotes
How to counter Bayonetta with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bayonetta
score: 
49
75.26
% upvotes
How to counter Little Mac with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Little Mac
score: 
36
83.33
% upvotes
How to counter Ridley with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ridley
score: 
34
75.76
% upvotes
How to counter King Dedede with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King Dedede
score: 
33
73.91
% upvotes
How to counter Ken with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ken
score: 
30
85.71
% upvotes
How to counter Simon with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Simon
score: 
28
79.17
% upvotes
How to counter Captain Falcon with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Captain Falcon
score: 
28
81.82
% upvotes
How to counter Wii Fit Trainer with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wii Fit Trainer
score: 
20
75.00
% upvotes
How to counter Ice Climbers with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ice Climbers
score: 
18
70.45
% upvotes
How to counter Incineroar with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Incineroar
score: 
16
72.22
% upvotes
How to counter Charizard with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Charizard
score: 
16
70.00
% upvotes
How to counter Falco with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Falco
score: 
15
82.61
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Swordfighter with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Swordfighter
score: 
14
81.82
% upvotes
How to counter Ryu with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ryu
score: 
13
78.26
% upvotes
How to counter R.O.B. with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
R.O.B.
score: 
12
59.68
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Gunner with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Gunner
score: 
11
76.19
% upvotes
How to counter Luigi with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Luigi
score: 
10
70.83
% upvotes
How to counter Dr. Mario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dr. Mario
score: 
9
71.43
% upvotes
How to counter Kirby with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Kirby
score: 
9
58.82
% upvotes
How to counter Isabelle with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Isabelle
score: 
9
71.43
% upvotes
How to counter Mewtwo with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mewtwo
score: 
8
70.00
% upvotes
How to counter Duck Hunt with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Duck Hunt
score: 
8
70.00
% upvotes
How to counter Samus with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Samus
score: 
8
66.67
% upvotes
How to counter Jigglypuff with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Jigglypuff
score: 
8
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Dark Pit with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dark Pit
score: 
8
70.00
% upvotes
How to counter Hero with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Hero
score: 
8
75.00
% upvotes
How to counter Sheik with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Sheik
score: 
8
65.38
% upvotes
How to counter Lucas with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucas
score: 
7
60.61
% upvotes
How to counter Robin with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Robin
score: 
7
64.00
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Brawler with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Brawler
score: 
7
70.59
% upvotes
How to counter Sonic with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Sonic
score: 
6
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Wario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wario
score: 
6
62.50
% upvotes
66.67
% upvotes
How to counter Fox with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Fox
score: 
6
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Palutena with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Palutena
score: 
6
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Dark Samus with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dark Samus
score: 
5
59.26
% upvotes
How to counter Pit with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pit
score: 
5
63.16
% upvotes
How to counter Bowser Jr. with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bowser Jr.
score: 
5
61.90
% upvotes
How to counter Diddy Kong with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Diddy Kong
score: 
5
61.90
% upvotes
How to counter Greninja with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Greninja
score: 
5
60.87
% upvotes
How to counter Lucario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucario
score: 
5
61.90
% upvotes
How to counter Meta Knight with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Meta Knight
score: 
5
64.71
% upvotes
How to counter Villager with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Villager
score: 
5
60.87
% upvotes
58.62
% upvotes
How to counter Zelda with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Zelda
score: 
3
54.29
% upvotes
How to counter Inkling with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Inkling
score: 
2
53.85
% upvotes
How to counter Joker with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Joker
score: 
2
52.78
% upvotes
52.63
% upvotes
How to counter Pikachu with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pikachu
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
How to counter Piranha Plant with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Piranha Plant
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
How to counter Squirtle with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Squirtle
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
How to counter Wolf with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wolf
score: 
-1
48.84
% upvotes
How to counter Byleth with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Byleth
score: 
-1
47.06
% upvotes
How to counter Mega Man with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mega Man
score: 
-1
47.83
% upvotes
How to counter Ivysaur with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ivysaur
score: 
-2
46.43
% upvotes
How to counter Pac-Man with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pac-Man
score: 
-4
42.86
% upvotes
How to counter Terry with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Terry
score: 
-5
35.29
% upvotes
How to counter Corrin with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Corrin
score: 
-5
44.68
% upvotes
How to counter Peach with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Peach
score: 
-7
37.93
% upvotes
How to counter Daisy with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Daisy
score: 
-8
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Mario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mario
score: 
-8
40.91
% upvotes
How to counter Cloud with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Cloud
score: 
-19
38.55
% upvotes
How to counter Olimar with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Olimar
score: 
-20
26.19
% upvotes
How to counter Yoshi with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Yoshi
score: 
-21
32.79
% upvotes
How to counter Roy with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Roy
score: 
-28
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Ness with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ness
score: 
-30
28.57
% upvotes
How to counter Ike with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ike
score: 
-30
32.95
% upvotes
22.06
% upvotes
How to counter Shulk with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Shulk
score: 
-47
29.91
% upvotes
How to counter Chrom with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Chrom
score: 
-47
33.09
% upvotes
How to counter Marth with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Marth
score: 
-62
27.21
% upvotes
How to counter Snake with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Snake
score: 
-75
21.37
% upvotes
How to counter Lucina with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucina
score: 
-107
24.15
% upvotes

Pichu is weak Against

How to counter Lucina with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucina
score: 
107
75.85
% upvotes
How to counter Snake with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Snake
score: 
75
78.63
% upvotes
How to counter Marth with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Marth
score: 
62
72.79
% upvotes
How to counter Chrom with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Chrom
score: 
47
66.91
% upvotes
How to counter Shulk with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Shulk
score: 
47
70.09
% upvotes
77.94
% upvotes
How to counter Ike with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ike
score: 
30
67.05
% upvotes
How to counter Ness with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ness
score: 
30
71.43
% upvotes
How to counter Roy with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Roy
score: 
28
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Yoshi with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Yoshi
score: 
21
67.21
% upvotes
How to counter Olimar with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Olimar
score: 
20
73.81
% upvotes
How to counter Cloud with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Cloud
score: 
19
61.45
% upvotes
How to counter Mario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mario
score: 
8
59.09
% upvotes
How to counter Daisy with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Daisy
score: 
8
62.50
% upvotes
How to counter Peach with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Peach
score: 
7
62.07
% upvotes
How to counter Corrin with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Corrin
score: 
5
55.32
% upvotes
How to counter Terry with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Terry
score: 
5
64.71
% upvotes
How to counter Pac-Man with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pac-Man
score: 
4
57.14
% upvotes
How to counter Ivysaur with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ivysaur
score: 
2
53.57
% upvotes
How to counter Mega Man with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mega Man
score: 
1
52.17
% upvotes
How to counter Byleth with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Byleth
score: 
1
52.94
% upvotes
How to counter Wolf with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wolf
score: 
1
51.16
% upvotes
How to counter Squirtle with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Squirtle
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
How to counter Piranha Plant with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Piranha Plant
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
How to counter Pikachu with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pikachu
score: 
0
50.00
% upvotes
47.37
% upvotes
How to counter Joker with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Joker
score: 
-2
47.22
% upvotes
How to counter Inkling with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Inkling
score: 
-2
46.15
% upvotes
How to counter Zelda with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Zelda
score: 
-3
45.71
% upvotes
How to counter Zero Suit Samus with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Zero Suit Samus
score: 
-5
41.38
% upvotes
How to counter Villager with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Villager
score: 
-5
39.13
% upvotes
How to counter Meta Knight with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Meta Knight
score: 
-5
35.29
% upvotes
How to counter Lucario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucario
score: 
-5
38.10
% upvotes
How to counter Greninja with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Greninja
score: 
-5
39.13
% upvotes
How to counter Diddy Kong with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Diddy Kong
score: 
-5
38.10
% upvotes
How to counter Bowser Jr. with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bowser Jr.
score: 
-5
38.10
% upvotes
How to counter Pit with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Pit
score: 
-5
36.84
% upvotes
How to counter Dark Samus with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dark Samus
score: 
-5
40.74
% upvotes
How to counter Palutena with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Palutena
score: 
-6
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Fox with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Fox
score: 
-6
37.50
% upvotes
33.33
% upvotes
How to counter Wario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wario
score: 
-6
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Sonic with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Sonic
score: 
-6
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Brawler with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Brawler
score: 
-7
29.41
% upvotes
How to counter Robin with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Robin
score: 
-7
36.00
% upvotes
How to counter Lucas with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucas
score: 
-7
39.39
% upvotes
How to counter Sheik with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Sheik
score: 
-8
34.62
% upvotes
How to counter Hero with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Hero
score: 
-8
25.00
% upvotes
How to counter Dark Pit with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dark Pit
score: 
-8
30.00
% upvotes
How to counter Jigglypuff with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Jigglypuff
score: 
-8
37.50
% upvotes
How to counter Samus with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Samus
score: 
-8
33.33
% upvotes
How to counter Duck Hunt with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Duck Hunt
score: 
-8
30.00
% upvotes
How to counter Mewtwo with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mewtwo
score: 
-8
30.00
% upvotes
How to counter Isabelle with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Isabelle
score: 
-9
28.57
% upvotes
How to counter Kirby with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Kirby
score: 
-9
41.18
% upvotes
How to counter Dr. Mario with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Dr. Mario
score: 
-9
28.57
% upvotes
How to counter Luigi with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Luigi
score: 
-10
29.17
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Gunner with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Gunner
score: 
-11
23.81
% upvotes
How to counter R.O.B. with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
R.O.B.
score: 
-12
40.32
% upvotes
How to counter Ryu with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ryu
score: 
-13
21.74
% upvotes
How to counter Mii Swordfighter with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Mii Swordfighter
score: 
-14
18.18
% upvotes
How to counter Falco with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Falco
score: 
-15
17.39
% upvotes
How to counter Charizard with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Charizard
score: 
-16
30.00
% upvotes
How to counter Incineroar with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Incineroar
score: 
-16
27.78
% upvotes
How to counter Ice Climbers with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ice Climbers
score: 
-18
29.55
% upvotes
How to counter Wii Fit Trainer with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Wii Fit Trainer
score: 
-20
25.00
% upvotes
How to counter Captain Falcon with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Captain Falcon
score: 
-28
18.18
% upvotes
How to counter Simon with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Simon
score: 
-28
20.83
% upvotes
How to counter Ken with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ken
score: 
-30
14.29
% upvotes
How to counter King Dedede with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King Dedede
score: 
-33
26.09
% upvotes
How to counter Ridley with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ridley
score: 
-34
24.24
% upvotes
How to counter Little Mac with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Little Mac
score: 
-36
16.67
% upvotes
How to counter Bayonetta with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bayonetta
score: 
-49
24.74
% upvotes
How to counter Richter with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Richter
score: 
-51
20.00
% upvotes
How to counter Bowser with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bowser
score: 
-79
18.90
% upvotes
How to counter Donkey Kong with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Donkey Kong
score: 
-98
12.31
% upvotes
How to counter King K. Rool with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King K. Rool
score: 
-100
17.11
% upvotes
How to counter Ganondorf with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ganondorf
score: 
-128
22.88
% upvotes

Pichu is strong Against

How to counter Ganondorf with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Ganondorf
score: 
128
77.12
% upvotes
How to counter King K. Rool with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King K. Rool
score: 
100
82.89
% upvotes
How to counter Donkey Kong with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Donkey Kong
score: 
98
87.69
% upvotes
How to counter Bowser with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Bowser
score: 
79
81.10
% upvotes
How to counter Richter with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Richter
score: 
51
80.00
% upvotes

Pichu is weak Against

How to counter Lucina with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Lucina
score: 
107
75.85
% upvotes
How to counter Snake with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Snake
score: 
75
78.63
% upvotes
How to counter Marth with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Marth
score: 
62
72.79
% upvotes
How to counter Chrom with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Chrom
score: 
47
66.91
% upvotes
How to counter Shulk with Pichu in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Shulk
score: 
47
70.09
% upvotes

Tips for Pichu

  • Neutral air is really good, it attacks on all sides, doesn’t damage Pichu, and can be very useful in strings and combos, which are a big part of Pichus play style.
    20
    3
  • Pichu is a Glass Cannon. You damage yourself and you're the lightest character in the cast. The key is to be aggressive! Utilise Pichu's speed and aerial game to deliver high damage strings of moves.
    15
    4
  • Don't be afraid to go off-stage, Pichu's recovery is very good and will allow for easy edge-guards.
    13
    2
  • Pichu's forward tilt is a pain in the arse. It can trip, 2 frame and has electric proprieties which adds more shieldstun.
    12
    2
  • Pichu has some of the best combo game in all of smash! Lots of things can come out of a simple down tilt or grab, so make sure you make it count. Pichu also has incredibly good jab lock combos/setups!
    5
    0
  • pichu make me happy pichu make enemy sad
    18
    14
  • Pichu has fast defensive options and great mobility and punish game; but it's the lightest character in the game and the recoil damage does Pichu NO FAVORS. Fight aggressive.
    3
    1
  • U air Thunder is cool it could be done at zero, if u get the fast fall u air off stage correctly u can thunder and it’ll kill instantly, you gotta time it though or it’ll be only you losing a stock
    2
    0
  • After using a side-B, you can still recover with an up-B if one hasn't already been used.
    1
    0
  • Use F-air as an approach tool, combo tool, and edgegaurd tool. It combos out of U-air, D-throw, and F-air, while providing good damage for its hit box. Pichu’s recovery is fantastic so dragdown F-air.
    2
    1
  • Pichu's attacks generally do higher damage to the opponent than Pikachu's equivalents.
    6
    5
  • Don't spam b attacks spam a attacks.
    4
    3
  • Down throw into backair loop is broken. Use it!!
    2
    2
  • How about you just grab, up throw, and then down b. When your enemies fly down that's when you combo or kill
    1
    1
  • Using the new short-hop+aerial input, you can turn most of Pichu's body into a hitbox which can make approaching much safer.
    2
    3
  • Learn to dash attack cancel grab. Learn to setup an approach with B-special. pichu is the new combo machine and has lots of early kill options.
    3
    4
  • Play defensefly when at high prevents use Thunder Jolt to annoy your opponent and once they come close try to grab, back throw, then start to edge-guard.
    1
    4
  • One combo: Forward Smash/Forward Tilt to Downwards Aerial. Its amazing at gimping slow fighters or ones with bad recoveries. It is very effective against people who aren't the best of the game as well
    1
    5
  • Out off shield break shulk twice and spam b neutral is good pichu is strong VS shulk anyway
    0
    7
  • go back to melee and never return bye bye rat
    2
    9
  • Why are you even playing this little piece of shit when you could be playing joker and getting free wins
    2
    11
  • Pika is better Just main Pikachu, okay
    2
    13
  • Neutral air is really good, it attacks on all sides, doesn’t damage Pichu, and can be very useful in strings and combos, which are a big part of Pichus play style.
    20
    3
  • Pichu is a Glass Cannon. You damage yourself and you're the lightest character in the cast. The key is to be aggressive! Utilise Pichu's speed and aerial game to deliver high damage strings of moves.
    15
    4
  • Don't be afraid to go off-stage, Pichu's recovery is very good and will allow for easy edge-guards.
    13
    2
  • Pichu's forward tilt is a pain in the arse. It can trip, 2 frame and has electric proprieties which adds more shieldstun.
    12
    2
  • Pichu has some of the best combo game in all of smash! Lots of things can come out of a simple down tilt or grab, so make sure you make it count. Pichu also has incredibly good jab lock combos/setups!
    5
    0

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