Can You Spot the Difference Between a Male and Female Pikachu?

Jul 16, 2016

Pikachu is a Pokémon known as Ash’s trusted side-kick on the show. While some Pokémon are gender neutral, there’s actually a difference between a male and female Pikachu. Can you spot the difference?

Male and Female Pikachu

Can’t figure it out? Look at closely at their tails.

Male and Female Pikachu 2

According to Pokemon Wikia, female Pikachus have a tail with an inward dent at the end, which resembles the top of a heart.

Male and Female Pikachu 3

In early anime episodes and games prior to Generation IV, male and female Pikachus looked identical.


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