Pikachu is an Electric-type Pokemon. It is popularly known as the mascot of the Pokemon franchise and a major representative of Nintendo’s collective mascots. It is a short, chubby rodent Pokemon that is covered in yellow fur, and its ears are long and pointed with black tips. It has a small mouth, brown eyes, and two red circles on its cheeks. There are pouches inside its cheeks where it stores electricity. It is able to release electric discharges of varying intensity. It has been known to build up energy in its glands, and will need to discharge to avoid complications. Pikachu can also electrify itself to use its signature move, Volt Tackle. When threatened, it loses electric charges from its sacs, and a group can build and cause lightning storms. It is found mostly in forests, where a sure sign that Pikachu inhabits a location is patches of burnt grass.