Detective Pikachu (Detective Pikachu ~ Birth of a New Combination~ in the Japanese version) is a Nintendo 3DS game that was announced on October 2013. It features as a Mystery Detective Game that the player can solve crimes with Pikachu as the player's partner and also introduced a new special rare Blue Pikachu to the series. The Japanese TV series "The Professionals" announced that a rare version of Pikachu will appear as the central antagonist in this game. This game is compatible with an amiibo, it is unknown if the Detective Pikachu amiibo will be only compatible only in the upcoming Episode 2 or will be added through an update in Episode 1 and it features an eighth amiibo to the Pokemon franchise. A movie based on this is in production.


The game follows a peculiar talking Pikachu who, despite not being as powerful and nimble as other Pikachu of his kind, is rather intelligent and claims to be a great detective. One day, Pikachu encounters a boy named Tim Goodman, who is able to understand what he is saying. Thus, the two begin working together to solve various mysteries revolving around Pokémon in the city.


  • Tim Goodman
  • Detective Pikachu
  • Emilia Christine
  • Dorothy Fisher
  • Carlos Hernando
  • Frederick Hartfield
  • Wallace Carroll
  • Meiko Okamoto
  • Rita Partridge
  • Nina O'Hara
  • Frank Holiday
  • Mike Baker
  • Pablo Millan
  • Pikachu
  • Mewtwo

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