Electric is one of the eighteen characteristical types of all the known Pokémon.
It is notably the specialistic type of Lt. Surge of Vermilion Gym, Wattson of Mauville Gym, and Volknore of Sunyshore Gym.
| 2× Strong against
|| 1× Neutral against
|| ½× Inffective against
|| 0× Inoffensible against
| 2× Weak to
|| 1× Neutral to
|| ½× Resistant to
|| 0× Immune to
Electric is the type of Pikachu, which is the quaternary starter of Kanto in Pokémon Revolution Online; this lends into the type's iconicity, as the Electric-type starter was iconized due to its deuteragonistic role in the anime and selectability in Pokémon Yellow.
Due to the dearth of Electric-type Pokémon available in relation to other types, it is one of the most scarcely huntable Pokémon in the wild. They are found the most abundantly in the Power Plant of Kanto.
Electric is the agentive type of the paralytic status ailment; by extension, Pokémon of this type are invulnerable to affliction of it.
Whenever Rain Dance is effective, all Electric-type attacks used on the opponent will strike at a 100% rate.
Mud Sport will halve the damage-output power of all Electric-type moves for as long as it is in-effect.
| All emboldened moves are broken; read their individualized pages for more information, regardingly.|
|Lightning Rod||Harnesses all Electric-type attacks into bolstering up the Special Attack stat of the possessor.|
|Motor Drive||Nullifies the damage infliction of all Electric-type moves; as a countereffect, it also quickens the possessor's Speed.|
|Static||Potentially paralyzes the opponent whenever contactive moves strike the possessor.|
|Volt Absorb||Restores HP as a countereffect of sustaining an Electric-type attack.|
- Emboldened names denote abilities that are exclusively inheritable by Electric-type Pokémon.
|Electric cloak||A specially electric-thematized cloak.|
|Electric Hood||A specially electric-thematized hood.|
|Light Ball||Doubly improves Pikachu's Speed and Special Attack stats whenever it is held.|
|Magnet||Enhances the damage-power output of Electric-type moves by 20%.|