Are Pikachu’s cheeks red or pink?

Are Pikachu’s cheeks red?

18 Those Red Cheeks Store Electricity

However, many Pikachu fans agree that when it comes to thier appearance, Pikachu’s cheeks are one of the cutest parts of their design. Although, while these red circles may look adorable, they serve an important purpose in a Pikachu’s biology.

Why is Pikachu’s cheeks red?

The original Japanese version depicts Pikachu with yellow cheeks. However, Wizards of the Coast, when releasing this card for the first time in English, deliberately recolored Pikachu’s cheeks red in an effort to make it more recognizable.

Is yellow cheek Pikachu rare?

What makes this card rare you ask? Well, this card is the Yellow Cheeks variant of the card. Pikachu was released with either yellow or red cheeks during the first edition and Shadowless releases of the Base Set, the split is around 50/50. The artwork is done by Mitsuhiro Arita.

Is red cheeks Pikachu rare?

Pikachu Red Cheeks Version 1st Edition Base Set

You can only find the ‘Red Cheeks’ Variant in the 1st Edition Base Set and Shadowless Base Set and they typically sell for 2x the price of the Yellow Cheeks version and are considered more rare.

How much is a red cheek Pikachu worth?


Grade Most Recent Price POP Higher
MINT 9 $829.00 230
NM – MT 8 $407.00 1004
NM 7 $318.00 1274
EX – MT 6 $450.00 1371
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How much is a first edition red cheek Pikachu worth?

Pikachu 1st Edition-Red Cheeks Price

Price $8,500.00 USD
Market Rank #45
Market Cap $1,878,500 USD
Monthly Volume $0 USD
Yearly Volume $81,942 USD