Originally Posted by Fat TM13IceBeam
just reading through here
Pikachu's actually available pre-Kanto in Crystal with the Odd Egg. Pichu though is pretty much just a shittier version of Elekid that learns Thunderbolt earlier, so it probably should still stay in Bottom. Having TWave might be useful. Might.
Okay. I'll write up Pichu
today or sometime this week.