If there’s a Pokemon who’s had it more rough than Raichu, the unloved and often ignored evolution of game mascot Pikachu, it’s definitely got to be Persian, the evolution of fan favourite Meowth. I wrote about Raichu somewhat recently, and what with the release of Pokemon Sword and Shield, things seemed to get even worse for the elder electric mouse Pokemon. Not only is the Alolan version ignored, but Raichu doesn’t even get a Gigantamax version despite the fact Pikachu does. If you get a Pikachu from Let’s Go Pikachu, it won’t ever evolve into a Raichu. Persian’s predicament is… [Continue Reading]

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