Psych Up (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status Status
Power -
Accuracy -
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 2

Technical/Hidden Machine

Gold/Silver
Crystal
TM09
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM77
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM77
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM77

Effects

Copies the opponent's stat changes.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Copies the foe's stat changes.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Copies the foe’s effect(s) and gives to the user.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the foe.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the foe.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
X/Y The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psych Up at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 39
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 43
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 54
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 62
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 33
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 33
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 22
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 29
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 54
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 36
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 36
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 15
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 15
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Level 41
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 29
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 36
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 36
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 64
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 45
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Level 59

Learnt by TM

Butterfree
#012 / Bug · Flying
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Meowth
#052 / Normal
Persian
#053 / Normal
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Magnemite
#081 / Electric · Steel
Magneton
#082 / Electric · Steel
Farfetch'd
#083 / Normal · Flying
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggcute
#102 / Grass · Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Tangela
#114 / Grass
Staryu
#120 / Water
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Hoppip
#187 / Grass · Flying
Skiploom
#188 / Grass · Flying
Jumpluff
#189 / Grass · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Murkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Raikou
#243 / Electric
Entei
#244 / Fire
Suicune
#245 / Water
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Celebi
#251 / Psychic · Grass
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Masquerain
#284 / Bug · Flying
Skitty
#300 / Normal
Delcatty
#301 / Normal
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Illumise
#314 / Bug
Roselia
#315 / Grass · Poison
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Swablu
#333 / Normal · Flying
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Milotic
#350 / Water
Castform
#351 / Normal
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Absol
#359 / Dark
Gorebyss
#368 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Luvdisc
#370 / Water
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Roserade
#407 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Mismagius
#429 / Ghost
Honchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Glameow
#431 / Normal
Purugly
#432 / Normal
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Finneon
#456 / Water
Lumineon
#457 / Water
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Phione
#489 / Water
Manaphy
#490 / Water
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Purrloin
#509 / Dark
Liepard
#510 / Dark
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Unfezant
#521 / Normal · Flying
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Cobalion
#638 / Steel · Fighting
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Virizion
#640 / Grass · Fighting
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Vivillon
#666 / Bug · Flying
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Spritzee
#682 / Fairy
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Heliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
#720 / Psychic · Ghost

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Psych Up in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor