Psycho Boost (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Special Special
Power 140
Accuracy 90
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Psycho Boost deals damage but lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after attacking.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire Allows a full-power attack, but sharply lowers SP. ATK.
FireRed/LeafGreen An intense attack that also sharply reduces the user’s SP. ATK stat.
Emerald Allows a full-power attack, but sharply lowers SP. ATK.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks the foe at full power. The attack’s recoil sharply reduces the user’s Sp. Atk stat.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the target at full power. The attack’s recoil harshly reduces the user’s Sp. Atk stat.
X/Y The user attacks the target at full power. The attack’s recoil harshly lowers the user’s Sp. Atk stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psycho Boost 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.

Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 89
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 89
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 89
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 89