Psycho Cut (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Physical Physical
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Psycho Cut deals damage and has an increased critical hit ratio (18 instead of 116).

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user tears at the foe with blades formed by psychic power. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Black/White The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. Critical hits land more easily.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psycho Cut at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 40
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 40
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 43
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 49
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 36
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 66
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 39
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 39

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Psycho Cut as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Human-Like
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Human-Like
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like