Psycho Shift (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Status
Power
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Gives the opponent the user's status condition, if it hits.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Psycho Shift turns into Z-Psycho Shift and raises Special Attack two stages, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status problems to the target.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status problems to the target.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status conditions to the target.
Sun/Moon Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status conditions to the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psycho Shift at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

HoothootHoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 49
NoctowlNoctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 57
NatuNatu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 39
XatuXatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 43
LatiasLatias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 28
LatiosLatios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 28
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 1
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 75

Learnt by breeding

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

AbraAbra
#063 / Psychic
Human-Like
KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
Human-Like
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Human-Like
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
Undiscovered
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Fairy, Flying
MurkrowMurkrow
#198 / Dark · Flying
Flying
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
HonchkrowHonchkrow
#430 / Dark · Flying
Flying
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Fairy, Flying
WoobatWoobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SwoobatSwoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Field, Flying
SigilyphSigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Flying