Psyshock (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Special Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM03
X/Y TM03

Effects

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
X/Y The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psyshock 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.

Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 57
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 57
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Level 17
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 34
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 42
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 25
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 25
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 25
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 25
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 25
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 25
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 31
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 34
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 34
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Level 25
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 25
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 25

Learnt by Machine

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Psyduck
#054 / Water
Golduck
#055 / Water
Abra
#063 / Psychic
Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Starmie
#121 / Water · Psychic
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Porygon
#137 / Normal
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Porygon2
#233 / Normal
Stantler
#234 / Normal
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Lugia
#249 / Psychic · Flying
Ralts
#280 / Psychic · Fairy
Kirlia
#281 / Psychic · Fairy
Gardevoir
#282 / Psychic · Fairy
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Chimecho
#358 / Psychic
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Jirachi
#385 / Steel · Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Chingling
#433 / Psychic
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Porygon-Z
#474 / Normal
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Uxie
#480 / Psychic
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Woobat
#527 / Psychic · Flying
Swoobat
#528 / Psychic · Flying
Audino
#531 / Normal
Sigilyph
#561 / Psychic · Flying
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy