Psych Up (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
TM09
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM77
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM77
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM77
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM77

Effects

Copies the opponent's stat changes.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Psych Up turns into Z-Psych Up and fully restores the user's HP, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Psych Up
Japanese じこあんじ (Jikoanji)
German Psycho-Plus
French Boost
Italian Psicamisù
Spanish Más Psique

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 45
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 33
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 35
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 35
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 42
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 45
Oranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Level 20
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 63

Learnt by breeding

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

Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Fairy
Indeedee
Female
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Fairy