Psych Up (move)

Move data

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

Technical/Hidden Machine

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.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psych Up at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Psyduck
#054 / Water
Level 34
Golduck
#055 / Water
Level 36
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 54
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 62
Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 33
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 33
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 22
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 29
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 54
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 31
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Level 31
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 15
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 15
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Level 41
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 32
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Level 36
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Level 36
Aromatisse
#683 / Fairy
Level 64
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 45
Xerneas
#716 / Fairy
Level 59
Oranguru
#765 / Normal · Psychic
Level 18
Komala
#775 / Normal
Level 36
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 41

Learnt by TM

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Meowth
Alolan Meowth
#052 / Dark
Persian
Alolan Persian
#053 / Dark
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Sneasel
#215 / Dark · Ice
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Surskit
#283 / Bug · Water
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Volbeat
#313 / Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Regice
#378 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Budew
#406 / Grass · Poison
Wormadam
Plant Cloak
#413 / Bug · Grass
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Wormadam
Trash Cloak
#413 / Bug · Steel
Mothim
#414 / Bug · Flying
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Weavile
#461 / Dark · Ice
Yanmega
#469 / Bug · Flying
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Shaymin
Land Forme
#492 / Grass
Shaymin
Sky Forme
#492 / Grass · Flying
Zorua
#570 / Dark
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Keldeo
Ordinary Forme
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark
Cutiefly
#742 / Bug · Fairy
Ribombee
#743 / Bug · Fairy
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying

Learnt in previous generations only

These Pokémon can only learn Psych Up in previous games; check the respective Pokédex pages for full details.

Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Gen 3 — Move tutor