Psycho Cut (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category 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).

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Psycho Cut turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 140.

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
Black 2/White 2
The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. Critical hits land more easily.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. Critical hits land more easily.
Sun/Moon 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 numbers given are for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

KadabraKadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 28
AlakazamAlakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 28
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 36
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
Level 37
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 31
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 1
CresseliaCresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 66
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 39
MalamarMalamar
#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.

DrowzeeDrowzee
#096 / Psychic
Human-Like
HypnoHypno
#097 / Psychic
Human-Like
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Human-Like
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
Field, Human-Like
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Human-Like