Psycho Cut (move)

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Psycho Cut
Japanese サイコカッター (Psycho Cutter)
German Psychoklinge
French Coupe Psycho
Italian Psicotaglio
Spanish Psicocorte

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Kadabra
#064 / Psychic
Level 28
Alakazam
#065 / Psychic
Level 28
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 36
Absol
#359 / Dark
Level 37
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Level 31
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 1
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 66
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Level 39
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Level 39
Kartana
#798 / Grass · Steel
Level 67
Necrozma
#800 / Psychic
Level 37

Learnt by breeding

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