Psycho Shift (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Gives the opponent the user's status condition, if it hits.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Psycho Shift turns into Z-Psycho Shift and raises Special Attack two stages, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Psycho Shift
Japanese サイコシフト (Psycho Shift)
German Psybann
French Échange Psy
Italian Psicotrasfer
Spanish Psicocambio

Game descriptions

Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status problems to the target.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status problems to the target.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status conditions to the target.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Using its psychic power of suggestion, the user transfers its status conditions to the target.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psycho Shift 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.

Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 19
Natu
#177 / Psychic · Flying
Level 39
Xatu
#178 / Psychic · Flying
Level 43
Latias
#380 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 28
Latios
#381 / Dragon · Psychic
Level 28
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 43
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 1
Cresselia
#488 / Psychic
Level 75

Learnt by breeding

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