Psyshock (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM03
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM03
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM03

Effects

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Psyshock turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Psyshock 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.

Drowzee
#096 / Psychic
Level 57
Hypno
#097 / Psychic
Level 57
Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Psychic
Level 17
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Level 17
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Level 38
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Level 42
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 1
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Level 25
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Level 25
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Level 25
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Level 25
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Level 25
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Level 25
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 31
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 36
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 38
Espurr
#677 / Psychic
Level 25
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Level 25
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 25
Tapu Lele
#786 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 32

Learnt by TM

Raichu
Alolan Raichu
#026 / Electric · Psychic
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Exeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Meloetta
Aria Forme
#648 / Normal · Psychic
Meowstic
Male
#678 / Psychic
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Klefki
#707 / Steel · Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Hoopa
Hoopa Unbound
#720 / Psychic · Dark