Psystrike (move)

Move data

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

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, Psystrike turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 180.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Psystrike
Japanese サイコブレイク (Psycho Break)
German Psychostoß
French Frappe Psy
Italian Psicobotta
Spanish Onda Mental

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 Psystrike 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.

Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Level 100