psychic

Psychic

Categoryspecial
Power90
Accuracy100%
PP10 (max 16)
Priority0
IntroducedGeneration I

Machines

Red / Blue
Yellow
TM29psychic
Gold / Silver
Crystal
TM29psychic
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
Fire Red / Leaf Green
TM29psychic
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
TM29psychic
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
TM29psychic
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
TM29psychic
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
TM29psychic
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
TM40psychic
Sword / Shield
TR11psychic

Descriptions

Gold / Silver
Crystal
An attack that may lower SPCL.DEF.
Ruby / Sapphire
Emerald
A powerful psychic attack that may lower SP. DEF.
Fire Red / Leaf GreenA strong telekinetic attack. It may also lower the foe’s SP. DEF stat.
Diamond / Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold / Soul Silver
The foe is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the foe’s Sp. Def stat.
Black / White
Black 2 / White 2
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. It may also reduce the target’s Sp. Def stat.
X / Y
Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sun / Moon
Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu / Let's Go Eevee
The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Sword / ShieldThe target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Target

This move targets one other Pokémon on the field, selected by the trainer.

Foe
front view of Gardevoir
Foe
front view of Gengar
Foe
front view of Moltres
Back view of Current Pokemon
User
front view of Charizard
Ally
front view of Electrivire
Ally

Stat Changes

Special Defense-1

Effect Entries

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Version Changes

Psychic has no previous version changes.

Contests

Psychic has the Smart contest type.

Appeal1
Jam3

Badly startles those that have made appeals.

Combo: If Confusion, Kinesis or Calm Mind is used before Psychic, the user gains 2 appeal points instead of 1.

Combo: If Psychic is used before Confusion, Teleport, Kinesis or Future Sight causes the second move to score double the normal appeal.

Super Contests

Appeal2

Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.


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