Essentials

Psyshock

Psychic special

Generation 5

Summary

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

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 0
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 2
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 2
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
80; percentile 61.3
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
TM03
Generation 6
TM03

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Damage calculation always uses the target's Defense, regardless of this move's damage class.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.

Foreign Names

Japanese
サイコショック (saikoshokku)
Korean
사이코쇼크
French
Choc Psy
German
Psychoschock
Spanish
Psicocarga
Italian
Psicoshock

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Psyshock.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Secret Sword Fighting special 10 85 100%

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

Psystrike Psychic special 10 100 100%

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

Pokémon

Psychic Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Psyshock's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
57 57 57 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
57 57 57 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
17 17 17 Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 95 95 85 125 65 55 520
34 38 38 Spoink Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 60 25 35 70 80 60 330
37 42 42 Grumpig Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
25 25 25 Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
25 25 25 Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
25 25 25 Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
25 25 25 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
25 25 25 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
25 25 25 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
31 Fennekin Fire Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 45 40 62 60 60 307
34 Braixen Fire Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 59 59 58 90 70 73 409
34 Delphox Fire Psychic Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 69 72 114 100 104 534
25 Espurr Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 62 48 54 63 60 68 355
25 Male Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
25 Female Meowstic Female Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Competitive
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
03 03 03 Clefairy Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 70 45 48 60 65 35 323
03 03 03 Clefable Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Unaware
¼ male, ¾ female Fairy 95 70 73 95 90 60 483
03 03 03 Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
03 03 03 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
03 03 03 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
03 03 03 Abra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 25 20 15 105 55 90 310
03 03 03 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
03 03 03 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
03 Mega Alakazam Mega Alakazam Psychic Trace ¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 65 175 95 150 590
03 03 03 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
03 03 03 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
03 03 03 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
03 03 03 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
03 03 03 Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
03 03 03 Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 95 95 85 125 65 55 520
03 03 03 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
03 03 03 Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
03 03 03 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
03 03 03 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
03 03 03 Jynx Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin
always female Human-Like 65 50 35 115 95 95 455
03 03 03 Espeon Psychic Synchronize
Magic Bounce
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 130 95 110 525
03 Sylveon Fairy Cute Charm
Pixilate
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 65 110 130 60 525
03 03 03 Porygon Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 65 60 70 85 75 40 395
03 03 03 Porygon2 Normal Trace
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 90 105 95 60 515
03 03 03 Porygon-Z Normal Adaptability
Download
Analytic
genderless Mineral 85 80 70 135 75 90 535
03 03 03 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
03 Mega Mewtwo X Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
03 Mega Mewtwo Y Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
03 03 03 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
03 03 03 Togepi Fairy Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 35 20 65 40 65 20 245
03 03 03 Togetic Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
55 40 85 80 105 40 405
03 03 03 Togekiss Fairy Flying Hustle
Serene Grace
Super Luck
⅞ male, ⅛ female Flying
Fairy
85 50 95 120 115 80 545
03 03 03 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
03 03 03 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
03 03 03 Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
03 03 03 Stantler Normal Intimidate
Frisk
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 73 95 62 85 65 85 465
03 03 03 Lugia Psychic Flying Pressure
Multiscale
genderless Undiscovered 106 90 130 90 154 110 680
03 03 03 Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
03 03 03 Kirlia Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 38 35 35 65 55 50 278
03 03 03 Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 65 65 125 115 80 518
03 Mega Gardevoir Mega Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Pixilate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 85 65 165 135 100 618
03 03 03 Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
03 03 03 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
03 03 03 Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
03 Mega Medicham Mega Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power ½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 100 85 80 85 100 510
03 03 03 Spoink Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 60 25 35 70 80 60 330
03 03 03 Grumpig Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
03 03 03 Lunatone Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 55 65 95 85 70 440
03 03 03 Solrock Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 95 85 55 65 70 440
03 03 03 Baltoy Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 40 40 55 40 70 55 300
03 03 03 Claydol Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 60 70 105 70 120 75 500
03 03 03 Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
03 03 03 Chimecho Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 50 70 95 80 65 425
03 03 03 Metang Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 60 75 100 55 80 50 420
03 03 03 Metagross Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
03 03 03 Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 80 90 110 130 110 600
03 Mega Latias Mega Latias Dragon Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 80 100 120 140 150 110 700
03 03 03 Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 90 80 130 110 110 600
03 Mega Latios Mega Latios Dragon Psychic Levitate always male Undiscovered 80 130 100 160 120 110 700
03 03 03 Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
03 03 03 Normal Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 150 50 150 50 150 600
03 03 03 Attack Deoxys Attack Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 180 20 180 20 150 600
03 03 03 Defense Deoxys Defense Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 70 160 70 160 90 600
03 03 03 Speed Deoxys Speed Deoxys Psychic Pressure genderless Undiscovered 50 95 90 95 90 180 600
03 03 03 Bronzor Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 57 24 86 24 86 23 300
03 03 03 Bronzong Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 67 89 116 79 116 33 500
03 03 03 Uxie Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 75 130 75 130 95 580
03 03 03 Mesprit Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 80 105 105 105 105 80 580
03 03 03 Azelf Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 125 70 125 70 115 580
03 03 03 Cresselia Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 120 70 120 75 130 85 600
03 03 03 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
03 03 03 Victini Psychic Fire Victory Star genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
03 03 03 Munna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 76 25 45 67 55 24 292
03 03 03 Musharna Psychic Forewarn
Synchronize
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Field 116 55 85 107 95 29 487
03 03 03 Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
03 03 03 Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
03 03 03 Audino Normal Healer
Regenerator
Klutz
½ male, ½ female Fairy 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
03 03 03 Sigilyph Psychic Flying Wonder Skin
Magic Guard
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 72 58 80 103 80 97 490
03 03 03 Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
03 03 03 Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
03 03 03 Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
03 03 03 Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
03 03 03 Duosion Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 40 50 125 60 30 370
03 03 03 Reuniclus Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 110 65 75 125 85 30 490
03 03 03 Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
03 03 03 Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485
03 03 03 Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
03 03 03 Pirouette Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
03 Fennekin Fire Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 45 40 62 60 60 307
03 Braixen Fire Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 59 59 58 90 70 73 409
03 Delphox Fire Psychic Blaze
Magician
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 75 69 72 114 100 104 534
03 Espurr Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 62 48 54 63 60 68 355
03 Male Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
03 Female Meowstic Female Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Competitive
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
03 Aromatisse Fairy Healer
Aroma Veil
½ male, ½ female Fairy 101 72 72 99 89 29 462
03 Malamar Dark Psychic Contrary
Suction Cups
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
86 92 88 68 75 73 482
03 Klefki Steel Fairy Prankster
Magician
½ male, ½ female Mineral 57 80 91 80 87 75 470
03 Xerneas Fairy Fairy Aura genderless Undiscovered 126 131 95 131 98 99 680
03 Diancie Rock Fairy Clear Body genderless Undiscovered 50 100 150 100 150 50 600
03 Hoopa Psychic Ghost Magician genderless Undiscovered 80 110 60 150 130 70 600

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