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Psybeam
(サイケこうせん Psyche-beam)
Psybeam VIII.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 65
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 20 (max. 32)
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
King's Rock: No
Magic Bounce: No
Magic Coat: No
Mirror Move: Yes
Snatch: No
Contest Data
Contests
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Scrambles the order of appeals on the next turn.
Super Contests
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Makes the audience expect little of other contestants.

Psybeam (サイケこうせん Psyche-beam) is a Psychic-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GS / C An attack that may confuse the foe.
RS / E Fires a perculiar ray that may confuse the foe.
FRLG A perculiar ray is shot at the foe. It may also leave the foe confused.
DP / Pt / HGSS The foe is attacked with a perculiar ray. It may also leave the target confused.
BW / B2W2 The target is attacked with a perculiar ray. It may also cause confusion.
XY / ORAS
SM / USUM
The target is attacked with a perculiar ray. This may also leave the target confused.

Effect

In battle

Foe Foe Foe
User Ally Ally

Psybeam deals damage and has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

In a Double Battle, Psybeam can target any Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset


By leveling up

Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V
012.png Butterfree Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
32RB
34Y
34 24 24 24
048.png Venonat Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
35 33 33 25 25
049.png Venomoth Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
38 36 36 25 25
064.png Kadabra Type Psychic.gif 27 21 21 24 28
065.png Alakazam Type Psychic.gif 27 21 21 24 28
096.png Drowzee Type Psychic.gif 26 25
097.png Hypno Type Psychic.gif 28 25
122.png Mr. Mime Type Psychic.gif 36 29 25 25
137.png Porygon Type Normal.gif 23 12 12 7 7
196.png Espeon Type Psychic.gif 36 36 36 36BW
21B2W2
200.png Misdreavus Type Ghost.gif 27 30 23 28
203.png Girafarig Type Normal.gif
Type Psychic.gif
41 43 19 19
223.png Remoraid Type Water.gif 22 22 10 10
224.png Octillery Type Water.gif 22 22 1, 10 1, 10
226.png Mantine Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
1 1
233.png Porygon2 Type Normal.gif 12 12 7 7
269.png Dustox Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
24 24 24
325.png Spoink Type Psychic.gif 16 14 14
326.png Grumpig Type Psychic.gif 1, 16 1, 14 1, 14
327.png Spinda Type Normal.gif 16 19 19
343.png Baltoy Type Ground.gif
Type Psychic.gif
11 11 15BW
13B2W2
344.png Claydol Type Ground.gif
Type Psychic.gif
11 11 15BW
13B2W2
352.png Kecleon Type Normal.gif 17 15DP
18PtHGSS
18
413A.png Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
32 32
413B.png Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Ground.gif
32 32
413C.png Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
32 32
414.png Mothim Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
32 32
439.png Mime Jr. Type Psychic.gif 25 25
474.png Porygon-Z Type Normal.gif 7 7
517.png Munna Type Psychic.gif 11
518.png Musharna Type Psychic.gif 1
561.png Sigilyph Type Psychic.gif
Type Flying.gif
18
574.png Gothita Type Psychic.gif 16
575.png Gothorita Type Psychic.gif 16
576.png Gothitelle Type Psychic.gif 16
605.png Elgyem Type Psychic.gif 15
606.png Beheeyem Type Psychic.gif 15
648.png Meloetta Type Normal.gif
Type Psychic.gif
31
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Pokémon Type Level
VI VII VIII
012.png Butterfree Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
24 17SMUSUM
16PE
TBA
048.png Venonat Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
25 17SMUSUM
20PE
TBA
049.png Venomoth Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
25 17SMUSUM
20PE
TBA
054.png Psyduck Type Water.gif 27PE TBA
055.png Golduck Type Water.gif 27PE TBA
064.png Kadabra Type Psychic.gif 28XY
21ORAS
21SMUSUM
1, Evo.PE
TBA
065.png Alakazam Type Psychic.gif 28XY
21ORAS
21SMUSUM
1PE
TBA
096.png Drowzee Type Psychic.gif 25 25SMUSUM
22PE
TBA
097.png Hypno Type Psychic.gif 25 25SMUSUM
22PE
TBA
102.png Exeggcute Type Grass.gif
Type Psychic.gif
27PE TBA
110.png Weezing Type Poison.gif 1PE TBA
119.png Seaking Type Water.gif 1PE TBA
122.png Mr. Mime Type Psychic.gif
Type Fairy.gif
25 25SMUSUM
30PE
TBA
137.png Porygon Type Normal.gif 7 7SMUSUM
9PE
TBA
150.png Mewtwo Type Psychic.gif 1PE TBA
196.png Espeon Type Psychic.gif 20 20 TBA
200.png Misdreavus Type Ghost.gif 28 28 TBA
203.png Girafarig Type Normal.gif
Type Psychic.gif
19 19 TBA
223.png Remoraid Type Water.gif 10 10 TBA
224.png Octillery Type Water.gif 1, 10 1, 10 TBA
226.png Mantine Type Water.gif
Type Flying.gif
1 1 TBA
233.png Porygon2 Type Normal.gif 7 7 TBA
269.png Dustox Type Bug.gif
Type Poison.gif
24XY
22ORAS
22 TBA
325.png Spoink Type Psychic.gif 14 14 TBA
326.png Grumpig Type Psychic.gif 14 14 TBA
327.png Spinda Type Normal.gif 19XY
14ORAS
14 TBA
343.png Baltoy Type Ground.gif
Type Psychic.gif
13XY
16ORAS
16 TBA
344.png Claydol Type Ground.gif
Type Psychic.gif
13XY
16ORAS
16 TBA
352.png Kecleon Type Normal.gif 18 18 TBA
413A.png Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Grass.gif
32 32 TBA
413B.png Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Ground.gif
32 32 TBA
413C.png Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Type Bug.gif
Type Steel.gif
32 32 TBA
414.png Mothim Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
32 32 TBA
439.png Mime Jr. Type Psychic.gif
Type Fairy.gif
25 25 TBA
474.png Porygon-Z Type Normal.gif 7 7 TBA
517.png Munna Type Psychic.gif 11 11 TBA
518.png Musharna Type Psychic.gif 1 1 TBA
561.png Sigilyph Type Psychic.gif
Type Flying.gif
18 18 TBA
574.png Gothita Type Psychic.gif 16 16 TBA
575.png Gothorita Type Psychic.gif 16 16 TBA
576.png Gothitelle Type Psychic.gif 16 16 TBA
605.png Elgyem Type Psychic.gif 15 15 TBA
606.png Beheeyem Type Psychic.gif 15 15 TBA
648.png Meloetta Type Normal.gif
Type Psychic.gif
31 31 TBA
653.png Fennekin Type Fire.gif 17 17 TBA
654.png Braixen Type Fire.gif 18 18 TBA
655.png Delphox Type Fire.gif
Type Psychic.gif
18 18 TBA
666.png Vivillon Type Bug.gif
Type Flying.gif
17 17 TBA
677.png Espurr Type Psychic.gif 17 17 TBA
678.png Meowstic
Male
Type Psychic.gif 17 17 TBA
678A.png Meowstic
Female
Type Psychic.gif 17 17 TBA
686.png Inkay Type Dark.gif
Type Psychic.gif
21 21 TBA
687.png Malamar Type Dark.gif
Type Psychic.gif
21 21 TBA
720.png Hoopa
Confined
Type Psychic.gif
Type Ghost.gif
15XY
19ORAS
19 TBA
720U.png Hoopa
Unbound
Type Psychic.gif
Type Ghost.gif
19ORAS 19 TBA
786.png Tapu Lele Type Psychic.gif
Type Fairy.gif
14 TBA
801.png Magearna Type Steel.gif
Type Fairy.gif
1 TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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