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Psybeam
(サイケこうせん Psyche-beam)
Psybeam(Let's Go)
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic
Category: Type Special
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 Coat: No
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 Butterfree Type Bug
Type Flying
32RB
34Y
34 24 24 24
048 Venonat Type Bug
Type Poison
35 33 33 25 25
049 Venomoth Type Bug
Type Poison
38 36 36 25 25
064 Kadabra Type Psychic 27 21 21 24 28
065 Alakazam Type Psychic 27 21 21 24 28
096 Drowzee Type Psychic 26 25
097 Hypno Type Psychic 28 25
122 Mr. Mime Type Psychic 36 29 25 25
137 Porygon Type Normal 23 12 12 7 7
196 Espeon Type Psychic 36 36 36 36BW
21B2W2
200 Misdreavus Type Ghost 27 30 23 28
203 Girafarig Type Normal
Type Psychic
41 43 19 19
223 Remoraid Type Water 22 22 10 10
224 Octillery Type Water 22 22 1, 10 1, 10
226 Mantine Type Water
Type Flying
1 1
233 Porygon2 Type Normal 12 12 7 7
269 Dustox Type Bug
Type Poison
24 24 24
325 Spoink Type Psychic 16 14 14
326 Grumpig Type Psychic 1, 16 1, 14 1, 14
327 Spinda Type Normal 16 19 19
343 Baltoy Type Ground
Type Psychic
11 11 15BW
13B2W2
344 Claydol Type Ground
Type Psychic
11 11 15BW
13B2W2
352 Kecleon Type Normal 17 15DP
18PtHGSS
18
413A Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Type Bug
Type Grass
32 32
413B Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Type Bug
Type Ground
32 32
413C Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Type Bug
Type Steel
32 32
414 Mothim Type Bug
Type Flying
32 32
439 Mime Jr. Type Psychic 25 25
474 Porygon-Z Type Normal 7 7
517 Munna Type Psychic 11
518 Musharna Type Psychic 1
561 Sigilyph Type Psychic
Type Flying
18
574 Gothita Type Psychic 16
575 Gothorita Type Psychic 16
576 Gothitelle Type Psychic 16
605 Elgyem Type Psychic 15
606 Beheeyem Type Psychic 15
648 Meloetta Type Normal
Type Psychic
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 Butterfree Type Bug
Type Flying
24 17SMUSUM
16PE
TBA
048 Venonat Type Bug
Type Poison
25 17SMUSUM
20PE
TBA
049 Venomoth Type Bug
Type Poison
25 17SMUSUM
20PE
TBA
054 Psyduck Type Water 27PE TBA
055 Golduck Type Water 27PE TBA
064 Kadabra Type Psychic 28XY
21ORAS
21SMUSUM
1, Evo.PE
TBA
065 Alakazam Type Psychic 28XY
21ORAS
21SMUSUM
1PE
TBA
096 Drowzee Type Psychic 25 25SMUSUM
22PE
TBA
097 Hypno Type Psychic 25 25SMUSUM
22PE
TBA
102 Exeggcute Type Grass
Type Psychic
27PE TBA
110 Weezing Type Poison 1PE TBA
119 Seaking Type Water 1PE TBA
122 Mr. Mime Type Psychic
Type Fairy
25 25SMUSUM
30PE
TBA
137 Porygon Type Normal 7 7SMUSUM
9PE
TBA
150 Mewtwo Type Psychic 1PE TBA
196 Espeon Type Psychic 20 20 TBA
200 Misdreavus Type Ghost 28 28 TBA
203 Girafarig Type Normal
Type Psychic
19 19 TBA
223 Remoraid Type Water 10 10 TBA
224 Octillery Type Water 1, 10 1, 10 TBA
226 Mantine Type Water
Type Flying
1 1 TBA
233 Porygon2 Type Normal 7 7 TBA
269 Dustox Type Bug
Type Poison
24XY
22ORAS
22 TBA
325 Spoink Type Psychic 14 14 TBA
326 Grumpig Type Psychic 14 14 TBA
327 Spinda Type Normal 19XY
14ORAS
14 TBA
343 Baltoy Type Ground
Type Psychic
13XY
16ORAS
16 TBA
344 Claydol Type Ground
Type Psychic
13XY
16ORAS
16 TBA
352 Kecleon Type Normal 18 18 TBA
413A Wormadam
Plant Cloak
Type Bug
Type Grass
32 32 TBA
413B Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Type Bug
Type Ground
32 32 TBA
413C Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Type Bug
Type Steel
32 32 TBA
414 Mothim Type Bug
Type Flying
32 32 TBA
439 Mime Jr. Type Psychic
Type Fairy
25 25 TBA
474 Porygon-Z Type Normal 7 7 TBA
517 Munna Type Psychic 11 11 TBA
518 Musharna Type Psychic 1 1 TBA
561 Sigilyph Type Psychic
Type Flying
18 18 TBA
574 Gothita Type Psychic 16 16 TBA
575 Gothorita Type Psychic 16 16 TBA
576 Gothitelle Type Psychic 16 16 TBA
605 Elgyem Type Psychic 15 15 TBA
606 Beheeyem Type Psychic 15 15 TBA
648 Meloetta Type Normal
Type Psychic
31 31 TBA
653 Fennekin Type Fire 17 17 TBA
654 Braixen Type Fire 18 18 TBA
655 Delphox Type Fire
Type Psychic
18 18 TBA
666 Vivillon Type Bug
Type Flying
17 17 TBA
677 Espurr Type Psychic 17 17 TBA
678 Meowstic
Male
Type Psychic 17 17 TBA
678A Meowstic
Female
Type Psychic 17 17 TBA
686 Inkay Type Dark
Type Psychic
21 21 TBA
687 Malamar Type Dark
Type Psychic
21 21 TBA
720 Hoopa
Confined
Type Psychic
Type Ghost
15XY
19ORAS
19 TBA
720U Hoopa
Unbound
Type Psychic
Type Ghost
19ORAS 19 TBA
786 Tapu Lele Type Psychic
Type Fairy
14 TBA
801 Magearna Type Steel
Type Fairy
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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