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Psycho Boost
(サイコ ブースト Psychoboost)
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic
Category Type Special
Power: 140
Accuracy: 90%
PP: 5*
Affects: Selected Target
Secondary Effect: Lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Psycho Boost is a Psychic-type move introduced in Generation III. It is the signature move of Deoxys.

Effect

In Battle

The user attacks the foe at full power. The attack's recoil sharply reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.

Contests

After this move, the user is more easily startled.

Super Contests

Earn +3 if the that just went hit max voltage.

Learnset

By Leveling Up

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
III IV V VI VII
386 Deoxys Psychic 45 (RS) 89 89 89 (XY)
67 (ORAS)
TBA
386A Deoxys Psychic 45 (FR) 89 89 89 (XY)
67 (ORAS)
TBA
386B Deoxys Psychic 45 (LG) 89 89 89 (XY)
67 (ORAS)
TBA
386C Deoxys Psychic 45 (E) 89 89 89 (XY)
67 (ORAS)
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.

By Purification

By Leveling Up
Pokémon Type Level
249 Lugia Psychic/Flying XD
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Trivia

Psycho Boost has the same description as its fire-type counterpart, Overheat. Same goes with Outrage as its normal-type counterpart, Thrash.

Gallery

Psycho Boost depicted in the anime
Deoxys purple crystal Psycho Boost
Deoxys using Psycho Boost


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