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* Psycho Boost has the highest base power out of all {{type2|Psychic}} moves.
 
* Psycho Boost has the highest base power out of all {{type2|Psychic}} moves.
 
* Psycho Boost has the same description as its {{type2|Fire}} counterpart, {{m|Overheat}}.
 
* Psycho Boost has the same description as its {{type2|Fire}} counterpart, {{m|Overheat}}.
* Despite the fact that this move is {{p|Deoxys}}'s signature move, {{p|Lugia}} is still able to learn the move, though only via purification in [[Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness|Pokémon XD]], then you can transfer it to [[Generation IV]] games via [[Pal Park]].
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* Despite the fact that this move is {{p|Deoxys}}'s signature move, {{p|Lugia}} is still able to learn the move, though only via purification in [[Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness|Pokémon XD]].
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==

Revision as of 20:56, 4 September 2010

Psycho Boost
サイコブースト Psychoboost
Psycho Boost.png
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Type  Psychic
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  140
Accuracy  90%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone but the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
After this move, the user is more easily startled.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Psycho Boost (Japanese: サイコブースト Psychoboost) is a damage-dealing Template:Type2 move introduced in Generation III. It is the signature move of Deoxys in the handheld games.

Effect

Psycho Boost inflicts damage, and lowers the user's Special Attack stat by two stages.

Learnset

Generation III

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic 45RS
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic 45FR
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic 45LG
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic 45E
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By purification

#   Pokémon Type Game
249 249 Lugia Psychic Flying XD
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

Generation IV

By leveling up

#   Pokémon Type Level
386 386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
Psychic 89
386 386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
Psychic 89
386 386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
Psychic 89
386 386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
Psychic 89
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
386 386 Deoxys Psychic 10th Movie Events
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

None.png 150px AG171.png None.png
Deoxys Deoxys
The user forms a glowing ball of energy and shoots it at foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
386 Deoxys Deoxys creates a glowing multi-colored ball of energy within its tentacles and throws it at the opponent.
Deoxys (Purple Crystal) Destiny Deoxys Debut
A wild Deoxys Pokémon Ranger - Deoxys Crisis! (Part 1) None

Trivia

  • Psycho Boost has the highest base power out of all Template:Type2 moves.
  • Psycho Boost has the same description as its Template:Type2 counterpart, Overheat.
  • Despite the fact that this move is Deoxys's signature move, Lugia is still able to learn the move, though only via purification in Pokémon XD.

In other languages

  • Dutch: Psycho Bol
  • French: psycho boost
  • German: Psyschub
  • Italian: psicoslancio
  • Spanish: psicoataque


Variations of the move Overheat
Special OverheatDraco MeteorLeaf Storm
Formerly a variation
Special Psycho Boost


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