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Psystrike (Japanese: サイコブレイク Psycho Break) is a damage-dealing Psychic-type move introduced in Generation V. It is the signature move of Mewtwo.
Psystrike inflicts physical damage. Despite being classified as Special move, this move calculates damage using the user's Special Attack and the opponent's Defense stat (similar to Psyshock and Secret Sword).
|| The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In other games
Psystrike is the only move of Mewtwo.
In other generations
In the manga
In the movie adaptations
- Despite being Mewtwo's signature move, it was introduced four generations after Mewtwo and one generation before Mewtwo's alternate forme.
- In Pokémon Rumble Blast, the charging animation of this move is similar to the animation of a Pokémon charging up a healing move.
In other languages