Psychic Pokémon: Advantages, Weaknesses, and the Best in Pokémon GO!

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Psychic is one of the 18 types of pokémon available in Pokémon GO and, like the others, it has its own advantages, disadvantages and main representatives for both raids and PVP (Battle League GO). Check out everything you need to know about Psychic Pokemon below!

advantages and weaknesses

  • Psychic Pok√©mon (with psychic attacks) deal super-effective damage to types Fighter e Poisonous.
  • Psychic Pok√©mon take super-effective damage from attacks of Bug, Dingy e Ghost.

Best Psychic Pokemon for raids

When it comes to raids, the only thing that matters in Pokémon GO is the ability to deal as much damage as possible in a short amount of time. The Pokemon below are the best options against any raid boss that takes super-effective Psychic-type damage.



Attention: The list below is almost entirely made up of Shadow pokémon (better known as "Shadow") due to the 20% more damage bonus. Thus, it is normal for several Pokemon that are available in this form to be at the top of the damage chart. In case you don't have access to these pokémon, know that their normal forms are also great options, even if they aren't the strongest in the game.

Pokémon Agile attack charged attacks

Shadow Mewtwo

confusion or
Psychic Cut
Psychic Blow or
Psychic



Shadow Alakazam

confusion or
Psychic Cut
psychic or
Future vision

Mewtwo

confusion or
Psychic Cut
Psychic Blow or
Psychic

Deoxys (Form of Attack)

Zen headbutt Psychic Beam

Shadow Metagross

Zen headbutt Psychic

Shadow Exeggutor

confusion or
Extrassensorial
Psychic

Shadow Gallade

Confus√£o Psychic

Shadow Gardevoir

Confus√£o Psychic


Alakazam


confusion or
Psychic Cut
Psychic

Espeon
Confus√£o Psychic

Best Psychic Pokemon for Battle League

Unlike raids, Pokémon GO's PVP requires a little more for pokémon to be considered good, since it is necessary to evaluate their own attributes, maximum CP and, mainly, the attacks available to be learned. Below, check out the best Psychic Pokemon in each League in the game:


big league

Pokémon Agile attack charged attacks

Deoxys (Defense Form)
Counter Psychic Cut
stone slide

hypnosis
Confus√£o shadow ball
thunder punch

Alolan raichu
Electric Exchange thunder punch
Gram's knot

Cresselia
Confus√£o Lunar Burst
Gram's knot

Jirachi
Confus√£o wish of doom
Psychic

medicine
Counter dynamic punch
ice punch

Mew
shadowy claw dark pulse
psychic shock

ultra alloy

Pokémon Agile attack charged attacks

Cresselia
Confus√£o Lunar Burst
Gram's knot

uxie
Confus√£o Future vision
Thunder

Mew
shadowy claw dark pulse
Psychic

Mewtwo of Armor
Confus√£o Psychic Strike
dynamic punch

Jirachi
Confus√£o wish of doom
Psychic

Master League

Pokémon Agile attack charged attacks

Mewtwo
Psychic Cut Psychic Strike
Focused Burst

Mew

shadowy claw psychic shock
dark pulse

Lugia
dragon tail Sky Attack
water pulse

metagross
Projectile punch Meteor Crushing
Earthquake

Latios
dragon breath Dragon's Claw
Psychic

See also:

  • Pok√©mon GO: discover the best attacks in the game in our language!
  • Pokemon GO: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Type of Pokemon!
  • The best pok√©mon for the Great League of Pok√©mon GO!
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