Psychic Type Pokemon Weakness and Strength Chart

We're taking a look at both the strengths and weaknesses of Psychic-type Pokemon, so you know how to use and what to bring out against them!
Featured Pokemon Psychic Type Weakness

To become the ultimate Pokemon trainer, you are going to need all of the strengths and weaknesses of the Pokemon on your team and that you are battling against. These are not always cut-and-dry, because some types will have immunities and be vulnerable to things that don’t necessarily make sense. If you’re wondering about what the Psychic-type is super effective against or vulnerable to, we’ll teach you what you need to know in this guide!

This chart will work for all current games, such as Pokemon Go, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pearl, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. If you want to see all of the weaknesses and strengths, head to our Pokemon Type Chart guide!

Psychic Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

Strong AgainstWeak AgainstResistant toVulnerable to

Psychic-type Pokemon are some of the most intelligent Pokemon. An interesting fact about Psychic-type Pokemon is that they are based on and linked to mythological or scientific discoveries, such as DNA and psychokinesis. Because of this, they use their mental abilities to attack. So many have high special stats but have weak physical stats.

Psychic-type moves are typically Clever in contests. However, they can also be Cool, Beautiful, and Cute, but never Tough.

Some of the most well-known Psychic trainers include Sabrina, the Saffron Gym Leader, Tate and Liza, the Mossdeep Gym Leaders, and Olympia, the Anistar Gym Leader.

Psychic Type Weaknesses

Psychic-type Pokemon have weaknesses to Bug, Ghost, and Dark-type moves when on defense. Their attacks are not very effective against Psychic and Steel-type Pokemon.

Psychic Type Strengths

Psychic-type moves are strong (Super Effective) against Fighting and Poison-type Pokemon. When a Psychic Pokemon is on defense, they are resistant to Fighting and Psychic-type moves.

Other Pokemon Types

We have guides on every Pokemon Types’ strengths and weaknesses, so you can navigate to the one you are looking for more information on below.


That is all you need to know about the strengths and weaknesses of the Psychic-type in the various games of the franchise. We’ve got more detailed content in the Pokemon section of our website.

Hayley Andrews

Hayley Andrews

Hayley is a gamer, writer, and author with a background in Business. Hayley graduated with a dual degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management in Australia.

She spent many years in business until she found her passion for creative writing and the gaming industry. When she’s not indulging in the latest anime, she can be found reading or playing video games.

More Content


Leave a Comment

All comments go through a moderation process, and should be approved in a timely manner. To see why your comment might not have been approved, check out our Comment Rules page!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.