Psychic Fangs (move)

Psychic Fangs
サイコファング Psycho Fang
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Type  Psychic
Category  Physical
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  85
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Appeal  0  
Jamming  0  

Psychic Fangs (Japanese: サイコファング Psycho Fang) is a damage-dealing Psychic-type move introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature move of Bruxish. It is TR97 in Generation VIII.

Effect

Psychic Fangs removes Light Screen, Reflect, and Aurora Veil from the target's side of the field, then inflicts damage. It will not remove Light Screen, Reflect, or Aurora Veil if Psychic Fangs misses or the target is immune to or protected from Psychic Fangs.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwShLA
The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
779   Bruxish
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 41
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TR

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TR97
058   Growlithe
  Field Field SwSh
059   Arcanine
  Field Field SwSh
142   Aerodactyl
 
 
Flying Flying SwSh
151   Mew
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
196   Espeon
  Field Field SwSh
208   Steelix
 
 
Mineral Mineral SwSh
303   Mawile
 
 
Field Fairy SwSh
309   Electrike
  Field Field SwSh
310   Manectric
  Field Field SwSh
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
319   Sharpedo
 
 
Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
403   Shinx
  Field Field SwSh
404   Luxio
  Field Field SwSh
405   Luxray
  Field Field SwSh
506   Lillipup
  Field Field SwSh
507   Herdier
  Field Field SwSh
508   Stoutland
  Field Field SwSh
528   Swoobat
 
 
Field Flying SwSh
550   Basculin
  Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
696   Tyrunt
 
 
Monster Dragon SwSh
697   Tyrantrum
 
 
Monster Dragon SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Midday Form
  Field Field SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Midnight Form
  Field Field SwSh
745   Lycanroc
Dusk Form
  Field Field SwSh
773   Silvally
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
791   Solgaleo
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
800   Necrozma
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
820   Greedent
  Field Field SwSh
836   Boltund
  Field Field SwSh
846   Arrokuda
  Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
847   Barraskewda
  Water 2 Water 2 SwSh
877   Morpeko
 
 
Field Fairy SwSh
882   Dracovish
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
883   Arctovish
 
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
886   Drakloak
 
 
Amorphous Dragon SwSh
887   Dragapult
 
 
Amorphous Dragon SwSh
888   Zacian
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
889   Zamazenta
  No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered SwSh
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
203   Girafarig
 
 
Field Field USUM
318   Carvanha
 
 
Water 2 Water 2
506   Lillipup
  Field Field
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

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Psychic Fangs is a Charged Attack that was made available on November 21, 2021.

  Psychic Fangs
Charged Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 30
Energy cost 33  
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 0.4-1.1 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 40
Energy cost 35  
Secondary effect   1 Opponent Defense
Effect chance 100%
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
 
By Elite Charged TM
 
By GO Snapshot
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

In other generations

Core series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 精神之牙 Jīngsàhn-jī Ngàh
Mandarin 精神之牙 Jīngshén-zhī Yá
  French Psycho-Croc
  German Psychobeißer
  Italian Psicozanna
  Korean 사이코팽 Psycho Fang
  Brazilian Portuguese Caninos Psíquicos
  Spanish Psicocolmillo



Generation VIII TMs
SwSh
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BDSP
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Generation VIII TRs (SwSh)
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