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Psychic Surge サイコメイカー
Psycho Maker
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Generation VII
Turns the ground into Psychic Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Generation VIII
Currently unknown

Psychic Surge (Japanese: サイコメイカー Psycho Maker) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Tapu Lele.



In battle

When a Pokémon with Psychic Surge enters the battle, it creates the effect of the move Psychic Terrain on the battlefield.

Outside of battle

Psychic Surge has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Psychic Surge

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Tapu Lele Tapu Lele Psychic Fairy Psychic Surge None Telepathy
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 精神製造者 Jīngsàhn Jaichoujé
Mandarin 精神製造者 / 精神制造者 Jīngshén Zhìzàozhě
France Flag.png French Créa-Psy
Germany Flag.png German Psycho-Erzeuger
Italy Flag.png Italian Psicogenesi
South Korea Flag.png Korean 사이코메이커 Psycho Maker
Russia Flag.png Russian Психоволна Psikhovolna
Spain Flag.png Spanish Psicogénesis

Variations of the Ability Electric Surge
Electric SurgePsychic SurgeGrassy SurgeMisty Surge

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