Psychic Surge (Ability)

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

Psychic Surge (Japanese: サイコメイカー Psycho Maker) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. Prior to Generation VIII, it was the signature Ability of Tapu Lele.

Effect

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 Psychic Fairy Psychic Surge None Telepathy
  Indeedee
Male
Psychic Normal Inner Focus Synchronize Psychic Surge
  Indeedee
Female
Psychic Normal Own Tempo Synchronize Psychic Surge
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VIII 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.
  • For Generation VII games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VIII 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
  French Créa-Psy
  German Psycho-Erzeuger
  Italian Psicogenesi
  Korean 사이코메이커 Psycho Maker
  Russian Психоволна Psikhovolna
  Spanish Psicogénesis



Variations of the Ability Electric Surge
Electric SurgePsychic SurgeGrassy SurgeMisty Surge


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