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21 Best Psychic Type Pokémon‌‌ Of All Time (2022)

The world of Pokémon‌‌ is packed with several types of Pokémon‌‌, some are strong while some are super-strong, and among the strongest are the psychic type Pokémon‌‌ boasting of some pretty powerful moves.

Ever since Generation I, psychic-type is one of the most popular and most recognizable type of Pokémon‌‌ and also one of the types that is paired with all the other types. It’s also a type that’s frequently found in most legendary and mythical Pokémon‌‌, so that says a lot about just how powerful these abilities can be.

These psychic type Pokémon‌‌ use their immense telepathic powers to fight off their enemies. Also, they tend to be extremely intelligent, and have low physical stats because of their psychokinesis. They are capable of hypnotizing and manipulating other Pokémon‌‌, which gives them a huge advantage in battles.

If you’re curious to know about the best psychic Pokémon‌‌ of all time, then you need to keep reading as I list down the best and the strongest Pokémon‌‌ introduced so far!

Best Psychic Type Pokémon‌‌ of 2022

21. Slowbro

slowbro

Slowbro is a dual-type Psychic/Water Pokémon‌‌ that was introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Slowpoke at level 37 and is one of Slowpoke’s final forms, the other being Slowking.

Slowbro is a teddy-like Pokémon‌‌ that is pink in color and has two small ears, white eyes, and no pupils. In addition, It has five claws in all and a visible contraption (shellder) that hangs onto its tail. It’s shellder is spiral, with spikes. Although this water-type Pokémon‌‌ is peaceful, it can wield its psychic powers against enemies. Also, because of the bite and poison of the shellder, Slowbro cannot feel pain.

  • Type: Water/Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Grass, Electric, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Steel, Fire, Water, Psychic, Ice

20. Claydol

claydol

Claydol is a dual-type Psychic/Ground Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation III and it evolves from Baltoy at level 36.

Claydol is a black, cone-shaped Pokémon‌‌ with multiple eyes, small cone hands, and feet. Around its eyes, there are yellow circles, and its hands float. Along with its hands, it uses its psychic powers as a means of levitation. If touched by water, this ground-type Pokémon‌‌ will lose its essence and melt away. As a result, it goes to great lengths to protect itself whenever it rains.

  • Type: Ground/Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Water, Grass, Ice, Dark
  • Immunity: Ground, Electric
  • Resistance: Fighting, Poison, Rock, Psychic

19. Medicham

medicham

Medicham is a dual-type Psychic/Fighting Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation III and it evolves from Meditite at level 37. It can also Mega Evolve using Medichamite!

Medicham has slim hands, thick pink thighs, and a bulb-like hat on its head. Also, it has tiny, white feet that stick out of its thighs and it also has a sixth sense that comes from its daily meditation. In attack, this fighting-type Pokémon‌‌ moves gracefully and evades attacks with grace and poise. Its power comes from its ability to attack its enemies swiftly. In its Mega form, Medicham can grow four additional arms on its yoga-like body.

  • Type: Psychic/Fighting
  • Weakness: Flying, Ghost, Fairy
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Rock

18. Orbeetle

orbeetle

Orbeetle is a dual Bug/Psychic type Pokémon‌‌ which was introduced in Generation VIII. It evolves from Dottler at level 30 and is the final form of Blipbug. It also has a Gigantamax form!

This is an insect-like Pokémon‌‌ that has a ladybug for a head and its lower body is shielded with armor. It has yellow pointed claws on its feet and a yellow antenna. It has blue hypnotic eyes that have red lines around them. Orbeetle is very intelligent, with a big brain. It uses this brain to evoke its psychic powers that help it levitate, fly and perceive far off objects with precision.

  • Type: Bug/Psychic
  • Weakness: Flying, Rock, Bug, Ghost, Fire, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Ground, Grass, Psychic

17. Mr. Mime

mr. mime

Mr. Mime is a dual-type Psychic/Fairy Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation I and it evolves from Mime Jr. when leveled up while knowing Mimic. In Galar, it has the dual Psychic/Ice-type form and that can evolve into Mr. Rime!

Mr. Mime is a humanoid Pokémon‌‌ that looks like a clown with its round face and red circles on its cheek. It has blue horns on its head and pink circles on its body. Also, Mr. Mime has thin arms, gloved hands, and pointed clown shoes on his feet. In addition, it can create objects out of thin air and make air solid with ease. Because Mr. Mime is a performer, it gets irritable when criticized and will slap anyone who does not applaud its skill violently.

  • Type: Psychic/Fairy
  • Weakness: Poison, Ghost, Steel
  • Immunity: Dragon
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

16. Musharna

musharna

Musharna is one of the best psychic type Pokémon‌‌ that evolves from Munna when exposed to a Moon Stone. It was introduced in Generation V.

Musharna is a foetus-like Pokémon‌‌ whose upper body is pink while its lower body is purple. It has long dream mists that shoot out from the top of its head. In addition, Musharna has tiny hands and feet. Just below its eye, it has a pink circle that looks like a blush. This Pokémon‌‌ nourishes itself in dreams and transforms its mist color based on the type of dream it is having. When its mist is dark pink, it’s having a nightmare. It will wreak havoc on those who disturb it and tends to become aggressive.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

15. Girafarig

girafarig

Girafarig is a dual-type Psychic/Normal Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation II and is not known to evolve to or from any other Pokémon‌‌.

Girafarig is a giraffe-like Pokémon‌‌ and it has white horns on its head and a pink nose. The lower half of its body is dark with yellow spots and on its back, it has spikes, and a tail. This normal-type Pokémon‌‌ relies on external objects to guide it and has a strong sense of smell. As a defense mechanism, it can smell far off aggressors and prepare even when it’s asleep.

  • Type: Normal/Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Dark
  • Immunity: Ghost
  • Resistance: Psychic

14. Gardevoir

gardevoir

Gardevoir is a dual-type Psychic/Fairy Pokémon‌‌ that was introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Kirlia at level 30 and is one of Ralts’ final forms, the other being Gallade. It can also Mega Evolve using Gardevoirite!

Gardevoir is a combination of white and green colors. At first glance, it looks like a long gown but this visual illusion is how it’s shaped. In its Mega form, it becomes completely white except its hair that remains green. This fairy-type Pokémon‌‌ has powerful psychic abilities, can alter dimensions and create black holes from thin air. Also, it is extremely loyal to friends and can levitate with seamless ease.

  • Type: Psychic/Fairy
  • Weakness: Poison, Ghost, Steel
  • Immunity: Dragon
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

13. Malamar

malamar

Malamar is a dual-type Psychic/Dark Pokémon‌‌ that was introduced in Generation VI, and it evolves from Inkay at level 30.

Malamar looks like an upside down squid. It has several purple tentacle upshots in its head. In addition, it has a pink beak and long tentacles that serve as its arms. At the tip of its tentacle, there are visible fins. Also, Malamar’s body is wrapped in a sac with yellow patterns. In attack, this dark-type Pokémon‌‌ relies on its hypnotic powers and finishes enemies off by constricting them with its tentacles.

  • Type: Dark/Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Fairy
  • Immunity: Psychic
  • Resistance: None

12. Delphox

delphox

Delphox is a dual-type Fire/Psychic Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation VI and it evolves from Braixen at level 36. It is the final form of Fennekin.

This fiery Pokémon‌‌ has a full mane of red fur and it has fox-like features from its hands to its lower body. Its tail is yellow and it is often seen holding an inflamed branch. Delphox’s branch is the source of its power and serves as a magic wand. To activate its full power, it can divine the future by staring into fire.

  • Type: Fire/Psychic
  • Weakness: Ground, Rock, Ghost, Water, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Steel, Fire, Grass, Psychic, Ice, Fairy

11. Espeon

espeon

Espeon is one of the best psychic type Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation II and it is one of Eevee’s many evolutions.

Espeon is a cat-like Pokémon‌‌ with a precious gem visible on its forehead. It has a long tail with an extra one that’s visible at the end. It draws its powers from the sun and struggles in battle during the night time. Espeon’s skin is very sensitive and it uses it to detect movements of others and to detect the weather conditions. It has psychic energy stored in its gems and glows whenever this psychic energy is being used.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

10. Alakazam

alakazam

Alakazam is one of the most popular psychic-type Pokémon‌‌ of all time. It was introduced in Generation I and it evolves from Kadabra when traded and is the final form of Abra.

This Pokémon‌‌ has a mixed coloration of brown and yellow and a large yellow mustache on its face. Also, it has three claws, three fingers and holds two silver spoons in its hands. The spoons amplify its psychic abilities and serve against enemies as a tool of manipulation. Alakazam’s brain constantly grows and so does its head.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

9. Deoxys

deoxys

Deoxys is one of the strongest psychic type Pokémon‌‌ of all time. It was introduced in Generation III and it does not evolve, but it has three other Formes – Attack Forme, Defense Forme and Speed Forme!

Deoxys is a red Pokémon‌‌, with a light blue face and dots arranged on its back like a triangle. It has a purple stripe that runs down from its face. It has white eyes and crystal on its chest. In attack, Deoxys can fire laser beams from its crystal, which also serves as its brain. In addition, this Pokémon‌‌ is regenerative and can create lifeless clones in battle.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

8. Solgaleo & Lunala

solgaleo and lunala

Solgaleo is a dual-type Psychic/Steel Pokémon‌‌ while Lunala is a dual-type Psychic/Ghost Pokémon‌‌. They were introduced in Generation VII and they are two of Cosmoem’s final forms.

Solgaleo is a lion-like Pokémon‌‌, with pointed spikes as its mane. This steel-type Pokémon‌‌ is adorned with different colors that give it an air of regalia and it can transform into its sun state where it starts to glow and turn yellow. In this state, another eye appears on its forehead, making it look like a god. Just like the sun, Solgaleo can shine brightly in the darkness causing the night to look like day.

On the other hand, Lunala is known as the “beast that calls the moon.” It can turn daylight into darkness and draws power from the moon. When it enters its moon state, this ghost-type looks like a beautiful night sky.

  • Type:
    • Solgaleo: Psychic/Steel
    • Lunala: Psychic/Ghost
  • Weakness:
    • Solgaleo: Ground, Ghost, Fire, Dark
    • Lunala: Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity:
    • Solgaleo: Poison
    • Lunala: Normal, Fighting
  • Resistance:
    • Solgaleo: Normal, Flying, Rock, Steel, Grass, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy
    • Lunala: Poison, Psychic

7. Celebi

celebi

Celebi is a small, fairy like Pokémon‌‌ that was introduced in Generation II. It is Psychic/Grass-type and is not known to evolve.

With the exception of its eyes which are blue, the bulk of Celebi’s body is green. It has green antennas on its head and blue tips on it. It is a friend of the forest and as a result, plants always prosper. This Pokémon‌‌ can travel through time and exist in it as well. Exposure to Celebi rejuvenates plants and the dead of its kind as well. It is only visible during peacetime, and is seen as much needed.

  • Type: Psychic/Grass
  • Weakness: Flying, Poison, Bug, Ghost, Fire, Ice, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Ground, Water, Grass, Electric, Psychic

6. Latios & Latias

latios and latias

Latios & Latias are a dual-type Psychic/Dragon Pokémon‌‌. They were introduced in Generation III and they do not evolve. But they can Mega Evolve using Latiosite and Latiasite respectively!

Latios is a mix of grey and blue coloration while Latias is a mix of white and red. These dragon-type Pokémon‌‌ have sharp, angular wings and a plane-like face. Latios is capable of shape shifting and rely on telepathy to determine emotions and the locations of other Pokémon‌‌. While Latias can refract light and assume a cloak of invisibility using its glass-like features.

  • Type: Dragon/Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Ice, Dragon, Dark, Fairy
  • Immunity: Ground
  • Resistance: Fire, Fighting, Water, Grass, Electric, Psychic

5. Metagross

metagross

Metagross is a dual Steel/Psychic type Pokémon‌‌ that was introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Metang at level 45 and is the final form of Beldum.

Metagross has a more powerful form known as Mega Metagross which it transforms to using the Metagrossite. This pseudo-legendary Pokémon‌‌ is oval, with an armor-like body. In attack, it relies on its powerful frame as a defense against aggressors, and it is also capable of floating when its legs are attached. It is also extremely intelligent and uses its intelligence to deduce enemy attacks.

  • Type: Steel/Psychic
  • Weakness: Ground, Ghost, Fire, Dark
  • Immunity: Poison
  • Resistance: Normal, Flying, Rock, Steel, Grass, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Fairy

4. Lugia

lugia

Lugia is a dual-type Psychic/Flying Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation II and is not known to evolve into any other Pokémon‌‌.

Lugia or “Guardian of the seas” is a dragon-like Pokémon‌‌. It is colored blue in multiple shades, and has a ridged, beak-like mouth and pointed teeth. Because of its environment, it is perfectly streamlined for aerial movement. To increase its speed, this flying-type Pokémon‌‌ can flatten the plates on its back. It is ruthlessly protective of its young and can create massive storms in attack. To prevent ceaseless destruction, Lugia will lodge itself underwater for extended periods of time.

  • Type: Psychic/Flying
  • Weaknesses: Rock, Ghost, Electric, Ice, Dark
  • Immunity: Ground
  • Resistance: Fighting, Grass, Psychic

3. Mew

mew

Mew is a powerful psychic-type, mythical Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation I and it is not known to evolve.

Mew is a rabbit-like Pokémon‌‌ that has short hands, long feet and an extremely long tail, with a blade-like tip. In attack, Mew can mirror the attacks of its enemies and is extremely adaptive to its environment. It can create orbs of energy that defend it from aggressors. This Pokémon‌‌ is barely ever visible and so, some believe that it does not exist.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

2. Necrozma

necrozma

Necrozma is one of the strongest Psychic type Pokémon‌‌. It was introduced in Generation VII and it does not evolve.

Necrozma is covered in spikes and sharp claws on almost every part of its body. Also, its head is shaped like a prism, with multi-colored eyes. Necrozma is dark-colored, and can control other Pokémon‌‌ such as Solgaleo and Lunala. When it transforms by fusing with either of them, it becomes very aggressive and will completely eviscerate its enemies.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

1. Mewtwo

mewtwo

Mewtwo is one of the strongest and most popular Psychic type Pokémon‌‌ of all time. It was introduced in Generation I and it is not known to evolve.

Mewtwo is a grey, feline Pokémon‌‌. It has two small horns on its head and three digits on each hand and feet. It has heavy thighs, and a pink long tail that turns into a club at the tip. This legendary Pokémon‌‌ is war-like and is recognized as a natural aggressor. To rejuvenate itself, Mewtwo will remain in a static position and unleash mayhem when in battle with enemies.

  • Type: Psychic
  • Weakness: Bug, Ghost, Dark
  • Immunity: None
  • Resistance: Fighting, Psychic

Conclusion

Psychic type Pokémon‌‌ have always been one of the most overpowered Pokémon‌‌ of all time, and the list above proves that to be true. I am sure that you found most of your favorite Pokémon‌‌ featured here but if that wasn’t the case, then let me know using the comments section below.

Also don’t forget to check out other Pokémon‌‌-themed articles because you are going to love reading about all kinds of Pokémon‌‌ there are out there!

Arbaz Khan

My name's Arbaz Khan, and I am the guy behind SlushTimes.com! Since I spent most of my time watching anime and reading manga, I thought of creating a website where I can talk about things I like. So here we are!

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