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Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO: What are the best teams and moves?

We tell you which Pokémon are best to use in Pokémon GO's Psychic Cup. Which Pokémon to use in the Psychic Cup?

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Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO: What are the best teams and moves?

Pokémon GO's Psychic Cup is a small, limited-time event that is part of the game's Trainer Battles. This quick guide will tell you which Pokémon are best suited for the Psychic Cup.

How do I access the Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO? What are the restrictions?

The Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO is a small game mode that will be available from March 15 to March 22, 2023:

  1. From the main menu, click on the Poké Ball icon.
  2. Click on Battle.
  3. Click on Battle in the GO Battle League.
  4. Choose Psychic Cup.

The Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO has some limitations:

  • Only Psychic Type Pokémon are allowed.
  • Only Pokémon with a maximum of 1500 CP can participate in the Super Ball League edition.
  • Mew cannot be used.

With these two restrictions in mind, below is a list of various Pokémon and moves to use for the Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO:

Which Pokémon to use in the Psychic Cup in Pokémon GO?

First, let's refresh our memory with the Types table:

Type

Super effective against (causes 160% damage) Not very effective against (causes 63% damage) Ineffective against (causes 39% damage)Vulnerable to (takes 160% damage)

Psychic

Fighting

Poison

Steel

Psychic

Dark

Bug

Ghost

Dark

With this table in mind, we want to choose Pokémon with good basic stats, such as unique, legendary, or pseudo-legendary, types that resist Psychic, and attacks that give us good move coverage and STAB. Let's get started:

  • Hoopa with Astonish (Fast Attack), Dark Pulse (Charged Attack) and Shadow Ball (Charged Attack).
  • Jirachi with Charge Beam (Fast Attack), Dazzling Gleam (Charged Attack) and Doom Desire (Charged Attack).
  • Metagross with Bullet Punch (Fast Attack), Earthquake (Charged Attack) and Meteor Mash (Charged Attack).
  • Bronzong with Feint Attack (Fast Attack), Heavy Slam (Charged Attack) and Payback (Charged Attack).
  • Malamar with Peck (Fast Attack), Hyper Beam (Charged Attack) and Foul Play (Charged Attack).
  • Bruxish with Bite (Fast Attack), Crunch (Charged Attack) and Aqua Tail (Charged Attack).
  • Gardevoir with Charm (Fast Attack), Dazzling Gleam (Charged Attack) and Shadow Ball (Charged Attack).
  • Raichu de Alola with Volt Switch (Fast Attack), Wild Charge (Charged Attack) and Grass Knot (Charged Attack).
  • Rapidash de Galar with Fairy Wind (Fast Attack), Play Rough (Charged Attack) and Megahorn (Charged Attack).
  • Slowking with Water Gun (Fast Attack), Blizzard (Charged Attack) and Fire Blast (Charged Attack).
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