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(ねんりき Mindpower)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Psychic
Category Type Special
Power: 50
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 25*
Affects: Selected target
Secondary Effect: May Cause Confusion
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Type Smart
Appeal: 1
Jam: 1

Confusion (ねんりき Mindpower) is a Psychic-type move that many Pokémon learn at a low level. The user uses its Psychic powers to hurt the foe, and it may confuse.


In Battle

The foe is hit by a weak telekinetic force. It may also leave the foe confused.


Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.

Super Contests

A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.

In the Anime

Confusion has often been a very damaging attack in the Anime. In the T.V. shows Confusion is often used to lift opponent Pokémon up, and then smash them into the terrain.

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