Essentials

Confuse Ray

Ghost status

Generation 1

Summary

Confuses the target.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark ½
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 2
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 0
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 1
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 1
Not a TM
Generation 2
Not a TM
Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Confuses the target.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

A move that causes confusion.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A sinister ray that confuses the foe.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The foe is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The foe is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The target is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.

Foreign Names

Japanese
あやしいひかり (ayashiihikari)
Korean
이상한빛
French
Onde Folie
German
Konfustrahl
Spanish
Rayo Confuso
Italian
Stordiraggio
Czech
Matoucí paprsek

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Scrambles up the order of appeals on the next turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Lowers the Voltage of all Judges by one each.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Confuse Ray.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

Sweet Kiss Fairy status 10 75%

Confuses the target.

Shadow Panic Shadow status 90%

Confuses the target.

Pokémon

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
28 19 21 21 17 17 17 15 15 Vulpix Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 38 41 40 50 65 65 299
Ninetales Fire Flash Fire
Drought
¼ male, ¾ female Field 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
21 19 26 26 21 21 21 19 19 Zubat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 45 35 30 40 55 245
21 19 28 28 21 21 21 19 19 Golbat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 75 80 70 65 75 90 455
19 28 28 21 21 21 19 19 Crobat Poison Flying Inner Focus
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Flying 85 90 80 70 80 130 535
28 28 21 19 19 19 19 19 Gastly Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 30 35 30 100 35 80 310
31 31 21 19 19 19 19 19 Haunter Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 50 45 115 55 95 405
31 31 21 19 19 19 19 19 Gengar Ghost Poison Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 60 130 75 110 500
19 Gengar Mega Gengar Ghost Poison Shadow Tag ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 65 80 170 95 130 600
37 33 33 28 28 28 22 22 Starmie Water Psychic Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic
genderless Water 3 60 75 85 100 85 115 520
43 43 43 25 25 25 26 26 Magby Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Undiscovered 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
39 49 49 49 25 25 26 26 26 Magmar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
25 25 26 26 26 Magmortar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
31 22 19 19 7 7 7 7 7 Lapras Water Ice Water Absorb
Shell Armor
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
130 85 80 85 95 60 535
30 30 30 29 29 29 17 17 Umbreon Dark Synchronize
Inner Focus
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 95 65 110 60 130 65 525
29 29 29 17 17 12 12 17 Chinchou Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 75 38 38 56 56 67 330
33 32 32 17 17 17 17 17 Lanturn Water Electric Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb
½ male, ½ female Water 2 125 58 58 76 76 67 460
40 40 40 23 23 23 23 23 Natu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 40 50 45 70 45 70 320
50 50 50 23 23 23 23 23 Xatu Psychic Flying Synchronize
Early Bird
Magic Bounce
½ male, ½ female Flying 65 75 70 95 70 95 470
25 25 Mareep Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
55 40 40 65 45 35 280
29 29 Flaaffy Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
70 55 55 80 60 45 365
29 29 Ampharos Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 75 85 115 90 55 510
29 Ampharos Mega Ampharos Electric Dragon Mold Breaker ½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 95 105 165 110 45 610
12 17 17 14 14 14 14 14 Misdreavus Ghost Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 60 60 85 85 85 435
37 37 37 11 11 Mantyke Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 20 50 60 120 50 345
49 50 50 37 37 37 11 11 Mantine Water Flying Swift Swim
Water Absorb
Water Veil
½ male, ½ female Water 1 65 40 70 80 140 70 465
49 43 41 23 23 23 23 23 Stantler Normal Intimidate
Frisk
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 73 95 62 85 65 85 465
31 31 31 31 31 31 31 Shedinja Bug Ghost Wonder Guard genderless Mineral 1 90 45 30 30 40 236
37 37 46 46 46 46 46 Sableye Dark Ghost Keen Eye
Stall
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 50 75 75 65 65 50 380
5 5 9 9 9 9 9 Volbeat Bug Illuminate
Swarm
Prankster
always male Bug
Human-Like
65 73 55 47 75 85 400
25 25 18 18 18 18 18 Spoink Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 60 25 35 70 80 60 330
25 25 18 18 18 18 18 Grumpig Psychic Thick Fat
Own Tempo
Gluttony
½ male, ½ female Field 80 45 65 90 110 80 470
29 29 22 22 22 22 22 Lileep Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 66 41 77 61 87 23 355
29 29 22 22 22 22 22 Cradily Rock Grass Suction Cups
Storm Drain
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 86 81 97 81 107 43 495
23 23 17 17 17 17 17 Duskull Ghost Levitate
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 20 40 90 30 90 25 295
23 23 17 17 17 17 17 Dusclops Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 40 70 130 60 130 25 455
17 17 17 17 17 Dusknoir Ghost Pressure
Frisk
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 100 135 65 135 45 525
19 19 19 19 19 Froslass Ice Ghost Snow Cloak
Cursed Body
always female Fairy
Mineral
70 80 70 80 70 110 480
7 7 7 Vespiquen Bug Flying Pressure
Unnerve
always female Bug 70 80 102 80 102 40 474
14 14 14 11 11 Bronzor Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 57 24 86 24 86 23 300
14 14 14 11 11 Bronzong Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 67 89 116 79 116 33 500
Spiritomb Ghost Dark Pressure
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 92 108 92 108 35 485
Rotom Electric Ghost Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 50 77 95 77 91 440
Rotom Heat Rotom Electric Fire Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Wash Rotom Electric Water Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Frost Rotom Electric Ice Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Fan Rotom Electric Flying Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Rotom Mow Rotom Electric Grass Levitate genderless Amorphous 50 65 107 105 107 86 520
Regigigas Normal Slow Start genderless Undiscovered 110 160 110 80 110 100 670
20 20 20 Watchog Normal Illuminate
Keen Eye
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 69 60 69 77 420
10 10 10 Litwick Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
10 10 10 Lampent Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Chandelure Ghost Fire Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
45 45 45 Cryogonal Ice Levitate genderless Mineral 70 50 30 95 135 105 485
Phantump Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
43 70 48 50 60 38 309
Trevenant Ghost Grass Natural Cure
Frisk
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass
Amorphous
85 110 76 65 82 56 474
Pumpkaboo Small Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 66 70 44 55 56 335
Average Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 49 66 70 44 55 51 335
Pumpkaboo Large Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 54 66 70 44 55 46 335
Pumpkaboo Super Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 59 66 70 44 55 41 335
Gourgeist Small Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 85 122 58 75 99 494
Average Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 90 122 58 75 84 494
Gourgeist Large Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 75 95 122 58 75 69 494
Gourgeist Super Gourgeist Ghost Grass Pickup
Frisk
Insomnia
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 85 100 122 58 75 54 494
Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
• • • • • • • Tentacool Water Poison Clear Body
Liquid Ooze
Rain Dish
½ male, ½ female Water 3 40 40 35 50 100 70 335
• • • • • Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
• • • • • Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
• • • • • • • Kabuto Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
30 80 90 55 45 55 355
• • • • • • • Murkrow Dark Flying Insomnia
Super Luck
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 85 42 85 42 91 405
• • • • • • • Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
• • • • • Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
• • • Illumise Bug Oblivious
Tinted Lens
Prankster
always female Bug
Human-Like
65 47 55 73 75 85 400
• • • • • • • Feebas Water Swift Swim
Oblivious
Adaptability
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Dragon
20 15 20 10 55 80 200
• • • • • Shuppet Ghost Insomnia
Frisk
Cursed Body
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 44 75 35 63 33 45 295
• • • • • • • Clamperl Water Shell Armor
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Water 1 35 64 85 74 55 32 345
• • • • • Skorupi Poison Bug Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
40 50 90 30 55 65 330
• • • Solosis Psychic Overcoat
Magic Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 45 30 40 105 50 20 290
• • • Frillish Water Ghost Water Absorb
Cursed Body
Damp
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 55 40 50 65 85 40 335

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