Essentials

Confusion

Psychic special

Generation 1

Summary

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Damage Dealt

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

Stats

Power
50; percentile 23.4
Accuracy
100%
PP
25, up to 40 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
10
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

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 2
Gold, Silver, Crystal

An attack that may cause confusion.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

A psychic attack that may cause confusion.

FireRed, LeafGreen

A weak telekinetic attack that may also leave the foe confused.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

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

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

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

Generation 6
X, Y

The target is hit by a weak telekinetic force. This may also confuse the target.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ねんりき (nenriki)
Korean
염동력
French
Choc Mental
German
Konfusion
Spanish
Confusión
Italian
Confusione
Czech
Zmatení

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
♥♥♥
Flavor text
Startles the Pokémon that appealed before the user.
Use after
Use before

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Smart
Appeal
♡♡♡
Flavor text
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Confusion.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Dizzy Punch Normal physical 10 70 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Pokémon

Psychic Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Confusion's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Red, Blue Yellow 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.
Butterfree Bug Flying Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 45 50 90 80 70 395
19 17 17 17 11 11 11 11 11 Venonat Bug Poison Compound Eyes
Tinted Lens
Run Away
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 55 50 40 55 45 305
17 17 17 11 11 11 11 11 Venomoth Bug Poison Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
Wonder Skin
½ male, ½ female Bug 70 65 60 90 75 90 450
36 36 16 16 16 18 18 18 15 15 Psyduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
50 52 48 65 50 55 320
39 39 16 16 18 18 18 15 15 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
16 Kadabra Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 40 35 30 120 70 105 400
16 Alakazam Psychic Synchronize
Inner Focus
Magic Guard
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 45 135 95 120 500
Mega Alakazam Mega Alakazam Psychic Trace ¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 55 50 65 175 95 150 590
20 20 17 15 15 14 14 14 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
20 20 17 15 15 14 14 14 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
20 20 17 15 15 14 14 14 Slowking Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 80 100 110 30 490
17 17 18 18 11 9 9 9 9 9 Drowzee Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 48 45 43 90 42 328
Hypno Psychic Insomnia
Forewarn
Inner Focus
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 85 73 70 73 115 67 483
19 19 19 27 27 27 27 27 Exeggcute Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 60 40 80 60 45 40 325
Exeggutor Grass Psychic Chlorophyll
Harvest
½ male, ½ female Grass 95 95 85 125 65 55 520
Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
6 5 5 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
21 21 21 15 15 15 15 15 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
16 16 16 15 15 15 9 9 Espeon Psychic Synchronize
Magic Bounce
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 65 65 60 130 95 110 525
Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
Mega Mewtwo X Mega Mewtwo X Psychic Fighting Steadfast genderless Undiscovered 106 190 100 154 100 130 780
Mega Mewtwo Y Mega Mewtwo Y Psychic Insomnia genderless Undiscovered 106 150 70 194 120 140 780
34 34 34 21 21 21 21 21 Hoothoot Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 60 30 30 36 56 50 262
41 41 41 22 22 22 22 22 Noctowl Normal Flying Insomnia
Keen Eye
Tinted Lens
½ male, ½ female Flying 100 50 50 76 96 70 442
13 13 Girafarig Normal Psychic Inner Focus
Early Bird
Sap Sipper
½ male, ½ female Field 70 80 65 90 65 85 455
Celebi Psychic Grass Natural Cure genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Dustox Bug Poison Shield Dust
Compound Eyes
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 50 70 50 90 65 385
6 6 6 6 6 6 6 Ralts Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 28 25 25 45 35 40 198
Kirlia Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 38 35 35 65 55 50 278
Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 65 65 125 115 80 518
Mega Gardevoir Mega Gardevoir Psychic Fairy Pixilate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 68 85 65 165 135 100 618
Gallade Psychic Fighting Steadfast
Justified
always male Amorphous 68 125 65 65 115 80 518
9 9 8 8 8 8 8 Meditite Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 30 40 55 40 55 60 280
Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power
Telepathy
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 60 75 60 75 80 410
Mega Medicham Mega Medicham Fighting Psychic Pure Power ½ male, ½ female Human-Like 60 100 85 80 85 100 510
7 7 Lunatone Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 55 65 95 85 70 440
7 7 Solrock Rock Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 70 95 85 55 65 70 440
Baltoy Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 40 40 55 40 70 55 300
Claydol Ground Psychic Levitate genderless Mineral 60 70 105 70 120 75 500
14 14 14 14 14 Chingling Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 45 30 50 65 50 45 285
14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Chimecho Psychic Levitate ½ male, ½ female Amorphous 65 50 70 95 80 65 425
8 8 6 6 6 6 6 Gorebyss Water Swift Swim
Hydration
½ male, ½ female Water 1 55 84 105 114 75 52 485
20 20 Metang Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 60 75 100 55 80 50 420
Metagross Steel Psychic Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Mineral 80 135 130 95 90 70 600
Jirachi Steel Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
23 23 23 23 23 Plant Wormadam Bug Grass Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 59 85 79 105 36 424
23 23 23 23 23 Sandy Wormadam Sandy Wormadam Bug Ground Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 79 105 59 85 36 424
23 23 23 23 23 Trash Wormadam Trash Wormadam Bug Steel Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 69 95 69 95 36 424
23 23 23 23 23 Mothim Bug Flying Swarm
Tinted Lens
always male Bug 70 94 50 94 50 66 424
Bronzor Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 57 24 86 24 86 23 300
Bronzong Steel Psychic Levitate
Heatproof
Heavy Metal
genderless Mineral 67 89 116 79 116 33 500
21 Uxie Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 75 130 75 130 95 580
21 Mesprit Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 80 105 105 105 105 80 580
21 Azelf Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 75 125 70 125 70 115 580
Cresselia Psychic Levitate always female Undiscovered 120 70 120 75 130 85 600
Victini Psychic Fire Victory Star genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Woobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
55 45 43 55 43 72 313
Swoobat Psychic Flying Unaware
Klutz
Simple
½ male, ½ female Flying
Field
67 57 55 77 55 114 425
3 3 3 Gothita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 45 30 50 55 65 45 290
Gothorita Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 60 45 70 75 85 55 390
Gothitelle Psychic Frisk
Competitive
Shadow Tag
¼ male, ¾ female Human-Like 70 55 95 95 110 65 490
Elgyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 55 55 55 85 55 30 335
Beheeyem Psychic Telepathy
Synchronize
Analytic
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 75 75 75 125 95 40 485
11 11 11 Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
11 11 11 Pirouette Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600
9 Espurr Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Field 62 48 54 63 60 68 355
9 Male Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
9 Female Meowstic Female Meowstic Psychic Keen Eye
Infiltrator
Competitive
½ male, ½ female Field 74 48 76 83 81 104 466
Hoopa Psychic Ghost Magician genderless Undiscovered 80 110 60 150 130 70 600
Red, Blue Yellow 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.
• Squirtle Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
44 48 65 50 64 43 314
• • • • • • • • Nidoran♂ Poison Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle
always male Monster
Field
46 57 40 40 40 50 273
• • • • • • • • Tangela Grass Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Grass 65 55 115 100 40 60 435
• • • • • • • • Hoppip Grass Flying Chlorophyll
Leaf Guard
Infiltrator
½ male, ½ female Fairy
Grass
35 35 40 35 55 50 250

73 Pokémon

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