Type  Psychic
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe
Self Ally
May affect anyone but the user
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.

Perplex is a damaging Psychic-type move. It is an original Pokémon Sage move. It is the signature move of the Cairup evolutionary line.


Perplex deals damage. Its base power will double if the target is confused.


The user assaults its foe with bewildering ideas. This move's power is increased if the target is confused.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
121 121MS Cairup Ground Ground 28
122 122MS Kairoglyph Ground Psychic 28
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

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