G-Max Befuddle (move)

G-Max Befuddle
キョダイコワク Kyodai Enchantment
G-Max Befuddle VIII.png
G-Max Befuddle VIII 2.png
Type  Bug
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
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  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect any adjacent foe, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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G-Max Befuddle (Japanese: キョダイコワク Kyodai Enchantment) is a damage-dealing Bug-type G-Max Move introduced in Generation VIII. It is the exclusive G-Max Move of Gigantamax Butterfree.


G-Max Befuddle inflicts damage to the target and causes poison, paralysis, or sleep to all opponents.

Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Power Category Learnable
Attack Order 130 Physical
Bug Bite 110 Physical
Bug Buzz 130 Special
Fell Stinger 100 Physical
First Impression 130 Physical
Fury Cutter 90 Physical
Infestation 90 Special Requires Transfer
Leech Life 130 Physical
Lunge 130 Physical
Megahorn 140 Physical
Pin Missile 130 Physical
Pollen Puff 130 Special
Skitter Smack 70 Physical
Struggle Bug 100 Special Requires Transfer
U-turn 120 Physical
X-Scissor 130 Physical
Note: A Butterfree transferred with the move Mimic can
potentially use any of these moves for G-Max Befuddle.


Games Description
SwSh A Bug-type attack that Gigantamax Butterfree use. This move inflicts the poisoned, paralyzed, or asleep status condition on opponents.


Gigantamax Butterfree can use G-Max Befuddle if it knows a damaging Bug-type move.


  • G-Max Befuddle is the only Bug-type move capable of inflicting paralysis or sleep.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超極巨蝶影蠱惑 Chīu Gihkgeuih Dihpyíng Gúwaahk
Mandarin 超極巨蝶影蠱惑 / 超极巨蝶影蛊惑 Chāo Jíjù Diéyǐng Gǔhuò
  French Illusion G-Max
  German Giga-Benebelung
  Italian Gigastupore
  Korean 거다이고혹 Geodai Gohok
  Russian Одурманивание G-Макс Odurmanivaniye G-Maks
  Spanish Gigaestupor

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