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Hex
たたりめ Evil Eye
Hex VIII.png
Hex VIII 2.png
Type  Ghost
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Condition  Clever
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  1
Badly startles Pokémon that used a move of the same type.

Hex (Japanese: たたりめ Evil eye) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation V. It is TM77 in Generation VIII.

Contents

Effect

Generation V

Hex's base power is 50 and will double to 100 when the target is affected by a non-volatile status condition.

Generation VI

Hex's base power was increased to 65 and will double to 130.

Hex can also be used as part of a Contest Spectacular combination, giving the user extra three appeal points if a status-inducing status move (except Psycho Shift and Rest) or a certain damaging move (Force Palm, Inferno, Nuzzle or Zap Cannon) was used in the prior turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status problems.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status conditions.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field 28B2W2 28XY
26ORAS
26
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field 26
072 Tentacool Tentacool
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 43 43XY
40ORAS
40
073 Tentacruel Tentacruel
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 3 Water 3 47 47XY
44ORAS
44
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 43 43 43 24
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 55 55 55 24
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 55 55 55 24
105 Marowak Marowak
Alolan Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster 17
200 Misdreavus Misdreavus
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 23 23 23
222 Corsola Corsola
Galarian Form
GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 25
353 Shuppet Shuppet
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 31BW
26B2W2
26XY
22ORAS
22
354 Banette Banette
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 31BW
26B2W2
26XY
22ORAS
22
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 38 38 38 32
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 42 42XY
40ORAS
40 32
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 22BW
27B2W2
27 27 16
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 22BW
27B2W2
27 27 16
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 42 42XY
40ORAS
40 32
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral 1, Evo.
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 50 50 50 35
487 Giratina Giratina
GhostIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 50 50 50
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous 17 17 17 24
562 Yamask Yamask
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous 24
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous 17 17 17 24
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 43 43 43 20
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 45 45 45 20
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 28 28 28 16
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 28 28 28 16
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 20
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous 20
864 Cursola Cursola
GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3 25
867 Runerigus Runerigus
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous 24
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 18
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Dragon 18
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Machine
I
[[|]]
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
--
VI
--
VII
--
VIII
TM77
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
Alolan Form
IceIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Field Field
092 Gastly Gastly
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
093 Haunter Haunter
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
094 Gengar Gengar
GhostIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
211 Qwilfish Qwilfish
WaterIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Water 2 Water 2
222 Corsola Corsola
Galarian Form
GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
292 Shedinja Shedinja
BugIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
302 Sableye Sableye
DarkIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
343 Baltoy Baltoy
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
344 Claydol Claydol
GroundIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
355 Duskull Duskull
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
356 Dusclops Dusclops
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
361 Snorunt Snorunt
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
362 Glalie Glalie
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
416 Vespiquen Vespiquen
BugIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Bug Bug
425 Drifloon Drifloon
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
426 Drifblim Drifblim
GhostIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
434 Stunky Stunky
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
435 Skuntank Skuntank
PoisonIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
436 Bronzor Bronzor
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
437 Bronzong Bronzong
SteelIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir
GhostIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
478 Froslass Froslass
IceIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Fairy Mineral
479 Rotom Rotom
ElectricIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
562 Yamask Yamask
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
562 Yamask Yamask
Galarian Form
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
563 Cofagrigus Cofagrigus
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
592 Frillish Frillish
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
593 Jellicent Jellicent
WaterIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
708 Phantump Phantump
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
709 Trevenant Trevenant
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Grass Amorphous
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
724 Decidueye Decidueye
GrassIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Flying Flying
748 Toxapex Toxapex
PoisonIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Water 1 Water 1
778 Mimikyu Mimikyu
GhostIC Big.png
FairyIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
781 Dhelmise Dhelmise
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral
792 Lunala Lunala
PsychicIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
802 Marshadow Marshadow
FightingIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
849 Toxtricity Toxtricity
Amped Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
849 Toxtricity Toxtricity
Low Key Form
ElectricIC Big.png
PoisonIC Big.png
Human-Like Human-Like
854 Sinistea Sinistea
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
855 Polteageist Polteageist
GhostIC Big.png Mineral Amorphous
864 Cursola Cursola
GhostIC Big.png Water 1 Water 3
867 Runerigus Runerigus
GroundIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Amorphous
871 Pincurchin Pincurchin
ElectricIC Big.png Water 1 Amorphous
886 Drakloak Drakloak
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
887 Dragapult Dragapult
DragonIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Mineral Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce
NormalIC Big.png Field Field
351 Castform Castform
NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous
359 Absol Absol
DarkIC Big.png Field Field
361 Snorunt Snorunt
IceIC Big.png Fairy Mineral
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Hex deals damage, inflicting 50% extra damage when used on a target afflicted with a bad status condition.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★★
Power: 31
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Doubles in power against a target with a status condition.
Users: Haunter
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right.
Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit.
Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon.
A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.

Pokkén Tournament

Hex appears as one of Chandelure's Pokémon moves. Chandelure grabs from a distance and barrages the opponent, reducing their recoverable HP. If used while the opponent's stats are lowered, the attack's damage increases.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, Hex is a Fast Attack that has been available since February 16, 2017.

GO Ghost.png Hex
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 10
Energy boost 15
Duration 1.2 seconds
Damage window 1 - 1.2 seconds
Hex GO.png
Trainer Battles
Power 6
Energy boost 11
Turns 3
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
GengarMarowak (Alolan Form)MisdreavusCastformBanetteDuskullDusclopsSnoruntDrifloonDrifblimMismagiusDusknoirFroslassFrillishJellicentChandelure
By Elite Fast TM
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Description

Games Description
Conq. This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status problems.
MDGtI
SMD
It damages an enemy. The damage goes up if the enemy has a bad status condition.

In the anime

Trip Frillish Hex.png Rizzo Jellicent Hex.png Rizzo Jellicent Hex effect.png None.png
Frillish Jellicent Effect
The user creates an intimidating purple eye or uses its own glowing red eyes to glare at the opponent. The move's power increases if the opponent is affected by a status affliction.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
592 Frillish Frillish's eyes glow purple and red. It then creates a sphere of black energy with a red eye in the middle. The eye then releases multiple dark blue rings of energy at the opponent. If the opponent is confused, the attack does double damage.
Trip's Frillish A Rival Battle for Club Champ! Debut
593 Jellicent Jellicent eyes start to glow purple and light red. It can stop the opponent from attacking and render them helpless.
Rizzo's Jellicent Guarding the Guardian of the Mountain! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 禍不單行 Wohbātdāanhàhng *
厄運臨頭 Ākwahn Làhmtàuh *
Mandarin 禍不單行 / 祸不单行 Huòbùdānxíng *
厄運臨頭 Èyùn Líntóu *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vloek
France Flag.png French Châtiment
Germany Flag.png German Bürde
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Mata Kutukan
Italy Flag.png Italian Sciagura
South Korea Flag.png Korean 병상첨병 Byeongsang Cheom Byeong
Poland Flag.png Polish Urok
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Feitiço (games, TCG, manga)
Feitiçaria (anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Mau Agoiro
Azar
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Maleficio
Spain Flag.png Spain Infortunio
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Ám Thị

Variations of the move Brine
Special BrineHexVenoshock


Generation VIII TMs
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899
Generation VIII TRs
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75767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899


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