Hex (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Special Special
Power 65
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Hex inflicts damage, but if the target has a major status ailment (i.e. is burned, poisoned, paralyzed, asleep or frozen) it will double in power to 130.

Changes

In Generation 5, Hex has base power 50.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status problems.
X/Y This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status conditions.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Hex at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 28
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Level 43
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Level 47
Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Level 43
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Level 55
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Level 55
Misdreavus
#200 / Ghost
Level 23
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 26
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Level 26
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Level 38
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Level 42
Drifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
Level 27
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 27
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Level 42
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Level 50
Rotom
Heat Rotom
#479 / Electric · Fire
Level 50
Rotom
Wash Rotom
#479 / Electric · Water
Level 50
Rotom
Frost Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ice
Level 50
Rotom
Fan Rotom
#479 / Electric · Flying
Level 50
Rotom
Mow Rotom
#479 / Electric · Grass
Level 50
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Level 50
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Level 17
Cofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
Level 17
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Level 43
Jellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
Level 45
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 28
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 28
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Hex as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Field
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Field
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Field
Castform
#351 / Normal
Amorphous, Fairy
Absol
#359 / Dark
Field
Snorunt
#361 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Glalie
#362 / Ice
Fairy, Mineral
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Fairy, Mineral