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Taught viaMove Tutor
Flavor TextThe user confounds the foe with its cleverness and then attacks. It grows in power the cleverer the user is.
The user puts on a display of its intelligence, bewildering the foe before attacking with a beam of energy. The higher the user's Cleverness, the more damage the move causes.
Power increases with Cleverness, given by
Cleverness / 3, to a maximum of 85. Power bottoms out at 1.
In contests, this move earns 6 appeal points, but the user cannot select any of the following moves on the turn after it uses this move: Amaze, Confound, Dazzle, Demolish, Dragon Dive, Elegant Wave, Enthrall, Phantasmata, Prism Shower or Wild Maul.