Tangled Feet (Ability)

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Tangled Feet ちどりあし
Tottering Steps
Flavor text
Generation IV
Raises evasion if Pokémon is confused.
Generation V
Raises evasion if the Pokémon is confused.
Generation VI
Raises evasion if the Pokémon is confused.
Generation VII
Raises evasion if the Pokémon is confused.
Generation VIII
Raises evasiveness if the Pokémon is confused.
Generation IX
Boosts the Pokémon's evasiveness if it is confused.

Tangled Feet (Japanese: ちどりあし Tottering Steps) is an Ability introduced in Generation IV.


In battle

While a Pokémon with this Ability is confused, its evasion is doubled.

Outside of battle

Tangled Feet has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Tangled Feet

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0016 Pidgey Pidgey
Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled FeetGen IV+ Big Pecks
0017 Pidgeotto Pidgeotto
Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled FeetGen IV+ Big Pecks
0018 Pidgeot Pidgeot
Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled FeetGen IV+ Big Pecks
0084 Doduo Doduo
Normal Flying Run Away Early Bird Tangled Feet
0085 Dodrio Dodrio
Normal Flying Run Away Early Bird Tangled Feet
0327 Spinda Spinda
Normal Normal Own Tempo Tangled FeetGen IV+ Contrary
0441 Chatot Chatot
Normal Flying Keen Eye Tangled Feet Big Pecks
0866 Mr. Rime Mr. Rime
Ice Psychic Tangled Feet Screen Cleaner Ice Body
0973 Flamigo Flamigo
Flying Fighting Scrappy Tangled Feet Costar
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky, Tangled Feet increases evasion by three stages when active.


Games Description
MDTDS Boosts the Pokémon's evasiveness when it is confused or cross-eyed.
BSL こんらんしているか まどわしじょうたいに なると かいひしやすくなる
MDGtI Unavailable
SMD When the Pokémon is confused, its evasiveness goes up sharply!
MDRTDX When the Pokémon is Confused, its evasiveness goes up sharply.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In the TCG

Tangled Feet debuted as an Ability in the Pokémon Trading Card Game with Spinda from the Paradox Rift expansion. It allows the player to flip a coin if the Pokémon with this Ability is Confused and is about to receive damage from an attack from the opponent's Pokémon; if heads, the damage is prevented.

The following is a list of Pokémon cards with the Tangled Feet Ability.

Pokémon cards with Tangled Feet
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type Mark English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Spinda Colorless G Paradox Rift SetSymbolParadox Rift.png Rarity Common.png 151/182 Ancient Roar SetSymbolAncient Roar.png Rarity C.png 058/066


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 蹣跚 Pùhnsāan
Mandarin 蹣跚 / 蹒跚 Pánshān
France Flag.png French Pieds Confus
Germany Flag.png German TaumelschrittIX+
Italy Flag.png Italian Intricopiedi
South Korea Flag.png Korean 갈지자걸음 Galjija Geor'eum
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Pés Confusos
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tumbos
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Lảo Đảo

Variations of the Ability Guts
GutsFlare BoostMarvel ScaleQuick FeetTangled FeetToxic Boost

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