Essentials

Copycat

Normal status

Generation 4

Summary

Uses the target's last used move.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Effect

Uses the last move that was used successfully by any Pokémon, including the user.

This move cannot copy itself, nor Roar nor Whirlwind.

This move cannot be copied by Mirror Move, nor selected by Assist, Metronome, or Sleep Talk.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.

Foreign Names

Japanese
まねっこ (manekko)
Korean
흉내쟁이
French
Photocopie
German
Imitator
Spanish
Copión
Italian
Copione
Czech
Opičení

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
Flavor text
Steals the Voltage of the Pokémon that just went.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Copycat.

Pokémon

Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
13 13 13 13 13 Cleffa Fairy Cute Charm
Magic Guard
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
17 17 17 17 17 Igglybuff Normal Fairy Cute Charm
Competitive
Friend Guard
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
5 5 5 5 5 Happiny Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Friend Guard
always female Undiscovered 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
4 4 4 4 4 Mime Jr. Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 20 25 45 70 90 60 310
4 4 4 4 4 Mr. Mime Psychic Fairy Soundproof
Filter
Technician
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 40 45 65 100 120 90 460
38 38 41 41 41 Smoochum Ice Psychic Oblivious
Forewarn
Hydration
always female Undiscovered 45 30 15 85 65 65 305
Bonsly Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 50 80 95 10 45 10 290
Sudowoodo Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled
½ male, ½ female Mineral 70 100 115 30 65 30 410
11 18 18 18 18 Skitty Normal Cute Charm
Normalize
Wonder Skin
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
50 45 45 35 35 50 260
24 24 24 24 24 Plusle Electric Plus
Lightning Rod
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 50 40 85 75 95 405
24 24 24 24 24 Minun Electric Minus
Volt Absorb
½ male, ½ female Fairy 60 40 50 75 85 95 405
10 10 10 10 10 Spinda Normal Own Tempo
Tangled Feet
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
60 60 60 60 60 60 360
29 29 29 19 19 Riolu Fighting Steadfast
Inner Focus
Prankster
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 40 70 40 35 40 60 285
61 61 61 61 Mesprit Psychic Levitate genderless Undiscovered 80 105 105 105 105 80 580
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• Azurill Normal Fairy Thick Fat
Huge Power
Sap Sipper
¼ male, ¾ female Undiscovered 50 20 40 20 40 20 190
• • • Buneary Normal Run Away
Klutz
Limber
½ male, ½ female Field
Human-Like
55 66 44 44 56 85 350
• • • Oshawott Water Torrent
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 55 55 45 63 45 45 308
• Purrloin Dark Limber
Unburden
Prankster
½ male, ½ female Field 41 50 37 50 37 66 281
• Zorua Dark Illusion ⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 40 65 40 80 40 65 330
• Flabébé Fairy Flower Veil
Symbiosis
always female Fairy 44 38 39 61 79 42 303
• Swirlix Fairy Sweet Veil
Unburden
½ male, ½ female Fairy 62 48 66 59 57 49 341

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