Mirror Coat (move)

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Move data

Type Psychic
Category Special Special
Power -
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Priority -5
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

When hit by a Special Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver Counters a SPCL. ATK. move double.
Crystal Counters a SPCL. ATK move double.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Counters the foe’s special attack at double the power.
FireRed/LeafGreen A retaliation move that pays back the foe’s special attack double.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
X/Y A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Mirror Coat at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 50
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Level 62
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 45
Suicune
#245 / Water
Level 43
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 15
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Level 97
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 1
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 33
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 44
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 47
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 50

Learnt by breeding

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

Squirtle
#007 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Tentacool
#072 / Water · Poison
Water 3
Tentacruel
#073 / Water · Poison
Water 3
Girafarig
#203 / Normal · Psychic
Field
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Water 1
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Monster, Water 1
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Monster, Water 1
Spoink
#325 / Psychic
Field
Grumpig
#326 / Psychic
Field
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Water 3
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Water 3
Feebas
#349 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
Milotic
#350 / Water
Water 1, Dragon
Shellos
#422 / Water
Water 1, Amorphous
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Water 1, Amorphous
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Undiscovered
Snivy
#495 / Grass
Field, Grass
Servine
#496 / Grass
Field, Grass
Serperior
#497 / Grass
Field, Grass
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Human-Like
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Human-Like
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Human-Like
Alomomola
#594 / Water
Water 1, Water 2
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Monster
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Monster
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Monster
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Monster