Copycat (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 20  (max. 32)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Copies opponent's last move.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Copycat turns into Z-Copycat and raises Accuracy one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Copycat
Japanese まねっこ (Manekko)
German Imitator
French Photocopie
Italian Copione
Spanish Copión

Game descriptions

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.
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.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.
Sword​/​Shield The user mimics the move used immediately before it. The move fails if no other move has been used yet.

Learnt by level up

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

Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Level 1
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Level 1
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Level 1
Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1
Jynx
#124 / Ice · Psychic
Level 1
Eevee
#133 / Normal
Level 30
Vaporeon
#134 / Water
Level 1
Jolteon
#135 / Electric
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 1
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Level 1
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Level 1
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
Espeon
#196 / Psychic
Level 1
Umbreon
#197 / Dark
Level 1
Smoochum
#238 / Ice · Psychic
Level 8
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Level 1
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 1
Mime Jr.
#439 / Psychic · Fairy
Level 1
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Level 1
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Level 48
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Level 1
Leafeon
#470 / Grass
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 1
Mesprit
#481 / Psychic
Level 70
Sylveon
#700 / Fairy
Level 1
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Level 1
Marshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost
Level 1
Wooloo
#831 / Normal
Level 8
Dubwool
#832 / Normal
Level 1
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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