Mirror Coat (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Special
Power
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Priority -5
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

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

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Mirror Coat turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Other languages

English Mirror Coat
Japanese ミラーコート (Mirror Coat)
German Spiegelcape
French Voile Miroir
Italian Specchiovelo
Spanish Manto Espejo

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
A retaliation move that counters any special attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Sword​/​Shield 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 numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Mr. Mime
Galarian Mr. Mime
#122 / Psychic · Ice
Level 36
Wobbuffet
#202 / Psychic
Level 1
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Level 55
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Level 55
Wynaut
#360 / Psychic
Level 1
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 1
Magnezone
#462 / Electric · Steel
Level 1
Glaceon
#471 / Ice
Level 45
Vanillite
#582 / Ice
Level 36
Vanillish
#583 / Ice
Level 38
Vanilluxe
#584 / Ice
Level 38
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 48
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 62
Orbeetle
#826 / Bug · Psychic
Level 32
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Level 55
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Level 36

Learnt by breeding

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

Snom
#872 / Ice · Bug
Bug
Frosmoth
#873 / Ice · Bug
Bug