Mirror Coat (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   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.

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
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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Voltorb
#100 / Electric
Level 48
Electrode
#101 / Electric
Level 58
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 73
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
Dewpider
#751 / Water · Bug
Level 40
Araquanid
#752 / Water · Bug
Level 50
Nihilego
#793 / Rock · Poison
Level 43

Learnt by breeding

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