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Mirror Shot (move)

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Mirror Shot
ミラーショット Mirror Shot
Mirror Shot V.png
Type  Steel
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cute
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  3 ♥♥♥
Startles the last Pokémon to act before the user.

Mirror Shot (Japanese: ミラーショット Mirror Shot) is a damage-dealing Steel-type move introduced in Generation IV.


Mirror Shot inflicts damage and has a 30% chance to decrease the target's accuracy by one stage.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user looses a flash of energy from its polished body. It may also lower the target’s accuracy.
BWB2W2 The user looses a flash of energy at the target from its polished body. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XYORAS The user lets loose a flash of energy at the target from its polished body. This may also lower the target's accuracy.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
081 Magnemite Magnemite Electric Steel 43 46 25 25
082 Magneton Magneton Electric Steel 46 50 25 25
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel 31 31 31
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Trash Cloak
Bug Steel 26 26 26
462 Magnezone Magnezone Electric Steel 46 50 25 25
582 Vanillite Vanillite Ice Ice   26 26
583 Vanillish Vanillish Ice Ice   26 26
584 Vanilluxe Vanilluxe Ice Ice   26 26
597 Ferroseed Ferroseed Grass Steel   30 30
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn Grass Steel   30 30
599 Klink Klink Steel Steel   36 36
600 Klang Klang Steel Steel   36 36
601 Klinklang Klinklang Steel Steel   36 36
707 Klefki Klefki Steel Fairy     34
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.

In the anime

Cameron Ferrothorn Mirror Shot.png Zero Magnezone Mirror Shot.png Brycen Vanillish Mirror Shot.png None.png
Ferrothorn Magnezone Vanillish
The user fires a green beam.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
462 Magnezone Magnezone's red eye flashes white and it fires a green beam from the pupil of its eye at the opponent.
Zero's Magnezone Giratina and the Sky Warrior Debut
583 Vanillish Vanillish's body becomes covered in a light blue aura. The aura then forms into a light blue orb of energy in front of Vanillish's body. Vanillish then fires the orb at the opponent.
Brycen's Vanillish Caution: Icy Battle Conditions! None
598 Ferrothorn Ferrothorn's body becomes covered in a light blue aura. The aura then forms into a light blue orb of energy in front of Ferrothorn's body. Ferrothorn then fires the orb at the opponent.
Cameron's Ferrothorn Cameron's Secret Weapon! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In other generations

Mirror Shot IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
Generation I
Generation II Generation II
Generation II
Crystal Generation III Generation III
Generation III
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
Generation IV
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
Generation V
XY ORAS Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast


  • Mirror Shot is the only Steel-type Cute move.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 鏡光射擊 Jìngguāng Shèjī
France Flag.png French Miroi-Tir
Germany Flag.png German Spiegelsalve
Greece Flag.png Greek Κατοπτρική Ριπή
Italy Flag.png Italian Cristalcolpo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 미러숏 Mirror Shot
Poland Flag.png Polish Lustrzany Strzał
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Tiro Espelhado
Romania Flag.png Romanian Mirror Shot
Spain Flag.png Spanish Disparo Espejo*
Disp. Espejo*

Variations of the move Octazooka
Special OctazookaMirror ShotMud Bomb

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