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Mimicry ぎたい
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Generation VIII
Changes the Pokémon's type depending on the terrain.

Mimicry (Japanese: ぎたい Mimicry) is an Ability introduced in Generation VIII. It is the signature Ability of Galarian Stunfisk.



In battle

Depending on the terrain, Mimicry will change the type of a Pokémon with this Ability. Its type changes as follows:

If the Pokémon's type is changed via moves like Soak, Mimicry activates immediately to change the type corresponding to the terrain.

Outside of battle

It is unknown if Mimicry has an effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Mimicry

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Stunfisk Stunfisk
Galarian Form
Ground Steel Mimicry None None
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VII games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI or later.
  • For Generation VI games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VII or later.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 擬態 Yìhtaai
Mandarin 擬態 / 拟态 Nǐtài
France Flag.png French Mimétisme
Germany Flag.png German Mimese
Italy Flag.png Italian Mimetismo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 의태 Uitae
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mimetismo

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