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|image=CopycatEXTeamRocketReturns83.jpg
|caption={{TCG|EX Team Rocket Returns}} print<br>Illus. [[Ken Sugimori]]
|reprints=34
|reprint1=CopycatHeartGoldSoulSilver90.jpg
|recaption1={{TCG|HeartGold & SoulSilver}} print<br>Illus. [[Kanako Eo]]
|reprint2=CopycatCelestialStorm127.jpg
|recaption2={{TCG|Celestial Storm}} <!--Regular -->print<br>Illus. [[Ken Sugimori]]
<!--|reprint3=CopycatCelestialStorm163.jpg
|recaption3={{TCG|Celestial Storm}} {{TCG|Full Art card|Full Art}} print<br>Illus. [[Megumi Mizutani]]-->
|class=Trainer
|subclass=Supporter
This card was included in the {{TCG|Expedition Base Set}} with artwork by [[Ken Sugimori]], first released in the Japanese {{TCG|Base Expansion Pack}}. It was reprinted in the {{TCG|EX Team Rocket Returns}} expansion, first released in the Japanese {{TCG|Rocket Gang Strikes Back}} expansion, with a full-frame view of the same artwork by [[Ken Sugimori]]. It was later reprinted in the {{TCG|EX Dragon Frontiers}} expansion, first released in the {{TCG|Shockwave! Tyranitar ex Constructed Standard Deck}}.
 
It was reprinted in the {{TCG|HeartGold & SoulSilver}} expansion with new artwork by [[Kanako Eo]], first released in the Japanese {{TCG|SoulSilver Collection}}. In Japan, a Holofoil version was reprinted as one of the {{TCG|L-P Promotional cards}}, and was awarded to the top winners of the Pokémon Card Game LEGEND Battle in September 2009. This print has the Pokémon Card Game LEGEND logo in the top right of the illustration and the SoulSilver Collection logo on the bottom left. It was reprinted again in the Raichu Half Deck of the English {{TCG|HS Trainer Kit}} and the {{TCG|Call of Legends}} expansion.
 
It was reprinted once again in the {{TCG|Celestial Storm}} expansion with the artwork by [[Ken Sugimori]] originally printed in the Expedition Base Set. A {{TCG|Full Art card|Full Art}} print was also released in the expansion and features artwork by [[Megumi Mizutani]]. These prints originate from the Japanese {{TCG|Champion Road}} subset.
|set2=HeartGold & SoulSilver
|illus2=Kanako Eo
|image3image4=CopycatCelestialStorm127.jpg
|set3caption4={{TCG|Celestial Storm}} Regular print<br>Illus. [[Ken Sugimori]]
|illus3image5=Ken SugimoriCopycatCelestialStorm163.jpg
<!--caption3|caption5={{TCG|Celestial Storm}} Regular{{TCG|Full Art card|Full Art}} print<br>Illus. [[KenMegumi SugimoriMizutani]]
|image4=CopycatCelestialStorm163.jpg
|caption4={{TCG|Celestial Storm}} {{TCG|Full Art card|Full Art}} print<br>Illus. [[Megumi Mizutani]]-->
}}
 
==Trivia==
* In the EX Team Rocket Returns and Celestial Storm prints, Copycat is depicted mimicking {{ga|Ethan}} as he appears in [[Generation II]], [[Blaine]], and the [[Team Rocket]] member featured in the illustrations of {{TCG ID|Team Rocket|Rocket's Sneak Attack|16}} and {{TCG ID|Gym Heroes|The Rocket's Trap|19}}, and [[Blaine]]. She is also depicted cosplaying as a {{p|Pikachu}}, similar in appearance to {{tc|Poké Kid}} Trainers that would later appear in [[Generation IV]]. In the HeartGold & SoulSilver print, she is depicted mimicking Ethan as he appears in Generation IV, [[Professor Elm]], [[Misty]], and a female {{tc|Team Rocket Grunt}}.
* In the HeartGold & SoulSilver print, she is seen mimicking Ethan as he appears in Generation IV, [[Professor Elm]], [[Misty]], and a female {{tc|Team Rocket Grunt}}.
* The Japanese promotional print has the Pokémon Card Game LEGEND logo in the top right of the illustration and the SoulSilver Collection logo on the bottom left.
 
===Origin===