|The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.|
Mimic allows the user to select one of the target's moves to copy, as well as the move's maximum PP. The user will retain the copied attack in Mimic's place until it faints or is switched out, or the battle ends. Mimic copies the target's last move; the mimicked move has 5 PP. It fails to copy the moves Sketch, Struggle, Metronome, or any move the user already knows.