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Copycat (Expedition 138)

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Supporter
Copycat
モノマネむすめ Mimic Girl
Team Plasma
Team Flare TCG logo.png
FLARE
CopycatHeartGoldSoulSilver90.jpg
HeartGold & SoulSilver print
Illus. Kanako Eo
English expansion Expedition Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 138/165
Japanese expansion Base Expansion Pack
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 063/128
English expansion EX Team Rocket Returns
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 83/109
Japanese expansion Rocket Gang Strikes Back
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 078/085
Expansion EX Dragon Frontiers
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 73/101
Japanese Half Deck Shockwave! Tyranitar ex Constructed Standard Deck
Japanese card no. 022/024
English expansion HeartGold & SoulSilver
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 90/123
Japanese expansion SoulSilver Collection
Japanese Rarity Uncommon
Japanese card no. 069/070
Japanese expansion L-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 024/L-P
Deck Kit HS Trainer Kit
Half Deck Raichu Half Deck
English card no. 21/30
Expansion Call of Legends
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 77/95

Copycat (Japanese: モノマネむすめ Mimic Girl) is a Supporter card. It was first released as part of the Expedition Base Set.

Card text

Expedition Base Set print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
Shuffle your hand into your deck. Then, count the number of cards in your opponent's hand and draw that many cards.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.
HeartGold & SoulSilver print
AceSpec.png You can't have more than 1 ACE SPEC card in your deck.
You can play only one Supporter card each turn. When you play this card, put it next to your Active Pokémon. When your turn ends, discard this card.
Shuffle your hand into your deck. Then, draw a number of cards equal to the number of cards in your opponent's hand.
 
Do Nothing  
At the beginning of your turn, flip a coin. If heads, you can do nothing during your turn. If tails, your opponent can do nothing during his or her next turn.


e-Reader data

The Expedition Base Set print includes a Dot Code strip for use with the e-Reader, and has the card ID B-63-#. The short strip contains a brief card summary. There is no long strip for this card.

Release information

This card was released in the Expedition Base Set, first originating from the Japanese Base Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the English EX Team Rocket Returns expansion, originating from the Japanese Rocket Gang Strikes Back expansion, with a full-frame view of the same artwork by Ken Sugimori. It was later reprinted in the EX Dragon Frontiers expansion, originating from the Shockwave! Tyranitar ex Constructed Standard Deck.

The card was later reprinted in the HeartGold & SoulSilver expansion, originating from the Japanese SoulSilver Collection, with new artwork by Kanako Eo. In Japan, a holographic version was reprinted as one of the L-P Promotional cards, and was awarded to the top winners of the Pokémon Card Game LEGEND Battle in September 2009. It was reprinted again in the English Raichu Half Deck of the HS Trainer Kit and the Call of Legends expansion.

Gallery

CopycatEXTeamRocketReturns83.jpg
EX Team Rocket Returns print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
CopycatHeartGoldSoulSilver90.jpg
HeartGold & SoulSilver print
Illus. Kanako Eo
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

  • In the original print, Copycat is depicted mimicking Ethan as he appears in Generation II, the Team Rocket member featured in The Rocket's Trap, and Blaine. She is also depicted cosplaying as a Pikachu, similar in appearance to Poké Kid Trainers that would later appear in Generation IV.
  • In the reprint, she is seen mimicking Ethan as he appears in Generation IV, Professor Elm, Misty, and a female 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

Copycat is a character in the Pokémon games who mimics the appearance of others.


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