List of Mimikyu facts:-
Mimikyu is a dual-type Ghost/Fairy Pokémon.
It made its first appearance in the seventh generation of Pokémon games, in Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Mimikyu’s species name is “Disguise Pokémon”.
Its number in the National Pokédex is #778.
Mimikyu is a small Pokémon, standing at only 0.2 meters tall and weighing only 0.7 kilograms.
Its body is covered by a tattered, ghostly costume resembling Pikachu, with a red dot on the chest instead of a lightning bolt.
Mimikyu’s true appearance is unknown, as it is rarely seen without its disguise.
It wears its disguise to avoid being seen by humans, as it is said that anyone who sees its true form will be cursed.
Mimikyu is a solitary Pokémon, rarely seen in groups.
Its disguise is said to be made from an old rag that Mimikyu found after being rejected by other Pokémon.
Mimikyu’s voice is said to be a low, muffled murmur that can barely be heard.
Its ability is Disguise, which allows it to take one hit without taking any damage and then its disguise is removed.
Mimikyu’s base stats are: HP 55, Attack 90, Defense 80, Special Attack 50, Special Defense 105, and Speed 96.
It can learn a variety of moves, including Fairy Wind, Shadow Claw, Play Rough, and Wood Hammer.
Mimikyu’s signature move is called “Let’s Snuggle Forever”, which is a Fairy-type move that deals damage and prevents the target from switching out.
Its Shiny form has a yellow costume instead of the usual grey one.
In the anime, Mimikyu is shown to be very attached to Ash’s Pikachu and often tries to emulate it.
It has also been shown to be capable of creating illusions and manipulating shadows.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Mimikyu is owned by Acerola, the Kahuna of the Ula’ula Island.
Mimikyu’s Pokédex entry states that it will die if its true form is revealed, leading some to speculate that it may be a ghost-type Pokémon.
In the games, Mimikyu can be found in the Thrifty Megamart on Ula’ula Island.
Its Z-Move is called “Let’s Snuggle Forever Z”, which deals massive damage and has a chance to lower the target’s Defense.
Mimikyu is one of the few Pokémon to have a unique cry, which is a low, haunting tune.
In Pokémon Sword and Shield, Mimikyu can be encountered in the Glimwood Tangle area.
Mimikyu has a relatively high Special Defense stat, making it a good choice against special attackers.
Its name is a combination of “mimic” and “kyu”, a Japanese suffix used to denote smallness or cuteness.
Mimikyu’s ability to mimic Pikachu has made it a fan favorite among Pokémon fans.
Mimikyu has appeared in various merchandise, including plush toys, keychains, and T-shirts.
Its appearance is based on the concept of “the fear of the unknown” and the idea of something being both cute and creepy at the same time.
Mimikyu is one of the most popular Pokémon from the seventh generation, and has even been featured in its own spin-off game, Pokémon: Magikarp Jump.
In the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime, Mimikyu is shown to have a fear of Pikachu’s Thunderbolt move.
Mimikyu is one of the few Pokémon to have a unique Z-Crystal, the Ghostium Z.
It is also one of the few Pokémon to have a unique Z-Move animation, which shows its disguise unraveling and revealing its true form.
Mimikyu’s hidden ability is called “Disguise Master”, which allows it to use its Disguise ability multiple times in a battle.
Its Pokédex entry in Pokémon Sword states that it can curse anyone who sees its true form to suffer a mysterious illness.
Mimikyu is often depicted as a mischievous and playful Pokémon, but can also be seen as lonely and desperate for attention.
It has been shown in the anime to have a special connection with the ghost-type Pokémon, Gengar.
Mimikyu’s design was inspired by various ghostly urban legends, such as the Teke Teke and the Noppera-bō.
Its Ghost/Fairy typing makes it immune to Dragon-type moves and resistant to Fighting, Bug, and Dark-type moves.
Mimikyu’s eyes are usually hidden under its disguise, but they can be seen in some official artwork and merchandise.
In the Pokédex entry for Pokémon Sword, it is stated that Mimikyu’s disguise is held together with screws and nails.
Mimikyu’s height and weight are the same as Pikachu’s in the Pokédex, leading some to speculate that it may have copied Pikachu’s stats along with its appearance.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Mimikyu is shown to be able to change its disguise to resemble other Pokémon, such as Raichu and Clefairy.
Its name in Japanese is “Mimikkyu”, which is a combination of “mimic” and “kyu” (a Japanese word meaning “nine”), referencing its number in the Alola Pokédex (#099).
Mimikyu’s appearance has been compared to that of a haunted stuffed animal or a creepy mascot costume.
It has been noted that Mimikyu’s disguise is very effective, as even the most experienced Pokémon trainers have difficulty distinguishing it from a real Pikachu.
Mimikyu’s Pokédex entry in Pokémon Shield states that it has a hard time interacting with other Pokémon due to its appearance, but it still tries its best to make friends.
In Pokémon Sword and Shield, Mimikyu has a Gigantamax form that causes its disguise to grow to immense size and engulf its entire body.
Mimikyu is one of the few Pokémon to have a unique evolution method. To evolve it, the player must level it up while it knows the move “Mimic”.
Its Pokédex entry in Pokémon Ultra Sun states that it can communicate with the dead through its disguise.
In the Pokkén Tournament fighting game, Mimikyu is a playable character and uses a combination of melee attacks and spooky illusions to battle its opponents.
Mimikyu’s design has been praised for its unique and creative concept, as well as its ability to appeal to both cute and creepy aesthetics.
In the Pokémon Sword and Shield anime, Mimikyu is owned by Team Rocket member Jessie and is often seen trying to win her affection.
Mimikyu’s popularity has led to it being featured in various merchandise and collaborations, such as a limited-edition Mimikyu-themed Nintendo 2DS XL and a collaboration with the Hello Kitty brand.