The power to mimic the abilities, traits, and behavior of animals. Technique of Animalia Manipulation. Not to be confused with Animal Morphing.

Also Called

  • Animal Mimicry
  • Animal Power Mimicry/Replication
  • Faunal Imitation/Mimicry
  • Zooanthrophy

Capabilities

The user can use/imitate animal powers, they can run like an ostrich, swing like a monkey, sprint like a cheetah, move like a cat, take the strength of an ant, track like a dog, hide like a turtle, constrict like a snake, etc. They cannot transform into animals, as this power only enables the user to mimic animalistic traits while still in their original form. Some users can mimic multiple animals at once.

Applications

  • Use and imitate animal traits and abilities.
  • Possess any special abilities of animals.

Variations

Types of Animals

Species

Other

Techniques

Associations

Limitations

  • Cannot transform into animals.
  • May be limited to mimicking only the animals they have observed.
  • May take on specific traits of an animal, such as wanting to find rotting things if impersonating a fly, or feeling territorial if impersonating lions.
  • May be limited to mimicking one animal at a time or are limited on how long they can mimic animals.
  • Some abilities may be compromised by size differences.
  • May experience different weaknesses of animals, such as a dog having to constantly hear ultrasound waves, or having an urge to play with a ball of yarn like a cat.

Known Users

  • Seri Koyuki (A Destructive God Sits Next to Me)
  • Leone (Akame Ga Kill!); via Lionelle
  • Andalites and the Animorphs (Animorphs)
  • Eunice (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • Hahli Mahri (Bionicle)
  • Toa Lesovikk (Bionicle)
  • Yoruichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Watchdog Man (One-Punch Man)
  • Garou (One-Punch Man)
  • Ted Bear (Cyanide & Happiness)
  • Buddy Baker/Animal Man (DC Comics)
  • Vixen (DC Comics)
  • B'wana Beast (DC Comics)
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Gau (Final Fantasy VI)
  • Shido Fuyuki (Get Backers)
  • Udyr (League of Legends)
  • Nora Darhk (Legends Of Tomorrow/DC Comics); formerly
  • Zoo Dopant (Kamen Rider W)
  • Kirby (Kirby series) via Animal copy ability
  • Chimera (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Meggan (Marvel Comics)
  • Jeremy (Misfits)
  • Kasukabe You (Mondaiji-Tachi Ga Isekai Kara Kuru So Desu Yo?)
  • Ben Sherman (Misfits! QQ)
  • Inuzuka Clan (Naruto)
  • Sai (Naruto); via Animation
  • Zoan Devil Fruit User (One Piece)
  • Pete (Pete's Dragon)
  • San (Princess Mononoke); wolf
  • Rangers of Beast Morphers (Power Rangers Beast Morphers)
  • Rangers of Jungle Fury (Power Rangers Jungle Fury)
  • Rangers of Wild Force (Power Rangers Wild Force)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2); via Neko-ken
  • SCP-4043 - Gaia (SCP Foundation)
  • Ikuto Tsukiyomi (Shugo Chara!); as Black Lynx
  • Sticks the Badger (Sonic Boom)
  • Kim Diehl (Soul Eater); Tanuki
  • Medusa (Soul Eater); Snake
  • Mizune(s) (Soul Eater); Mouse
  • Eruka Frog (Soul Eater); Frog
  • Arachne (Soul Eater); Spider
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb via The Beast (Split)
  • The Katroid race (Sprucia and Gilli); via humanoid cats
  • Regina Olympia Folnar (Swordsman of Magic Technique School and Summoned Vasreus)
  • Marvin Mange (The Animal); via experiment from Dr. Wilder
  • Rianna Holmes (The Animal); via experiment from Dr. Wilder
  • Mowgli (The Jungle Book)
  • Master of Games (Teen Titans/DC Comics)
  • Mew Ichigo (Tokyo Mew Mew); cat
  • Mew Mint (Tokyo Mew Mew); bird
  • Mew Lettuce (Tokyo Mew Mew); porpoise
  • Mew Pudding (Tokyo Mew Mew); monkey
  • Mew Zakuro (Tokyo Mew Mew); wolf
  • Mew Berry (Tokyo Mew Mew); cat and rabbit
  • Mew Ringo (Tokyo Mew Mew); penguin
  • Taryn Antoinette (UN Comics)
  • The Kratt Brothers (Wild Kratts); using the Creature Power Suit
  • Roxy (Winx Club)
  • Tsuyu Asui/Froppy ("My Hero Academia"); Frogs

Known Objects

  • Creature Power Suits and Discs (Wild Kratts)
  • Spirit Totem/Anansi Totem (DC Comics/Arrowverse)

Gallery

Movies

Live Television

Literature

Cartoons/Comics

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

Video Games

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