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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
  • Zoanthrophy

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

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

  • Yoruichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Buddy Baker/Animal Man (DC Comics)
  • Master of Games (Teen Titans/DC Comics)
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb via The Beast (Split)
  • Vixen (DC Comics)
  • B'wana Beast (DC Comics)
  • Meggan (Marvel Comics)
  • Nora Darhk (Legends Of Tomorrow/DC Comics); formerly
  • Roxy (Winx Club)
  • Ted Bear (Cyanide & Happiness)
  • Hahli Mahri (Bionicle)
  • Toa Lesovikk (Bionicle)
  • Kasukabe You (Mondaiji-Tachi Ga Isekai Kara Kuru So Desu Yo?)
  • Kim Diehl (Soul Eater); Tanuki
  • Medusa (Soul Eater); Snake
  • Mizune(s) (Soul Eater); Mouse
  • Eruka Frog (Soul Eater); Frog
  • Arachne (Soul Eater); Spider
  • Eunice (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • Shido Fuyuki (Get Backers)
  • Andalites and the Animorphs (Animorphs)
  • Ben Sherman (Misfits! QQ)
  • Jeremy (Misfits)
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Pete (Pete's Dragon)
  • Mowgli (The Jungle Book)
  • Inuzuka Clan (Naruto)
  • Sai (Naruto); via Animation
  • Chimera (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Gau (Final Fantasy VI)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2); via Neko-ken
  • 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
  • Ikuto Tsukiyomi (Shugo Chara!); as Black Lynx
  • San (Princess Mononoke); wolf
  • Taryn Antoinette (UN Comics)
  • Leone (Akame Ga Kill!); via Lionelle
  • Sticks the Badger (Sonic Boom)
  • The Kratt Brothers (Wild Kratts); using the Creature Power Suit
  • The Katroid race (Sprucia and Gilli); via humanoid cats
  • Zoo Dopant (Kamen Rider W)
  • Regina Olympia Folnar (Swordsman of Magic Technique School and Summoned Vasreus)

Known Objects

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

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