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The power to replicate the learned knowledge and skills of others. Sub-power of Knowledge Manipulation. Opposite to Knowledge Projection.

Also Called

  • Knowledge Duplication
  • Intelligence Duplication
  • Psychomimetic


The user can gain/replicate any kind of knowledge, be it knowledge over a subject, a foreign language, or mastery of a fighting style. They can duplicate information from creatures or inanimate mediums of data, such as books, computers, etc almost instantly via Touch or Visually. the user is also able to stockpile this knowledge on the their own and others they have copied.

This may be active (user has to focus) or passive (constant absorption).




  • Can't emulate abilities/powers, an individual's emotions, or receive an individual's receptive thoughts.
  • May be limited to a certain range to work, including touch only.
  • May be limited to a certain number of targets at a time.
  • Foreign knowledge absorbed may be contained for an indefinite amount of time and may weather by time.
  • May be limited to certain areas of knowledge (sciences, languages, fighting skills, etc).
  • May leave the copied person with less skill or ability: what the user gains, the target loses.

Known Users

  • David Alleyne/Prodigy (Marvel Comics)
  • Sapna (Marvel Comics)
  • Protege (Marvel Comics)
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics)
  • Mackenzie Hartford (Power Rangers Operation Overdrive)
  • Shapeshifters (Supernatural)
  • Leviathans (Supernatural)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Buffybot (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Slayers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Avatars (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed)
  • Human-form Replicators (Stargate)
  • The Darkness (Stupid Mario Brothers)
  • Xander Harris (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Wendy Wu (Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior)
  • Laura Sanz (The Subject No. 1)
  • Lucy (Lucy)
  • Arthur Pendragon (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Excalibur
  • Archer (Fate/Stay Night)
  • Emiya Shirou (Fate/Stay Night)
  • Jefferson Reed/Meteor Man (Meteor Man)
  • Aman Dhillon/Flying Jatt (A Flying Jatt)
  • Nuah (Rix Vanus)