Mimikyu is a small Pokémon whose body is almost entirely hidden under a rag. Its beady black eyes are visible through holes in the body of its disguise, and the fringe of an amorphous foot or lower body appears to be visible under the hem of its rag.
Occasionally, it will also extend a black appendage from under its rag. The veil itself resembles a Pikachu. The cloth is yellow with black tipped ears. The Pikachu face appears to be drawn with crayons, consisting of black eyes, red cheeks, and a squiggly black mouth. Its also carries a small stick resembling a lightning bolt to create a tail for its costume. When its disguise is damaged, the costume’s head droops limply backwards, revealing his ruse.
Mimikyu is always covered by its disguise. Since this Pokémon is weakened by sunlight, it is rumored that the veil is used for protection. It is believed that seeing its true form will cause a mysterious illness. Mimikyu’s disguise is modeled after Pikachu because of the popularity of Pikachu-styled merchandise. This lonely Pokémon thought that this disguise would allow it to make friends with people.
No other Pokémon has the same type combination.On October 20, 2016, The Pokémon Company posted a
Themed music video onto their YouTube channel titled Mimikyu’s Song.
Mimikyu is the only Pokémon with a form difference whose forms share the same model and textures, with the only difference being how the costume’s head is positioned in its animations.