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Power mimicry

Video game concept

Player character can mimic, absorb or otherwise reproduce other characters' abilities, skills or powers (such as magic).

11
games
8
platforms

Alternate names: Power absorption, Power copying, Copycat

The first video game about Power mimicry was released on July 31, 1999.

Eidos and Activision has published most of these games

This may require only seeing the ability used, gaining it immediately or after the character has had time to reflect on it (e.g. rest), or by absorbing it by killing the original "owner" of the ability/power.

Note that this is not listed as an "activity" because this barely ever (if ever) occurs outside of plot or as anything but (optional) passive ability.

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Windows 4
PS 1
Xbox 1
GameCube 1
PS2 1
Dreamcast 1
PS3 1
X360 1

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