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For questions about the mimic, a classic Dungeons & Dragons monster that disguises itself to lure in passersby.

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the mimic is a type of fictional monster. It is portrayed as being able to change its shape to disguise its body as an inanimate object, commonly a chest. It has a powerful adhesive that holds fast to creatures who touch the creature, allowing the mimic to beat the creature with its powerful pseudopods.

The mimic was introduced in the first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game's original Monster Manual. It has appeared in subsequent editions. Several variants of the creature have been introduced, with a variety of abilities and sizes.