buttowski buttowski - 1 year ago 219
Java Question

How to mock a final class with mockito

I have a final class, something like this:

public final class RainOnTrees{

public void startRain(){

// some code here

I am using this class in some other class like this:

public class Seasons{

RainOnTrees rain = new RainOnTrees();

public void findSeasonAndRain(){



and in my JUnit test class for
I want to mock the
class. How can I do this with Mockito?

Answer Source

Mocking final/static classes/methods is possible with Mockito v2 only.

This is not possible with Mockito v1, from the Mockito FAQ:

What are the limitations of Mockito

  • Needs java 1.5+

  • Cannot mock final classes


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