"Is it true you have a limited existence? You exist, then you cease to exist."
― Nagilum (Star Trek: TNG)
"It was made from the pockets of the Pocket Fox. An animal that only existed for 3 weeks in the 16th century."
― Mr. Burns (The Simpsons)

Power to age at an accelerated rate. Sub-power of Age Acceleration. Opposite to Decelerated Aging.

Also Called

  • Accelerated Growth
  • Growth Spurt (The Thundermans)
  • Rapid Maturity


The user's body ages faster than usual, though it usually stops when the user reaches maturity.



  • May die upon reaching the final stages of maturity.
  • Without any superpower related to longevity and time manipulation, the user will reach the end of their lifespan at a much faster speed than his peers.

Known Users


  • Alma (Darker than Black)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball)
  • Prayer Reverie (Gundam Seed X Astray)
  • Rau Le Creuset (Gundam Seed)
  • Rey Za Burrel (Gundam Seed Destiny)
  • Silpelit Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Latina (For My Daughter, I Might Even Be Able to Defeat the Demon King)
  • Sophie (Howl's Moving Castle)
  • Prosciutto (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo); via The Grateful Dead
  • Marked Demon Slayers (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Users of Energy Steroids (One Piece)
  • Hatsune (Seton Academy: Join the Pack!)
  • Kishou Arima (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Half Humans (Tokyo ghoul)
  • Nicholas D. Wolfwood (Trigun)
  • Ame (Wolf Children)
  • Yu-no (YU-NO)


  • Children of Jake & Lady (Adventure Time)
  • Darkwing Duck (Darkwing Duck); temporarily
  • Male Gazorpians (Rick and Morty)




Live Television

  • Spinnetods (Grimm)
  • Alexis "Lexi" Glass-Mason (Falling Skies)
  • Kreeyans (Mortal Kombat: Konquest)
  • Emily Dinsmore (Smallville)
  • Jem'Hadar (Star Trek)
  • Adria (Stargate)
  • Argosians (Stargate SG-1); via nanites
  • Lucas Randall (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High); one off via a bite from a mayfly
  • Amazons (Supernatural)
  • The Darkness (Supernatural); While feeding on souls.
  • Jack (Supernatural)
  • Billy Cranston (Power Rangers)
  • Lord Arcanon (Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge)
  • Superheroes (The Thundermans)
  • Zack Greenburg (The Zack Files); one off via eating cereal that is a day expired
  • Billy Maximoff (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Tommy Maximoff (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Video Games

  • Jack (Bioshock)
  • Neohumans (Criminal Case)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Solidus Snake (Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty)
  • Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
  • Eveline (Resident Evil 7: biohazard)

Web Original



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