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"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



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


  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Griffin Grey (DC Comics)
  • Iris West II/Impulse (DC Comics); formerly due to unstable speed powers
  • Jai West (DC Comics); formerly due to unstable speed powers
  • Hiro-Kala (Marvel Comics)
  • Skaar (Marvel Comics)
  • Thraxans (Image Comics)
  • Jenny Quantum (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
  • Various Metahumans (DC Comics)
  • Various Mutants (Marvel Comics)



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