"It's as if millions of cells were forming at incredible speed! In a matter of minutes...I've actually become a New Man!!"
― Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
"T-thought I was dead...! Felt those bullets hit me!! But there's only these bruises...My whole body's just like my fists...Hard!!! Hard as steel! Doc's Machine worked on my cells all right...Changed 'em so I ain't human anymore!!!"
― Carl Lucas/Luke Cage shortly after escaping prison (Marvel Comics)
The power to gain strength and powers through artificial enhancements. Not to be confused with Artificial Physiology.

Also Called

  • Artificially Enhanced Condition/Physiology


The user's body is artificially enhanced, granting them a variety of strength and powers. The enhancements vary from being genetic to cybernetic, by specialized drugs, experimentation, etc.




Known Users

  • Ripley 8 (Alien: Resurrection)
  • The Processed (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • Helios MK2 (Bakugan)
  • Inque (Batman Beyond)
  • Sevenseven (Ben 10)
  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Kageroza Inaba (Bleach)
  • Aaron Cross (The Bourne Legacy)
  • Jason Bourne (The Bourne Series)
  • Riley Finn (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Biomechanical demonoids (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Eri Haruue (A Certain Scientific Railgun); via Ability Body Crystal
  • X5 Series supersoldiers (Dark Angel)
  • Max Guevara (Dark Angel)
  • Peyton Westlake (Darkman)
  • Azrael (DC Comics)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Midnighter (DC Comics)
  • Anarky (DC Comics)
  • Clayface (DC Comics)
  • Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson (DC Comics)
  • Ajax (Deadpool)
  • Adam Jensen (Deus Ex: Human Revolution)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball series)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball series)
  • FEV Mutants (Fallout series)
  • Brixton Lore (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw)
  • Pandora (Freezing)
  • Breach (Generator Rex); by the power/ability-amplification pack Van Kleiss created
  • Spartan II's (Halo)
  • Spartan III's (Halo)
  • Spartan IV's (Halo)
  • Forerunners (Halo)
  • Cy-Gor (Image Comics)
  • Vermaak 88/The Ice Gang (Infamous 2)
  • Jak (Jak and Daxter)
  • Experiment 627 (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Steven Grant Rogers (Marvel Cinematic Universe); via Super-Soldier Serum
  • James Buchanan Barnes (Marvel Cinematic Universe )
  • Michael Peterson (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Luke Cage (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Jessica Jones (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Trish Walker (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Josiah al hajj Saddiq/Justice (Marvel Comics)
  • Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics/Marvel 2099)
  • James Bradley/Doctor Nemesis (Marvel Comics)
  • Elijah Bradley/Patriot (Marvel Comics)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics); via Super-Soldier Serum
  • James Buchanan Barnes/Winter Soldier (Marvel Comics); via Infinity Formula and Bionic Arm
  • Natalia Romanova/Black Widow (Marvel Comics); via variant Super-Soldier Serum
  • Nathaniel Essex/Mr. Sinister (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Jack (Mass Effect)
  • Genome Soldiers (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Noumu (My Hero Academia)
  • Prince Artemibs (My Little Pony Friendship is Magic)
  • Joshua (No Ordinary Family)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Bartholomew Kuma (One Piece)
  • Pacifista (One Piece)
  • Genos (One Punch Man)
  • Soldier 76 (Overwatch)
  • Gabriel Reyes/Reaper (Overwatch)
  • Mewtwo (Pokémon)
  • Genesect (Pokémon)
  • Ultimate Predator (Predator)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype 2)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Big Al (Ratchet and Clank)
  • Albert Wesker (Resident Evil)
  • Tyrants (Resident Evil)
  • Malefor (Skylanders)
  • Dr. Krankcase (Skylanders)
  • Wes Keenan (Smallville)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The Ninja Turtles (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Kang Horyang (Tower of God)
  • Beniamino Cassano (Tower of God)
  • Beta (Tower of God)
  • 25th Baam/Jyu Viole Grace (Tower of God)
  • Augments (Star Trek)
    • Khan Noonien Singh
    • Julian Bashir
  • Cooch (Super Mansion)
  • Brad (Super Mansion)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Ultimate Marvel); via Super-Soldier Serum
  • Midnighter (WildStorm)
  • Witchers (The Witcher)
    • Geralt of Rivia
  • Kurume (Akame Ga Kill!)
  • Rudol von Stoheim ("Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency")


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