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"When the mind is enlightened, the spirit is freed, and the body matters not."
― Oma Desala (Stargate SG-1)
"Eternal. Infinite. Immortal. The man I was knew these words. But only now do I truly understand them. Just as now I understand the full extent of his sacrifice. Through his death, I was created. Through my birth, his thoughts were freed."
― Commander Shepard, "Control" ending (Mass Effect 3)
"Goodbye! Have a good time evolving past the need for physical existence!"
― Phineas Flynn (Phineas and Ferb)

The ability to leave the physical body and exist on a higher level. Opposite to Fallen Physiology.

Also Called

  • Ascension
  • Ascendant Physiology
  • Purified Physiology
  • The Ascended/Redeemed


The user has or can leave their body, enter a plane of higher existence, and become pure energy gaining various powers, the most obvious would be an intelligence that surpasses nearly every form of physical life that would give the user the ability to create incredibly advanced technology. The users still contain their bodies and can choose to switch between them when they want to.


Spiritual Ascension

A form of ascension involving leaving the physical body and existing as Ethereal Energy or Spirit. This could be accomplished with the use of techniques such as meditation or sudden Enlightenment.

Evolutionary Ascension

A form involving leaving the body and becoming pure Energy through the use of advanced technology or a stage in the evolutionary process.


This is the ability to Ascend but not completely. People who have this ability still have incredible powers, but are still tied to the Physical Plane. These beings come in two different levels of power and although they are not fully ascended, they can still be considered powerful Metahumans.






Known Users

  • Ebudan (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • The Avatar (Avatar: The Last Airbender/Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Toa Inika Matoro (Bionicle)
  • Yūki Terumi (BlazBlue)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach); via the Hogyoku
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel)
  • Future whitelighters (Charmed)
  • Kyle Rayner (DC Comics); via Ion entity
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Fu (Dragon Ball series)
  • Infinite Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Some Angels (Folklore/Mythology)
    • Devas
    • Metatron
    • Sandalphon
  • Some Demigods (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Some Fairies (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Some Gods (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Athena (God of War)
  • Gouken (Street Fighter Series); via Power Of Nothingness
  • Godtier Players (Homestuck)
  • The Great Leader (Kamen Rider)
  • Takeru Tenkuuji (Kamen Rider Ghost)
  • Arthur Penhaligon/The New Architect (The Keys to the Kingdom)
  • Palutena (Kid Icarus)
  • Xerath (League of Legends)
  • Celestials (Marvel Comics)
  • Ancient One (Marvel Comics)
  • Kid Omega (Marvel Comics)
  • Lilith (Marvel Comics)
  • Santa Muerte (Mexican Folklore)
  • Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  • Akemi Homura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica); more than Madoka or any existence.
  • Church (Red vs Blue)
  • SCP-3396 - The Empyrean Parasite (SCP Foundation)
  • Monica Pinkston (SCP Foundation)
  • Daniel Hall (Sandman)
  • The Black Signal/John (The Secret World)
  • Hadou Gods (Shinzaverse)
  • Adria (Stargate SG-1)
  • Ancients (Stargate SG-1)
  • Ori (Stargate SG-1)
  • Dr. Daniel Jackson (Stargate SG-1); formerly
  • Anubis (Stargate SG-1); half-ascension
  • Shifu (Stargate SG-1)
  • Oracle Ascendant (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Tenshi Hinanawi (Touhou Project)

Known Objects

  • Pancresta (Family Guy)