- "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 (Mass Effect 3); "Control" ending
- "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.
- Ascendant Physiology
- The Ascended
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.
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.
- Absolute Condition
- Adaptive Possession
- Adaptive Augmentation
- Biological Essence Manipulation
- Death Inducement
- Dual Impregnability
- Experience Manipulation
- Form Manipulation
- Universal/Essence Physiology
- Mental Evolution
- Omni-Element/Energy Manipulation
- Soul Manipulation
- Astral Trapping
- Biological Manipulation
- Cosmic Manipulation
- Cosmic Energy/Ethereal Physiology
- Empathic Creation
- Element/Energy Manipulation
- Force-Field Generation
- Reactive Adaptation
- Supernatural Condition
- Technology Manipulation
- Ascended Demon Physiology
- Prayer Empowerment/Worship Empowerment - users gain power from the prayer and worship of mortals.
- Demigod Physiology
- Evolution Manipulation
- Soul Materialization - the user's soul can exist at a higher plane and interact with the world even without a body.
- Transcendent Physiology