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"When the mind is enlightened, the spirit is freed, and the body matters not."
― Oma Desala (Stargate SG-1)

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

Also Called

  • Ascension
  • 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.


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

  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Adria (Stargate SG-1)
  • Ancients (Stargate SG-1)
  • Hadou Gods (Shinzaverse)
  • Ori (Stargate SG-1)
  • Dr. Daniel Jackson (Stargate SG-1); formerly
  • Anubis (Stargate SG-1); half-ascension
  • Shifu (Stargate SG-1)
  • Athena (God of War)
  • Kyle Rayner (DC Comics); via Ion entity
  • Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  • Akemi Homura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica); more than Madoka or any existence.
  • Godtier Players (Homestuck)
  • Terumi Yuuki (BlazBlue)
  • Celestials (Marvel)
  • Kid Omega (Marvel)
  • The Great Leader (Kamen Rider)
  • Church (Red vs Blue)
  • Daniel Hall (Sandman)
  • Toa Inika Matoro (Bionicle)
  • Aizen via Hogyoku (Bleach)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel)
  • Xerath (League of Legends)
  • Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Palutena (Kid Icarus)
  • Future whitelighters (Charmed)
  • Oracle Ascendant (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Takeru Tenkuuji (Kamen Rider Ghost)
  • Fusion Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)