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"My name is Victor Mancha and I am an android. Like father like son, sort of. He built me to infiltrate and kill all the Avengers. So that way, you could say I've been a great disappointment to him. I guess that makes us even."
― Victor Mancha (Marvel Comics)
"The Engineer has spent his adult life extending the possibilities of his own with technology...using his own body as a test bed for the changes he wants to make to the world."
― John Cumberland/The High describing the Engineer (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
"Yes, by all accounts, I should, in fact, be dead. Incinerated in the fires of your sun. But fate, it seems, saw fit that I'd have a second chance. And thanks to the power of the Big Gete Star, I have been reborn stronger and sleeker; new and improved, you might say"
― Meta Cooler to the Z Fighters (Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler)

The power to use the abilities of a robot/machine. Not to be confused with Technology Imitation.

Also Called

  • Android Body/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Bionic Body/Form/Mimicry
  • Cybernetic Body/Enhancement/Implants/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Cyberpunk Mimicry/Physiology
  • Machine Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Robot Body/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Synthetic/Synthezoid/Body/Form/Physiology
  • Technopunk Mimicry/Physiology

Capabilities

The user either is or can transform into a machine, including a robot, cyborg, android, weapon, etc. This can include small factories instead of organs, which can manifest instruments such as mechanical limbs, weapons, or wheels. Some may be limited to specific mechanisms or parts to which their body can operate, others abilities may be limited only by their imagination.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Robots are susceptible to weaknesses in relation to technology.
    • Technology Manipulation can render the user helpless, unless the user has said ability themselves.
    • Depending on the level of sieverts, radiation can deteriorate/fry the internal mechanics beyond repair.
    • Liquids like water may cause short circuit.
    • May be vulnerable to electromagnetic pulses and electricity powers.
    • May need a reliable source of energy to stay active.
    • May run the risk or are prone to a computer virus.
    • Bionics may be limited to fulfill its programming.
  • May be limited on how long they can be in this form.
  • May be limited on which part of their body can become robotic.
  • May have the mechanic of self-destructing.

Known Users

See Also: Robot Roll Call.

Comics/Cartoons

  • B-1 (Atomic Betty)
  • X-5 (Atomic Betty)
  • Galvanic Mechamorphs (Ben 10 Series)
  • Alpha (Ben 10/Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • TOM (Cartoon Network/Toonami)
  • Red Tornado (DC Comics)
  • Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Roy Harper/Arsenal (DC Comics); via right arm
  • Metallo (DC Comics)
  • AMAZO (DC Comics)
  • Alpha Lanterns (DC Comics)
  • Victor Stone/Cyborg (DC Comics)
  • Thought Robot (DC Comics)
  • Cyborg Superman (DC Comics)
  • Rex Salazar (Generator Rex)
  • Nanites (Generator Rex)
  • Overt-Kill (Image Comics)
  • The Techarchy (Marvel Comics)
  • Machine-Man/Aaron Stack (Marvel Comics)
  • Omega Sentinel (Marvel Comics)
  • Bonebreaker (Marvel Comics)
  • James Buchanan Barnes (Marvel Comics); via left arm
  • Lady Deathstrike (Marvel Comics)
  • Aaron Downing (Marvel Comics)
  • Donald Pierce (Marvel Comics)
  • Cardaic (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Vision (Marvel Comics)
  • Jocasta (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Mancha (Marvel Comics)
  • Forge (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentinels (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Fantomex (Marvel Comics)
  • Deathlok Prime (Marvel Comics)
  • Jenny Wakeman/XJ-9 (My Life as a Teenage Robot)
  • Robot Boy (Robotboy)
  • Professor Honycutt/Fugitoid (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Bobert (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • H.A.R.D Corps (Valiant Comics/Entertainment)
  • Helix (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Cybernary (WildStorm Universe)
  • The Metallikats (Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron)
  • Inspector Gadget (Inspector Gadget)
  • Sari Sumdac (Transformers Animated); due to her unique techno-organic nature
  • Stalker (Batman Beyond)
  • Mon-Ark (Turok: Dinosaur Hunter)
  • The Painted Doll (Promethea)
  • The Bennett Family (Bionic 6)
  • The Bandroids (Bionic 6)
  • Kaleidescope (Bionic 6)
  • Brett Matthews (Turbo Teen)
  • Warp Darkmatter/Agent Z (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Robo-Dog (PAW Patrol)
  • Cytro (Max Steel)
  • Sark (Battle Force 5)
  • Robots (Futurama)
  • Robots (Danger Mouse)
  • Robert G. Durant (Darkman, 1993 comic book series)
  • Zane (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Ozzie (Rock Dog)
  • Iron Brain (Super Mansion)
  • Robots (Little Robots)
  • Buzz (Cyberchase)
  • Delete (Cyberchase)
  • Sir Squeakalot (Lavender Castle)
  • Robots (Bolts and Blip)
  • Roderick Robot (Oswald)
  • Tinsel (Oswald)
  • Rover (Lunar Jim)
  • TED (Lunar Jim)
  • Zippity (Lunar Jim)
  • Colby the Collector (Lunar Jim)
  • The Garden-bot (Lunar Jim)
  • Penelope (Yakkity Yak)
  • Rody (Pororo the Little Penguin)
  • Eddy's robots (Pororo the Little Penguin)

Anime/Manga

  • CZ2128 Delta (Overlord)
  • BG9 (Bleach)
  • Kuroyoru Umidori (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Eves (Denma)
  • Mercenary Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Pirate Robot (Dragon Ball)
  • Fu (Dragon Ball)
  • Mira (Dragon Ball); Formerly
  • Machine Mutants (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Auta Magetta (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Androids (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Mecha Frieza (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Meta-Cooler (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cacao (Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might)
  • Cyclopean Guards (Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler)
  • Meta-Coolers (Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler)
  • God Guardons (Dragon Ball Z: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans)
  • Dr. Wheelo (Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest)
  • Machias (Fairy Tail)
    • Wahl Icht
  • Rudol von Stroheim ("JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Battle Tendency")
  • Combat Cyborgs (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)
  • Asura Path (Naruto)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Bartholomew Kuma (One Piece)
  • Pacifista (One Piece)
  • Genos (One-Punch Man)
  • Armored Gorilla (One-Punch Man)
  • Ichiro Inuyashiki (Inuyashiki)
  • Hiro Shishigami (Inuyashiki)
  • Automaton (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Jeremiah Gottwald (Code Geass)
  • Vash the Stampede (Trigun)
  • Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn (Sailor Moon); manga only
  • Toby "Astro Boy" Tenma (Astro Boy)
  • Motoko Kusanagi (Ghost in the Shell)
  • Tama (Gintama)
  • Kintoki Sakata (Gintama)
  • Various Android/Cyborg Digimon (Digimon)
    • Andromon
    • HiAndromon
    • Guardromon
    • Datamon
    • Machinedramon
  • Reg (Made In Abyss)
  • Resemble Users (Solty Rei)
  • Alice Zuberg (Sword Art Online)
  • Lawry (Cat Planet Cuties)
  • Mechanical Bakugan (Bakugan: New Vestroia)
  • Maria (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Teresa (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Mira Yurizaki (Dimension W)
  • Lwai Aura Tibesti (Dimension W)

Live Television/Movies

[1] ("JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Battle Tendency")

  • Terminators (Terminator series)
  • Adam Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Bree Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Chase Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Daniel Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Leo Dooley (Lab Rats)
  • Marcus Davenport (Lab Rats), Bionic Android
  • Victor Krane (Lab Rats)
  • Dr. Gao (Lab Rats)
  • Bionic Soldiers/Students (Lab Rats)
  • Jaime (Get Smart)
  • Cybertronians (Transformers)
  • Jason Voorhees/Über-Jason (Friday the 13th)
  • Debbie Berwick (Phil of the Future)
  • Robert the Robot (Fireball XL5)
  • T-A.L.O.S. (Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles)
  • Nemesis T-Type (Resident Evil)
  • Kamen Riders Ichigo, Nigo, V3, Riderman, Stronger, Skyrider, Super-1, Z-Cross (Kamen Rider franchise)
  • STAN (Aaron Stone)
  • Judy Cooper (K.C. Undercover)
  • Sofia Reyes (Los Unicos)
  • Franky Andrade (Yo soy Franky)
  • Roby Mejía (Yo soy Franky)
  • Robots (Robots)
  • Romford (Pixelface)
  • Frankie Gaines (I Am Frankie)
  • Andrew LaPierre (I Am Frankie)
  • Sir Pinch-a-Lot (The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water)
  • Robots (Uglydolls)
    • Robot Baby
    • Robot Dog
  • Rento Makina/Kamen Rider Kikai (Kamen Rider Zi-O)
  • HumaGears (Kamen Rider Zero-One)
    • Izu
    • Jin
    • Horobi

Video Games

  • Ishi Sato (Bulletstorm)
  • Androids (Detroit: Become Human)
  • Commander Red/Android 9 (Dragon Ball Online)
  • Synths (Fallout 4)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Weavel (Metroid Prime Hunters)
  • Ghor (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption)
  • Jax Briggs (Mortal Kombat)
  • Cyber Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)
  • Cyrax (Mortal Kombat)
  • Sektor (Mortal Kombat)
  • Smoke (Mortal Kombat)
  • R.O.B. (Nintendo/Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
  • GLaDos (Portal)
  • Genji (Overwatch)
  • Drill Sergeant (Skylanders)
  • Drobot (Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure)
  • Bouncer (Skylanders Giants)
  • Magna Charge (Skylanders Swap Force)
  • Spy Rise (Skylanders Swap Force)
  • Wind-Up (Skylanders Series)
  • Jawbreaker (Skylanders Trap team)
  • Gearshift (Skylanders Trap team)
  • Squee-Gs (Splatoon)
  • Flooders (Splatoon)
  • Octopods (Splatoon)
  • Octostamps (Splatoon)
  • The Great Octoweapons (Splatoon)
  • Xenon (Maplestory)
  • ROB 64 (Star Fox)
  • Combine Robots (Hλlf-Life 2 series)
  • Robots (System Shock series)
  • Robots (Team Fortress 2)
  • Gray Fox (Metal Gear)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear)
  • Cyborg Ninjas (Metal Gear)
  • Android (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assistant Loid (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Mad Hatter (American McGee;s Alice)
  • March Hare (Alice: Madness Returns)
  • Dormouse (Alice: Madness Returrns)
  • Bart Simpson (The Simpsons Game)
  • Cyber-Akuma (Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter)
  • Mecha Mario (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Axem Rangers (Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars)
  • Axem Rangers X (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Ancient Robots (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Mecha-Bowser (Super Mario Sunshine)
  • Galleom (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
  • Reploids (Mega Man X)
  • Robot Masters (Mega Man)
  • Metal Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Orbot and Cubot (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Badniks (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Omochao (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Bunnie D'Coolette (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Robians (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Robo-Robotnik/Doctor Eggman (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Members of Dark Legion (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Members of Egg Boss (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Mecha Sonic (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Eddy the Yeti (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Ifyoucan (Sonic Underground)
  • Adeptus Mechanicus (Warhammer 40,000)
  • Gearmos (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • Mecha-Koopas (Super Mario)
  • Mecha Mario (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Adam Jensen (Deus Ex series)
  • JC Denton (Deus Ex)
  • Augmented humans (Deus Ex series)
  • Errol/Cyber-Errol (Jak and Daxter)
  • Big Al (Ratchet and Clank)
  • Flint Vorselon (Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time)
  • Dr. Nefarious (Ratchet & Clank)
  • Yaiba (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Mecha-Grunty (Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty's Revenge)
  • Hoppy/T-Hoppy (ClayFighter)
  • Cyborgs (Civilization 4: Beyond the Sword)
  • The Grox (Spore)
  • Lone Wanderer (with perk) (Fallout 3)
  • The Aesir (Too Human)
  • Mettaton (Undertale)
  • Sentinels (No Man's Sky)
  • Drakengard (Drakengard 3)
  • Androids (Nier Series)
  • Machines (NieR Automata)
  • P-33/Beepy (NieR)
  • Defense System Geppeto (Nier)
  • Promethean Knights (Halo)
  • Promethean Soldiers (Halo)
  • EDI (Mass Effect 3)
  • Mavericks (Mega Man)
  • Stardroids (Mega Man)

Literature

Web Original

Others

  • Matoran (Bionicle)
  • Agori (Bionicle)
  • Glatorians (Bionicle)
  • Skakdi (Bionicle)
  • Rahi (Bionicle)
  • Various un-named species (Bionicle)
  • Rahkshi (Bionicle)
  • Bohrok (Bionicle)
  • Batterra (Bionicle)
  • Robecca Steam (Monster High)
  • Elle Eedee (Monster High)
  • Ladybot (Planet Dolan)
  • Robo (Planet Dolan)
  • Penny Polendina (RWBY)
  • James Ironwood (RWBY)
  • JACK (Gears of War)
  • DeeBee (Gears of War)

See Also

For fan-fictional to non-canon characters, see here.

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