The ability to shed the one's body or skin like a snake. A sub power of Skin Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Molting
  • Skin Shedding


The user is capable of shedding their body or skin and emerge with a new body, even after dismemberment.




  • Shedding one's skin takes time to perform in combat.
  • May only be able to shed a certain amount of times.

Known Users

  • Eustace (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Mercurials (Planescape)
  • Peter Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Pokemon with Shed Skin ability (Pokemon)
  • Husk (Marvel)
  • Spider-Man (Marvel)
  • Lizard (Marvel)
  • Viper (The Wolverine)
  • Ssserpent (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ultimate Alien)
  • Bushroot (Darkwing Duck)
  • Zoidberg (Futurama)
  • Mr. Krabs (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Shapeshifters (Supernatural)
  • Greg Arkin (Smallville)
  • Chong (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Diablo (Diablo)


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