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"I float and I think
And I think and I think
About walking or driving a car
Or riding a bike
And I think and I float
Because I'm just a brain in a jar"
― A brain in a jar, Pajama Sam

The power to have the traits of a brain. Technique of Brain Manipulation. Variation of Anatomical Physiology and Body Part Physiology.

Also Called

  • Brain Mimicry/Physiology
  • Brain in a Jar
  • Disembodied Brain Physiology
  • Nervous System Physiology
  • The Living Brain/Nervous System


User is an entity completely comprised of a brain or multiple brains, is a disembodied brain in a synthetic body, or they could be completely be formed from brain-matter and/or aspects of the nervous system. This could count as a literal meaning, their physiology looking and behaving just like a regular brain, or this could be symbolic, their physical form a manifestation of their brain.



  • As the brain is an incredibly sensitive organ, user may be very vulnerable in this state.

Known Users

See Also: Brain in a Jar and Brain Monster.


  • Gremmy Thoumeaux (Bleach)
  • Generalissimo (Cyborg 009)
  • Dr. Wheelo (Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest)
  • Esidisi (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
  • Kenjaku (Jujutsu Kaisen)


  • The Brain (The Brain)
  • The Invisible Creatures (Fiend Without a Face)
  • Ego (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • RoboCop 2 (RoboCop)

Live Television

  • Divine Predecessors (Lexx)
  • Preservers (Star Trek)
  • Leo (Summer in Transylvania)


  • Brain Pods (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Distant-Future Mandark (Dexter's Labratory)
  • Hector Con Carne (Evil Con Carne)
  • Brain Spawn (Futurama)
  • The Brains (Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius)
  • Doctor Swamp Brain (Johnny Test)
  • Cerebellians (Lloyd in Space)
  • Evil Brain (Regular Show)
  • The Brain (Teen Titans)
  • Krang/Kraang (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987/2012 TV series)
  • Mega Brain (Widget The World Watcher)
  • Brain Units (Widget The World Watcher)


  • The Brain (DC Comics)
  • Brain Drain/Werner Schmidt (Marvel Comics)
  • Eternal Brain (Marvel Comics)
  • No-Girl/Martha Johansson (Marvel Comics)
  • Utroms (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Baxter Stockman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)


Video Games

  • The Brain of Mensis (Bloodborne)
  • Ruben "Ruvik" Victoriano (The Evil Within)
  • Courier's Brain (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • Aurum Brain (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Mother Brain (Metroid)
  • Weavel (Metroid Prime Hunters)
  • Aurora Units (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption)
  • Brain (Skylanders)
  • Manic Manipulator (Super Meat Boy Forever)
  • Brain of Cthulhu (Terraria)
  • Brain Freeze (Titan Souls)


  • Tainted Wisdom (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Brain Golem (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

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