"Even cannonballs can't scratch me."
― Capone Bege (One Piece)
"Beneath this mask, there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask, there is an idea, Mr Creedy. And ideas are bulletproof!"
― V (V for Vendetta)
"Told ya I was bulletproof, you're lucky that ricochet didn't kill ya!"
― The Blank (Marvel Comics)

The power to be immune or highly resistant to bullets and gunfire. Sub-power of Dermal Armor and Enhanced Durability. Variation of Selective Invulnerability.

Also Called

  • Ballistic Protection
  • Bullet Immunity
  • Bulletproof Skin
  • Bulletproofness


User is immune or highly resistant to bullets and gunfire, whether by having an armor, ability to heal very quickly, letting the bullets pass right through them or some other way.



  • User isn't immune to pain or knock-back.
  • Close-range or contact shots may still harm the user.
  • High-caliber bullets may be able to breach the user's skin.
  • In some cases, the User can be harmed by bullets and feel the impact, but not actually killed by the bullets.

Known Users


  • Ikuro Hashizawa (Baoh: The Visitor)
  • Gyanza Rujike (Black Cat)
  • Chiropterans (Blood+)
  • Homunculi (Buso Renkin)
  • Jeremiah Gottwald (Code Geass)
  • C.C. (Code Geass)
  • Mr. Anaconda (Crayon Shin-chan: The Secret Treasure of Buri Buri Kingdom)
  • Hei (Darker than Black); via Coat
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Giant Maggots (Doctor Who)
  • Bora (Dragon Ball)
  • Z Fighters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Ki Users (Dragon Ball series)
  • Artificial Humans (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Sloth (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Greed (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Inuyashiki Ichirou (Inuyashiki)
  • Shishigami Hiro (Inuyashiki)
  • Kamen Rider #2 (Kamen Rider Spirits)
  • Kazuma Yagami (Kaze No Stigma)
  • Angels (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Daz Bones/Mr. 1 (One Piece)
  • Hody Jones (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Linlin/Big Mom (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Katakuri (One Piece)
  • Pekoms (One Piece)
  • Onibaba (Pacific Rim)
  • Edajima Heihachi (Sakigake Otokojuku)
  • Wang Ta-Ren (Sakigake Otokojuku)
  • Angeloids (Sora no Otoshimono)

Video Games

  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Arch Azul (Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cereberus)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Evil Ryu (Street Fighter)
  • Gray Fox (Metal Gear)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Pokémon with the ability "Bulletproof" (Pokémon)


  • Steel Sterling (Archie Comics)
  • Terry McGinnis/Batman (Batman Beyond); via Bat Suit
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
    • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman
    • Kara Zor-El/Supergirl
    • Conner Kent/Kon-El/Superboy
    • Dru-Zod
    • Kara Zor-L/Power Girl
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Swamp Thing (DC Comics)
  • Mister Majestic (Wildstorm/DC Comic)
  • The High (Wildstorm/DC Comic)
  • Shazam (DC Comics)
  • Captain Hero (Drawn Together)
  • OvertKill (Image Comics)
  • Savage Dragon (Image Comics)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Hercules (Marvel Comics)
  • Colossus (Marvel Comics); when in his metal form
  • Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Tony Stark (Marvel Comics); via Iron Man armor
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • Ben Grimm/Thing (Marvel Comics)
  • Bruce Banner/Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic (Marvel Comics)
  • Anya Corazon/Spider-Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Mattie Franklin/Spider-Woman (Marvel Comics)
  • Juggernaut (Marvel Comics)
  • Albert (Marvel Comics)
  • Vulture (Marvel Comics)
  • J2 (Marvel Comics)
  • Mainframe (Marvel Comics)
  • James Buchanan Barnes/Winter Soldier (Marvel Comics); Bionic Arm only
  • Machine Teen (Marvel Comics)
  • Vision (Marvel Comics)
  • Rhino (Marvel Comics)
  • Alistair Smythe (Marvel Comics)
  • Luke Cage (Marvel Comics)
  • Kitty Pryde (Marvel Comics)
  • Shortfuse the Cybernik (Sonic the Comic)
  • Nutzan Bolt (Sonic the Comic)
  • Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW)
  • Derek Marvin (The Young Guardians)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians)


  • Diamondhead (Ben 10)
  • Chromastone (Ben 10)
  • Ultimate Kevin (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Omnidroid (The Incredibles)
  • Stitch (Lilo and Stitch)

Live Television/Movies

  • Thunder/Anissa Pierce (Black Lightning/DC Comics)
  • Supergirl (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
  • Superman (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Skip (Angel)
  • Terry McGinnis/Batman (Batman Beyond); via Bat Suit
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Pierrot le Fou (Cowboy Bebop)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Stephanie (DWP)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Neo-Vipers (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Karl Ruprecht Kroenen (Hellboy)
  • Baron Samedi (Heroes)
  • Immortals (Highlander)
  • Baldwin P. Vess/Bulletproof (C.O.P.S.)
  • RoboCop (RoboCop)
  • Clark Kent (Smallville)
  • Terminators (Terminator)
  • Powerpuff Girls (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Cybermen (Doctor Who)
  • Werewolf (Doctor Who)
  • Stingrays (Doctor Who)
  • Robotboy (Robotboy)
  • XJ-9/Jenny Wakeman (My Life As a Teenage Robot)
  • The Ninja Turtles (Paramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)


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