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"Why don't you take my mind? 'Cause you already own my life."
― The Browning - Sick Minds

The power to transfer consciousness between bodies. Sub-power of Telepathy. Not to be confused with Mind Exchange.

Also Called

  • Consciousness Projection/Transference
  • Essence Transference/Transferal/Projection
  • Immortality via Transference
  • Mind Transferal/Transference/Projection


The user can transfer the mind/spirit/consciousness of oneself or others into another body. When done on oneself, the user had the potential of retaining all of their powers and skills, which grants them a variation of immortality. Depending on the user, they may have lifeless, empty bodies for their mind to possess, possessing a comatose/brain-dead person, or just possessing someone else.



  • Chronoskimming - Transfer the consciousness through the Space-Time.
  • Dimensioskimming - Transfer consciousness through alternate dimensions or realities.



Known Users

See Also: Body Surf.

  • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty - The Rickshank Rickdemption)
  • Amon (Starcraft)
  • Delilah Copperspoon (Dishonored)
  • Ferdinand (Ni no Kuni 2)
  • Master Xehanort (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Rintaro Okabe (Steins;Gate)
  • Humanoid Cylons (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Puck (Captain Earth)
  • Ichinomiya Shingo (Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou!); became Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister
  • Bai Jin (Karakuri Circus)
  • The Batman Who Laughs/The Darkest Knight (DC Comics); had his brain transplanted into the body of the Final Bruce Wayne
  • Jericho (DC Comics)
  • Arnim Zola (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics/MCU)
  • Various Mutants (Marvel Comics)
    • Charles Xavier (Marvel Comics)
    • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics)
    • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
    • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Neosaurus (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathaniel Essex/Mister Sinister (Marvel Comics); via Hive Mind of Sinister Species
  • Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus (Marvel Comics); became "Peter Parker"/Superior Spider-Man
  • Alistair Smythe/Spider Slayer (Marvel Comics)
  • Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Eda Clawthorne (The Owl House)
  • Sheev Palpatine/Darth Sidious (Star Wars)
  • Valkorion (Star Wars)
  • Darth Andeddu (Star Wars Legends)
  • Darth Zash (Star Wars Legends)
  • Darth Bane (Star Wars)
  • Set Harth (Star Wars)
  • Ōko Yushima (Bleach)
  • Ledina (Doraemon)
  • Rinichirō Hagire (Deadman Wonderland)
  • Ryūzan Hayashi (Gintama)
  • Herrscher of the Corruption (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Yamanaka Clan (Naruto)
    • Ino Yamanaka
    • Inoichi Yamanaka
    • Fū Yamanaka
    • Inojin Yamanaka
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Fūka (Naruto)
  • Mass-Produced Robots (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
    • Darrell
    • Shannon
    • Raymond
    • Ernesto
    • Jethro
    • Mikayla
  • Rao Vantika (Star Trek)
  • Dr Ira Graves (Star Trek)
  • Dr Noonien Soong (Star Trek)
  • Sargon & Sargon's race (Star Trek)
  • V'Ger (Star Trek)
  • Vulcans (Star Trek)
    • Spock (Star Trek)
  • Prue Halliwell (Charmed); season 9
  • Some telepaths (Dungeons & Dragons)
  • Horde Prime (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)
  • Kiryuu Sabato (Taimanin Asagi)
  • Carmilla (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Alex Wesker (Resident Evil: Revelation 2); as Nadia Korda (Bad Ending)
  • Travelers (The Vampire Diaries)
    • Markos
    • Julian
    • Katherine Pierce
  • Witches (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Esther
    • Finn
    • Kol
    • Travelers
      • Markos
      • Julian
      • Katherine Pierce
  • Gentooans (Space Dandy)
    • Adelie
  • Steven (Steven Universe)
  • En Sabah Nur/Apocalypse (X-Men Movies)
  • C'drall (Battle Chasers Nightwar)
  • Kami-sama (Dragon Ball)
  • Dragons (Inheritance Cycle) into Eldunarí
  • SCP-035-Possessive Mask (SCP Foundation)
  • Brady Hartsfield (End of Watch)
  • Simon Jarrett, PATHOS-II personnel (SOMA); via Pilot Seat
  • Max (dog) (Denma); via Artificial Neuro-sensor cell chip
  • Dummies (Denma); via Neuro-scanning socket
  • Clifford DeVoe/The Thinker (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014); via his Hoverchair and essence transference ring.
  • Connor (Detroit: Become Human); into other RK800 models
  • TOM (Toonami)
  • Dr. Eggman (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Myrrah (Gears of War)

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