"You think me an alien... an "other"... But I am of the substance of this universe, and I walked here long before you or even Mata Nui himself."
― Tren Krom (Bionicle)
"We call them Outsiders because they’re outside anything we can understand or accept: outside morality, or sanity, maybe even Life or Death."
― John Taylor (Nightside)

The ability to be completely distinct/defiant from everything. Sub-power of Self Origin Manipulation. Ultimate expression of Freedom and Singularity. Not to be confused with Omnilock. Opposite to Unity.

Also Called

  • Absolute/Almighty/Meta/Pata/Omni/Infinite/Ultimate/Boundless/Divine/Total/True/Perfect/Complete Otherness/Defiance
  • Ultimate Formless Being
  • Omnipotent Defiance/Formlessness
  • Creation Transcendence
  • Divergence
  • Omniversal Distinction
  • Perfect Singularity
  • True Freedom
  • Perpetual Deviance
  • Un-Affinity
  • Un-Unity
  • Ultimate Outsider
  • Variant Aspect
  • Cosmic/Existential Otherness Physiology


The user possesses an essence that is absolute in its otherness and entirely exclusive to their nature alone. They are able to distinguish themselves from absolutely everything, everywhere, everywhen, and everyhow, without any exception.

Nature of the Power

The reason for this ungodly disposition lies with their ability to forgo every physical/metaphysical concept, law, and substance made (or will be made) by anyone or anything (most of all by a supreme panentheistic being) and remain independent of them. Though others have the ability to maintain a subjective means to affect or interact with the rest of the universe, most are not, and thus endure an existence of eternal limbo.

Their differences notwithstanding, all users share only this similarity and nothing more - so far removed from the rest of existence, their essence makes for a completely unique state of being; one that has never existed before and will never exist again. Never to be mirrored nor encompassed by anyone or anything, forever locked in perpetual defiance to all, giving new meaning to the word - Ungodly.



Known Users

See Also: Outside Context Problem.

  • Creatures from Todash Space (The Dark Tower)
  • Father of the Rhinemaidens (Der Ring des Nibelungen)
  • Sacred Ancestor (VHD)
  • Apocalymon (Digimon)
  • Eaters (Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth)
  • Azathoth (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Midnight Entity (Doctor Who)
  • The Nameless Evil (Jade Empire)
  • The Infinites (Marvel Comics)
  • The Manipulators/Powers Behind the Nothing (The Neverending Story)
  • The Beyonders (Marvel Comics)
  • Beyonder (Marvel Comics); Pre-Retcon
  • Empty Hand (DC Comics)
  • Ungoliant (The Silmarillion)
  • Chaos (Paradise Lost)
  • Old Night (Paradise Lost)
  • Obyriths (Planescape)
  • The Void (Rifts)
  • Yulü, Yama and Kshitigarbha/The All-Death/The Great Death/The Small Death/The Three Lords of Death/The Brothers Death (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-682 - Hard-to-Destroy Reptile (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-3999 - I Am At The Center of Everything That Happens To Me (SCP Foundation)
  • Otherworldly Darkness (Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance)
  • Valkyrie (Tales of Eternia)
  • Outer Gods (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Archetypes (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Water Demons/Horrors (TYPE-MOON)
  • The Transcendent Pig (Young Wizards)
  • Padan Fain (Wheel of Time)
  • Chaos (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ngyr Korath (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Echoing Vault (Warhammer 40k)
  • Ethereal (Disney's Aladdin)
  • The High Elder Gods (SCP Foundation)



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