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The circumstance in which the user's latent powers activate upon death. Variation of Conditional Power. Related power to Resurrection Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Post-Mortem Ability
  • Post-Mortem Power Activation


The user is either capable of continuing to use their powers to affect the world after they've died or they possess a power that activates after their death. In some cases, the activation of their power post-mortem also resurrects the user back with their full or greater power.



  • User may only be able to activate certain abilities after their death.
  • User may have less/no control over the abilities activated after their death.
  • Users of any form of Resurrection may be able to cancel post-mortem abilities by reviving the user.

Known Users

See Also: Death Activated Super Power

  • Mitch Shelley/Resurrection Man (DC Comics)
  • Immortals (Highlander)
  • Users of post-mortem Nen (Hunter x Hunter)
    • Camilla Hui Guo Rou
    • Hisoka Marrow
    • Kacho Hui Guo Rou
    • Neferpitou
  • Isaac Netero (Hunter x Hunter); via the Poor Man's Rose
  • Rengoku (Hunter x Hunter: Last Mission)
  • Stray Cat (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable)
  • Notorious B.I.G. (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Wonder of U (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VIII: JoJolion)
  • Civil War (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VII: Steel Ball Run)
  • Dead Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Brook (One Piece); via Yomi Yomi no Mi
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype); via Blacklight Virus
  • Albert Wesker (Resident Evil); via prototype virus
  • Providence Breaker (Scrapped Princess)
    • Pacifica Casuall