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"Brilliant star of Nemea, thou are the infinte ruler of 1080 stars of destiny, unite with my flesh, this is the body of a Divine Beast."
― Sairaorg Bael (Highschool DxD)
"I saw a beast rising out of the sea. The beast had seven heads and ten horns, with ten crowns on its horns. And on each head were marked with the blasphemous names of God."
― The New Testament about the Beast of Revelation.

The power to use the abilities of divine beasts. Combination of Mythical Bestiary and Transcendent Physiology. Not to confused with Divine Monster Physiology or Transcendent Animal Physiology.

Also Called

  • Beasts of Divinity
  • Divine/Godly/Sacred Animal/Beast Physiology

Capabilities

User with this ability either is or can transform into a Divine Beast, either an animal of divine origin or a deity that is permanently in animal/beast or near-so form.

Many divine beasts are literally Super Natural: natural animals written large, with vast size and/or their natural abilities enhanced to supernatural levels, some aren't even intelligent. Generally speaking, divine beasts don't die from natural causes, like age, disease, etc, don't grow weaker with age and have to be killed, often using specific means. Some have supernatural powers, usually ones dealing with nature and natural forces, especially destructive ones.

Usually the presence of one is result of deity taking offense over something the locals have done, and thus they represent the divine wrath and vengeance.

Applications

Variations

Types of Divine beasts:

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

  • Behemoth (Abrahamic Religions)
  • Leviathan (Abrahamic Religions)
  • Ziz (Abrahamic Religions)
  • Armaggedon (Age of Myth)
  • The Creator (Age of Myth)
  • Saint Beasts (Angel Tales)
  • Sango (Bantu Mythology)
  • Zar The Preserver (Bantu Mythology)
  • Myria/Tyr (Breath of Fire); in her true form
  • Ichika (Cat Planet Cuties)
  • The Beast of Revelation (Christianity)
  • Ortho (Darksiders)
  • Holy Beast - type Digimon (Digimon)
  • Apep (Egyptian Myth)
  • Alduin (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Byakuei (Ga-Rei: Zero)
  • Ragnarin (Ga-Rei: Zero)
  • Ethon (Greek Mythology)
  • Cetus (Greek Mythology)
  • Python (Greek Mythology)
  • Chosen Guardians of the Sacred Beast (Highschool DxD) via Spiritual Symbiosis
    • Byakko Shinra
    • Genbu Doumon
    • Ouryuu Naikiri
    • Seiryu Kushihashi
    • Suzaku Himejima
  • Anata-Shesha (Hindu Mythology)
  • Garuda (Hindu Mythology)
  • Ariel (Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?)
  • Wolf Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Asgardian Wolves (Marvel Comics)
  • Quetzalcoatl (Mayan Mythology)
  • Zu (Mesopotamian Mythology)
  • Phoenix de Athenas (Monsters Mo)
  • Scarab (The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai)
  • Ten-Tails (Naruto)
  • Fenrir (Nordic Mythology)
  • Jörmungandr (Nordic Mythology)
  • Amaterasu (Ōkami)
  • Genius (Parallel Paradise)
  • Most Legendary Pokémon (Pokémon)
    • Arceus
    • The Aura trio
      • Xerneas
      • Yveltal
      • Zygarde
    • The Creation Trio
      • Dialga
      • Giratina
      • Palkia
    • Lunala
    • Regigigas
    • Sogaleo
    • The Tao Trio
      • Kyurem
      • Reshiram
      • Zekrom
    • The Three Legendary Beasts
      • Entei
      • Raikou
      • Suicune
    • The Three Legendary Birds
      • Articuno
      • Moltres
      • Zapdos
    • The Tower Duo
      • Ho-oh
      • Lugia
    • The Weather Trio
      • Groudon
      • Kyorgre
      • Rayquaza
    • Zacian
    • Zamazenta
  • Forest Gods (Princess Monomoke)
  • E. Aster Bunnymund/The Easter Bunny (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Zelas Metallium (Slayers)
  • Chip/Light Gaia (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Carrot Glacé (Sorcerer Hunters)
  • Anzu (Sumerian Mythology)
  • Eve (Supernatural)
  • Leviathans (Supernatural)
  • Therion (Thelema)
  • GOD (Toriko)
  • Asena (Turkish Mythology)
  • Bahamut (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Fenrir (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Leviathan (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Bird-of-Paradise (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ancients (Warcraft)
  • The Three Egyptian Gods (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
    • Obelisk The Tormentor
    • Slifer The Sky Dragon
    • Winged Dragon of Ra

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