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The ability to flatten oneself and compress one's body into two-dimensional space. Sub-power of Elasticity. Combination of Dimension Shifting and Body Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Flat/2D Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Pancake Flatness
  • Self Compression
  • Two-Dimensional Form

Capabilities

The user is or can make themselves turn completely flat with no or almost no depth. This ability can allow them to slide through cracks in walls, hide by standing sideways, stick to walls, and slide under locked doors. Some users can also choose freely shift parts of their body to become flat and sharp.

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • In some cases, changing between the two can result in a time lag in transforming.
  • Could reform in spaces that can't accommodate 3D size.
  • May require a surface to travel upon.
  • Most users can become extremely thin, but not fully two-dimensional.

​Known Users

Cartoons

  • Prismo (Adventure Time)
  • Teri (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • 2-D Man (Batman BeyondDCAU)
  • Snap (Chalkzone)
  • Pancake Peggy (The Disrespectoids)
  • Duchess (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends)
  • Ivan Evans/Ebon (Static Shock/DCAU)
  • Adam Evans/Rubberband Man (Static ShockDCAU)
  • Fungus (Zombie Hotel); one off

Comics

  • Elongated Man (DC Comics)
  • The Folded Man (DC Comics)
  • Plastic Man (DC Comics)
  • Ron-Karr (DC Comics)
  • Thomas Longacre/Stretch (DC Comics)
  • Val Ventura/Flatman (Marvel Comics)
  • Piper Dali/Paper Doll (Marvel Comics)
  • Tommy (Marvel Comics)
  • One (Trio)

Movies

  • Geese (Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix)
  • Elastigirl (The Incredibles)
  • Spinel (Steven Universe: The Movie)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Mimi (Australian Aboriginal Mythology)

Live Television

  • The Boneless (Doctor Who)
  • Tom Turbo (Die heiße Spur/Tom Turbo)

Anime/Manga

  • Yajima (Fairy Tail)
  • Usui (Hitomi-sensei no Hokenshitsu)
  • Jiraiya (Naruto)
  • Konan (Naruto Shippuden); via Dance of the Shikigami
  • Diamanté (One Piece)
  • Gengar (Pokémon)

Video Games

  • Mr. Game & Watch (Game & Watch/Super Smash Bros)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds); via Ravio's bracelet
  • Mario (Paper Mario)
  • Prince Fluff (Kirby’s Epic Yarn)
  • Yarn Kirby (Kirby’s Epic Yarn)

Literature

Known Objects

  • Ravio's bracelet (The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds)

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