The power to use the abilities of the Four Symbols which are mythological creatures in the Chinese constellations. Variation of Transcendent Physiology.

Also Called

  • Four Auspicious/Holy/Sacred Beasts Physiology
  • Four Guardians/Gods Physiology


User with this ability either is or can transform into one of the Four Symbols which are four mythological creatures in the Chinese constellations, each one representing a direction and a season, and connected to certain elements. They may have connections to the four benevolent animals.

Four Symbols

Azure Dragon of the East

Vermillion Bird of the South

White Tiger of the West

Black Tortoise of the North


Some systems include the Fifth Beast:

Yellow Dragon of the Center


Known Users

See Also: The Four Gods.

Live Television

  • Guardians of the World (The Legend)


  • Saint Beasts (Angel Tales/Saint Beast)
  • Four Sacred Bit-Beasts (Beyblade)
  • Digimon Sovereigns/Four Holy Beasts (Digimon)
  • Four Gods and their priestesses (Fushigi Yugi)
  • Five Great Families (Highschool DxD)
  • Suzaku Himejima (Highschool DxD)
  • Ouryuu Nakiri (Highschool DxD)
  • Divine Weapons (Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere)
  • Four War Gods (InuYasha the Movie: Fire on the Mystic Island)
  • Kaido (One Piece); via the Uo Uo no Mi, Model: Seiryu
  • Byakko, Genbu, Seiryu, and Suzaku Shikigami (Onmyo Taisenki)
  • Team Four Gods (Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance)
  • Enchanted Gear (Twin Star Exorcist)
  • The Four Saint Beasts (Yu Yu Hakusho series)


  • Beast Deities (Cardfight Vanguard)
  • Crystron (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Digimon Sovereigns (Digimon)
  • Eight Guardians (Harukanaru Toki no Naka de)
  • Four Sacred Beasts (Hero of Robots)
  • Avatars (The Last Blade)
  • Warriors of the Sky (Marvel Future Fight)
    • Blue Dragon
    • War Tiger
    • Shadow Shell
    • Sun Bird
  • White Tiger (Nioh)
  • Vellumentals (Paper Mario: The Origami King)
  • Chokijin (Super Robot Wars)
  • Chinese Mythological Beasts (Tower of Saviors)
  • The Four Guardian Deities (Valkyrie Crusade)
    • Azure Dragon
    • Vermillion Bird
    • White Tiger
    • Black Tortoise
  • Huang Long (Valkyrie Crusade)


  • Four Constellations/Jing, Nu Hai, Fan Tong and Bao (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny)


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