The ability to alter the gender of oneself and others. Variation of Shapeshifting.

Also Called

  • Bisexual Transition
  • Gender Changing/Shifting/Swap/Swapping/Switching
  • Male/Female Shifting
  • Sex Changing/Shifting/Swap/Swapping/Switching


The user can alter ones and other peoples gender either permanently or temporarily, they may be able to combine genders for hermaphrodite or remove both for neutri. The change is completely to cellular level.



  • May be limited to changing the gender of either oneself or others.
  • Might only be able to change to one gender, not both.
  • May become pregnant, and be both biological mother and father to the baby.
  • The clothes won't change.
  • While the gender does change, anything else stays the same: hair, eye, skin color, general facial features, body-structure, etc.
  • May go through the phases of the opposite gender.
  • May develop an alter-ego when changing gender.

Known Users

  • Thor (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Curtis Donovan (Misfits)
  • Tina Greer (Smallville/DC Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Mystique (Marvel Comics)
  • Arachne Guildy (Gonna Be The Twintail!)
  • Metamorphmagi (Harry Potter)
  • Emporio Ivankov (One Piece); via Horu Horu no Mi
  • Bentham (One Piece)
  • Alex Johnson (The Almighty Johnsons)
  • The Make-over Mage (RuneScape)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma ½)
  • Kampfers (Kämpfer)
  • Homura (Sekirei)
  • Gyaos (Gamera); only self
  • Tomoki Sakurai (Heaven's Lost Property)
  • Demitri Maximoff (Darkstalkers)
  • Seiya Kou, Yaten Kou, and Taiki Kou (Sailor Moon)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Tedd Verres (El Goonish Shive)
  • Elliot Dunkel (El Goonish Shive)
  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Ahrnell (Hiling Film); after accidentally being touched by Anna
  • Gabriel Gray/Sylar (Heroes); via shapeshifting
  • Peter Griffin (Family Guy); temporarily via shapeshifting
  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed); via Spell Casting
  • Russo siblings (Wizards of Waverly Place); via Spell Mixture
  • Kelbo Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place); originator of Shakira
  • Wotan (DC Comics); via reincarnation
  • Artemis (Greek Mythology)
  • Loki (Norse Mythology)
  • The Master (Doctor Who)
  • Timelords (Doctor Who)
  • Bugs Bunny (Loony Tunes)
  • Osmosis Jones (Ozzy and Drix)
  • Naruto (Naruto)
  • Konohamaru (Naruto)
  • Celia Ootsuka (Maken-ki)
  • Ataru Moroboshi (Urusei Yatsura)
  • Yuka Minase (11eyes)
  • Najimi Ajimu (Medaka Box); with Ladies And Gentlemen (Biological Skill)
  • Last Amazoness (Seto No Hanayome)
  • Dren (Splice)
  • SCP-113 (SCP Foundation)
  • Sōji Mitsuka (Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu)
  • Users (Cybernetrix); while in Cybernetrix
  • Gnome (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • The Mask (The Mask Animated Series)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); via Sex Change spell
  • The Spellman witches (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch); via a boy potion
  • Dinosaurs (Jurassic Park)
  • Uruki (Fushigi Yuugi)

Known Objects

  • Ianhte (Aquarion Evol)
  • Girdle of Masculinity/Femininity (Baldur's Gate)

Known Locations

  • Trans State (Sinfest)


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