The power to live without a head attached. Sub-power of Anatomical Liberation.

Also Called


User can live with body separated from head or are able to remove their head and replace it, either with their own head or with something else.


  • Animation/Telekinesis to control their body from a distance.
  • Head may be lifted high to see or hear something otherwise out of range


  • Necklessness
  • Projectile Head: May allow heads to be replicated to replace a head that is going to be destroyed.
  • May allow placing head on another body, including a robotic one, allow control of that body.
  • May be able to transplant head onto a new body or animatable object (like a scarecrow, robot, remote control object, or anything that is lifeless, but has movable parts, not inanimate objects.
    • By the same accord this can work in reverse, a body can work without a head and can put a Head like object (more than probably a pumpkin) to act as a head.



  • Reattaching the head may take time or special circumstances.
  • If the head were to become lost, the body may not be able to find it, due to reduced motor skills.
  • May not survive if the brain/head is damaged/destroyed.
  • Separation may cause body to become immobile.
  • Head may be unable to talk without vocal chords.

Known Users

See Also: Cranium Chase.

  • Hades (Hercules)
  • Autons (Doctor Who)
    • Mickey Auton
  • Headless Men (Folklore)
  • Lopez (Red vs Blue)
  • Inspector Gadget (Inspector Gadget: Biggest Caper Ever)
  • Dullahan (Irish Folklore)
  • Dullahan (Lost Girl)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians book series); Possible user
  • Fanoxean (The Young Guardians book series)
  • Fender (Robots)
  • Xing Tian (Chinese Folkore)
  • Mombi (Return to Oz)
  • Genie (Aladdin)
  • Delphine LaLaurie (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Gurren-Lagann/Lagann (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
  • Buggy (One Piece)
  • Brook (One Piece)
  • Eye Brawl (Skylanders)
  • Dic Soupcan (TF2 Freak)
  • Dio Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I Phantom Blood)
  • Monster "7" (Seven little Monsters)
  • King Hydroflax (Doctor Who)
  • Almost every Gunman (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
  • Meat (Mortal Kombat)
  • Headless Horseman (Legend of Sleepy Hollow)
  • Green Knight (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight)
  • Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • Lorne (Angel)
  • Ultimate Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Laura Kinney/X-23 (Marvel Comics)
  • Cassidy (Preacher)
  • Scoodlers (Oz Series)
  • Jack Jeebs (Men In Black)
  • Pretorius (The Mask: The Animated Series)
  • Mr. Freeze (DCAU)
  • Spongebob SquarePants (Spongebob SquarePants)
  • Celty Sturluson (Durarara)
  • The Weasels (The Wind in the Willows/Mr. Toad's Wild Ride)
  • Betelgeuse (Beetlejuice Series)
  • Necromorphs (Dead Space Series)
  • Headless Horseman (World of Warcraft)
  • Dead Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • The Hatbox Ghost (The Haunted Mansion)
  • Hidan (Naruto)
  • Kubinashi (Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan)
  • Basilisk (Devil May Cry 4)
  • Super-Soldiers (The X-Files)
  • Jack o' Lantern (Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy); was granted immortality then beheaded.
  • Mannequins (Silent Hill)
  • Princess Langwidere (The Witches of Oz)
  • Nadia Fortune/Ms. Fortune (Skullgirls); via the Life Gem
  • Eddie Stubbs/Stubbs (Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse)
  • Victoream (Zatch Bell)
  • Headless Monks/Order of the Headless (Doctor Who)
  • Headless Headmistress Bloodgood (Monster High)
  • Frank/Frankenstein (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Eunice (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Zombies (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Eye brawl (Skylanders giants)
  • Tristan (Polterguests)
  • Nicky (Mostly Ghostly)
  • Headless Monks/Order of the Headless (Doctor Who)
  • Abraham Van Brunt (Sleepy Hollow series)
  • Robotboy (Robotboy)
  • Skeletons (Crypt of the NecroDancer)
  • Mytha, the Baneful Queen (Dark Souls II)
  • SCP-418 - Human Jigsaw (SCP Foundation)
  • Various Toys (Toy Story Franchise)
  • Dullahans (Monster Musume)
  • Blacephalon (Pokémon)
  • Headless Ape (Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice)


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