The power to use the abilities of heavyworlder. Variation of Alien Physiology. Opposite of Lightworlder Physiology.
The user possesses an enhanced physiology suited for high-gravity environments; as a result, their physical capabilities are greatly enhanced.
- May end up adapting to alien planet, losing their effectiveness.
- Adapting to a planet with lower-gravity may lead to harm on the user's body should they return.
- May have to have lived on heavy-world for a long period of time regardless of genetics.
See Also: Heavyworlder.
Kryptonians (DC Comics) hail from a planet with a much greater mass and gravity than Earth...
...which was the source of Superman's physical powers during the Golden...
...and Silver Ages of Comic Books.
Due to being born and raised on Planet Vegeta, both Vegeta and Nappa (Dragon Ball series) have no problem functioning in gravity hundreds of times heavier.
Initially unused to heavy gravity due to growing up on Earth, Son Goku (Dragon Ball series) relearned and has no problem functioning in gravity hundreds of times heavier then Earth's.
Due to living on the high gravity planet of Sontar, Sontarans (Doctor Who) posses great strength and stamina.
Charlie-27 (Marvel Comics) is a Jovian, a human genetically engineered to handle Jupiter's gravity; as a result, his strength and durability are 11x that of a normal human.
Elcor (Mass Effect) have massive size and strength as a result of the high gravity of their homeworld Dekuuna.
Having been raised on the high-gravity world of Zebes and genetically altered to withstand it, Samus Aran (Metroid) possesses great physical strength and athleticism even without her Power Suit.
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Vulcans such as Sarek (Star Trek) possess 3x the strength of a human in part due to their homeworld having higher gravity than Earth.