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"I'm getting pretty good at this tree traveling business."
― Art (The Beginning After the End)

The power to climb effortlessly over/on steep and narrow surfaces or plains. Opposite to Hyper Rappelling. Not to be confused with Hyper Hill Climbing.

Also Called

  • Wall Climbing
  • Surface Climbing


User is able to climb and otherwise move effortlessly and smoothly on angled and/or vertical surfaces, able to take advantage of any handholds they find, no matter how small, on trees, rocks, walls, etc. This is mostly done as a type of vertical ascent.



  • Brachiation: Brachiation is a specialized form of arboreal locomotion, mostly used by primates to moves very rapidly while hanging beneath branches. Arguably the epitome of arboreal locomotion, it involves swinging with the arms from one handhold to another.
  • Hyper Pole Swinging
  • Swinging
  • Wallrunning



  • Unlike Wallcrawling, user isn't able to climb completely smooth surfaces or move upside down without something to hold onto.

Known Users

  • Diddy Kong (Donkey Kong)
  • Assassins (Assassin's Creed)
  • Templars (Assassin's Creed)
  • Claire Stanfield (Baccano!)
  • Vulpimancers (Ben 10 Series)
    • Wildmutt
  • Polar Manzardill (Ben 10 Series)
    • Articguana
    • Freezelizard
  • Teru Sakurada (Castle Town Dandelion)
  • Monkey King (Chinese Mythology)
  • Crash Bandicoot (Crash Bandicoot)
  • Yoruichi Shihouin (Bleach)
  • Rats (DUSK)
  • Rue (The Hunger Games)
  • Protagonist (I Am Alive)
  • Cole Mcgrath (inFamous)
  • Delsin Rowe (inFamous: Second Son)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
  • Bunga (The Lion Guard)
  • Jack (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Nightcrawler (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Enma (Naruto)
  • Fisher Tiger (One Piece)
  • Genji (Overwatch)
  • Hanzo (Overwatch)
  • Pokémon that can use "Rock Climb" (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon that can use "Waterfall" (Pokémon); limited to waterfalls
  • Wash Buckler (Skylanders Swap Force)
  • Sly Cooper (Sly Cooper)
  • Cooper Clan (Sly Cooper)
  • Caveman "Bob" Cooper (Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time)
  • Rodents (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)
  • Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
  • Nathan Drake (Uncharted)
  • Cimmerians (Conan the Barbarian)
    • Conan
  • Rezkin (King's Dark Tidings)
  • Strikers (King's Dark Tidings)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Dr. Smolder Bravedstone (Jumanji)
  • Patience Phillips/Catwoman (Catwoman 2004)
  • SCP-1529 - King of the Mountain (SCP Foundation)