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The power to be enhanced by viral infection. Technique of Disease Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Disease Affinity/Empowerment
  • Viral Affinity/Infection/Empowerment
  • Virus Affinity/Empowerment


The user's powers are all derived from being infected by viruses and/or diseases.



Known Users



Live Television/Movies

  • Aldrich Killian (Iron Man 3)
  • Ellen Brandt (Iron Man 3)
  • Eric Savin (Iron Man 3)
  • Extremis Soldiers (Iron Man 3)
  • Virginia "Pepper" Potts (Iron Man 3)
  • Captain Jane Elizabeth Browning/Painkiller Jane (Painkiller Jane 2005 movie)
  • Nathaniel Barnes ("Gotham")
  • James Gordon ("Gotham"); Formerly
  • Alice (Resident Evil Movie Series)
  • Agent Smith (The Matrix)
  • The Borg (Star Trek)
  • Elena (Los Protegidos)

Video Games

  • Zero (Mega Man series)
  • Phazon-based life forms (Metroid)
  • Deoxys (Pokémon)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype Series)
  • Elizabeth Greene (Prototype Series)
  • James Heller (Prototype Series)
  • Pariah (Prototype Series)
  • The Evolved (Prototype Series)
  • Albert Wesker (Resident Evil Series)
  • Bio-Organic Weapons (Resident Evil Series)
  • Alexia Ashford (Resident Evil Series)
  • Morpheus D. Duvall (Resident Evil Series)
  • Ethan Winters (Resident Evil VII)
  • Sherry Birkin (Resident Evil Series); via The G Virus
  • Tsugumi Komachi (Ever17)
  • Nathan Hale (Resistance)
  • Hayden Tenno (Dark Sector)
  • Nadia Sedeck/Nemesis (Dark Sector)
  • Nidus (Warframe)


  • Vampires (various)
  • Zombies (various)
  • Werewolves (various)