The circumstance of gaining powers, skills and enhancements via contraction or development of sickness, symbiotes or parasitic affliction. Variation of Experientially Induced Powers.

Also Called

  • Chemistry Induced Powers
  • Virulent Induced Powers
  • Outbreak Induced Powers
  • Infected Body Induced Powers
  • Affliction Mutated Physiology
  • Parasitically Induced Powers


Circumstance grants the user supernatural abilities by being in contact with pollutants and/or impurities within the genetic code of affected individuals. The effects of such communicability or the disease may grant infection-related powers or any powers to the victim if they survive. Most of the powers will be based on what characteristics infections or pathogens has.


  • The user may use the disease/pathogen/symbiotes/parasite to create weapons and utilities, either forge or merge it with them.
  • The user may possess disease/pathogen/symbiotes/parasite-based powers from a latent mutation sitting dormant within the victim's D.N.A.
  • A variety of or a random power can be bestowed to the victim
  • May cause the victim of the the power to take after certain ancestral traits of racial precursors and might even mimic its traits.
  • The disease/pathogen/symbiote/parasite strike may cause maximum enhancements of a normal human being
  • The disease/pathogen/symbiotes/parasite can be used to activate or deactivate inherent abilities
  • The epidemic potentially have progressive or regressive effects on those whom come in contact with it.
  • Users can harness their natural physiological reserves to enhance their powers & abilities
  • Alteration can appear as any number of odd signs on their person.



  • Users can be undone by Internal Bodily Cleansing.
  • Random mutations of the affliction can be devastating.
  • User may have limited to absolutely no control over the outcome of their mutegenic transmogrification.
  • Regulation or even Dependency may be an issue if catalyst event destabilizes the user in some way.
  • The disease/pathogen/symbiotes/parasite may kill the victim before they can be granted any powers
  • Disfigurement is common.
  • The nature of the affliction pertaining to chemicals, mutagens and infestants on the victims could be beneficial or not with the environment and on the people around the area it landed.

Known Users

  • Nanite Queen/Elena Validus (Ben 10 Series)
  • AMAZO (Armin Ikarus) (DC Comics)
  • Anomaly (DC Comics)
  • Mother Machine (DC Comics)
  • The Twenty (DC Comics)
    • Hector Hammond
    • Lois Lane
    • H.I.V.E. Queen
  • Evo's (Generator Rex)
    • Rex Salazar
    • Van Kleiss
  • Infected (The Last Human)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Karima Shapandar (Marvel Comics)
  • Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Technarch (Marvel Comics)
  • Phalanx (Marvel Comics)
  • Zak-Del (Marvel Comics)
  • Shinichi Izumi (Parasyte: The Maxim)
  • Elizabeth Greene (Prototype)
  • The Evolved (Prototype 2)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype Series)
  • James Heller (Prototype Series)
  • Albert Wesker (Resident Evil)
  • Jack Krauser (Resident Evil 4)
  • Osmund Saddler (Resident Evil 4)
  • Alexia Ashford (Resident Evil: Code Veronica)
  • Borg (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)
    • Donatello
    • Leonardo
    • Michelangelo
    • Raphael
  • Bloodshot Army (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Bloodshot Squad (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Deathmate (Valiant Entertainment)
  • X-O Manowar (Valiant Entertainment)
  • The Hollow Knight (Hollow Knight)

Known Objects

  • AMAZO Virus (DC Comics)
  • Brzk (DC Comics)
  • Nanocytes (DC Comics)
  • O.T.A.C (DC Comics)
  • Symbiotes (Marvel Comics)
  • Poisons (Marvel Comics)
  • Exolon Plasmoids (Marvel Comics)
  • T-O Virus (Marvel Comics)
  • Transmode Virus (Marvel Comics)
  • Blacklight Virus (PROTOTYPE)
  • T-Virus (Resident Evil)
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