"Did you expect me to dodge? How quaint."
― Olka, mistmeadow witch, Magic: The Gathering flavor text for Turn to Mist

The ability to pass through physical matter.

Also Called

  • Ghosting/Ghostwalking
  • Insubstantiality
  • Permeation
  • Phasing
  • Quantum Phasing
  • Quantum Tunneling
  • Noclipping

Capabilities

The user is able to move through solid objects and ignore most physical effects in their way, exact means how this is done vary between slipping partially into other dimensions, being able to make their own particles move between other particles, being non-physical being of energy, vibrating their molecules into a new quantum frequency, etc. Regardless the user is able to ignore most attacks, physical dangers, and gravity.

The user can also fuse objects into people making it intangible/untouchable and unreachable. 

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Intangibility Cancellation/Intangibility Immunity
  • Electricity can bridge the molecules in quantum phasing.
  • May need to hold their breath while inside solid objects.
  • Some materials/effects may be un-passable.
    • May be affected by energy or mystical effects.
  • May be limited in terms of effect (some may only be able to allow physical attacks to phase through their bodies, for example).
  • May only be able to phase certain parts of the body.
  • May be able to be harmed by other intangibility users.
    • Other intangible users my counter phase the user.
  • May be limited to either solids, liquids, gases, or something else.

Known Users

See Also: Intangibility.

Cartoons

  • Ancient Sleeping Magi of Life Giving (Adventure Time)
  • Lady Rainicorn (Adventure Time)
  • Charlie (Adventure Time)
  • Amperi (Ben 10 series)
  • Ectonurites (Ben 10 series)
  • Necrofriggians (Ben 10 series)
  • Toa Tuyet (Bionicle); via Mask of Intangibility
  • Sentrakh (BIONICLE); via Dematerialization Rhotuka, causes target to be intangible.
  • Fang (BoboiBoy)
  • Tangeans (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Spectres and people possessed by XANA (Code Lyoko)
  • Ninjas (Code Lyoko Evolution)
  • All Ghosts (Danny Phantom)
  • Half Ghosts (Danny Phantom)
    • Danny Fenton/Danny Phantom
    • Dani Phantom
    • Vlad Masters/Vlad Plasmius
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Ghosts (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
    • Cole
  • Ghosts (Monster High)
  • Spectra Vondergeist (Monster High)
  • Kwamis (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Alya Césaire/Lady Wifi (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir); via only phones
  • Nadja Chamack/Prime Queen (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir); via only TVs & monitors
  • Penny Rolling/Troublemaker (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Discord (My Little Pony series)
  • King Sombra (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Nergal Jr. (The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Toothiana/The Tooth Fairy (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Baby Teeth/The Mini-Fairies (Rise of the Guardians)
  • The Flying Dutchman (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Lord Poltergeist (Spongebob SquarePants)
  • Zoe Walker (Super Monsters)
  • Antauri (Super Robot Monkey Team HyperForce Go!)
  • Summertime Song (Regular Show)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Wuya (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Yin (Yin Yang Yo!)
  • Yang (Yin Yang Yo!)
  • White Pearl (Steven Universe)
  • Mala Mala Jong (Xiaolin Showdown)

Comics

Movies

  • Leah (5ive Girls)
  • Adam Stone (Bomb Squad)
  • Ghosts (The Frighteners)
  • Ghosts (The Haunted Mansion)
  • Jack-Jack Parr (The Incredibles)
  • The Twins (The Matrix Reloaded)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street series)
  • Mr. Tanaka (One Piece Film: Gold)
  • Davy Jones (Pirates of The Caribbean)
  • Captain Armando Salazar and his crew (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Reverend Henry Kane/The Beast (Poltergeist series)
  • Seth (Race To Witch Mountain)
  • MudBud (Super Buddies); via Inspiron power ring
  • Camryn Barnes (Twitches)
  • Alex Fielding (Twitches)

Literature

  • Edgar Badlock (Charlie Bone series)
  • Ghosts (Mostly Ghostly series)
  • Ghosts (Shadow Falls)
  • Witches (Twitches)
  • Wraith (Wild Cards series)

Live Television

  • Ghosts (Being Human)
  • The First Evil (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Ghosts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Drazi (Charmed)
  • Masselin (Charmed)
  • Tuatha (Charmed)
  • Julieta Bladimof (Chica Vampiro)
  • Q (Star Trek)
  • Eighth Doctor (Doctor Who); one off
  • Gelth (Doctor Who)
  • Ghosts (The Haunted Hathaways)
  • Felipe Acerra (Heroes)
  • D.L. Hawkins (Heroes)
  • Samir Mellouk (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Future Sylar (Heroes)
  • Jose Gutierrez (Heroes Reborn)
  • Victor/Ángel (Los Protegidos)
  • Ruben Hagi (Los Unicos)
  • Agent Blaylock (Mighty Med)
  • Skylar Storm (Mighty Med)
  • Dr. Wrath (Mighty Med)
  • Nathan Reynolds (Mutant X)
  • Jack Landors/S.P.D. Red Ranger (Power Rangers S.P.D.)
  • Arnold Rimmer (Red Dwarf)
  • Whitney Fordman (Smallville); temporary, due to a kryptonite tattoo.
  • Poli Truper (Supertorpe)
  • Many kaiju and aliens (Ultraman)
  • Wilson Rawls (X-Files)
  • Ava Silva (Warrior Nun)

Anime/Manga

  • Hirose Yuichi (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • The Through (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Lille Barro (Bleach)
  • Aura Michibane (Bleach)
  • Tyki Mikk (D.Gray-Man)
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Users of Penetration Quanx ability (Denma)
  • Hit (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Bob (Fairy Tail)
  • Keith (Fairy Tail)
  • Bloodman (Fairy Tail)
  • Wraith (Fairy Tail: 100 Year Quest)
  • Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star); via Muso Tensei
  • Raoh (Fist of the North Star); via Muso Tensei
  • King Ghidorah (Godzilla: The Planet Eater)
  • Narciso Anasui (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures Part VI: Stone Ocean); via Diver Down
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Senko (The Helpful Fox Senko)
  • Sein (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha); via Deep Diver
  • Otome Yunomae (Medaka Box)
  • Mirio Togata (My Hero Academia)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto); via Kamui
  • Jibril (No Game No Life)
  • Brook (One Piece); in spectral form
  • Perona (One Piece); via astral projection
  • Senor Pink (One Piece)
  • Tanaka (One Piece)
  • Shuzen Akua (Rosario + Vampire II)
  • White Rabbit (Soul Eater)
  • Ryoko Habuki (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • Rinka Urushiba (Tokyo ESP)
  • Santa Sasaki (UQ Holder)
  • Kotaro Tatsumi (Zombieland Saga)

Video Games

  • Terumi Yuuki (BlazeBlue); via his ghost form
  • Phantasms (Blood)
  • Lilith (Borderlands 1+2)
  • Deathly Doom (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Dracula (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Hank Daughtry (inFamous:Second Son)
  • Delsin Rowe (InFamous: Second Son)
  • Xemnas (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Raziel (Legacy of Kain)
  • Fi (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • The Wink (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
  • Hunter Ing (Metroid Prime 2: Echoes)
  • Girania (NiGHTS Journey into Dreams)
  • Kayn (League of Legends)
  • Nyx (Quake Champions); via Ghost Walk
  • Ghost Roaster (Skylanders)
  • Black Doom (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Boos (Super Mario Bros.)
  • Boo Luigi (Super Mario Galaxy series)
  • Boo Mario (Super Mario Galaxy series)
  • Reimu Hakurei (Touhou)
  • Ghost (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Phantom (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ghost-Type Pokémon (Pokémon)

Web Original

Known Objects

  • Phase Stone (Di-Gata Defenders)
  • Pass Loop (Doraemon)
  • Night Reflection (Highschool DxD)
  • Space Stone (Marvel Comics/MCU)
  • Phase Shifter (Transformers Prime)
  • Serpent's Tail (Xiaolin Showdown)

Gallery

Cartoons

Comics

Movies

Literature

Live Television

Anime/Manga

Video Games

Web Original

Videos

The_Flash_4x04_-_Barry_Phases_Through_A_Floor

The Flash 4x04 - Barry Phases Through A Floor

The_Flash_5x1-_Barry,_Wally,_and_Nora_Phase_A_Plane

The Flash 5x1- Barry, Wally, and Nora Phase A Plane

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