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The power to transform elemental metals into other elemental metals. Sub-power of Periodic Table Powers. Variation of Metal Transmutation.


The user can alter elemental metals (excluding metalloids such as silicon) into that of any other. This includes metal atoms in a mixture or solution with other atoms, as well as metal atoms bonded into molecules with other atoms (such as the sodium in salt.)


  • Convert safe metals into toxic ones, strong into weak ones or base metals into precious metals, and vice-versa.
  • Generate explosions by converting metals in water into an Alkali metal.
  • Poison others by converting the trace metals in their foods into toxic ones.
  • Alter the properties of most substances.
  • Initiate or influence various chemical processes.



  • May not be able to affect metal within living matter.
  • May require eye-contact, touch or some other action.
  • May have unexpected results if misused.
  • Effects may be temporary or irreversible.
  • May be limited in how much matter can be affected at once.
  • May need to know the composition of a target to affect it.

Known Users

  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Alchemy (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Tromites (DC Comics)
    • Element Lad
  • Alchemists (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Alchemy (Marvel Comics)
  • El Diablo (Marvel Comics)