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"Surpass your limits. Right here. Right now."
― Yami Sukehiro to Asta (Black Clover)
"Do not mock me, Raziel. You, of all of us, should respect the power bestowed by a limitation overcome."
― Rahab (Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver)
"That fool believed taking my bell would defeat me, but she only weakened me temporarily."
― Discord/Grogar (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

The ability to overcome one's limitations/weaknesses. Sub-power of Reactive Adaptation and Self Transcendence.

Also Called

  • Limitation Overcoming
  • Racial Limitation Transcendence
  • Weakness Evolution/Transcendence


The user can overcome their limitations/weaknesses, whether personal, from their species or inherent to their other powers, becoming either more resistant or completely immune to said weaknesses. This can be accomplished through ascendancy into a more divine-like state or natural evolution like performing repeated non-lethal exposure to said weakness; for example, a vampire may become immune to sunlight or a werewolf resistant to silver.


Low Level:

Mid Level:

High Level:




  • Vulnerabilities may still kill the user when used in high amounts.
  • May need to utilize specialized equipment or perform special tasks to overcome the weaknesses.
  • When one limit is surpassed, another one may eventually take its place.

Known Users

See also: Removed Achilles' Heel.


  • Saya Otonashi (Blood+)
  • Galatea (Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Nappa (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball series)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Anyone empowered by the Sephiroth Graal (Highschool DxD)
  • Crom Cruach (Highschool DxD)
  • Vampires (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
    • DIO Brando
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece); via Gear Fourth - Boundman
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Crystal Onix (Pokémon)
  • Frog Hermit (Ranma 1/2)
  • Tsukune Aono (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Sung Jin-Woo (Solo Leveling)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Cid Kagenou (Minoru Kagenou) (The Eminence in Shadow)


  • Ghostfreak (Ben 10)
  • Ultimate Ben (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • AMAZO (DC Animated Universe)
  • Batman of Earth-43 (DC Comics); temporarily
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Kingdom Come Superman (DC Comics)
  • Superboy/Conner Kent (DC Comics)
  • Superboy-Prime (DC Comics)
  • H'el (DC Comics)
  • Superman X (Legion of Super-Heroes)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Hannibal King (Marvel Comics)
  • Lilith Drake (Marvel Comics)
  • Venom symbiote (Marvel's Spider-Man)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)

Live Television/Movies

  • Connor (Angel)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Spike (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Daniel Osbourne (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Godzilla (Shin Godzilla); via Superior Adaptation
  • Reapers (Blade II)
  • Selene (Underworld)
  • Hybrids (Underworld)
  • Vampires (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals/Legacies)
    • Katherine Pierce
  • Powerful Witches and Warlocks (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals/Legacies)
  • Evolved Werewolves (The Originals/Legacies)
  • Hybrids (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals/Legacies)


  • Vampyres of Magpyr Clan (Discworld)
    • Count de Magpyr
    • Countess de Magpyr
    • Vlad de Magpyr
    • Lacromosa de Magpyr
  • Daurgothoth (Forgotten Realms)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Rayne (BloodRayne)
  • Gabriel Belmont/Dracula (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Raziel (Legacy of Kain)
  • Rahab (Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Type 2 Las Plagas (Resident Evil)
  • Sumire (TYPE-MOON)
  • Dark Sister (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Original

Known Objects

  • Gem of Amara (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Anti-Kryptonite Suit (DC Animated Universe)
  • Superboy-Prime's suit (DC Comics)
  • Sephiroth Graal (Highschool DxD)
  • Red Stone of Aja (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
  • Lapis lazuli (The Vampire Diaries)





Live Television/Movies

Video Games