The power to rearrange the physiological features of oneself and others. Variation of Shapeshifting.

Also Called

  • Adaptive Appearance Manifestation
  • Appearance Alteration
  • Malleable Form
  • Malleability


The user can modify the physiological features of oneself and others, including face, body, skin, or size (to limited degree) to disguise or look like another person. While removing/concealing a body-part, like a finger, eye, etc., is possible, the user can't actually add anything new to the body-shape. They can however, shift the flesh to a remarkable degree, although the changed being will always be recognizably as a member of their species.



  • Constrained to limitations inset within their genetic code. (Ex. Humans can't turn green, purple, no extra limbs/organs, etc.).
  • May be limited modifying only self or others.
  • Change may be slow and/or painful.
  • May have a limited duration.
  • Extended time in transformation may cause pain.

Known Users

  • Apocalypse (Marvel Comics)
  • Evan Sabahnur/Genesis (Marvel Comics)
  • Connie Logan (Heroes)
  • Discord (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Lawrence Van Alen (Blue Bloods Series)
  • Schuyler Van Alen (Blue Bloods Series)
  • Gen Fudo (Genesis of Aquarion)
  • Nymphodora Tonks (Harry Potter)
  • Clayface (DC Comics)
  • Chameleon (Marvel Comics); depending on the writer
  • Snakeskin (DC Comics)
  • Autons (Doctor Who)
    • Auton Mickey
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • The Master (Doctor Who)
  • Romana (Doctor Who)
  • Time Lord (Doctor Who)
  • The Flesh (Doctor Who)
  • Chemelon people (Doctor Who:The Faceless Ones)
  • Earth-Two Superman (DC Comics)
  • Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Morphogenes (Alphas)
  • Creighton (Alphas)
  • All Cybertronians (Transformers)
  • Eddie Van Blundht (X-Files)
  • Grubber (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Punisher 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Laughing Octopus (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots); via FaceCamo
  • Kurumi Isoshima (Mahou Sensou)
  • People with Zimmer's Disease (Village of the Mermaids)
  • Oingo (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part 3)
  • Genya Safin (The Grisha Trilogy)
  • Nina Zenik (Six of Crows)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Jake the Dog (Adventure Time)
  • Kotarou Tennouji (Rewrite)


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