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"Whatever Thor can't do -- Hercules can accomplish more mightily!"
― Hercules (Marvel Comics)

The power to manifest the aspects of masculinity. Variation of Aspect Manifestation. Male counterpart of Femininity Aspect Manifestation. Opposite to Gender Transcendence.

Also Called

  • Manhood
  • Masculinity Aspect Embodiment
  • The Man

Capabilities

The user embodies the conceptual attributes, traits, and behaviors of masculinity/manhood and gains power from aspects they represent each reflecting the ideal status of being by their physicality, mentality, spirituality and so on.

Standards traits of masculinity are traditionally viewed differently throughout cultures and historical periods, but commonly include courage, independence, combat and even their biological sex that users emphasizes their powers and is often associated with their rewards, consequences, and responsibility.

The masculine aspects can be different for the principles of manhood, the foundations in gender identity and perceptions of reality. Both males and females can exhibit masculine aspects, traits, and behavior even though they are different, they're still connected to the aspects of femininity.

Aspects

  • Combat: Through the eyes of many fighting is considered act of manliness, having to fighting meany forms of conflicts including mental, physical, spiritual and even conceptual ones. Because of such, combat can very much be apart of man's nature, but what you fight for determines the true character of man.
  • Phallus: The phallus is mainly known as the symbol of male fertility which granting men strong fertile essence for reproduction, but has also been seen as the pride and power of manhood allowing them capable of gaining perfectly ideal biological aspect of phallus masculinity that many came to admire or even worship.
  • Righteousness: Man can be righteous and virtuous because of their nobility, many have seen that truly righteous man in life have proven to be the greatest ones in history because of their sense to always do the right thing no matter how dark the outcome may be, granting the value in doing right.
  • Sexuality: Sexuality is universally innate within humans both men and women. Male sexuality and behavior can be seen just as similar to females, being sexual beings men can very much be sexually active by the foundation of their sexual nature.
  • Strength: Strength by itself is iconic to ideals of man, having incredible and durable godlike strength, muscles which reflects the beauty of male appearances and a physical power that can rival that many mighty opponents in existence.
  • Willpower: The power of will is the greatest strength man has ever proven more worthy of having in life. Will is a great force of incredible power capable of overcoming many great obstacles in existence to achieve one's greatest ambitions.

Associations

Known Users

See Also: Masculinity Tropes.

Cartoons/Comics

  • Conan (Conan the Barbarian)
  • Black Dynamite (Black Dynamite)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Dr. Fate (DC Comics)
  • Lar Gand/Mon-El (DC Comics)
  • Jason (DC Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Brock Samson (The Venture Bros.)
  • Grayson "Gray" Hunt (Bulletstorm)

Life Television/Movies

  • Optimus Prime (Transformers)

Mythology/Folklore

  • Adam (Abrahamic Religions); via Prime Being
  • Min (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Sobek (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Ra (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Horus (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Honos/Virtus (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Zeus/Jupiter (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Helios/Sol (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Apollo (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Ares/Mars (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Hercules (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Priapus (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Dionysus/Bacchus/Liber (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Eros/Cupid (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Shiva (Hindu Mythology)
  • Rama (Hindu Mythology)
  • Samson (Judeo-Christianity)
  • Cernunnos (Celtic Mythology)
  • Thor (Norse Mythology)
  • The Horned God (Wiccan Mythology)

Anime/Manga

  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Femto/Griffith (Berserk)
  • Nosferatu Zodd (Berserk)
  • Wyald (Berserk)
  • Shin (Kingdom)
  • Hyou (Kingdom)
  • Ei Sei (Kingdom)
  • He Ki (Kingdom)
  • Ou Hon (Kingdom)
  • Mou Ten (Kingdom)
  • Mou Bu (Kingdom)
  • Ryo Fui (Kingdom)
  • Ri Boku (Kingdom)
  • King Sho (Kingdom)
  • Ou Ki (Kingdom)
  • Tou (Kingdom)
  • Ren Pa (Kingdom)
  • Kan Ki (Kingdom)
  • Rin Ko (Kingdom)
  • Hou Ken (Kingdom)
  • Kan Mei (Kingdom)
  • Kou Yoku (Kingdom)
  • Gai Mou (Kingdom)
  • Earl Shi (Kingdom)
  • Zen Ou (Kingdom)
  • Kisui (Kingdom)
  • Ba Tei (Kingdom)
  • Ryuu Tou (Kingdom)
  • Rin Shou Jo (Kingdom)
  • Gyou'Un (Kingdom)
  • Ba Nan Ji (Kingdom)
  • Duke Togo (Golgo 13)

Video Game

  • Master Chief (Halo series)

Gallery

Cartoons/Comics

Life Television/Movies

Mythology/Folklore

Anime/Manga

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