The circumstance of gaining powers, skills and enhancements via falling and/or exploding heavenly bodies like comets, asteroids and meteorites. Variation of Experientially Induced Powers.

Also Called

  • Asteroid Induced Powers
  • Asteroid/Comet/Meteorite/Shooting Star Micromutation
  • Comet Induced Powers
  • Heavenly Body Induced Powers
  • Shooting Star Induced Powers


Circumstance grants the user supernatural abilities by being in contact with or the falling and/or remnants/debris of exploded meteorites. The effects of the explosions or the debris may grant, meteorite-related powers or any powers to the victim if they survive. Most of the powers will be based on what characteristics meteorites or asteroids has.


  • Various Supernatural Powers
  • The user may use the asteroids/comets/meteorites to create weapons and forge or merge it with them.
  • The user may possess meteorite-based/asteroid-based/comet-based powers from the remaining remnants of meteorites/asteroid/comet stored within the victim's cells.
  • May cause the victim of the power to mutate its characteristics and might even mimic its traits.
  • The meteor/asteroid/comet strike may cause maximum enhancements of a normal human being.
  • The meteorites/comets/asteroids can be used to activate or deactivate inherent abilities.
  • The meteoroids potentially have progressive or regressive effects on those who come in contact with it.



  • Users may develop Aversion.
  • User has limited to absolutely no control over the outcome of their catalyst event.
  • Users may often obtain an undesired power.
  • Disfigurement is common.
  • Regulation or even Dependency may be an issue if a catalyst event destabilizes the user in some way.
  • The falling/fallen and/or exploded/exploding meteorites/asteroids/comets may kill the victim before they can be granted any powers.
  • The effect of the comets, asteroids, meteorites falling or fallen on Earth or on the victims could be beneficial or not with the environment and on the people around the area it landed.

Known Users

  • Tecton (Mighty Med) got his powers after the Meteorite of Zandor hit him in the chest making him the greatest superhero ever.
  • Team Go (Kim Possible)
  • Flavio (Panday Comics)
  • Gnarrk (Teen Titans) had a piece of meteorite lodged into his chest which bolstered his primitive mind also gifting him with a sort of survivability and longevity.
  • Vandal Savage (DC Comics); After exposure to a meteorite's radiation, he gained Immortality, Genius Intellect, and Bolstered Conditioning. In New Continuity Savages powers as well as those of his bloodline can grow exponentially depending on Proximity to it.
  • Meteor Infected (Smallville); Kryptonite Meteors.
  • Darna (Darna); After exposing herself by the white stone from a fallen shooting star, she gained Supernatural Strength, Supernatural Stamina, and Flight.
  • Jenny Johnson/G-Girl (My Super Ex-Girlfriend)
  • Hanna Lewis (My Super Ex-Girlfriend)
  • Lagablab (Captain Barbell); After exposed from an asteroid explosion that landed on earth, he gained all forms of Fire Manipulation.
  • Freezy (Captain Barbell); After exposed from an asteroid explosion that landed on earth, she gained all forms of Ice Manipulation.
  • Dagampatay (Captain Barbell); After exposed from an asteroid explosion that landed on earth, he gained all forms of Acid Manipulation powers such as Acid Attacks and also as a result, his appearance was altered with a form of Rodent Physiology.
  • Susan Murphy/Ginormica (Monsters vs. Aliens); gained Enhanced Strength and Size Enhancement after being struck by a meteorite containing the substance quantonium.
  • Firebenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender); Firebenders are able to harness the energy of Sozin's Comet, greatly increasing their power.
  • Black Panther (Marvel Comics); was but a simple neaderthal protecting his tribe, until Vibranium struck near his homeland. Causing a mutation which sped up the evolutionary process of him and his peoples by an incredible degree.
  • Jefferson Reed/Meteor Man (Meteor Man); After getting directly hit by a burning meteor, he temporarily gained powers.
  • Simon Caine (Meteor Man); After absorbing the last piece of the meteor, he temporarily gained powers.
  • Marvin (Meteor Man); Used the last piece of the meteor and temporarily gained powers.
  • Users of Mysterious Peacock Method (Naruto)
  • Akahoshi (Naruto)
  • Several characters (Charlotte); asteroid Charlotte grants random powers for teenages all over the world
  • Lens Users (Tales of Destiny)
  • Dale (Chip 'N Dale Rescue Rangers); temporarily gained Elasticity-type powers while in contact with a Meteor fragment.
  • Supreme (Image Comics)

Known Meteorites

  • Sozin's Comet (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Rainbow-Colored Comet (Kim Possible)
  • Meteor (Archie's Weird Mysteries: Twisted Youth); via only adults into teenagers


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