(Known Users)
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*Body Hopping/Swap/Switching
*Body Hopping/Swap/Switching
*Brain Switch
*Brain Switch
*Consciousness Switching
*Mind Swap
*Mind Swap

Revision as of 04:15, March 26, 2017

The power to switch minds with other beings.

Also Called

  • Body Hopping/Swap/Switching
  • Brain Switch
  • Consciousness Switching
  • Metempsychosis
  • Mind Swap


User can take over the mind of another, this may or may not accompany the target taking the mind of the user. Some users have changed so many times that they no longer know which body is their own. Some users can inhabit more than one mind at a time, producing a limited Hive Mind.



  • May lose control over user's own body.
  • May not be able to return to a previous mind.
  • May not be in full control sharing the mind with target.
  • May have a limit on how long one can stay in a single mind.
  • May cause damage to host mind or body.
  • May be vulnerable while taking over another mind.
  • Transferring may take time.
  • May require physical contact or an object.
  • User cannot use targets memories or change them.
  • Users of Indomitable Will, Strong Heart and/or Psychic Shield are either immune or highly resistant.
  • May lose powers after minds are switched.
  • Cannot work against Divided Mind since the user can only take over one mind at a time.

Known Users

See Also: Body Snatcher, Grand Theft Me and Body Surf.

  • FATE/Lynx (Chrono Cross)
  • Mao (Darker Than Black); only with animals
  • Manaphy/Phione (Pokémon); via Heart Swap
  • Doctor Doom (Marvel)
  • She-Hulk (Marvel)
  • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Manchester Black (DC Comics)
  • Baby Land God (Dog Days)
  • Captain Ginyu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Puppeteer (Top Cow's Freshmen)
  • Jen (MisFits)
  • Trafalgar Law (One Piece), via the Ope Ope no Mi
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10); using a spell
  • Cambiador (Combo Ninos)
  • Sam Beckett (Quantum Leap)
  • Patrick VanDusen (Super Smash Stadium)
  • Experiment 355 "Swapper" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Switcheroo (Stitch!)
  • Tren Krom (BIONICLE)
  • Astaroth (666 Satan/O-Parts Hunter)
  • Rao Vantika (Star trek)
  • Ambar (Aliados)
  • Ellen (The Witch's house)
  • Haruto Tokishima (Kakumeiki Valvrave)
  • Saki Rukino (Kakumeiki Valvrave)
  • The Great Race of Yith (H.P. Lovecraft's works)
  • Urara Shiraishi (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches); via kiss
  • Jumpers (Wild Cards)
  • Wizards (Wizards of Waverly Place); via the Body-Switching Spell
  • Silver Chariot Requiem (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part 5: Vento Aureo)
  • Rahab Barisol (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Levia (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Eve Moonlit (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Elluka Clockworker (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Ma (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Felonious Hexx (Robotboy)

Known Objects

  • Draconian Katra (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Enchanted Mirror (Jake Long: American Dragon)
  • Changeling Spell (Fairy Tail)
  • Electron Carpet (Gravity Falls)
  • Mind scrambler (Lloyd in Space)


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