Power to switch minds with other beings.

Also Called

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


Users 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 users 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.
  • User may cause damage to host mind or body.
  • User may be vulnerable while taking another mind.
  • Transferring may take time.
  • Transferring may require physical contact or an object.
  • The switch may occur involuntarily.
  • User cannot use targets memories or change them.
  • Users of Indomitable Will, Strong Heart and/or Psychic Shield resist or are immune to this ability.

Known Users

  • Manaphy/Phione (Pokemon); via Heart Swap
  • Karma (Marvel)
  • She-Hulk (Marvel)
  • Captain Ginyu (Dragonball Z)
  • Puppeteer (Top Cow's Freshmen)
  • Jen (MisFits)
  • Trafalgar Law (One Piece)
  • Yamanaka Clan (Naruto)
    • Ino Yamanaka (Naruto)
    • Inoichi Yamanaka (Naruto)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10); using a spell
  • Cambiador (Combo Ninos)
  • Sam Beckett (Quantum Leap)
  • Patrick VanDusen (Super Smash Stadium)
  • Swapper (Lilo and Stitch: The Series)
  • Tren Krom (BIONICLE)
  • The Change (CardCaptor Sakura)
  • Astaroth (666 Satan/O-Parts Hunter)
  • Faith Lehane (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); using the Draconian Katra.
  • Rao Vantika (Star trek)
  • Ambar (Aliados)
  • Witches (Charmed); via Potion Making
  • Imara (Charmed); via Potion Making
  • 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


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