The ability to induce mutations in a subject. Could range from minor genetic changes to severe physical mutation. The user could even be able to activate recessive abilities in allies or suppress abilities in foes.

Also Called

  • Mutating
  • Biological Acceleration
  • Mutakinesis


  • Emission of a mutagenic fluid from the hands, any open skin, or orifices in the user's palms.
  • Mental manipulation of the genes and DNA.
  • Production of a substance that must be applied intravenously.



  • Subjects the user has mutated may not be under the user's direct control, although they still obey his/her spoken word.
  • Mutations are often extremely painful.
  • The mutation (if permanent) may take a long time to wear off.

Known Users

  • Infectia (Marvel Comics)
  • Dante (Fullmetal Alchemist 2003 anime)
  • Infectors (Dead Space & Dead Space 2)
  • Necromorphs (Dead Space & Dead Space 2)
  • The Infected (Left 4 Dead & Left 4 Dead 2)
  • Kevin Levin (Ben 10)
  • Aggregor (Ben 10)
  • Osmosians (Ben 10)
  • Xenocytes (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ultimate Alien)
  • Van Kleiss (Generator Rex) via Rex's nanites
  • Magneto (X-Men film) via machine
  • Sh'Okanabo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fast Forward)
  • SCP-427 (SCP Foundation)
  • Lifeform (Marvel Comics)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Elizabeth Greene (Prototype)
  • John White/The Beast (inFamous 2)
  • Joseph Bertrand III (inFamous 2)
  • Cole MacGrath (inFamous 2) (Evil Ending)
  • Bloodsucker (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Dejoule the Energist (Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain)
  • Bane the Druid (Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain)
  • Anarcrothe the Alchemist (Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain)
  • Ultimate Carnage (Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions)
  • Alpha (Ben 10-Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • Atomic Flounder (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Xenocytes (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Dr. Animo (Ben 10)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Ivanna Robotina (Sonic the Hedgehog/Archie Comics)
  • Dr. Animo (Ben 10)
  • Christine Yamata/Four Eyes (Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Amy Madison (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Babidi (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kamek (Super Mario)
  • Jasmine (Angel)


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