"I'm every nightmare you've ever had. I am your worst dream come true! I'm everything you ever were afraid of!"
― Pennywise/It, It

The power to take on the form of others' worst fear. Technique of Fear Manipulation. Variation of Shapeshifting and Phobia-Initiated Ability Manifestation. Opposite to Desire Form.

Also Called

  • Arch-nemesis/enemy Shapeshifting/Metamorphosis
  • Fear-Based Shapeshifting
  • Fear Metamorphosis


The user can take on the form of others' worst fear and use it against them.




  • Won't work if the target has no fears.
  • May revert to its true form if the target conquers their fear.
  • Have to know the target's fear before the user can take its form.

Known Users

  • Toygi (A.R. Hicks' Dark Souls)
  • The Monkey King (DC Comics)
  • "The" Bogeyman (Discworld)
  • Anarchist Phobia (Renegades)
  • Agramon (City of Glass)
  • Boggart (Harry Potter)
  • Pennywise/It (It)
  • Experiment 300 "Spooky" (Lilo and Stitch)
  • Terrance Ward/Trauma (Marvel Comics)
  • Agramon (The Mortal Instruments)
  • SCP-959 - The Bogeyman (SCP Foundation)
  • Aonan (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • The Clown (Star Trek Voyager)
  • Immortal Enemy (Valiant Entertainment Comics)


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