The power to
access the powers from past lives
. Variation of
. Opposite to
Future Life Power Access
Reincarnated Power Access
The user can tap into and access any powers they had in their former/past lives, allowing them to wield powers they
attained, borrowed, replicated or stole from a previous incarnation. Unlike Ancestral Merging, they don't merge with their past selves to access their powers.
Using powers may also give you the problems and limitations of that life.
As the reincarnation of Dracula, Soma Cruz (Castlevania) is able to access his
Power of Dominance
As both the son and reincarnation of Demon King Piccolo, Piccolo (Dragon Ball series) retains all of his father/past self's powers and capabilities.
Kagome Higurashi (InuYasha) inherited her spiritual powers from her past life, Kikyo.
The various incarnations of Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda) can access the sacred powers of their previous lives.
The different incarnations of Link (The Legend of Zelda) all inherit the Spirit of the Hero from their previous lives.
Oscar Pine (RWBY) is the current incarnation of Ozma, allowing him access to the magic of his predecessors.
"Avatars" such as Kevin Matchstick (Image Comics/Mage) are the modern-day reincarnations of mythological heroes. As such, they have inherited the powers of their past-lives.