"I, here I lie, left in the darkness here to die. Here alone, all so cold, everything has turned to stone. And as I cry, the pain in me, will tear a hole in my fantasy. In this world, all alone, in this world of tragedy."
― The Enigma TNG - World of Tragedy
"To stone with you!"
― Vaati (The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap)
""The Living shall not be put to Death," thus the catechism says. A magus walks out in mist, into nothingness, and so perishes! Pah! What punishment is that compared to being turned to living stone? Wearing out the ageless days of your existence, gnawed at always by wind and water and the memories of what it was to be alive!"
― Anya (Forging the Darksword)
"Defeated by an ugly crone, from mortal man to standing stone, with sun and rain upon you blown, through carven locks the wind shall moan, here you will be through years unknown, and slowly crumble when time has flown."
― Game Over Screen (Conquests of Camelot)

The power to transform matter into stone. Technique of Earth Manipulation and Mineral Manipulation. Variation of Earth Transmutation.

Also Called

  • Medusa Effect
  • Rock/Stone Conversion/Transmogrification/Transformation/Transmutation


The user can transform matter and objects, including living beings, into stone.




  • Petrification Immunity
  • Petrification Cancellation and Absolute Restoration can undo the petrification.
  • May be constantly active.
  • May require constant contact with the object/person to prevent it from returning to its normal form.
  • May require eye-contact, touch or some other action.
  • Effects may be temporary or irreversible.
  • May be limited on how much matter can be changed at once.
  • Some may be resistant or immune.
  • May have a time limit for how long the object/person is petrified for.

Known Users

See Also: Taken for Granite.


  • Cockatrice (Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero)
  • Hideo Asou (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Garaga (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Kusakabe (Chainsaw Man); via the Stone Devil
  • Cockatrice (Delicious in Dungeon)
  • Kokatorimon (Digimon)
  • Medusa (Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure into the Underworld - The Seven Magic Users)
  • Dabura (Dragon Ball)
  • Evergreen (Fairy Tail)
  • Darkken Joe (Edens Zero); via Alchemist
  • Rider (Fate/stay night); via Mystic Eyes of Petrification
  • Pisard (Futari wa Pretty Cure)
  • Medusa (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Azami (Kagerou Project); via Staring Eyes
  • Shion Kozakura (Kagerou Project); via Staring Eyes
  • Chikane Himemiya (Kannazuki no Miko); via weapons
  • Sky Box Weapons (Katekyo Hitman Reborn)
  • Cockatrice (Little Witch Academia)
  • Semu (Love Monster)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Cockatrice (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Gorgon (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Hayate Yagami (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)
  • Fate Averruncus (Mahou Sensei Negima)
  • Ōnoki (Naruto)
  • Ishidate (Naruto); via Petrification Gauntlet
  • Urashiki Ōtsutsuki (Naruto/Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Boa Hancock (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece); infused with Shinokuni
  • Smiley (One Piece); via Shinokuni
  • Verone (Radiant)
  • Hitomi Ishigami (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Perseus Saints (Saint Seiya); via Medusa's Shield
  • Saiki Kusuo (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K)
  • Galand (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • King (The Seven Deadly Sins); via Chastiefol Form Three
  • Chudelkin (Sword Art Online); via Deep Freeze
  • Suzakuin "Sream Doll" Engi (Witch Order)
  • Anacondy (Yes! Pretty Cure 5 GoGo!)
  • Reptilianne Naga (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Goren of the Stone (Zatch Bell)


  • Gorgons (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Chupacabra (Ben 10)
  • X.A.N.A. (Code Lyoko)
  • Stolas (Helluva Boss)
  • Bizarro-Girl (DC Comics)
  • Fahai (DC Comics)
  • Geo-Force (DC Comics)
  • Yin-Icorn (Di-Gata Defenders)
  • Blah Borelock (The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants)
  • Princess Mandie (The Fairly Odd Parents)
  • Van Kleiss (Generator Rex)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Eye-Bats/Eyeball Bats (Gravity Falls)
  • Uncle (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Daolon Wong (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Yono the Destroyer (Kim Possible)
  • Praxina (Lolirock); via Amulet
  • Mephisto (Lolirock); via Amulet
  • Grey Gargoyle (Marvel Comics)
  • Delphyne Gorgon (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Negative (Marvel Comics)
  • Tomi Shishido/The Gorgon (Marvel Comics); via Evil Eye
  • Medusa (Miniforce)
  • Befana (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir); via her gun
  • Deuce Gorgon (Monster High)
  • Various characters (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Strike (OK K.O.! Lets Be Heroes); via Strike/Medusa Cannon
  • Valentina (Philippine Comics)
  • Medusa Bug (ReBoot)
  • Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather (Disney's Sleeping Beauty)
  • Ugly Bob (South Park: Royal Pudding); via face
  • Stoney (Winx Club)
  • Yin (Yin Yang Yo!)
  • Wenlock (Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus)


  • Jadis The White Witch (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Petrification Users (Darksword series)
  • Basilisk (Geronimo Stilton: The Kingdom of Fantasy)
  • Wesson (King's Dark Tidings)
  • Basilisk (Harry Potter )
  • Dragons's Heirs (Los Hechiceros del Dragon)

Live Television/Movies

  • Meta (Charmed 1998)
  • Medusa (Charmed 2018)
  • Audrey (Descendants 3); via Maleficent's Staff
  • The Jade Warlord (The Forbidden Kingdom)
  • Nia (Legacies)
  • Gema (Los Protegidos)
  • Skylar Storm (Mighty Med)
  • Zi Yuan (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)
  • Queen Regina (Once Upon A Time)
  • Jafar (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland)
  • Badussa (Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge); via his amulet
  • Clawbster (Power Rangers: Mystic Force)
  • Serpentina (Power Rangers: Mystic Force)
  • Halloween Hound (Spooky Buddies)
  • Anuk-ite (Teen Wolf)
  • Gakuma (Ultraman series)
  • Vict Lugiel (Ultraman series)


  • Medusa (Greek Mythology)
  • Zeus (Greek Mythology)
  • Poseidon (Greek Mythology)
  • Basilisks (Mythology/Folklore)
  • Cockatrice (Mythology/Folklore)

Video Games

  • Medusa (Castle Crashers)
  • Cyclops (Castlevania)
  • Basilisks (Dark Souls II)
  • Petrifying Statue Clusters (Dark Souls II)
  • Kobolds (Dark Souls II)
  • Corpse Rats (Dark Souls II)
  • Melbu Frahma (The Legend of Dragoon)
  • Basilisks (Final Fantasy series)
  • Gi Tribe (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Yuna, Rikku and Paine (Final Fantasy X-2); via the Dark Knight dressphere, Mascot, Alchemist, Blue Mage, Floral Fallal, Machina Maw and Full Throttle
  • Zhongli (Genshin Impact)
  • Kratos (God of War franchise); via Medusa's/Euryale's Head
  • Arme (Grand Chase)
  • Mukai (King of Fighters series)
  • Dark Spyro (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Vaati (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Eye (Little Nightmares)
  • Tremor (Mortal Kombat X)
  • Emil (NieR)
  • Several Demons (Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne)
  • Several Demons (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Crusher (Skylanders)
  • Doom Stone (Skylanders); via medusa shield
  • Bone Dragons (Skylanders)
  • Tabuu (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
  • Snake Lady (Taimanin Asagi)
  • Cardinal Runette Forton (Tales of Zestiria)
  • Basilisk (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Medusa (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Stonegirl (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Original


  • Medusa (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Basilisx (Super Mario Bros. Z)

Known Objects

  • Green Light (Dr. Stone)
  • Ghost Lanterns (Hero: 108)
  • Mephisto and Praxina's Amulets (Lolirock)
  • Elements of Harmony (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); only Discord
  • Obsidian Crystals (My Little Pony The Movie 2017)
  • Petrification Gauntlet (Naruto)
  • Shinokuni (One Piece)
  • Mero Mero no Mi (One Piece)
  • The Pyroclastic Surge (Pompeii)
  • Medusa Amulet (Power Rangers Dino Super Charge)
  • Yada Yada Berries (Star vs. the Forces of Evil)
  • Jadis' Wand (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Chastiefol Form Three (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Numerous Medusa Devices (Villainous)
  • Magic Acorn (Willow)


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