"I used to watch them as a kid. My granny told me about 'em. Some cold nights you see them dancin' in the sky over the Hub, burnin' green and gold..."
"Oh, you mean the aurora coriolis," said Oats, trying to make his voice sound matter of fact. "But actually that's caused by magic particles hitting the-"
"Dunno what it's caused by," said Granny sharply, "but what it is is the phoenix dancin'."
― Terry Pratchett, in Carpe Jugulum (1998)
"I was never surprised that they did not have a phoenix on display. There is only one phoenix at a time, of course, and while the Natural History Museum was filled with dead things, the phoenix is always alive."
― Neil Gaiman, Unnatural Creatures

The power to use the abilities of a phoenix. Variation of Mythical Avian Physiology.

Also Called

  • Immortal Bird Mimicry
  • Phoenix/Phoinix/Phoenician Mimicry
  • Quqnus Mimicry


The user with this ability either is or can transform into a phoenix, a mythical, sacred fire-bird that symbolizes rebirth, immortality, and renewal in the mythologies of the Arabian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Chinese, Turkish, Indian and Phoenician/Canaanite people.

Phoenixes are described as birds with colorful plumage and a tail of gold and scarlet (or, according to some legends, purple, blue, and green) with a 500 to 1,000, or even 1,461-year life-cycle. Near the end of its life, a phoenix builds itself a nest of twigs or whole trees that it then ignites; both nest and bird burn fiercely and are reduced to ashes, from which a new, young phoenix or phoenix egg arises, reborn anew to live again.



Types of Phoenix



  • May need time to resurrect.
  • May need to focus to change back.
  • Could burn something one didn't mean to burn.
  • Phoenix Slayer can kill them.

Known Users

See Also: The Phoenix and Phoinix.


  • Firebird (Fantasia 2000)
  • Red Phoenix (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny)
  • Phoenix Tribe (Lego Legends of Chima)
  • Phoenixes (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Phoebe (Super Monsters Furever Friends)
  • Lord Dakar (Winx Club)


  • Phoenix (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Bennu (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Firebird (Slavic folklore)
  • Anqa (Arabian Mythology); in some translations
  • Fenghuang (Chinsese Mythology)
  • Phoenix (Arabian Folklore)
  • Quqnus (Persian Culture)
  • Huma (Persian Mythology)
  • Phenex (Demonology)


  • Black Phoenix (Arkwell Academy)
  • Mimi Force/Azrael (Blue Bloods series)
  • Fawkes (Harry Potter)

Live Television

  • Landon Kirby (Legacies)
  • Phoenix Witches (Charmed)
  • Draph (Heroes)
  • Goldphoenix (Kamen Rider Ryuki)
  • Phoenix Phantom (Kamen Rider Wizard)
  • Elias Finch (Supernatural)


  • Emily Hayes (Amulet)
  • Beast Boy (DC Comics)
  • Phenix (Extinctioners)
  • Xenif (Extinctiners)
  • Phionix (Extinctioners)
  • Users of the Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics)
    • Jean Grey/Phoenix
  • Flamebird (DC Comics)


  • Pyravian (Bakugan Reboot)
  • Black Dranzer (BeyBlade)
  • Dranzar (BeyBlade)
  • Fireblaze (BeyBlade)
  • Revive Phoenix (BeyBlade)
  • Thief Phoenix (Beyblade)
  • Blaze (CardCaptor Sakura Clear Card Arc)
  • Suzako (Fushigi Yûgi)
  • Miaka Yūki (Fushigi Yûgi)
  • Phenex Clan (Highschool DxD)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Phoenix (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Marco (One Piece)
  • Phoenix Man (One-Punch Man)
  • Saffron (Ranma ½)
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Chise Hattori (The Ancient Magus' Bride)
  • Pterosaur (Dinosaur King)

Web Comics

  • Oasis (Sluggy Freelance)

Web Series

  • Takanashi Kiara (Hololive)

Tabletop Games

  • Phoenix Race (Duel Masters)
  • Phoenixes (Warhammer Fantasy)
  • The Winged Dragon of Ra (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Performapal Odd-Eyes Light Phoenix (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • ZW-Phoenix Bow (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Phoebe (Animal Crossing)
  • Cronos the Phoenix (Bloody Roar)
  • Birdramon (Digimon)
  • Hououmon (Digimon)
  • Zhuqiaomon (Digimon)
  • Poni (Fantasy War Tactics)
  • Phoenix (Final Fantasy series)
  • Fu Hua (Honkai Impact 3rd); via Phoenix Battlesuit
  • Anivia (League of Legends); is a cryophoenix, meaning she has Ice Manipulation instead of Fire Manipulation
  • Ho-Oh (Pokémon)
  • Moltres (Pokémon)
  • Phoenix (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Sunburn (Skylanders)
  • Dark Gaia Phoenix (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Phoenixes (Summoners War)
  • Fujiwara no Mokou (Touhou Project)
  • Phoenix (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects


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