The power to have a tail that can be used as an extra limb. Variation of Natural Weaponry and Tail Manifestation

Also Called

  • Manipulating Tail


User has or can grow a prehensile tail adapted to be able to grasp or hold objects. Fully prehensile tails can be used to hold and manipulate objects, and in particular to aid arboreal creatures in finding and eating food in the trees.


  • Aids balance
  • Can use tail in combat.
  • Hold objects, including extra weapons
  • May be able to retract tail into body.
  • May have multiple tails.
  • Use it to swing or otherwise assist in climbing



  • In some cases, the user may only be able to touch objects but not grab them.
  • Tail may be weaker than other limbs.

Known Users

  • Goliath (Gargoyles)
  • Gargoyle species (Gargoyles)
  • Sun Wukong (Journey to the West)
  • Nightcrawler (Marvel Comics)
  • Azazel (Marvel Comics)
  • Mac Gargan/Scorpion (Marvel Comics)
  • Squirrel Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Nocturne (Marvel Comics)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Korin (Dragon Ball)
  • Pirate Robot (Dragon Ball)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Diddy Kong (Donkey Kong)
  • Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Scooby-Doo (Scooby-Doo)
  • Doctor Viper (Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron)
  • Jake Long (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Osmund Saddler (Resident Evil 4)
  • Dragon (Shrek)
  • Dulcy the Dragon (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog/Sonic SATAM)
  • Tail Terrier (Krypto The Superdog)
  • Dragons (Mythology)
  • Master Shake (Super/Lette)
  • Adiane (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
  • Cadence Nash (The Troop)
  • Gino Nash (The Troop)
  • Blood Thrashers (The Troop)
  • Nessies (Happy Ness: The Secret of the Loch)
  • Me-Mow (Adventure Time)
  • Vermin the Cybernik (Sonic the Comic)
  • Zidane (Final Fantasy IX)
  • Bowser (Super Mario Bros)
  • Rin Okumura (Ao No Exorcist)
  • Lessar (To Aru Majutsu No Index)
  • Bambina (Toriko)
  • Vanarans (Pathfinder)
  • Sylvia (Wander Over Yonder)
  • Kinecelerans (Ben 10 Series)
    • XLR8
    • Kevin 11
  • Discord (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Berg-Katze ("Gatchaman Crowds")


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