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"You've mastered a dead tongue. But can you handle a live one?"
― Groundskeeper Willy (The Simpsons)

The power to use one's tongue to grasp and manipulate objects. Sub-power of Tongue Manipulation. Variation of Natural Weaponry and Prehensility.

Also Called

  • Elastic/Extendable Tongue
  • Frog/Toad Tongue
  • Tongue Extension/Lash


The user may be able to make their tongue grow longer and grasp and manipulate objects. Particularly strong users may even be able pierce their target.



  • Tongue can receive severe damage from powers such as Fire Manipulation, Acid Generation and Electric Manipulation unless user has elasticity.
  • User may receive diseases from using their tongue to touch dirty things.
  • Tongue may become stuck or damaged by target.
  • May be limited to how far the user can stretch their tongue.
  • Vulnerable to Cutting.
  • User can taste whatever they grab with their tongue.

Known Users

See Also: Overly Long Tongue and Multipurpose Tongue.

  • Hong En-Lai (Akatsuki Otokojuku)
  • Yan-bao (Akatsuki Otokojuku)
  • Jake Long (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Imposter (Among Us)
  • Chirk (Battlefield Earth)
  • Gourmands (Ben 10 Series)
    • Peak Upchuck
    • Murk Upchuck
  • Incurseans (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Bullfrag
    • Milleous
    • Attea
  • Galvans (Ben 10 series)
    • Grey Matter
  • Doc (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Manticores (Charmed)
  • Frog (Chrono Trigger)
  • Dark Danny/Dan Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Minos (Dante's Inferno)
  • Silurians/Homo Reptilia (Doctor Who)
  • Tamaraneans (DC Comics)
  • Tung Swampton (Dex Hamilton: Alien Entomologist)
  • Chamelemon (Digimon)
  • Gekomon (Digimon)
  • Geremon (Digimon)
  • GoldNumemon (Digimon)
  • Mienumon (Digimon)
  • Namakemon (Digimon)
  • Numemon (Digimon)
  • PlatinumNumemon (Digimon)
  • Mutated Humans (DOOM); movie version only
  • Buyon (Dragon Ball)
  • Tambourine (Dragon Ball)
  • Luxans (Farscape)
  • Gluttony (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Barnacles (Hλlf-Life series)
  • Combine Advisors/Shu'ulathoi (Hλlf-Life 2 series)
  • Sammael (Hellboy)
  • Mystique Sonia (Hero: 108)
  • CFW Trick (Hyperdimension Neptunia)
  • Frog Shooter (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)
  • Mod Frog Jamack (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Gooey (Kirby series)
  • Pyribbit (Kirby series)
  • Skullcrawlers (Kong: Skull Island)
  • Mr. Dank (Lavender Castle)
  • Tahm Kench, the Riven King (League of Legends)
  • Smokers (Left 4 Dead series)
  • Dumahim vampires (Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver)
  • Mortimer Toynbee/Toad (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller/Legion/Hugh Davidson (Marvel Comics)
  • Scorpion (Marvel Comics)
  • Anti-Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Legion (Marvel Comics)
  • She-Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Magik (Marvel Comics)
  • Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Amphibius (Marvel Comics)
  • Bliss (Marvel Comics)
  • Darkchylde (Marvel Comics)
  • Gelt (Marvel Comics)
  • Hanna Levy (Marvel Comics)
  • Lizard (Marvel Comics)
  • Sugar Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Anole (Marvel Comics)
  • Lady Viper (The Wolverine)
  • Bugs (Men in Black)
    • Edgar
  • Serleena (Men in Black II)
  • Terror Toad (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)
  • Evil Bookala (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)
  • Saliguana (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)
  • Feast (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Le Toad (Miraculous: Tales of Cat Noir And Ladybug)
  • Akaname (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Mucus Toad (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Karakasa-Obake (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Reptile (Mortal Kombat Series)
  • Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Academia)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Toads (Naruto)
  • Do-S (One Punch Man)
  • Gobi (Over the Moon)
  • Lickitung/Lickilicky (Pokémon)
  • Greninja (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon that can use "Lick" (Pokémon)
  • Divatox (Power Rangers Turbo)
  • Lizwizard (Power Rangers In Space)
  • Slob Goblin (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Picolet Chardin II (Ranma 1/2)
  • Lickers (Resident Evil series)
  • Ziraphe (RWBY: After The Fall)
  • SCP-682 (SCP Foundation); temporarily
  • Demon KISS (Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery)
  • Scooby-Doo (Scooby-Doo)
  • Kiwuns (Sendokai Champions)
  • Heart Guardian (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)
  • Wrecking Ball (Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure)
  • Sir Raleigh (Sly Cooper)
  • Spongebob Squarepants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Buff Frog (Star vs. The Forces of Evil)
  • Gungans (Star Wars)
    • Jar Jar Binks
  • Moby Lick (Street Sharks)
  • Yoshi (Super Mario)
  • Wart (Super Mario Bros. Series)
  • Killer (Super Smash Stadium)
  • Tadpole (The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy)
  • Groundskeeper Willy (The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror)
  • Midora (Toriko)
  • GOD (Toriko)
  • Various kaiju (Ultraman series)
    • Arakunia
    • Large Lesser Bogar
    • Nosferu
    • Sabotendar
  • The Entity as Freddy Krueger (Wes Craven's New Nightmare)
  • Gamao (Yes! Pretty Cure 5)
  • Tublappa (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Lappinitup (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Metarex Jumpee (Sonic X)
  • Rahab (The Ocean Hunter)