"Take it from someone who was beaten to death with a crowbar...Some crimes require a permanent solution."
― Jason Todd/Red Hood to Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
"Your name was Cyrus Gold. an evil man who performed many evil deeds.Until the day you aroused an evil as great as your own. They ended your life, cursed you with a powerful grigri and dumped your remains in a swamp… redolent with mystical properties of its own. These magics did not sit well together. And so it was that decades later… the swamp gave birth to a walking dead man. Soulless and empty. Always seeking… never knowing why."
― Dr.Fate (Justice League: The Terror Beyond. 2003)
The power to bring the deceased back to life. Not to be confused with Reanimation, which brings back the dead and controls them against their will.
Shenlong (Dragon Ball) has the ability to resurrect anyone, with certain restrictions depending on which Shenlong cast the wish. This ability, unfortunately, has been repeatedly abused by the Z Fighters, resulting in dire consequences.
Zeref Dragneel (Fairy Tail) has done immense magic research on life and death, thus he succeeded in resurrecting his dead brother Natsu as a demon.
Valerie (Highschool DxD) can use Sephiroth Graal to resurrect the dead, being once forced by her brother Marius to revive the Evil Dragons.
The Meido Stone (InuYasha) resurrects Rin by pulling her soul out of Hell.
Sesshōmaru's Tenseiga (InuYasha) allows him to see the pallbearers of the afterlife and slay them, reviving the recently deceased and healing their wounds.
Nagato (Naruto) can use the Outer Path: Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique/Gedo Art of Rinne Rebirth to, in exchange for his own life, infuse new life into the bodies of those who have died…
…summoning the King of Hell which then releases the souls of the deceased from its mouth…
…which return to their respective bodies.
Brook's (One Piece) Revive-Revive Fruit/Yomi Yomi no Mi Devil Fruit powers resurrected himself once.
Sung Jin-Woo (Solo Leveling) can resurrect the fallen as loyal Shadows.
Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) casting the resurrection spell...
...resurrecting Buffy Summers.
Kierkan (Charmed) possesses the ability to bring the dead back to life.
Misty Day (Coven) has the power of Resurgence also known as Resurrection Considered more powerful than any of the seven wonders. It's a power that is inaccessible even to some Supremes.
Lord Voldemort's (Harry Potter) earthbound soul is resurrected into a body.
Jorge (Los Protegidos) can revive the dead by touching them.
When Curtis (Misfits) touches someone who is dead...
...they'll be resurrected back from the dead...
...but the side-effect is that anyone who is resurrected will develop a craving for human-flesh, turning them into zombies, as shown by Shannon eating Seth's pet iguana to restrain her hunger...
...and a cat named Mr. Miggles eating part of Maggie's face, his owner.
Freya Mikaelson (The Originals) shown able to return her brother to life through the use of her talisman
Davina (The Originals) resurrected Kol by combining Kol's ashes with Klaus and Elijah's blood and channeling a Nexus Vorti.
Chloe Sullivan (Smallville)
The Lazarus Serum (Smallville) can resurrect the dead.
The Mark of Cain (Supernatural) is capable of resurrecting the bearer should they die, but will transform their soul into a Demon in the process.
King Nikolaus (Witches of East End) used this powers without having to suffer the consequences.
As the legendary healer of superheroes Horace Diaz (Mighty Med) can bring people back to life only 5 times but when he does it also had a terrible side effect on him as he gains a pound right in his hips.
The Altar of Despair (Bloodborne) is a shrine dedicated to the corpse of a Great One that can reverse the flow of time, allowing the Hunter to resurrect Annalise, Queen of the Vilebloods by placing her flesh on top of it.
Fikrul the Fanatic (Destiny)
Kain (Legacy of Kain) is able to breath a small portion of his soul into corpses, resurrecting them as a fledgling vampire, an ability he used to revive the Sarafan Inquisitors into his vampire lieutenants.
After being slain in battle during Calamity Ganon's attack, Link (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) was revitalized over the course of 100 years in the Shrine of Resurrection.
During the Blood Moon,…
…Calamity Ganon (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) was able to resurrect any and all monsters slain by Link.
Mercy's (Overwatch) Resurrection ability can revive one dead teammate from the grave every 30 seconds.
Karin (Seven Knights)
Dedede Badges (Super Smash Bros. Brawl: Subspace Emissary) revive the wearer from their trophy state, activating after a certain amount of time has passed.
Asclepius (Valkyrie Crusade) is the goddess of medicine, and has a miraculous rod that can raise the dead.
Sage (Valkyrie Crusade) knows the Spell of Resurrection.
Using the Ember Dust (Honkai Impact 3rd), Fu Hua was able to manipulate her own consciousness and channel all her energy into healing and protection in order to be born again in a "perfect" state after her impending death.
Sonic being revived by the Chaos Emeralds (Sonic the Hedgehog)