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The ability to grow strong, thick scales on the body. Sub-power of Scale Manipulation. Variation of Dermal Armor.

Also Called

  • Armored/Retractable Scales
  • Scale Creation/Generation/Materialization/Retraction
  • Scaled Armor


User is able to grow scales of varying size which often possess great durability.





  • Scales can be broken through or destroyed with sufficient force.
  • Scales can be cut through with a weapon sufficiently enhanced by Sharpness Inducement.
  • Scales may not offer protection from internal damage.

Known Users

  • Piscciss Volanns (Ben 10 Series)
  • Hiryu Rin/Dragon Shroud (Boku No Hero Academia)
  • Onyx (Dragon Crisis)
  • Intoxigator (New Blood Interactive's DUSK)
  • Son of Intoxigator (New Blood Interactive's DUSK)
  • Dragon-type Pokémon (Pokémon)
  • Spyro (Spyro the Dragon)
  • Cynder (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Dragons (Skylanders)
  • Jake Long (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Kido Takeshi (Killing Bites)
  • Fin Fang Foom (Marvel Comics)
  • The Lizard (Marvel Comics)
  • Melati Kusuma/Komodo (Marvel Comics)
  • Dulcy the Dragon (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • Ethan James (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
  • Mesogog (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
  • Bowser (Mario franchise)
  • Ayame Sohma (Fruit Basket)
  • Ninja Turtles (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Tortomon (Digimon)
  • Fishmen (One Piece)
  • Merfolk (One Piece)
  • Kaido (One Piece)
  • Kurozumi Orochi (One Piece)
  • Scales (The Cape)
  • Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Amachi (Naruto)
  • Reapers (Doctor Who)