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"Bones mending...Flesh stitching itself back together...Nerves firing back up. Healing Is Pain. And coming back from the Dead...That was Agony."
― Josh Foley/Elixir to Gauntlet's corpse (Uncanny X-Men Vol 4 Annual #1)

The power to resurrect oneself upon death. Sub-power of Resurrection. Technique of Personal Mastery.

Also Called

  • Self-Revive/Revival


The user is able to revive themselves upon death either instantly or after some time, making abilities like Death Inducement meaningless in the long run. 





  • Unavertable Death/Resurrection Negation
  • User cannot bring others back to life, only themselves.
  • If the power is gained through technology, destroying the technology can stop the user from resurrecting, making their death permanent.
  • May take awhile to revive.
  • May have a limited amount of resurrections.
  • May not be able to resurrect if soul or entire body is destroyed.
  • May be limited to deaths by certain causes (ex. killed through supernatural means).
  • May not be able to return back to original state.
  • May have certain conditions for activation.

Known Users


  • Ajins (Ajin: Demi-Human)
  • Immortals (Baccano)
  • Tenzen Yakushiji (Basilisk)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach); via "The Almighty"
  • Szayelaporro Granz (Bleach); via "Gabriel"
  • Godou Kusanagi (Campione!); via Ram authority
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Immortals (Highlander: The Search for Vengeance)
    • Colin Macleod
    • Kyala
    • Marcus Octavius
  • Hisoka Morrow (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance); via Zombie Tattoo
  • Misogi Kumagawa (Medaka Box)
  • Any mermaid flesh eaters who do not die from it (Mermaid Saga)
  • Himuro Gemma (Ninja Scroll)
  • Brook (One Piece); via Yomi Yomi no Mi
  • Shalltear Bloodfallen (Overlord)
  • Natsuki Subaru (Re:Zero); via Return by Death
  • Reinhard van Astrea (Re:Zero); via Blessing of the Phoenix
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Meliodas (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Demon Cleric (Sleepy Princess In Demon Castle)
  • Hampnie Hambart/Kizuna Astin (Sunday Without God)
  • Tomie (Tomie)
  • Certain Monster Cards (Yu-Gi-Oh!)



  • Jesus Christ (Christianity)
  • Phoenix (Mythology)


  • Haplo's dog (Death Gate Cycle)
  • Phoenixes (Harry Potter)
  • Firefight (The Reckoners)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies); via Humanization

Live Television/Movies

  • Misty Day (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Mohra Demons (Angel)
  • Humanoid Cylons (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Lazarus Demons (Charmed)
  • Jack Harkness (Doctor Who)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Henry Morgan (Forever)
  • Adam (Forever)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Claire Bennet (Heroes)
  • Adam Monroe (Heroes)
  • Immortals (Highlander)
  • Landon Kirby (Legacies) via Ash Resurrection
  • Nicky (Little Nicky)
  • Nathan Young (Misfits)
  • Chloe King (The Nine Lives of Chloe King)
  • Alexander Isaacs (Resident Evil)
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville)
  • Prometheus (Supernatural)
  • Oliver (Supernatural)
  • Rowena (Supernatural)
  • Certain villains (Ultraman series)
    • Guar siblings
  • Esther Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Kadoya Tsukasa (Kamen Rider Decade)
  • Rayna Cruz (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Qetsiyah (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Wendy Beauchamp (Witches of East End)
  • Latavious "Lala" Johnson (DC Comics/Black Lightning)

Video Games

  • Sam Bridges (Death Stranding)
  • Repatriates (Death Stranding)
  • Susan Ashworth (The Cat Lady)
  • Guardians (Destiny)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Fu Hua (Honkai Impact 3rd); via Ember Dust
  • TJ Combo (Killer Instinct); via Instinct Mode - Last Breath
  • Ed the Undying (Kingdom of Loathing)
  • Mario (Mario)
  • Dry Bones (Mario)
  • Scorpiton (Patapon)
  • Hero (Patapon 2)
  • The Dark One (Patapon 2)
  • Uberhero (Patapon 3)
  • Dark Heroes (Patapon 3)
  • Dark Samus (Metroid Prime Trilogy)
  • Sekiro (Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice); via The Dragon's Heritage
  • Rick Taylor (Splatterhouse); via Terror mask
  • Gill (Street Fighter III)
  • Fairies ("Touhou Project")
  • Heracles (TYPE-MOON) via God Hand
  • Chara (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Flowey (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Frisk (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Undyne (Undertale); via Indomitable Will

Web Comics

Web Animation

  • Hura (Kubera)

Web Original

Known Objects



Live Television/Movies


Video Games

Web Original