The power to reduce or remove the need for bodily necessities.

Also Called

  • Contained Metabolism
  • Deprivation


Users physical needs are greatly reduced or completely removed. These needs include air/breathing, sleep/rest, food, drink, bodily evacuations, shelter from environmental effects and their lack (heat/cold, dryness/wetness), etc. User is also able to stay immobile without the normal effects this would have.





  • May only be able to disregard some needs.
  • May have limited time period available.
  • Disregarding some needs may cause certain capacities to degrade, regardless of maintaining stable health. Eg: Forgoing eating may lead to muscular dystrophy, etc.

Known Users

See Also: The Needless and Perpetual Motion Monster.


  • Sally Sandwich (Sweet Story)
  • Timmy Taco (Sweet Story)


  • Hypercognitive Alphas (Alphas)
    • Stanton Parish (​Alphas)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Davros (Doctor Who)
  • The Golden Army (Hellboy II)
  • Neil Cuddahy (Mutant X)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Changelings (Star Trek)
  • Borg Drones (Star Trek); only when connected to the Collective
  • Data (Star Trek)
  • Jem'Hadar (Star Trek); only when supplied with Ketracel White
  • Terminators (Terminator)
  • Daggon/Cole Hauser (Tracker)
  • Hybrids (Twilight Saga)


  • Kevin Levin (Ben 10); in his Ultimate form
  • Professor Paradox (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Vlad Masters/Plasmius (Danny Phantom)
  • Emotions (Inside Out)
  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • The Guardian (Samurai Jack)
  • Gems (Steven Universe)


  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); under a yellow or blue sun
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • The Flash (DC Comics)
  • Dr. Manhattan (DC Comics)
  • Amazons of Themyscira (DC Comics)
    • Hippolyta
  • Midnighter (DC Comics/Wildstorm)
  • Mr. Majestic (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
  • Supreme (Image Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics); in diamond form
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics); in diamond form
  • Colossus (Marvel Comics); in Steel form
  • Original Xorn (Marvel Comics)
  • Sprite/Jia Jing (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • A-Bomb (Marvel Comics)
  • Skaar (Marvel Comics)
  • Adam Warlock (Marvel Comics)
  • Dead Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Heralds of Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Asgardians (Marvel Comics)
    • Thor Odinson
  • Olympians (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Hyperion (Marvel Comics)
  • Chamber (Marvel Comics)
  • Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic (Ultimate Marvel)


  • Empty Cans (Akikan!)
  • Titans (Attack on Titan); only need sunlight to stay active
  • Pseudomonas (Cells At Work)
  • Klaxo-Sapiens and Klaxo-Sapien Hybrids (Darling In The FranXX)
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Asato Tsuzuki (Descendants Of Darkness)
  • Artificial Humans (Dragon Ball)
  • Namekians (Dragon Ball series)
  • Majin Buu (Dragon Ball series)
  • Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Black Zetsu (Naruto)
  • White Zetsu clones (Naruto)
  • Genos (One-Punch Man)
  • Demon Lord (Sekai Maou)
  • Ryoko Hakubi (Tenchi Muyo)

Video Games

  • Skeletons (Crypt of the NecroDancer)
  • Necromorphs (Dead Space)
  • Ghouls (Fallout)
  • Reapers (Mass Effect)
  • Porygon, Porygon2 & Porygon-Z (Pokémon)
  • Androids (Detroit: Become human)

Tabletop Games

  • Vampires (Vampire the Masquerade); only need blood to stay conscious


Known Objects

  • Mayan Sun Amulet (Gargoyles)
  • Ring of Sustenance (Overlord)


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