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"Lesson one on sharks: Great Whites are always hungry!"
― Ripster
"You stood no chance. With the bite of a shark, a dragon of ice shall sink beneath the waves."
― Tier Harribel (Bleach)

The power to use the abilities of sharks. Variation of Fish Physiology.

Also Called

  • Selachothropy
  • Shark Body/Form/Mimicry
  • Sharkfolk Physiology


User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into sharks.



  • Carcharhiniform Physiology (blue, tiger, bull, grey reef, blacktip reef, Caribbean reef, blacktail reef, whitetip reef and oceanic whitetip sharks (requiem sharks), houndsharks, catsharks and hammerhead sharks)
  • Heterodontiform Physiology (bullhead or horn sharks)
  • Hexanchiform Physiology (cow sharks, frilled shark, etc.)
  • Lamniform Physiology (goblin shark, basking shark, megamouth shark, thresher sharks, shortfin and longfin mako sharks, and great white shark)
  • Orectolobiform Physiology (zebra sharks, nurse sharks, wobbegongs, carpet sharks and whale shark)
  • Pristiophoriform Physiology (sawsharks)
  • Squaliform Physiology (bramble sharks, dogfish/roughsharks and prickly shark)
  • Squatiniform Physiology (angel sharks)

Extinct Sharks:

Mythical Sharks:


Sharks are associated with great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to: AuthorityAdaptability, CompetitivenessDetermination Embodiment, Efficiency, Emotion Manipulation, Fierceness Embodiment, Fluidly, GraceInnovation Creation, Mystery Embodiment, Perception Manipulation, PreparednessRemorselessness, Superiority


  • User may become bloodthirsty and have a sudden craving for blood.
  • Some users tend to eat indigestible materials due to sudden hunger cravings.

Known Users

See Also: Threatening Shark and Shark Man.


  • Shark people (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Sever (Hot Wheels Battle Force 5)
  • Sharkanians (Disney's The Little Mermaid TV series)
  • Karkarodon (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
    • Riff Tamson
  • Mutant human/shark hybrids (Street Sharks)
    • Big Slammu
    • Jab
    • Ripster
    • Streex
  • Bull Sharkowski (My Gym Partner's a Monkey)
  • Greego (The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants in Space)
  • Dohlar (The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants in Space)
  • Kenny (Kenny the Shark)
  • Elly (Kenny the Shark)
  • Jabberjaw (Jabberjaw)
  • Sharkoak (Ghostforce)



  • Shark Boy (The Adventures of Sharkboy & Lavagirl)
  • Sharks (Finding Nemo)
  • Zigra (Gamera vs Zigra)
  • Paul King/Hammerhead (Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy)
  • Gantu (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Sharks (Shark Tale)
  • Nightmare Shark (Nightmare Shark)
  • Sharks (Sharknado movie series)
  • Sharktopus (Sharktopus movie series)
  • Roboshark (Roboshark)
  • Mega Shark (Mega Shark)
  • Guppy (We Can Be Heroes)
  • Dinoshark (Dinoshark)


  • Victor Krum (Harry Potter); via Magic
  • Isonade (Thea Stilton: The Treasure of the Sea)

Live Television

  • Dawg (Mighty Med)
  • Slippery Shark (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
  • Kai (R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour)
  • Sharky (Sharky's Friends)
  • Sela (Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger)


  • Sharktar (Bakugan Reboot)
  • Sharkrash (BeyBlade)
  • Emperor Forneus (Beyblade)
  • Tier Harribel (Bleach)
  • God (Denma); via muscle memory
  • Beam (Chainsaw Man)
  • Olore (Mashle)
  • Kirisame (Mazica Party)
  • Mershark (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto)
  • Samehada (Naruto)
  • Arlong (One Piece)
  • Daruma (One Piece)
  • Vander Decken IX (One Piece)
  • Dosun (One Piece)
  • Fukaboshi (One Piece)
  • Jinbe (One Piece)
  • Hody Jones (One Piece)
  • Madam Shyarly (One Piece)
  • Zeo (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Praline (One Piece)
  • Shark Fujishiro (Seto No Hanayome)
  • Steve Jaws (Yo-kai Watch)
  • The Jawsome Kid (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Indiana Jaws (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Cindy Jaws (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Skark-Themed Monsters (Yu-Gi-Oh!)


  • Kamohoalii (Hawaiian Mythology)
  • Nanaue (Hawaiian Mythology)
  • Dakuwaqa (Fijian Mythology)

Video Games

  • Metal Shark Player (Mega Man X6)
  • Dirt Sharks (Skylanders Series)
  • Terrafin (Skylanders Series)
  • Captain Fishook (Luigi Mansion 3)
  • Sever (Battle Force 5)
  • The Ravenous Octomaw (Splatoon)
  • Shark (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Old (Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea)
  • Sal/Syakesan (Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea)
  • Samekichi (Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea)
  • Sharpedo (Pokémon)
  • Leviathan (The Ocean Hunter)
  • Snacker (Banjo-Kazooie Series)
  • Zako (Star Fox)
  • Sharks (Animal Jam)
  • SharkMan.EXE (Mega Man Battle Network)
  • Shark Yokai (Yo-kai Watch)
    • Steve Jaws
    • Indie Jaws
  • Captain Fishook (Super Mario)
  • Divemon (Digimon)

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