- Molting Empowerment
- Shedding Affinity/Augmentation
User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. by the process of shedding the skin, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from shedding or even slow or stop aging.
- Decelerated Aging/Semi-Immortality
- Decoy Creation using old skins.
- Enhanced Condition or Supernatural Condition
- Self-Power Augmentation
- May not activate without injury.
- Only effective with consecutive use.
- Bleu/Deis (Breath of Fire II); via Shed
- Snake Yokai (Isuca)
- Elder Centipede (One Punch Man)
- Gyasa (Shinzo); via Truth Idea
- Husk (Marvel Comics)
- Karai (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012)
- Molting Escape (Yu-Gi-Oh)