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"My. what lustrous skin you have. I think I'll peel it off you and wear it as pantyhose."
― The Skin-Bender to Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider Vol 6 #35)

Power to control skin of oneself or others. Variation of Body Manipulation and Organ Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Epithelial Manipulation
  • Dermakinesis
  • Creakinesis
  • Sarcokinesis


The user has complete control over the skin of oneself and others, allowing them to freely alter and manipulate them. They can manipulate the texture, color, smoothness, density, sensitivity, etc. of the skin, change it's protective qualities against pathogens, evaporation/water, cause/remove skin ailments, flay the skin of their enemies, etc.






  • May be limited to manipulating the skin of others or only themselves.
  • Constructs are only as tough as the skin used to make them.
  • May only be able to manipulate the outer layer of skin.

Known Users

  • Flaccids (Afterbomb Madness RPG)
  • Clayface (Birds of Prey)
  • Svenkin Gatard (Black Clover)
  • Riful (Claymore)
  • Ryūichi Sendō (Code:Breaker)
  • Mad Skin (Gradius Gaiden)
  • Rai Mamezuku (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VIII: JoJolion); via Doggystyle
  • Angelo Espinosa/Skin (Marvel Comics)
  • Skin-Bender (Marvel Comics)
  • Kenji Uedo/Zero (Marvel Comics)
  • Seiji Shishikura (My Hero Academia)
  • Asura (Soul Eater)
  • Skinslip (Worm)
  • Elder Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho)