"Nature has made snakes deadly and precise predators."
― S. L. Hamilton, Snakes
"A snake, am I? Perhaps you'd like to see how ssssssssSNAKE-LIKE I CAN BE!!"
― Jafar (Aladdin)

Power to use the abilities of snakes. Variation of Reptilian Physiology.

Also Called

  • Snake Body/Mimicry/Form
  • Serpent Body/Mimicry/Physiology/Form
  • Serpentine Body/Mimicry/Physiology/Form


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




Mythical Snakes:


Snakes are associated with a great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus users with this power may have access to: Body Shedding, Clairvoyance up to Nigh Omniscience, Demon Physiology, Fallen Angel Physiology or Genie Physiology, Earth Manipulation, Fertility/Creative Life Force, Guardianship, Healing, Poison-Fire Manipulation, Semi-Immortality/Immortality, Shapeshifting, Regenerative Healing Factor, Hypnosis, Treachery Embodiment.


  • The mongoose are snakes natural predator.
  • Like all reptiles, snakes tend to get sluggish and hibernate in cold temperatures.

Known Users

See Also: Scaled Up, Snake People and Snakes Are Sinister.


  • Quetzalcoatl (Aztec Mythology)
  • Gorgons (Greek Mythology)
    • Medusa
    • Stheno
    • Euryale
  • Hydra (Greek Mythology)
  • Python (Greek Mythology)
  • Nāga (Hinduism/Buddhism)
  • Snake demons (Japanese/Chinese/Korean Mythology)
  • Yuxa (Tatar Folklore)
  • Satan (Christianity); cursed
  • Lilith (Christianity)
  • Leviathan (Judeo-Christianity)
  • Ouroboros (Egyptian/Greek Mythology)
  • Jörmungandr (Norse Mythology)


  • Asmodeus Poisonteeth (Redwall)
  • Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter)
  • Logrus (Chronicles of Amber)
  • Glait (Chronicles of Amber)
  • Jaji (Sea of Patchwork Cats)
  • Kaa (Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book)
  • The Incredibly Deadly Viper (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
  • Snake People (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Yig (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Monster Girls belonging to the Lamia Family (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)


  • Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle (Harry Potter)
  • Jafar (Disney's Aladdin)
  • Nagini (Harry Potter)
  • Viper (The Wolverine)
  • Piranhaconda (Piranhaconda)
  • Python (Stan Lee's Lightspeed)
  • Anaconda (Anaconda)
  • Kaa (Disney's The Jungle Book)
  • Kaa (The Jungle Book 2016)
  • Snakes (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Slither (Treasure Buddies)
  • Sir Hiss (Disney's Robin Hood)
  • Mozzler (Thunder of Gigantic Serpent)
  • Queen Reptilla (Kong: King of Atlantis)
  • Larry (The Wild)

Live Television

  • Mara (Doctor Who)
  • Colony Sarff (Doctor Who)
  • Constrictor (Heroes)
  • Machida (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Serpentina (Power Rangers: Mystic Force)
  • Smokescreen (Power Rangers: Dino Charge)
  • Cydne (101 Dalmatians: the series)
  • Halimaw na Ahas (Kidlat)


  • Doctor Viper (Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron)
  • Ssserpent (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ultimate Alien)
  • Cedric (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Snake Men (Masters of the Universe)
  • King Hiss (Masters of the Universe)
  • Cobra (Legend of the Dragon)
  • Serpentine (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Bio-Constrictor (Max Steel)
  • Sass (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Rudolph Cobrato (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 TV series)
  • Hamato Miwa/Karai (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series); via mutagen
  • Queen Orial/The Dark Queen (Argai: The Prophecy)
  • Sanford D. Ingleberry/Snake of the Gangreen Gang (Powerpuff Girls)
  • Snakes (Brandy & Mr. Whiskers)
  • Serge (Flipper and Lopaka)
  • Slither (Casper's Scare School)
  • Camille (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Sir Pentious (Hazbin Hotel)


  • Snake People (Various)
  • Copperhead (DC Comics)
  • Whisper A'Daire (DC Comics)
  • Jormungand (Marvel Comics)
  • Lord Mordred Hood (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Lord Hebi (Usagi Yojimbo)
  • Snake-Eyes (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/The Mighty Mutanimals)
  • Nagraj (Raj Comics)


  • Iguro Obanai (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Kinana/Cubellios (Fairy Tail)
  • Medusa Gorgon (Soul Eater)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Manda (Naruto)
  • Manda II (Naruto)
  • Aoda (Naruto)
  • Chimera (Marchen Awakens Romance); fused with the Ghost ÄRM, Hydra
  • Boa Sandersonia (One Piece)
  • Boa Marigold (One Piece)
  • Nola (One Piece)
  • Kurozumi Orochi (One Piece); via Snake-Snake Fruit, Model: Yamata-no-Orochi
  • Ayame (Fruit Basket)
  • Princess Snake (Dragon Ball)
  • Hubmon (Digimon)
  • Sandiramon (Digimon)
  • Seadramon (Digimon)
  • Quetzalmon (Digimon)
  • BioQuetzalmon (Digimon)
  • Cyan Sung-Sun (Bleach)
  • Jedun (Zatch Bell!)
  • Serpenoid (Bakugan)
  • Rattleoid (Bakugan)
  • Wannie-Wannie/Nyorori (Eto Rangers)
  • Najimi Ajimu (Medaka Box); with Caterpillar Waist (Biological Skill)
  • Lamias (Rosario+Vampire)
    • Ririko Kagome
  • Lamias (Monster Musume)
  • Znake/Ivy of the Gangreen Gang (Powerpuff Girls Z)
  • Melascula (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Mother Snake (Toriko)
    • Quinn
    • Snake King

Video Games

  • Pythia Operators (Arknights)
    • Eunectes
  • Snake Balls/Great Snake Balls (Bloodborne)
  • Snake Parasite (Bloodborne)
  • Scylla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Primordial Serpents (Dark Souls)
    • Kingseeker Frampt
    • Darkstalker Kaathe
  • Serpent Soldiers (Dark Souls)
  • Serpent Mages (Dark Souls)
  • Man Serpents (Dark Souls III)
  • Giant Man Serpents (Dark Souls III)
  • Rattly (Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest)
  • Python (God of War)
  • Jörmungandr (God of War)
  • Cassiopeia (League of Legends)
  • Great Serpent (Sekiro Shadows Die Twice)
  • Snake Wyverns (Monster Hunter Series)
  • Dalamadur and Shah Dalamadur (Monster Hunter Series)
  • Lamias (MonsterQuest)
  • Echidnas (MonsterQuest)
  • Medusas (MonsterQuest)
  • Snowager (Neopets)
  • Snivy-Servine-Serperior (Pokémon)
  • Seviper (Pokémon)
  • Ekans-Arbok (Pokémon)
  • Onix-Steelix (Pokémon)
  • Dunsparce (Pokémon)
  • Zygarde 50% Form (Pokémon)
  • Silicobra and Sandaconda (Pokémon)
  • Rattle Shake (Skylanders)
  • Cobra Cadabra (Skylanders)
  • Pit Boss (Skylanders)
  • Fire Vipers (Skylanders)
  • Water Vipers (Skylanders)
  • Sand Monster (Skylanders)
  • Nu Wa (Smite)
  • Jormungandr (Smite)
  • Lyric the Last Ancient (Sonic Boom)
  • Evil Snake (The Adventures of Little Carp)
  • Sethrak (Warcraft)
  • Vipers (XCOM 2)
  • Reptilianne Naga (Yu-Gi-Oh!)


  • Mormo (Scarred Lands)
  • Snake People (Various)

Web Original


  • Anacondans (Star Wars)
    • Cinch
    • Morley
  • Dragonsnakes (Star Wars)
  • Snake Woman (Escape the Night)
  • Sir Pentious (Hazbin Hotel)
  • Erpain the Python (Super Smash Adventures)
  • King Taijitu (RWBY)


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