"Meditation clears and focused the mind, heals the body and strengthen the spirit. Through meditation, we enhanced our awareness and gained inner peace. It is meditation that allows us to control chi, the essential life force of the universe that exist in all things."
― Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
"All living creatures can only feel the energy of nature by ceasing physical motion and mental instincts, focusing on harmonizing the mind with the flow of nature and absorb its power into our bodies."
― Fukasaku describing Senjutsu meditation (Naruto)
"Meditate. It can make you way stronger, more focused even heal your wounds faster."
― Stick (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

The ability to train one's mind to induce a mode of consciousness in order to realize some benefit.

Also Called

  • Meditative Hibernation
  • Mental Meditation
  • Reverie (AD&D)
  • Spiritual Concentration/Hibernation


User can enter or has achieved oneness with their spiritual essence as well their mind, making them able to develop a high-level consciousness over bodily processes, as well as reduce stress and pain on the body. One is also able to detach oneself from worldly concerns, achieve spiritual enlightenment, and gain control of all of their abilities.




  • May require absolute concentration.
  • May require a strong mind.
  • May take years of practice.
  • Mind must be clear.
  • May be vulnerable to both physical and/or spiritual influences.

Known Users


  • Moss the Sloth (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Guru Pathik (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Korra (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Val Armorr/Karate Kid (DC Comics)
  • O-Sensei (DC Comics)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Raven (DC Comics/Teen Titans)
  • Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman (DC Comics)
  • Kyle (Fanboy and Chumchum)
  • Grigori Rasputin (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Master Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Po (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Eric Brooks/Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Scarlet Witch (Marvel Comics)
  • Wiccan (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Lizard Monks (Samurai Jack); via studying the Pool of Convergence
  • Tan Zang (Samurai Jack)
  • Ninja Turtles (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Rafiki (The Lion King)
  • Shirley the Loon (Tiny Toon Adventures)
  • Colin King/Ninjak (Valiant Entertainment Comics)
  • Master Fung (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Omi (Xiaolin Showdown)


  • Zommari Rureaux (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Tien Shinhan (Dragon Ball series)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball series)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball series)
  • Jiren (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Dabura (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Miroku (InuYasha)
  • Kyou Kai (Kingdom)
  • Makoto Misumi (Moon-Led Journey Across Another World); via Zen Archery Exercise
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • Hagoromo Otsutsuki (Naruto series)
  • Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto series)
  • Enlightened (Reikenzen)

Live Television/Movies

  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Daniel "Oz" Osbourne (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Stick (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Iron Fist (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Bruce Banner/Hulk (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Vulcans (Star Trek)
  • Jedi and Sith (Star Wars)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)
  • Poo (Earthbound)
  • Samurai (Final Fantasy XI)
  • Jean (God Hand)
  • Meditation Energy Monsters (Kaiju Combat)
  • Master Yi (League of Legends)
  • Chakron (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden series)
  • Pokemon who can use "Meditate" (Pokémon)
  • The Panda King (Sly Cooper series)
  • Dhalsim (Street Fighter)


  • Elves (AD&D); via Reverie
  • Githzerai (Planescape)



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