"Our consciousness was a secret for thousands of years. Then one pine tree had to open his sappy mouth."
― Old Tree Spirit (The Simpsons)

The ability to use the abilities of a Talking Tree. Variation of Mythic Physiology and Wood Mimicry.

Also Called

  • Ent Physiology/Form/Mimicry
  • Living Tree Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Sentient Tree Physiology/Form/Mimicry
  • Talking Tree Form/Mimicry
  • Treant Physiology/Form/Mimicry


The user is or has the ability to take on the form of a Talking Tree, a form of sapient vegetable life, often of the species that have mythical/occult connections (elm, oak, cypress, pine, etc), depending of the type of tree user becomes, they may gain somewhat differing abilities. The type of the tree user can become is usually fixed.

Many talking trees have mouths, if not entire humanoid faces and heir branches are often usable as arms. Some may even be able to uproot themselves entirely, and walk about on their upturned roots.



Many trees have certain specific mythical/supernatural associations that may grant additional abilities for the user, for possible applications see here.


  • May be vulnerable to Plant Manipulation.
  • Vulnerable to wood rot and plant-based diseases.
  • Vulnerable to fire.
  • Very likely slows the user.
  • May dehydrate far quicker than a human body.
  • May require constant connection with earth or water.
  • Low-Level users are limited on how long or many times they can be a tree.
  • Not exactly Invulnerability since limbs can be broken off.

Known Users

See Also: Treants and Wise Tree.

  • Mother of Faces (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Gandaroof (Breath of Fire II)
  • Su Ryong (Breath of Fire IV)
  • Treant (Dark Cloud)
  • Cherrymon (Digimon)
  • Grandmother Willow (Disney's Pocahontas)
  • Rooftrellan, the Treant Protector (Dota 2)
  • Harold (Fallout series)
  • Circle of the Green Guardians (Geronimo Stilton: The Dragon of Fortune)
  • Three Chestnut Trees (Geronimo Stilton: The Dragon of Fortune)
  • Bokusenō (InuYasha)
  • Nyralim (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning)
  • Whispy Woods (Kirby)
  • Treant (Nature Spirit) (League of Legends)
  • Zyra, Rise of the Thorns (League of Legends)
  • Deku Trees (The Legend of Zelda)
    • The Great Deku Tree
  • Flora colossi (Marvel Comics)
  • Ents (Middle-earth)
  • Huorns (Middle-earth)
  • Talking Trees (Mythology)
  • Tree homies (One Piece)
  • Steve Tree (Oswald)
  • Trevanant (Pokémon)
  • Yggdrajill (Radiant)
  • Arbo (Skylanders series)
  • Stump Smash (Skylanders series)
  • Tree Rex (Skylanders: Giants)
  • Ent (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Bartleby (Wizard 101)
  • Talking Apple Trees (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Talking trees (Shrek)
    • Steve
    • Ed
  • Momy/Hitotsuri Momi-no-ki (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside)


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