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"A strong body is necessary to enjoy a long life, I spent my youth training my body to the utmost possible. I became really tough because of that. Even in this ripe old age."
― Honest (Akame Ga Kill)
" Sokka, you must continue your training on your own. If you stay on this path, I know that one day, you will become an even greater master than I am."
― Piandao (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
"If [the law-ninjas] were dead, how did they know when to deploy? Hell, how have they been following us? They are exceptionally well trained."
― Black Mage and Thief (8-Bit Theater)
"So Wayne, how'd you learn all those cool self-defense moves?"
"I had training. Special training. The kind they're not allowed to give anymore."
― Bart Simpson and Wayne Slater (The Simpsons)
"My strength comes from training, not from some curse in my blood."
― Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
"He put rookies through Hell and back. He trained them to perfection."
― Kyle Rayner on Kilowog's training regime (DC Comics)
"With practice comes mastery. With mastery comes understanding. With understanding comes perfection."
― Davos (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"Not bad, but not enough. Be it training, strategy or resolution, everything is not enough! I will show you real strength that has been completely trained!!"
― Douglas Bullet (One Piece: Stampede)
"Your Semblance is like a muscle. The more you practice with it, the stronger it will become. But if you only focus on one aspect of it...if you fail to test the limits of what you think is possible...then you'll never truly grow."
― Winter Schnee (RWBY)
"You used money to buy an insufficient talent. I used training and the glory of my life to make up for my lack of talent. That is it."
― Sairaorg Bael (Highschool DxD)
"Put in the work, put in the hours, and take what's ours!"
― Dwayne Johnson

The circumstance in which one develops incredible abilities through extensive training. Sub-power of Exercise Manipulation. Variation of Experientially Induced Powers and Power Source.

Also Called[]

  • Charles Atlas Superpower
  • Training Induced Powers
  • Superiority Training
  • Training From Hell
  • Practice Induced Powers
  • Superiority Practice
  • Superpower Practice


The user has developed incredible abilities by/through an extensive/excessive training regimen. Originally beginning as an individual with few or no special powers, engaging in specialized exercises (physical, mental, spiritual, etc.), allows the trainee to develop enhanced, potentially supernatural skills and techniques. Based on the nature of the training, continued practice can lead one to the greatest levels of one's desired discipline.

In several cases, the user possesses natural talent and/or special powers but trains themselves regardless in order to hone their skills and reach their full potential.








  • Will take time and dedication to develop full mastery over their abilities.
  • Lack of training may cause the user's abilities to fluctuate.
  • Because of the Plateau effect, the user may reach the peak of their physical limits and never improve beyond that.

Known Users[]

See also: Charles Atlas Superpower, Boxing Lessons for Superman, Strong and Skilled, Talented, but Trained and Training From Hell.


  • Soh Woonhwi (Absolute Sword Sense)
  • Honest (Akame ga Kill)
  • Maruo Kaido (Ayashimon)
  • Jeong Sangu (Auto Hunting With My Clones)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Various Characters (Bleach)
  • Saya Otonashi (Blood+)
  • Meiling Li (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Naive T-Cells/Killer T-Cells (Cells at Work!)
  • Ikki Kurogane (Chivalry of a Failed Knight)
  • Hei (Darker than Black)
  • Various Characters (DanMachi)
    • Aiz Wallenstein
    • Bell Cranel
    • Freya Familia
  • Kim Minjun (The Dark Mage's Return to Enlistment)
  • Vandalieu (The Death Mage Who Doesn’t Want a Fourth Time)
  • Demon Slayer Corps (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Keenan Crier (Digimon Data Squad)
  • Kyōma Mabuchi (Dimension W)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
    • Frieza
    • Master Roshi
    • Krillin
    • Yamcha
    • Videl
    • Chi-Chi
    • Piccolo
    • Tienshinhan
    • Son Gohan
    • Son Goku
    • Vegeta
  • Hokuto Shinken Practitioners (Fist of the North Star)
  • Haulia Tribe (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World)
    • Shea Haulia
  • Hajime Nagumo (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World)
  • Hayate Ayasaki (Hayate the Combat Butler)
  • Ihwa/Hero Killer (Hero Killer)
  • Engen/Smiling Man (Hero Killer)
  • Gabimaru (Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku)
  • Walter C. Dornez (Hellsing)
  • Various Characters (Highschool DxD)
    • Cao Cao
    • Issei Hyoudou
    • Sairaorg Bael
  • Various Characters (History's Mightiest Disciple Kenichi)
    • Akisame
    • Kenichi Shirahama
  • Various Characters (Konjiki no Gash Bell!)
  • Various Characters (Legend of the Northern Blade)
  • Arel (The Jobless Hero: I Didn't need Skills Anyway)
  • Jonathan Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Joseph Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Caesar Zeppeli (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
  • Jean Pierre Polnareff (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Dan Yuseong (Infinite Leveling: Murim)
  • Various Characters (Kingdom)
    • Ri Shin
    • Ri Hyou
    • Kyou Kai
    • Ou Hon
    • Ka Ryo Ten
    • Kyou Rei
    • Hi Shin Infantry Corp
    • Gaku Haku Kou
  • Various Characters (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Various Characters (My Hero Academia)
  • Jin Taekyung (Murim Login)
  • Shinobi/Ninja (Naruto)
  • Yeon Juk-Ha (Nine Heavens Swordmaster)
  • Various Characters (One Piece)
    • Monkey D. Luffy
    • Roronoa Zoro
    • Sanji
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2)
  • Pyo Wol (The Reaper)
  • Various Characters (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Elline (Sekai no Owari no Encore)
  • Sung Jin-Woo (Solo-Leveling)
  • Loid Forger/Twilight (Spy x Family)
  • Seran Leila (Tsuyokute New Saga)
  • Sasaki Kojiro (TYPE-MOON)
  • Juuzou Shishimi (UQ Holder)
  • Genkai (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Yusuke Urameshi (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Shinobu Sensui (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Yeonseung Choi (The Constellation That Returned From Hell)


  • Hayley Smith (American Dad!)
  • Jake long (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Big Hero 6 (Big Hero 6)
    • Baymax
    • Fredzilla
    • GoGo Tomago
    • Hiro Hamada
    • Honey Lemon
    • Wasabi No-Ginger
  • Danny Fenton/Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Super Hero Girls (DC Super Hero Girls/DC Comics)
    • Diana Prince/Wonder Woman
    • Barbera Gordon/Batgirl
    • Kara Zor-El/Kara Danvers/Supergirl
    • Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern
    • Karen Beecher/Bumblebee
    • Zatanna "Zee" Zatara
  • Randy Cunningham (Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Daughters of Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • Sandy Cheeks (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Kanan Jarrus (Star Wars)
  • Chase Young (Xiaolin Showdown)



  • Chris Gordon (Demon Accords)

Live Television

  • Charles Gunn (Angel)
  • Various Characters (Arrowverse)
    • Laurel Lance/Black Canary
    • Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
    • Sara Lance/Canary/White Canary
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Various Power Ranger Teams (Power Rangers franchise)
  • Antonio Garcia/Gold Samurai Ranger (Power Rangers Samurai/Super Samurai)
  • Force Users (Star Wars)
  • Various Super Sentai Ranger Teams (Super Sentai franchise)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • John Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Power Rangers (Power Rangers 2017)
    • Kimberly Hart/Pink Ranger
    • Trini Kwan/Yellow Ranger
    • Jason Scott/Red Ranger
    • Zack Taylor/Black Ranger
    • Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger
  • Lucky Luke (They Call Me Lucky Luke film series)
  • Xena (Xena: Warrior Princess)

Video Games

  • Ezio Auditore da Firenze (Assassin's Creed)
  • Ratonhnhaké:ton (Assassin's Creed)
  • Lady (Devil May Cry)
  • Various Characters (Dead or Alive/Ninja Gaiden)
    • Ryu Hayabusa
  • Cloud Strife (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Zod (Injustice: Gods Among Us)
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Aloy (Horizon: Zero Dawn)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda series)
  • Spyro (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Various Characters (Metal Gear series)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • King Dedede (Kirby series)
  • Akihiko Sanada (Persona 3)
  • Various characters (Punch-Out!!)
  • Various Pokemon ("Pokemon")
  • Various characters (Resident Evil series)
  • Segata Sanshiro (Sega)
  • Various characters (Street Fighter series)
  • Various characters (Tekken series)

Web Animations/Comics/Original

  • Elan (The Order of the Stick)
  • Roy Greenhilt (The Order of the Stick)
  • Freelancers (Red vs Blue)
    • Agent Carolina
    • Agent Maine/The Meta
    • Agent New York
    • Agent North Dakota
    • Agent South Dakota
    • Agent Texas/Allison
    • Agent Washington/David
    • Agent Wyoming
  • Various Characters (RWBY)
  • John Doe (unOrdinary)
  • Seraphina (unOrdinary)




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Video Games[]

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