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The power to change into more powerful versions of oneself. Combination of Evolution and Shapeshifting.

Also Called

  • Form Switchibility
  • Transforming

Capabilities

The user can morph into superior, more powerful versions of oneself. At times, the appearance of such forms is merely cosmetic, while in others, the user's body is completely altered.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Transformations may have a time, damage, energy, etc. limit.
  • Transformations may be permanent.
  • Overuse may be detrimental to the user's health.
  • Transformations may be limited to certain creatures.
  • May be connected to/triggered by something, whether item, phrase, actions, emotional state, etc.

Known Users

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

  • Ikuro Hashizawa/Baoh (Baoh: the Visitor)
  • Hybrids (Chainsaw Man)
    • Denji
    • Katana Man
    • Quanxi
    • Reze
  • Germa 66 (One Piece); via raid suit
  • Zoan Type Devil Fruit Users (One Piece)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece); via Gear Fourth
  • Basil Hawkins (One Piece); via Wara Wara no Mi
  • Dune (Heartcatch Precure)
  • Holders of the Nine Titans (Attack on Titan)
  • Fusion (Precure All Stars DX)
  • Infinity Silhouette (Heartcatch Precure)
  • Skinwalker (Lost Tapes)
  • Angel (Maximum Ride)
  • Take Over Users (Fairy Tail)
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail); via Dragon Force
  • Etherious Demons (Fairy Tail)
  • Overdrive Users (Edens Zero)
    • Drakken Joe
    • Shiki Granbell
    • Kris Rutherford
  • Perry Gomez (Shadow Falls)
  • Shapeshifters and shapeshifter-chameleons (Shadow Falls)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki/Hollow Ichigo/Zangetsu (Bleach)
  • Hogyoku Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Kaname Tosen (Bleach)
  • Arrancars (Bleach)
  • Vizards (Bleach)
  • Zapmolcuno (Pokémon Adventures)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Garlic Jr. (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Frieza's race (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Zarbon (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 13 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z); via absorbing Androids #17 and #18
  • Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Brianne de Chateau (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Sanka Ku (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Su Roas (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Ganos (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Hatchiyack (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Janemba (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Hirudegarn (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Demons (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Indura Transformation
  • Twinrova (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Jinchuriki (Naruto)
  • Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
  • Chimeras (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Toga Himiko (My Hero Academia)
  • Liquid Ocelot (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)
  • Chimeras (Mother 3)
  • Digi-Destined (Digimon Frontier); via Spirit Evolution
  • Vaccine Man (One Punch Man)
  • Carnage Kabuto (One Punch Man)
  • Boros (One Punch Man)
  • Deep Sea King (One Punch Man)
  • Tail Gear Users (Gonna Be The Twintails!)
  • Hero (Drawn to Life)
  • Zero (Mega Man Zero 2); via upgrades
  • Megaman (Mega Man X); via armor change
  • Megamen (Mega Man ZX); via Mega Merge.
  • Liger Zero (Zoids)
  • God Gundam/Burning Gundam (Gundam series)
  • Tsuna (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)
  • Haji (Blood+)
  • Sailor Scouts/Soldiers (Sailor Moon); via evolved planetary transformations
  • Koral Q (Zatch Bell)
  • Ninja Turtles (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: Mutant Nightmare)
  • Kazuma (s-Cry-ed)
  • Ryuho's Zetsuei (s-CRY-ed)
  • Straight Cougar (s-CRY-ed)
  • Baek Yoon-Ho (Solo Leveling)
  • Tyki Mikk (D.Gray-Man)
  • Kakine Teitoku (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Misaka Mikoto (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun); via the level 6 transformation
  • Cybertronians (Transformers)
  • Tenchi Masaki (Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-ohki)
  • Kagura Demuri (Aquarion Evol)
  • Ayaka Kagari (Witch Craft Works) via using Honoka's power
  • Echo (Seikoku no Dragonar)
  • Yaya (Unbreakable Machine-Doll); via Razing Moon Reflection
  • Several Characters (Bastard!!)
  • Himari Noihara (Omamori Himari)
  • Magical Girls (Puella Magi Madoka Magica); Unwillingly upon full corruption of the Soul Gem.
  • Sayaka Miki (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Rebellion Story); Unwillingly in the regular series, can control it after becoming an "angel" for Madoka.
  • Bebe/Charlotte/Nagisa Momoe (Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Rebellion Story)
  • Cosmo (Sonic X)
  • Tsukune Aono (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Kuyō (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Tenmei Mikogami (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Touhou Fuhai (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Ari Jin (Flowering Heart); via Romantic Lip
  • Suha Woo (Flowering Heart); via Shining Pact
  • Min Sunwoo (Flowering Heart); via Rainbow Shadow
  • Forever Lovely (Happiness Charge Precure)
  • Umaru (Himouto! Umaru-chan); unwillingly if she becomes too rowdy/lazy or thinks about being lazy
  • Hiei (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Many Yo-kai (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside)
  • YSP Watchers ( Yo-kai Gakuen Y ); via Y medals
  • Touma Tsukinami (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside); via Yo-kai watch ogre
  • Asta (Black Clover)

Video Games

  • Rin Kaenbyou (Touhou Project)
  • Alecto (God of War)
  • Remilia Scarlet and Flandre Scarlet (Touhou Project)
  • Keine Kamishirasawa (Touhou Project)
  • Shantae (Shantae Series)
  • Nidalee (League of Legends)
  • Druid Class (Diablo II: Lord Of Destruction/World of Warcraft)
  • Druid Class (Warcraft)
  • Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
  • Jeanne (Bayonetta)
  • Eidolons (Final Fantasy XIII)
  • Shadow Bugs (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
  • Bowletta (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga)
  • Bellumbeck (The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass)
  • Joseph Bertrand III (Infamous 2)
  • The Beast/John White (Infamous)
  • Kaiser (MapleStory); via Final Form
  • Angelic Buster (MapleStory); via Dress-Up
  • Mario (Super Mario)
  • Luigi (Super Mario)
  • Yoshi (Super Mario)
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Terra-Xehanort (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts); via drive forms.
  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts); via dark mode.
  • Various Keyblade Wielders (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Nanosuit Users (Crysis)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype); via shapeshifting powers
  • James Heller (Prototype 2); via shapeshifting powers
  • Ventus-Vanitas (Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep)
  • Shadic (Sonic the Hedgehog: Nazo Unleashed)
  • Ermac (Mortal Kombat)
  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Wyzen (Asura's Wrath)
  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • Atrocity (Spider-Man: Edge of Time)
  • Queen Plaga (Resident Evil 4)
  • Demigra (Dragon Ball Xenoverse)
  • Majins (Dragon Ball Xenoverse)
  • Mega-Mix (Crash Bandicoot: The HUGE Adventure)
  • Dark Kahn (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe)
  • Users of Mega Evolution (Pokémon)
  • Ludger Kresnik (Tales of Xillia 2)
  • Tamarinne/Somi Choi (Epic Seven); via Blooming Pendant
  • Users of Chaos Emeralds (Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Miles "Tails" Prower
    • Knuckles the Echidna
    • Shadow the Hedgehog
    • Silver the Hedgehog
    • Blaze the Cat
    • Chaos
  • Sparkster (Rocket Knight Adventures); via Sacred Swords
  • Mettaton (Undertale); via his switch
  • Akuma (Street Fighter)
  • M. Bison (Street Fighter)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Vergil (Devil May Cry)
  • Nero (Devil May Cry)
  • Dante (DmC: Devil may Cry)
  • Vergil (DmC: Devil May Cry)
  • Corrin (Fire Emblem Fates)
  • Aya Brea (Parasite Eve)
  • Little Mac (Punch-Out!!)
  • Woodie (Don't Starve)
  • Impact Man (Mega Man 11); via Power Gear
  • Sumeragi Seven (Azure Striker Gunvolt); via Glaive
  • Eden G7 (Azure Striker Gunvolt); via Grimoires
  • Sumeragi Falcon (Gunvolt Chronicle: Luminous Avenger iX); via Falcon Quills
  • Abomination (Darkest Dungeon)

Comics/Cartoons

  • Robert Bruce Banner (Marvel Comics); as the Incredible Hulk and other Hulk forms
  • Curt Connors (Marvel Comics); as the Lizard
  • Robert Drake/Iceman (Marvel Comics)
  • Colossus (Marvel Comics)
  • Hank McCoy/Beast (Marvel Comics)
  • Wonder Man (Marvel Comics); via Ionic Form
  • Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel Comics)
    • Johnny Blaze
    • Daniel Ketch
  • Johnny Storm/Human Torch (Marvel Comics)
  • Snowbird (Marvel Comics)
  • Tatania Caban (Marvel Comics)
  • Onslaught (Marvel Comics)
  • Symbiote hosts (Marvel Comics)
  • Shatterstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Hosts of the Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics)
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics)
  • M-Twins (Marvel Comics)
  • M (Marvel Comics)
  • Collective Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Werewolf by Night (Marvel Comics)
  • Brood (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Combo Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Edward Walker (DC Comics); as Loose Cannon
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Kirk Langstrom/Manbat (DC Comics)
  • Garfield Logan/Beast Boy/Changeling (DC Comics)
  • Animal Man (DC Comics)
  • Negative Man (DC Comics)
  • Halo (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Red Tornado (DC Comics)
  • William "Billy" Batson (DC Comics); via speaking the magic word "Shazam"
  • Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man (DC Comics)
  • Terrible Trio (DC Comics)
  • Scarecrow (Injustice 2)
  • Lexiac (Justice League Unlimited)
  • Ternion (Teen Titans)
  • Glory (Image Comics)
  • Dinosaurus (Image Comics/Invincible)
  • Enrico Fermi (Image Comics/The Manhattan Projects)
  • Monster Girl (Image Comics)
  • The Troika (Image Comics/WildC.A.T.s/Spawn)
  • The Violator (Image Comics)
  • Brundlefly (The Fly)
  • Pain & Panic (Hercules)
  • Nicole the Holo-Lynx (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog); via Red Star Rings
  • Dragons (American Dragon: Jake Long)
    • Jake Long
    • Haley Long
    • Luong Lao Shi
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10); via the Omnitrix/Ultimatrix
  • Danny Fenton/Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Vlad Masters/Vlad Plasmius (Danny Phantom)
  • Coldstone (Gargoyles)
  • Toby, Nick, Lucas and Jessica (Gormiti)
  • Werewolf (Lost Tapes)
  • Guy/SheZow (SheZow); via speaking the magic word "You Go, Girl!"
  • Gal/DudePow (SheZow); via speaking the magic word "Sock it to Me, Broseph!"
  • Alpha (Men in Black: The Series)
  • Miraculous holders (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
    • Marinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug
    • Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir
    • Gabriel Agreste/Hawk Moth
    • Alya Césaire/Rena Rouge
    • Nino Lahiffe/Carapace
    • Chloé Bourgeois/Queen Bee
    • Nathalie Sancoeur/Mayura
    • Alix Kubdel/Bunnyx
    • Luka Couffaine/Viperion
    • Max Kanté/Pegasus
    • Lê Chiến Kim/King Monkey
    • Kagami Tsurugi/Ryuko
  • Robotboy (Robotboy)
  • Kento (Sendokai Champions)
  • Mariscal Zorn (Sendokai Champions)
  • Sidmodius (Sendokai Champions)
  • Yakis (Sendokai Champions)
  • Expectros (Sendokai Champions)
  • Ultimate Drako (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003)
  • Kevin 11,000 and Devlin Levin (Ben 10)
  • Kevin Levin (Ben 10)
  • Fairies (Winx Club)
  • Cedric (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Glitch Techs (Glitch Techs)
  • Jonathan Rook/Stretch Monster (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • The PJ Masks (PJ Masks)
  • Changelings (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Varvatos Vex (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Luug (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Krel Tarron (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Stuart (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Aja Tarron (Tales of Arcadia)
  • School Bus (The Magic School/The Magic School Rides Again)
  • Monster Girl (Image Comics)
  • Superheroes (DC Super Hero Girls)
    • Wonder Woman
    • Supergirl
    • Batgirl
    • Green Lanturn
    • Zatanna
    • Bumblebee
  • Supervillains (DC Superhero Girls)
    • Harley Quinn
    • Livewire
    • Poison Ivy
    • Star Sapphire
    • Giganta
  • Brick Bradley/Bugman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987)

Literature

  • Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill (Animorphs)
  • Jake Berenson (Animorphs)
  • Rachel Berenson (Animorphs)
  • Tobias Fangor (Animorphs)
  • Tom Berenson (Animorphs); later in series
  • Marco (Animorphs)
  • Cassie (Animorphs)
  • Visser Three (Animorphs)
  • Andalite (Animorphs)
  • All Yeerks (Animorphs); later in series
  • Dracula (Dracula)

Live Television/Movies

  • Michael Corvin (Underworld)
  • Marcus Corvinus (Underworld: Evolution)
  • Quint Lane (Underworld: Awakening)
  • Ultraman Cosmos (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Justice (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Nexus (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Mebius (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Hikari (Ultraman); via fusion with Ultraman Mebius
  • Ultraman Zero (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Orb (Ultraman)
  • Ultraman Geed (Ultraman)
  • Gomora/Litra/Rei (Ultraman)
  • Red King (Ultraman)
  • Power Rangers (Power Rangers)
  • Darkliptor (Power Rangers In Space)
  • Giga Guirail (Denji Sentai Megaranger)
  • Ultimate Org Senki (Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger)
  • Various Giant Robos (Super Sentai/Power Rangers)
  • Riders (Kamen Rider)
  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Vampy Cats/The Swell (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight)
  • Kumiko Ishihara (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight)
  • Legion (Red Dwarf)
  • Tuvix (Star Trek: Voyager)

Known Objects

  • Escafil Device (Animorphs)
  • YSP Watches (Yo-kai watch Jam)
  • Yo-kai Watch Ogre (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside)
  • Glaives (Azure Striker Gunvolt)
  • Grimoires (Azure Striker Gunvolt)
  • Falcon Quills (Gunvolt Chronicle:Luminous Avenger iX)
  • Omnitrix/Ultimatrix (Ben 10)
  • Romantic Lip (Flowering Heart)
  • Shining Pact (Flowering Heart)
  • Rainbow Shadow (Flowering Heart)
  • Tail Gears (Gonna Be The Twintails)
  • Zoan Type Devil Fruits (One Piece)
  • Raid Suits (One Piece)
  • Miraculouses (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • MutaStones (Mutant Turtles: Chōjin Densetsu Hen)
  • Mega Stone (Pokémon)
  • Morphers (Power Rangers)
  • Gregarious 120 (Ready Player One)
  • Chaos Emeralds (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The PJ Masks' pajamas and wristbands (PJ Masks)
  • Blooming Pendant (Epic Seven)

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Video Games

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