The power to possess or have traits of, or be a Vengeance Spirit. Variation of Transcendent Spirit Physiology or Transcendent Ghost Physiology, Punishment and Revenge Empowerment. Not to be confused with Vengeance Deity Physiology or Revenant Physiology.

Also Called

  • Spirit of Vengeance, Revenge and Retribution
  • Vengeful Spirit/Ghost Physiology

Capabilities

A user with this ability either is or can transform into a Vengeance Spirit, a spirit/ghost who represents or is associated with vengeance, revenge, retribution, and even karma. They return from the afterlife to seek revenge for a cruel, unnatural or unjust death they went through, or even the case of the spirit's body not being burred properly or their grave being disturbed. Vengeance Spirits were fairly common in mythology and greatly feared among civilizations.

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Known Users

Comics/Novels

  • Spectre (DC Comics)
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel Comics)
  • Bosou Koblamin (Valiant Entertainment)

Folklore/Mythologies

  • Woman in White (American Folklore); carried over to America.
  • The Green Lady (British Folklore)
  • Mogwai (Chinese Mythology)
  • Nü gui (Chinese Folklore)
  • Yuan gui (Chinese Folklore)
  • Sihuanaba (El Salvador and Guatemala Folklore)
  • Keres (Greek Mythology)
  • Chudail (Hindu Mythology)
  • The Silbón (Latin America Folklore)
  • Onryō (Japanese Mythology)
    • Funayūrei
    • Kuchisake-onna
    • Goryō
  • Dybbuk (Jewish Mythology)
  • La Llorona/the Weeping Woman (Mexican Folklore)
  • Chindi (Navajo Mythology)
  • Dama Branca/Woman in White (Portuguese Folklore)
  • Lemures (Roman Mythology)
  • Patasola (South America Folklore)
  • Phi Tai Hong (Thai Folklore)
  • La Sayona (Venezuela and Colombia Folklore)

Television/Movies

  • Jimmie Bones (Bones Film)
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel)
  • La Llorona (The Curse of La Llorona)
  • Woman in White (Supernatural)
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