"Alright! Our own Peace Maker! Now we're rockin'!"
― Daxter after he and Jak aquired the Peace Maker. (Jak and Daxter series)

The ability to scientifically or supernaturally enhance existing weapons. Sub-power of Weapon Manipulation

Also Called

  • Equipment Advancement
  • Upgraded Weaponry
  • Weapon Augmentation/Modification/Upgrading


The user is capable of enhancing the performance of any weapon by supernatural or scientific means in order to make them stronger and give the new and/or greater powers. The weapon may have added material to make it less fragile and more durable, or enhanced features to make them more powerful.




  • Takes time for weapon to be upgraded.
  • May need to have rare items or spells for an upgrade
  • May be heavier than previous version of weapon.
  • Takes time to get used to weapon.
  • May lose advantage of previous weapon before upgrade (ex. new gun has more power and range, but has less ammo and accuracy than previous one).
  • May not be downgraded again.
  • May be stolen by enemies and used against you.
  • Refined Weapon may only be used for certain people

Known Users

  • Godot (Berserk)
  • Hermit Gunsmith (Cave Story)
  • Adele von Ascham/Mile (Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda series); via various weapons
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics); via Hellfire
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series); via Ancient Lights
  • Tim Drake/Robin (DC Comics)
  • Bunnie D'Coolette (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog); via robotic limbs
  • Mario (Super Mario Bros.); via Hammer
  • Luigi (Super Mario Bros.); via Hammer
  • Nami (One Piece); via Clima-Tact
  • Usopp (One Piece); via Kabuto
  • Brook (One Piece); via Soul Solid
  • Franky (One Piece); via Vegapunk's technology
  • Sango (InuYasha); via Boomerang
  • Tōtōsai (InuYasha)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid); via upgrades to her Power Suit weapons
  • Various RPG game characters (Final Fantasy, Breath of Fire, Legend of Dragoon etc.)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden); via various weapons
  • Power Rangers (Power Rangers)
  • Sentai Rangers (Super Sentai)
  • X (Mega Man X); via his variable weapons system, armor, and limitless potential
  • Zero (Mega Man X); via his techniques, variable weapons, and black armor.
  • Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist); via switching automail limbs with a cold climate model (manga/second anime)
  • Buccaneer (Fullmetal Alchemist); via switching automail arm with different types
  • Xenovia (Highschool DxD); via Ex-Durandal
  • Malga Naruse (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere); via Weiss Fräulein
  • Margot Naito (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere); via Schwarz Fräulein
  • All Zanpakutō users (Bleach); via transformation of Zanpakutō into Shikai and then Bankai form
  • Dante (Devil May Cry); via devil arms
  • Jax (Mortal Kombat); via Cybernetic Arms
  • Haru Glory (Rave Master); via Ten Commandments
  • Pit (Kid Icarus); via Bow upgrades
  • Jak (Jak series); via Morph Gun upgrades
  • Hammerhead Bros (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga)
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics); via improvements to his Billy Club
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics); via modifications to his web formula for special situations.
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics); via enhancements to his shield
  • Misty Knight (Marvel Comics); via bionic arm
  • Tony Stark/Iron Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Forge (Marvel Comics)
  • Marc Spector/Moon Knight (Marvel Comics); via Truncheron
  • Chuck Greene (Dead Rising)
  • Frank West (Dead Rising)
  • Kankuro (Naruto); via Sasori Puppet
  • Sora (Naruto: Shippuden); via Chakra Enhanced Triple-Bladed Claw
  • Haru Glory (Rave Master); via reforging of his Ten Commandment sword by Musica to unlock its final form.
  • Angeloids (Sora no Otoshimono); via Pandora
  • Nightmare (Soul Series); via Soul Edge
  • Satsuki (Starbiter Satsuki)
  • Lion-O (ThunderCats 2011); via Sword and Gauntlet of Omens
  • Slim Cognito (Ratchet & Clank Series)
  • Spyke (Splatoon)
  • Many Power Ranger characters (Power Rangers Series)
  • Many Super Sentai characters (Super Sentai franchise)
  • Weisz Steiner (Edens Zero); via Ether Gear

Known Items

  • The Travelers Sword (Brave Story); via goddess stones
  • The Pack-a-Punch (Call of Duty series)
  • The Onikiri/Kien (Darkstalkers)
  • Tessaiga (InuYasha)
  • The Light Capsules (Mega Man X series)
  • The Nanotech (Ratchet & Clank Series)
  • Various Weapon' Vendors (Ratchet & Clank Series)
  • The Dispersion Pistol Powerup (Unreal Series)
  • The Batour (Wild Arms: Twilight Venom)




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