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"Ah... Its good to let the old midsection breathe."
"What.... How the hell are you alive?"
― Seamus and Peter Griffin asking how he is alive when his body is completely wooden (Family Guy)

Power to transform into or have a physical body made up of wood. Technique of Wood Manipulation. Variation of Plant Mimicry.

Also Called

  • Arboreal Mimicry/Physiology
  • Tree Mimicry/Physiology
  • Wood Physiology


User is made up of or can transform their body completely into wood. Users' transformed form is either anatomically identical to their normal form, aside of being made of wood, in which case it contains all to organs and is somewhat vulnerable to attacks. Alternately the user can transform into homogenous matter, without any part of their form being more important than the other.




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


  • Very likely slows the user.
  • Can dehydrate far quicker than a human body.
  • May require constant connection with earth or water.
  • May be restricted to single variation.
  • May catch fire easily.
  • Not exactly Invulnerability since limb can be broken off.
  • May be vulnerable to everything that a normal plant would be (fire, plant poisons, etc.).

Known Users


  • Seamus (Family Guy)
  • Shao Yen (Master Raindrop)
  • Timberwolves (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • The Beast (Over the Garden Wall)



  • Siren Figurehead (The Golden Voyage of Sinbad)


  • Dryads (Greek Mythology)
  • Skogsrå (Norse Mythology)


  • Ents (Lord of the Rings)
  • Neti (Star Wars Expanded Universe)
  • Nym (The Wheel of Time)

Live Television

  • Wooden Cyberman (Doctor Who)


  • The Wood (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Azuma (Fairy Tail); after overusing magic
  • Nikosen (Inuyasha)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Bridling Bird (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Yggdrasil (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Guardian ÄRM, III (Drei) (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Kamui Wood (My Hero Academia)
  • Yamato (Naruto)
  • Males of Cosmo's species (Sonic X)
  • Pinecones (Yuru Camp)


  • Vampire Orchis (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Cherrymon (Digimon)
  • Woodmon (Digimon)
  • Harold (Fallout series)
  • The Lone Wanderer (Fallout 3); via barkskin perk
  • Whispy Woods (Kirby)
  • Wood Man (Mega Man series)
  • Trevenant (Pokémon)
  • Yggdrasil (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Koroks (The Legend of Zelda)

Web Animation

  • Tree Man (asdfmovie)

Web Comics

  • Tuls Tenebrose (Ava's Demon)
  • Maggie Lacivi (Ava's Demon)