"Even cannonballs can't scratch me."
― Capone Bege (One Piece)
"Beneath this mask, there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask, there is an idea, Mr Creedy. And ideas are bulletproof!"
― V (V for Vendetta)

The power to be immune or highly resistant to bullets and gunfire. Sub-power of Dermal Armor and Enhanced Durability. Variation of Selective Invulnerability.

Also Called

  • Ballistic Protection
  • Bullet Immunity
  • Bulletproof Skin
  • Bulletproofness


User is immune or highly resistant to bullets and gunfire, whether by having an armor, ability to heal very quickly, letting the bullets pass right through them or some other way.



  • User isn't immune to pain or knock-back.
  • Close-range or contact shots may still harm the user.
  • High-caliber bullets may be able to breach the user's skin.
  • In some cases, the User can be harmed by bullets and feel the impact, but not actually killed by the bullets.

Known Users


  • Gyanza Rujike (Black Cat)
  • Chiropterans (Blood+)
  • Homunculi (Buso Renkin)
  • Jeremiah Gottwald (Code Geass)
  • C.C. (Code Geass)
  • Mr. Anaconda (Crayon Shin-chan: The Secret Treasure of Buri Buri Kingdom)
  • Hei (Darker than Black); via Coat
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Bora (Dragon Ball)
  • Z Fighters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Ki Users (Dragon Ball series)
  • Artificial Humans (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Sloth (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Greed (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Inuyashiki Ichirou (Inuyashiki)
  • Shishigami Hiro (Inuyashiki)
  • Kamen Rider #2 (Kamen Rider Spirits)
  • Angels (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Daz Bones/Mr. 1 (One Piece)
  • Hody Jones (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Linlin/big Mom (One Piece)
  • Pekoms (One Piece)
  • Onibaba (Pacific Rim)
  • Edajima Heihachi (Sakigake Otokojuku)
  • Wang Ta-Ren (Sakigake Otokojuku)
  • Angeloids (Sora no Otoshimono)

Video Games

  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Arch Azul (Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cereberus)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Evil Ryu (Street Fighter)
  • Gray Fox (Metal Gear)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Pokémon with the ability "Bulletproof" (Pokémon)


  • Steel Sterling (Archie Comics)
  • Terry McGinnis/Batman (Batman Beyond); via Bat Suit
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
    • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman
    • Kara Zor-El/Supergirl
    • Conner Kent/Kon-El/Superboy
    • Dru-Zod
    • Kara Zor-L/Power Girl
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Swamp Thing (DC Comics)
  • Captain Hero (Drawn Together)
  • OvertKill (Image Comics)
  • Savage Dragon (Image Comics)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Colossus (Marvel Comics); when in his metal form
  • Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Tony Stark (Marvel Comics); via Iron Man armor
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • Ben Grimm/Thing (Marvel Comics)
  • Bruce Banner/Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic (Marvel Comics)
  • Anya Corazon/Spider-Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Mattie Franklin/Spider-Woman (Marvel Comics)
  • Juggernaut (Marvel Comics)
  • Hercules (Marvel Comics); when enhanced to Olympian god by Zeus.
  • Albert (Marvel Comics)
  • Vulture (Marvel Comics)
  • J2 (Marvel Comics)
  • Mainframe (Marvel Comics)
  • Machine Teen (Marvel Comics)
  • Vision (Marvel Comics)
  • Rhino (Marvel Comics)
  • Alistair Smythe (Marvel Comics)
  • Luke Cage (Marvel Comics)
  • Kitty Pryde (Marvel Comics)
  • Shortfuse the Cybernik (Sonic the Comic)
  • Nutzan Bolt (Sonic the Comic)
  • Derek Marvin (The Young Guardians)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians)
  • Mister Majestic (Wildstorm/DC Comic)
  • The High (Wildstorm/DC Comic)

Live Television/Movies

  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Skip (Angel)
  • Terry McGinnis/Batman (Batman Beyond); via Bat Suit
  • Diamondhead (Ben 10)
  • Chromastone (Ben 10)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Pierrot le Fou (Cowboy Bebop)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Stephanie (DWP)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Neo-Vipers (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Karl Ruprecht Kroenen (Hellboy)
  • Baron Samedi (Heroes)
  • Immortals (Highlander)
  • Stitch (Lilo and Stitch)
  • Baldwin P. Vess/Bulletproof (C.O.P.S.)
  • RoboCop (RoboCop)
  • Clark Kent (Smallville)
  • Terminators (Terminator)
  • Powerpuff Girls (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Cybermen (Doctor Who)
  • Werewolf (Doctor Who)
  • Stingrays (Doctor Who)
  • Robotboy (Robotboy)
  • XJ-9/Jenny Wakeman (My Life As a Teenage Robot)

Web Animation