- "The Avatar State is a defense mechanism, designed to empower you with all the skills and knowledge of all the past Avatars."
- ― Avatar Roku, Avatar: The Last Airbender
The circumstance of gaining power when in danger. Variation of Conditional Power.
The users of this ability can gain tremendous power(s) when in danger.
- Powers may fade when the danger passes.
See also: Defence Mechanism Superpower.
- Index (A Certain Magical Index); via Johns Pen Mode
- Avatars (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
- Yoshino (Date A Live); via Ice Barrier/Field
- Gohan (Dragon Ball Z); formerly
- Gaara (Naruto)
- Inuyasha (InuYasha)
- Hulk (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
- Bowser (Super Mario)