The ability to stretch, deform, expand, or contract one's body into any form imaginable.

Also Called

  • Elastic/Stretchy/Stretch Powers
  • Elongation/Plasticity/Stretchability
  • Expandable/Malleable/Stretchable Body
  • Ductility/Mutability/Pliability
  • Super Stretching


The user is or can become extremely malleable and elastic, allowing them to stretch, flatten, deform, expand, and contract their whole body, including limbs, torso, neck, etc. They can control how elastic/flexible they or parts of them are, allowing user to change their bodies into various tools or other constructs.

They are extremely hard to wound or hurt due to their body reflexively absorbing damage by stretching with attacks, but may still feel pain.





  • May have a limit on how far they can stretch.
  • May have to use kinetic force, such as punching or kicking, or even getting punched or kicked, in order to stretch.
  • May be more vulnerable against piercing or cutting attacks.

Known Users

See Also: Rubber Man


  • Mr. Fantastic (Marvel Comics)
  • Spidercide (Marvel Comics)
  • Super-Skrull (Marvel Comics)
  • Anole (Marvel Comics)
  • Montagu Mullarkey (Marvel Comics)
  • Modulus (Marvel Comics)
  • Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Symbiots (Marvel Comics)
  • Paperdoll (Marvel Comics)
  • Rubbermaid (Marvel Comics)
  • Susan Storm/Ultra Woman (Marvel Comics)
  • Spanner (Marvel Comics)
  • Tommy (Marvel Comics)
  • Evan Sabahnur/Genesis (Marvel Comics)
  • Plastic Man (DC Comics)
  • Elongated Man (DC Comics)
  • Spectre (DC Comics)
  • Metamorpho (DC Comics)
  • Madame Rouge (DC Comics)
  • Martian Manhunter (DC Comics)
  • Miss Martian (DC Comics)
  • Inque (DC Comics)
  • Clayface (DC Comics)
  • Ciji (DC Comics)
  • Composite Superman (DC Comics)
  • Rubberduck (DC Comics)
  • Crush (DC Comics)
  • Elongated Lass (DC Comics)
  • Lastikman (Filipino Komiks)
  • Gum Girl (The Gumazing Gum Girl)
  • Engineer (Image/Wildstorm)
  • BubbleGum Jane (Ka-Blam)
  • Mona (Mo & Jo Fighting together forever)
  • Mister Shifter (Sonic the Comic)
  • Hydran (Sonic the Comic)
  • Metallix Mark II (Sonic the Comic)
  • Bunnie D'Coolette (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Rubber Ducky (Tick)
  • One (Trio)


  • Helen (Claymore)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball)
  • Lord Slug (Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug)
  • Namekians (Dragon Ball)
  • Pilaf Machine (Dragon Ball)
  • Catapy (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Super Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Janemba (Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn)
  • Cyclopian Guards (Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler)
  • Angila (Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug)
  • Princess Snake (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Franmalth (Fairy Tail)
  • Miki Hosokawa (Hell Teacher Nube)
  • Najimi Ajimu (Medaka Box); with Giraffe Neck (Biological Skill) allows lengthen neck
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Misumi Tsurugi (Naruto)
  • Nurari (Naruto)
  • Mitsuki (Naruto)
  • Charlotte Katakuri (One Piece)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Ruki (Senyu)
  • Land-Lord (Youkai Apartment no Yuuga)
  • Byonko (Zatch Bell)


  • Chamille (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Jake (Adventure Time)
  • 2-D Man (Batman Beyond)
  • Makuta (BIONICLE)
  • Rahkshi (BIONICLE)
  • Kraata (BIONICLE)
  • Floraunas (Ben 10 series)
    • Wildvine
  • Polymorphs
    • Goop (Ben 10 series)
    • Ultimate Kevin
  • Kraaho (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Ester
  • Galvanic Mechamorphs (Ben 10 series)
    • Upgrade
    • Malware
    • Kevin 11
  • Thep Khufans (Ben 10 series)
    • Snare-Oh
    • Mummy
    • Kuphulu
  • Methanosians (Ben 10 series)
    • Swampfire
  • Segmentasapiens (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Bloxx
    • Build-A-Guy
  • Boyster (Boyster)
  • Gameboy (Captain N: The Game Master)
  • Gena Ramírez-Akiyama (Kabuki Akiyama Z)
  • Stretch-O-Mutt (Krypto the Superdog)
  • Sanford D. Ingleberry/Snake of the Gangreen Gang (The Powerpuff Girls); one off
  • Pilar (Combo Ninos)
  • Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Undergrowth (Danny Phantom)
  • Unusually Flexible Girl (Drawn Together)
  • Dynomutt (Dynomutt, Dog Wonder)
  • Gemini Lumnix/Robogirl (Robogirl); hair only
  • Elastigirl (The Incredibles)
  • Jack (Justice League)
  • Cobra (Legend of the Dragon)
  • Elastico, A.K.A. Experiment 345 (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Various characters (Loony Tunes)
  • Cathy (Monster Buster Club)
  • B.O.B (Monsters Vs Aliens)
  • Corona Jane (The New Adventures of Nanoboy)
  • Careena Payne (New Adventures of Nanoboy)
  • Tallstar (She-Ra)
  • EveryMan (The Simpsons)
  • Bart Simpson as Stretch Dude (Simpsons' Treehouse of Horrors X)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Patrick Star/The Elastic Waistband (Spongebob Squarepants); via The Elastic Waistband's costume
  • Rubber-Band Man (Static Shock)
  • The Humen Rubber Band (SuperNormal)
  • Joey Lastic (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
  • Bertha Bombshell (Totally Spies)
  • Maurecia (Wayside School)
  • Rubber Chucky (Yin Yang Yo!)
  • Mr. Pix (RHG)
  • Ferret (Super Mansion)
  • Stretch (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Stretch Monster (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Super Stretch (Super Stretch & Microwoman)
  • Johnny Test (Johnny Test)


  • B-Dawg (Air Buddies); via Power Ring of Inspiron
  • Glen Belland (Charmed); while under the stretch your mind spell
  • Piper (Heroes)
  • Lastika (Lastikman Movie)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Lash (Sky High)
  • Pete Ross (Smallville); while infected with kryptonite-laced gum
  • Zam Wesell (Star Wars)
  • Link Evilman (The Thundermans)
  • 4th Brother (Ten Brothers)
  • Eugene Victor Tooms (The X-Files)

Video Games

  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • Hell Spawns (Quake: Dissolution of Eternity)
  • Hero (Drawn To Life)
  • Dusiel (Guardian Archangels)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Regenerators (Resident Evil 4)
  • Bandersnatches (Resident Evil Code: Veronica)
  • Spawns/Tarbabies (Quake Series)
  • Slender Man (Slender Online Game)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Mecha Sonic (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Dhalsim (Street Fighter)
  • Necro (Street Fighter)
  • Twelve (Street Fighter)
  • Zant (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Chwing (Urban Rivals)

Known Objects

  • Lotus Twister (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Banyan Twister (Xiaolin Chronicles)
  • Inspiron Power Ring (Super Buddies)
  • Gomu Gomu no Mi (One Piece)