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Enhanced Lung Capacity
Power Girl (DC Comics) like her Kryptonian brethren can hold her breath for incredible amounts of time.

Power/Ability to:

Have tremendous lung capacity

The power to have tremendous lung capacity. Sub-power of Enhanced Condition.


The user has a tremendous lung capacity and/or ability to use the oxygen very effectively enabling them to hold their breath for extended periods of time while staying active. This may also include birdlike lungs that allow the user to keep their lungs constantly filled with fresh air.




  • While this ability allows one to survive extended periods without breathing, it doesn't mean they don't need air, but they can survive for longer periods without it. Sooner or later they are going to have to breathe.


Free-diving is mundane and learnable version of this power.

Known Users

  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Supergirl (DC Comics)
  • Power Girl (DC Comics)
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Dheronians (DC Comics)
  • Tamaraneans (DC Comics)
  • Starfire (DC Comics)
  • Blackfire (DC Comics)
  • Thunderbird (Marvel)
  • Mark Grayson (Image Comics)
  • Oliver Grayson (Image Comics)
  • Viltrumites (Image Comics)
  • Breath Boy (Legion of Superheroes)
  • Kwai Chang Caine (Kung Fu)
  • Kirby (Kirby)
  • Krillin (Dragon Ball)
  • The Saiyans, including Vegeta and Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Many Bishokuya (Toriko)
  • Forsaken (World of Warcraft)
  • Alek Filipov (Ripley's Bureau of Investigation)
  • Mermaids and Mermen (H2O: Just Add Water/Mako Mermaids)
    • Louise Chatham; temporarily
    • Julia Dove; temporarily
    • Gracie Watsford; temporarily
    • Charlotte Watsford; temporarily
  • Guybrush Threepwood (Monkey Island); limited to 10 min.
  • Shira (Naruto)
  • Jigglypuff and other "Balloon Species" Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Tidus (Final Fantasy X) and other Blitzball players
  • Rikku (Final Fantasy X)
  • Wakka (Final Fantasy X) and other Blitzball players
  • Yuna (Final Fantasy X-2) and other Blitzball players
  • The Kraken (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Silurians/Homo Reptilia (Doctor Who)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • The Judoon (Doctor Who)
  • Super Commando Dhruva (Raj Comics)
  • Mogana Kikaijima (Medaka Box)
  • Najimi Ajimu (Medaka Box); with Battle Longer (Biological Skill)
  • Pinkemena Diane "Pinkie" Pie (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Morel Mackernasey (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Cheese Sandwich (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Adam Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Inklings (Splatoon)
    • Agent 3


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