The ability to enhance oneself and others via accelerated evolution. Sub-power of Evolution Manipulation. Opposite to Devolution.

Also Called

  • Evolutionary Process
  • Metamorphosis
  • Self-Upgrade
  • Ultimatized


User can enhance themselves and others via accelerating the evolution process by triggering a bodily recovery system, restructuring their genome and upgrading to a better physical form. Upgrading can lead to new physical changes and enhancements or perhaps extra parts, natural armor or weapons. High end wielders of this ability can control the very flow and essence of all progressive evolutions.





  • Interruption during evolution process may result in Premature Evolution.
  • Every species has different and unique evolutionary processes.
  • Evolution can sometimes only change instead of enhancing the being.
  • May not be able to return to previous form if wanted.
  • May require a specific skill or power to be learned.
  • May require extensive data about the desired evolution.
  • May only be able to evolve other individuals instead of themselves.
  • Weak against Stagnation.
  • Users may have a maximum number of evolution steps.
  • Users of Devolution can erase anything the user has gained.
  • May cause skills and parts to be lost, especially if the skills/parts could be used for something else more useful

Known Users

See Also: Evolutionary Levels and Evolution.


  • Chaos Knuckles (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien); via the Ultimatrix
  • Maltusians (DC Comics); via Maltusian Evolution Tapestries
  • High Evolutionary (Marvel Comics)
  • Amazo (Justice League)


  • Tyrant (Akame ga Kill)
  • Aizen (Bleach); via The Hogyoku
  • Pernida Parnkgjas (Bleach)
  • Kars (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency)
  • "Requiem" Stands (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure); Via Stand-Arrow
  • Yin (Darker than Black)
  • The Four Heavenly Kings (Toriko); via Gourmet Cells
  • Lordgenome (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
  • All Digimon (Digimon)
  • Every Claymore (Claymore); via excessive stress or will
  • USBM (Bio-Meat: Nectar)


  • Destroyah (Godzilla)
  • Evolve Humans/Evo's (Heroes franchise)
  • Godzilla (Shin Godzilla)

Video Games

  • Zerg (StarCraft)
  • Primal Zerg (StarCraft)
  • Pyron (Darkstalkers)
  • Most Bakugan (Bakugan series)
  • Most Invizimals (Invizimals)
  • Pip (Chrono Cross)
  • Eve (Elsword)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)


  • Crawler (Worm)

Known Objects

  • Ultimatrix (Ben 10)
  • Nemetrix (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Stand-Arrow (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Digivice (Digimon series)
  • Code D (Space Dandy)
  • Gourmet Cells (Toriko)