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The power to steal the face and/or skin of others and use it as a disguise. Variation of Doppelgänger Morphing.

Also Called

  • Face Stealing
  • Face Theft
  • Feature Theft
  • Mask Morphing
  • Skin Walking

Capabilities

The user can take the face and/or skin of their intended target by pressing it to their own face/body they may wear it like a mask perfectly blending in with the rest of their flesh to appear like the said target through molding or other means. The body normally will adjust to compensate the stolen face to take on the full appearance of the victim or they wear there entire skin and allow it to tighten to assume the targets identity. Though blending in the face can be removed or peeled off returning the user to their natural appearance. Many users preserve multiple faces and carry them like masks in order to change appearance at will.

Some users may be capable of transferring the features from others onto their form, rendering the victim featureless.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May be limited to appearance alone in their disguise.
  • Users entire body may not shift.
  • Users limited to shifting only to those who's faces they have taken.
  • May have no means to preserve their faces.
  • May be restricted to biological creatures.
  • The flesh mask may deteriorates over time.

Known Users

  • Face Thief (Marvel Comics)
  • The Faceless Fiend (Marvel Comics)
  • Jane Doe (DC Comics)
  • Kisaragi Saemon (Basillik)
  • Koh the Face Stealer (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Faceless Men (Game of Thrones/A Song of Fire and Ice)
  • Jaqen H'ghar (Game of Thrones)
  • Naraku's Unnamed henchman (Inuyasha)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Thousand (Marvel Comics)
  • Diva (Blood+)
  • Slitheen (Doctor Who)
  • The Bug (MiB)
  • Warwolves (Marvel Comics)
  • Aliens (The Watch)
  • Etzali (To aru Majutsu no Index)
  • Djinn (Wishmaster)

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