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"You can't escape me! I've got grasshopper thighs and the sonar of a killer whale!"
― Sideshow Bob (The Simpsons)

The power to possess genetically-exclusive traits and powers. Variation of Power Inheritance.

Capabilities

The user possesses and is able to utilize special traits and powers that are exclusive to their genetic code, either of their race/species, or family line.

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Genes can possibly be stolen for other uses.
  • Genes can be erased by genetic therapy.
  • As DNA replication is never completely accurate, the genes may be lost during reproduction.

Known Users

ComicsCartoons

  • Mutants (Marvel Comics); via X-Gene manifesting at some point in their life, some Mutants have undergone secondary mutations

Anime/Manga

  • Ackerman Family (Attack on Titan)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Tien Shinhan (Dragon Ball)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball); via Saiyan cells.
  • Armstrong Family (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • 72 Pillars (Highschool DxD)
  • Rias (Highschool DxD)
  • Sirzechs (Highschool DxD)
  • Fanalis (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic)
  • Users of Kekkei Genkai (Naruto)
  • The Musk Tribe (Ranma 1/2)
  • The Witches of Sin (Re:Zero)

Video Games

  • Users of Eagle Vision (Assassin's Creed)
  • Mew (Pokémon)
  • Ludger Kresnik (Tales of Xillia 2)
  • Possessors of the Devil Gene (Tekken series)

Others

  • Ruby Rose (RWBY)
  • Schnee Family (RWBY)
  • Homo Superior (The Tomorrow People)

Gallery

Anime/Manga

Video Games

Web Series