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"So many minds at work. All talking, all dying."
― Alex Mercer, Prototype

The ability to share a collective consciousness between multiple bodies. Not to be confused with Mind Hive or Replication.

Also Called

  • Brainwave Network
  • Collective Consciousness
  • Gestalt Mind
  • Hive Mentality
  • Psychic Network

Capabilities

Hive lets a group of people (most of the time related biologically) "share" the same mind. In some cases one person could take control of another separate body to add to the hive. Like most hive insects like bees and ants, each can work autonomously, though they think the same thing at the same time. The members have little individuality, more or less they are only marionettes controlled by a puppeteer.

In some cases the members of the hive mind have separate brains, mindsets, personalities, and individuality. But both are basically the same, all members work as one, they can all see, hear, and know what the others do. All work as one, each thinks with the same "mind", not as a sum of its parts.

Applications

  • Can be used to scout out areas being able to see and experience in multiple areas at once. If the subjects have any other powers they act as their own team or unit.
  • Control several bodies at the same time.
  • Communicate with a person in the Hive Mind.
  • Gain powers of the body connected to the Hive Mind.
  • Hive Senses across all bodies.
  • Increasing the personal powers of one another.
  • Share calculations/problems with everyone connected to the Hive Mind.

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Requires brain power to control the group.
  • One must not stray from the group.

Known Users

See Also: Hive Mind.

Cartoons

  • Ghostfreak (Ben 10 Series)
  • Nanochips (Ben 10)
    • Nanomech
  • The Bohrok (Bionicle)
  • Delightful Children From Down The Lane (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Vermillion (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
    • Blunk
    • Machia
    • Raggmunk
  • Lazarus 92 (Samurai Jack)
  • Norbius (Sendokai Champions)
  • Kraang (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2012 series)
  • Unity (Rick and Morty)
  • Beta-7 (Rick and Morty)
  • Million Ants (Rick and Morty)

Comics

  • Zazzala/Queen Bee (DC Comics)
  • Krakoa (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathaniel Essex/Mister Sinister (Marvel Comics); via Hive Mind of Sinister Species
  • The Stepford Cuckoos: Sophie, Pheobe, Irma, Celeste, and Esme (Marvel Comics)
  • Poison Queen (Marvel Comics)
  • Dionysus (The Wicked + The Divine)

Movies

  • Xenomorphs (Alien series)
  • The Strangers (Dark City)
  • Mimics (Edge of Tomorrow)
  • The thirteen Mayan aliens (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)
  • Kai (Kung Fu Panda 3)
  • Ultron (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Kaiju (Pacific Rim)
  • Earl (Slither)

Literature

  • Violet & Verbena Pollard (The Bad Place)
  • Phoners (Cell)
  • The Killik (Star Wars Legends)
  • Mnggal-Mnggal (Star Wars Legends)

Live Television

  • Jason Miller (Alphas)
  • The Body Jasmine (Angel)
  • Bringers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Vampires (Charmed)
  • Axons (Doctor Who); Connected to Axos
  • Rutans (Doctor Who)
  • The Borg (Star Trek)
  • Mind Flayer (Stranger Things)

Manga/Anime

  • The Misaka Clone Sisters (A Certain Magical Index/A Certain Scientific Railgun)
  • Kihara Gensei (A Certain Scientific Railgun); via Level Upper, gains powers
  • Kiyama Harumi (A Certain Scientific Railgun); via Level Upper, gains powers
  • Dryad (Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody)
  • The Vajra (Macross Frontier)
  • Nagato/Pain (Naruto)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Radam (Tekkaman Blade)
  • Tekkaman warriors (Tekkaman Blade)

Tabletop Games

TCG

  • The Sliver (Magic The Gathering)

Video Games

  • Tyranids (Warhammer 40k)
  • Eleanor Lamb (Bioshock 2); with Little Sisters
  • Alpha Ceph (Crysis 3)
  • Laurence "Prophet" Barnes (Crysis 3); after the neural blocks were removed
  • Necromorphs (Dead Space)
  • Eaters (Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth)
  • Maenads (Final Fantasy IV: The After Years)
  • The Flood/The Gravemind (Halo)
  • The Reapers (inFamous)
  • Aurum (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • The Fold (Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2)
  • Rachni (Mass Effect)
  • D'Vorah (Mortal Kombat X)
  • Unown (Pokémon)
  • The Infected (Prototype)
  • Zoni (Ratchet & Clank)
  • Leeches (Resident Evil Zero)
  • E-001/Eveline (Resident Evil 7: Biohazard)
  • Black Arms (Shadow the Hedgehog)
  • Voxai (Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood)
  • Zerg (Starcraft series)
    • The Overmind
    • The Queen of Blades
  • Aparoids (Star Fox: Assault)
  • The Many (System Shock 2)
  • Lord of Dust (Metal Gear Survive)

Web Original

  • SCP-171 - Collective Brain Foam (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-408 - Illusory Butterflies (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-414 - Regardless, I Might Prefer Myself Sick (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-428 - The Crowd (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-1919 - Hotel of Duplicates (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-2106-1 - A Conspiracy of Ravens (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-2316 - Field Trip (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-2624 - Laika's Sweetheart Space-Beacon (SCP Foundation)
  • The Convocation (Fear Mythos)
  • The Intrusion (Fear Mythos)
  • EAT (Fear Mythos)

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