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The power to transform elemental metals into other elemental metals. Sub-power of Periodic Table Powers. Variation of Metal Transmutation.

Capabilities

The user can alter elemental metals (excluding metalloids such as silicon) into that of any other. This includes metal atoms in a mixture or solution with other atoms, as well as metal atoms bonded into molecules with other atoms (such as the sodium in salt.)

Applications

  • Convert safe metals into toxic ones, strong into weak ones or base metals into precious metals, and vice-versa.
  • Generate explosions by converting metals in water into an Alkali metal.
  • Poison others by converting the trace metals in their foods into toxic ones.
  • Alter the properties of most substances.
  • Initiate or influence various chemical processes.

Associations

Limitations

  • May not be able to affect metal within living matter.
  • May require eye-contact, touch or some other action.
  • May have unexpected results if misused.
  • Effects may be temporary or irreversible.
  • May be limited in how much matter can be affected at once.
  • May need to know the composition of a target to affect it.

Known Users

  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Alchemy (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Tromites (DC Comics)
    • Element Lad
  • Alchemists (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Alchemy (Marvel Comics)
  • El Diablo (Marvel Comics)