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Many forms of fiction feature characters attributed with superhuman, supernatural, or paranormal abilities, often referred to as "superpowers" (also spelled "super powers" and "super-powers") or "powers". This tradition is especially rich in the fictional universes of various comic book stories, movies, and video games. Below is a list of many of those powers that have been used. Some of these categories overlap.

Types of PowersEdit

Despite their vast diversity, most powers fall into a handful of categories defining their core identity:

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Superpower InteractionEdit

This section refers to the ability to manipulate or otherwise interact with superpowers themselves, not "power" such as electrical power or gravitational power.

Personal Physical PowersEdit

Powers which affect an individual's body.

GeneralEdit

EmissionEdit

AdaptationEdit

Enhanced Physical SkillsEdit

Supernatural Physical Skills Edit

Vision FacultyEdit

Mentality-based PowersEdit

Powers which affect an individual's mind.

GeneralEdit

ESPEdit

The abilities of extra-sensory perception (ESP) and communication.

Physical or Mental DominationEdit

Powers that can control the will of others.

Physics or Reality ManipulationEdit

These powers may be manifested by various methods, including: With some method of molecular control; By access to, or partially or fully shifting to another dimension; manipulating the geometric dimensions of time or space; or using some other unnamed method.

GeneralEdit

Fundamental ForcesEdit

Other Edit

Classical ElementsEdit

Ability to control or manipulate the elements.

Energy Manipulation Edit

These powers deal with energy generation, conversion and manipulation. In addition to generic energy, versions of these powers exist that deal with such things as light, sound, electricity, nuclear energy, and the Darkforce dimension.

Transportation or TravelEdit

Powers that involve changing location of oneself or others.

Flight Edit

Ability to lift off the ground, to ride air currents or to fly self-propelled through the air.

Individualistic Edit

Ability to use powers that will only affect the user.

Illusion Edit

Ability to alter or deceive the perceptions of another. Can be sensory, a light or sound-based effect, or an alteration of mental perceptions.

Mimicry Edit

Shapeshifting Edit

Ability to change appearance or body structure.

Elemental Mimicry Edit

Organic Mimicry Edit

Other Mimicry Edit

DivineEdit

Powers that are deemed all-powerful.

Also seeEdit

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