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Power Inheritance
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Will Stronghold (Sky High) attains his Super Strength and Flight from both his Parents.

Power/Ability to:

Imitate the powers of your parents

The condition to have the talents and/or powers of one or both of your parents. Sub-power of Ancestral Evocation.

Also Called

  • Genetic Powers
  • Inheritance
  • Parental Heredity

Capabilities

The user can copy the powers of their parents. If one of their parents was an artist, they'd gain their artistic talents without any practice. If one of their parents was in the Marine Corps, they gain their physical endurance without any training. If their parents were superheroes, they gain either one or both of their powers.

Applications

Variations

  • Generational Empowerment
  • Guardian Inheritance - imitate the powers from past heroes and protectors.
  • Father Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological father.
  • Mother Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological mother.
  • Grandfather Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological grandfather.
  • Grandmother Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological grandmother.
  • Sibling Inheritance - inherit the abilities of one's siblings.
  • Aunt Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological aunt.
  • Uncle Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological uncle.
  • Parasitic Inheritance

Limitations

  • Only works if your powers are passed down by your parents.
  • May be limited to the powers from a single parent, but can gain the powers from the other parent later on in life.
  • Power can be replicated by DNA Replication.

Known Users

See also: Superpowerful Genetics.

Cartoons

  • Jake and Haley Long (American Dragon: Jake Long); inherited dragon powers from their maternal kindship
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10 series); gains the Anodite and magical abilities from her paternal grandmother, Verdona
  • Blythe Baxter (Littlest Pet Shop); has the ability to understand the language of animals which she got it from her mom

Comics

  • Thunder (DC Comics); gains electrical powers from her father Black Lightning
  • Galacta (Marvel Comics); gains cosmic powers from her father Galactus
  • Talisman (Marvel Comics); Inherited magical shaman abilities like her father, Shaman

Films

  • Norm (Norm of the North); has the unique ability to talk to humans and emotes like one which was passed from his grandfather
  • Will Stronghold (Sky High); gains Super Strength and Flight from his parents.

Folklore/Mythology

  • Demigods (Mythology); may have the power(s) of their godly parent
    • Heracles/Hercules (Greek/Roman Mythology); gains his strength from his father Zeus/Jupiter

Literature

  • Gods and Demigods (Beauchamp Family and Summer on East End Series)
    • Freddie Beauchamp; inherited his father ability to create water.
    • Freya Beauchamp; inherited her mother's supernatural cooking talent.
    • Ingrid Beauchamp; inherited her mother ability to heal.
    • Jo Noble; inherited her mother goddess powers.
    • Mardi and Molly Overbrook; both of the girls powers and attributes are inherited from they're father and mother souls.
  • Demigods (Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus); gain powers from their godly parents
  • Chameleons (Shadow Falls); inherit powers from both their parents and their foreparents
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls); inherits protector powers from her father Daniel Brighten
  • Vampires (Shadow Falls); most possess the vampire virus passed down by their families
  • Renesmee Carlie Cullen (The Twilight Saga); inherited her parents' gifts but switched them around so instead of hearing thoughts, she can show people her thoughts, and instead of having her mother's shield, she penetrate any shield

Live Action TV

  • Wyatt, Chris and Melinda Halliwell (Charmed); gain Whitelighter powers from their father Leo Wyatt
  • P.J. Halliwell (Charmed); gains Cupid powers from her father Coop
  • Piper Halliwell (Charmed); gains power to freeze from her mother Patty Halliwell
  • Paige Matthews (Charmed); gains Whitelighter powers from her father Sam Wilder
  • Kat Mitchell (Charmed); gains Molecular Deceleration from her aunt Piper Halliwell
  • Tamora Mitchell (Charmed); gains Molecular Acceleration from her aunt Piper Halliwell
  • Gordon family (Ghost Whisperer)
    • Beth Gordon
    • Melinda Gordon
    • Aiden Lucas
    • Mary Ann Patterson
    • Tessa
  • Jennie Bowman (Heroes); inherited Fire Breathing from both her parents
  • Matt Parkman (Heroes); inherited Telepathy from his father
  • Sylar (Heroes); inherited Intuitive Aptitude from his father
  • Tommy Clark (Heroes Reborn); inherited Power Absorption from his great-grandfather
  • Ariel, Bridgette and Marie Dubois (Medium); gains the medium powers from their mother Allison Dubois
  • Alan Diaz (Mighty Med); gains Animal Morphing from his grandfather

Manga/Anime

  • Sakurada Family (Castle-Town Dandelion)
  • Alice Users (Gakuen Alice); can inherit the Alice of one of the parents or if their parents both have Alice's they can inherit both of them or one in most cases
  • Laxus Dreyar (Fairy Tail)
  • Hyoudou Children (Highschool DxD Ex)
  • The Key's to Exile (Last Exile)
  • Kekkei Genkai users (Naruto)
  • Maka Albarn (Soul Eater); gains the weapon manifestation from her father (anime only)
  • Death the kid (Soul Eater); gains the Shinigami power from his father
  • Hinami Fueguchi (Tokyo Ghoul)

Video Games

  • Dante and Vergil (Devil May Cry series); inherited their power from their father, The Dark Knight, Sparda
  • Jin Kazama/Devil Jin (Tekken)

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