"I've been tortured by the Devil himself. So you, you're just an accent in a pantsuit. What can you do to me?"
― Sam Winechester, speaking to Lady Toni Bevell (Supernatural)
The ability to endure more physical discomfort than average humans. Sub-power of Peak Human Condition. Real world version of Enhanced Endurance.

Also Called

  • Peak Human Resilience
  • Immense/Superior/Maximum (Human) Endurance/Resilient


Users can endure more physical stress than average members of their species. They can tolerate large amounts of physical pain such as being shot or stabbed repeatedly, burned with high heat, and beatings that no ordinary person could handle. They can also hold their breath for 3-7 minutes and remain calm through stressful or painful situations. Users can also tolerate extreme hunger, unbearable thirst, and strong urges to sleep. 



  • This can cause discomfort on the body.

Known Users

  • Brock Samson (The Venture Bros.)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange of Luther Strode)
  • Various Characters (One Piece)
  • Barracuda (Marvel Comics)
  • Frank Castle/The Punisher (Marvel Comics)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Conan (Conan the Barbarian)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Richard "Dick" Grayson/Nightwing (DC Comics)
  • Jason Todd/Red Hood (DC Comics)
  • Oil (DC Comics)
  • Gallifreyans (Doctor Who)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Natalia Romanova/Black Widow (Marvel Comics)
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Marvel Comics)
  • Johann Schmidt/The Red Skull (Marvel Comics)
  • Sam Wilson/Falcon (Marvel Comics)
  • Viper (Marvel Comics)
  • Yuno Gasai (Mirai Nikki)
  • Mumen Rider (One Punch Man)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Supernatural Hunters (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Brotherhood of the Five
    • Jeremy Gilbert
  • Caesar Zeppeli (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II Battle Tendency)
  • Joseph Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Parts II Battle Tendency & III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Jean Pierre Polnareff (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Parts III Stardust Crusaders & IV Diamonds are Unbreakable)
  • Josuke Higashikata (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Unbreakable)
  • John Rambo (Rambo film series)
  • Bean Bandit (Riding Bean)
  • Muggshot (Sly Cooper)
  • Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Isaac Clarke (Dead Space Series)
  • Jeff Fisher (American Dad!)