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Kratos Gorgon Medusa
Kratos (God of War) upholds a Gorgon's head to clear way.

Power/Ability to:

Transmute matter into stone

The ability to change targets (usually living) into stone.

Also Called

  • Medusa Effect
  • Stone Transformation


The user is able to paralyze and freeze other living beings by turning them into solid stone upon making physical contact or eye contact with them. This ability allows the user to entire populations into stone with enough skill and secretly defeat unsuspecting opponents.




  • Eye-contact may be required.
  • Effects may only be temporary.
  • Reflective surfaces may reflect the ability's effects.
  • Some targets might be immune.
  • May require a personal touch with the object or person to petrify them.
  • The effect is not necessarily permanent, Reanimation and Petrification Cancellation may reverse it all together.

Known Users

  • King (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Gema (Los Protegidos)
  • Dabura (Dragon Ball)
  • Medusa (Mythology)
  • Boa Hancock (One Piece)
  • Jadis, The White Witch (Narnia)
  • Evergreen (Fairy Tail)
  • Stheno (Mythology)
  • Euryale (Mythology)
  • Fate Averruncus (Mahou Sensei Negima)
  • Meta (Charmed)
  • Anacondy (Yes! Pretty Cure 5 GoGo!)
  • Kratos (God of War franchise); via Medusa's/Euryale's Head
  • Bizarro-Girl (DC)
  • Grey Gargoyle (Marvel)
  • Delphyne Gorgon (Marvel)
  • Tomi Shishido/The Gorgon (Marvel)
  • Van Kleiss (Generator Rex)
  • Queen Regina (Once Upon A Time)
  • The Jade Warlord (The Forbidden Kingdom)
  • Vaati (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Hideo Asou (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Tabuu (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
  • Captain Basilisx (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Deuce Gorgon (Monster High)
  • Onoki (Naruto)
  • Ishidate (Naruto)
  • Kokatorimon (Digimon)
  • Goren of the Stone (Zatch Bell)
  • Dark Spyro (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Semu (Love Monster)
  • Mukai (King of Fighters series)
  • Valentina (Philippine Comics)
  • Basilisks (Mythology)
  • Cockatrice (Mythology)
  • Serpentina (Power Rangers: Mystic Force)
  • Medusa (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Basilisks (Final Fantasy games)
  • Yuna, Rikku & Paine (Final Fantasy X-2); via the Dark Knight dressphere, Mascot, Alchemist, Blue Mage, Floral Fallal, Machina Maw & Full Throttle
  • Several Demons (Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne)
  • Several Demons (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Shion Kozakura (Kagerou Project)
  • Azami (Kagerou Project)
  • Rider (Fate/Stay Night); via Mystic Eyes of Petrification
  • Uncle (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Daolon Wong (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Jafar (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland)


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