Kratos (God of War) upholds a Gorgon's head to clear way.
Transmute matter into stone
The ability to
change targets (usually living) into stone.
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, and reanimation may reverse it all together.
Dabura ( Dragon Ball)
Medusa ( Mythology)
Boa Hancock ( One Piece)
Evergreen ( Fairy Tail)
Stheno ( Mythology)
Fate Averruncus ( Mahou Sensei Negima)
Meta ( Charmed)
Anacondy ( Yes! Pretty Cure 5 GoGo!)
Kratos ( God of War); via Medusa's Head
Bizarro-Girl ( DC)
Grey Gargoyle ( Marvel)
Delphyne Gorgon ( Marvel)
Tomi Shishido/The Gorgon ( Marvel)
Van Kleiss ( Generator Rex)
Jadis ( Chronicles of Narnia)
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)
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)
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
Boa Hancock can petrify any unlucky soul who falls victim to her charms with her Mero Mero Merrow.
Hideo Asou can petrify anything he touches.
Basilisx (Super Mario Bros. Z) can petrify anyone by looking at them.
The Grey Gargoyle (Marvel) can petrify anyone by touching them with his right hand, though the effect only lasts for one hour.
Anything Dabura (Dragon Ball) spits on turns to stone, as was Krillin's unfortunate fate.
Evergreen (Fairy Tail) using Stone Eyes.
Meta (Charmed) using her petrifying gaze (click for animation).