"Cyclops: Jean, I've been wondering—will you marry me?
Jean Grey: Cyclops! Well, if we have children, they'll be mutants. They'll face the same problems we have all our lives.
Cyclops: I wouldn't have it any other way."
― X-Men, "The Final Decision"
The condition to
have the talents and/or powers of one or both of your parents. Sub-power of Ancestral Evocation.
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.
Generational Empowerment - imitate the powers from past heroes and protectors.
Guardian Inheritance 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.
- inherit the abilities of one's siblings.
Sibling Inheritance Aunt Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological aunt.
Uncle Mimicry - imitate the powers from your biological uncle.
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.
See Also: .
Manik Acorn (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog) inherited super speed from his father, Sonic the Hedgehog.
Sonia Acorn (Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog) inherited super speed from her father, Sonic the Hedgehog.
Skye Prower (Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog) inherited mechanical talent from his father, Miles "Tails" Prower.
Melody Prower (Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog) inherited super speed from her mother, Mina Prower.
XS (DC Comics) inherited super speed from her grandfather, Barry Allen/The Flash.
Dynamo 5 (Image Comics) inherited various superpowers from their father, Captain Dynamo.
Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics) inherited his semi-immortality, healing factor and...
...claws from his father, Wolverine.
Raze Darkholme (Marvel Comics) inherited his healing factor and claws from his father, Wolverine...
...and his shapeshifting abilities from his mother, Mystique.
Hulkling (Marvel Comics) inherited his shapeshifting abilities from his mother, Princess Anelle of the Skrulls.
Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics) using her telekinesis she inherited from her mother, Jean Grey.
Skaar (Marvel Comics) inherited his Gamma powered physiology and Oldstrong connection from his parents.
Galacta (Marvel Comics) inherited Power Cosmic and unending hunger from her father Galactus.
David Haller/Legion (Marvel Comics) inherited telepathic and psionic abilities from his father, Charles Xavier.
Lorna Dane/Polaris (Marvel Comics) inherited magnetic manipulation from her father, Magneto.
Flurry Heart (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
Norm (Norm of the North) possess the unique trait to speak and emote like a human which he inherited from his grandfather.
Laxus Dreyar (Fairy Tail) inherited his great-grandfather Yuri Dreyar's
Red Lightning magic.
Natsume Hyuuga (Gakuen Alice) inherited his Fire Alice from his father.
Mikan Sakura (Gakuen Alice) inherited her Alice's from both of her parents.
Joseph Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency) inherited the ability to use Hamon/Ripple from his grandfather Jonathan Joestar and mother, Lisa Lisa.
Josuke Higashikata (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable) inherited his Stand ability from his father, Joseph Joestar.
Giorno Giovanna (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Vento Aureo) inherited his Stand ability from his father, Dio Brando.
Alvis Hamilton (Last Exile) is a
Key to Exile who carries the genetic information necessary to activate one of the Exile ships, which is passed down from mother to daughter.
Hinami Fueguchi (Tokyo Ghoul) is one of the rare Ghouls to have inherited two different
types from both of her parents; a
from her father and a
from her mother.
Shoto Todoroki's (My Hero Acedamia) quirk, Half-Cold Half-Hot, is a combination of his father's Hellfire quirk and his mother's ice based quirk.
Jin Kazama (Tekken) inherited the power of the Devil Gene from his father, Kazuya Mishima and paternal grandmother, Kazumi Mishima neé Hachijo.
Jennie Bowman (Heroes) inherited her
from both her parents.