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"Bones mending...Flesh stitching itself back together...Nerves Firing back up. Healing Is Pain. And Coming back from the Dead...That was Agony."
― Josh Foley/Elixir to Gauntlet's corpse (Uncanny X-Men Vol 4 Annual #1)

The power to resurrect oneself upon death. Sub-power of Resurrection. Technique of Personal Mastery.

Also Called

  • Self-Revive/Revival

Capabilities

The user is able to revive themselves upon death either instantly or after some time, making abilities like Death Inducement meaningless in the long run. 

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Unavertable Death/Resurrection Negation
  • User cannot bring others back to life, only themselves.
  • If the power is gained through technology, destroying the technology can stop the user from resurrecting, making their death permanent.
  • May take awhile to revive.
  • May have a limited amount of resurrections.
  • May not be able to resurrect if soul or entire body is destroyed.
  • May be limited to deaths by certain causes (ex. killed through supernatural means).
  • May not be able to return back to original state.
  • May have certain conditions for activation.

Known Users

Cartoons/Comics

Folklore/Mythology

  • Jesus Christ (Christianity)
  • Phoenix (Mythology)

Literature

  • Haplo's dog (Death Gate Cycle)
  • Phoenixes (Harry Potter)
  • Firefight (The Reckoners)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies); via Humanization

Live Television/Movies

  • Misty Day (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Mohra Demons (Angel)
  • Humanoid Cylons (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Lazarus Demons (Charmed)
  • Jack Harkness (Doctor Who)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Henry Morgan (Forever)
  • Adam (Forever)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Claire Bennet (Heroes)
  • Adam Monroe (Heroes)
  • Nicky (Little Nicky)
  • Nathan Young (Misfits)
  • Chloe King (The Nine Lives of Chloe King)
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville)
  • Prometheus (Supernatural)
  • Oliver (Supernatural)
  • Rowena (Supernatural)
  • Certain villains (Ultraman series)
    • Guar siblings
  • Esther Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Rayna Cruz (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Qetsiyah (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Wendy Beauchamp (Witches of East End)

Manga/Anime

  • Ajins (Ajin: Demi-Human)
  • Tenzen Yakushiji (Basilisk)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach); via "The Almighty"
  • Godou Kusanagi (Campione!); via Ram authority
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Hisoka Morrow (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance); via Zombie Tattoo
  • Misogi Kumagawa (Medaka Box)
  • Any mermaid flesh eaters who do not die from it (Mermaid Saga)
  • Himuro Gemma (Ninja Scroll)
  • Brook (One Piece); via Yomi Yomi no Mi
  • Shalltear Bloodfallen (Overlord)
  • Reinhard van Astrea (Re:Zero); via Blessing of the Phoenix
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Meliodas (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Hampnie Hambart/Kizuna Astin (Sunday Without God)
  • Tomie (Tomie)
  • Certain monster cards (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Susan Ashworth (The Cat Lady)
  • Guardians (Destiny)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • TJ Combo (Killer Instinct); via Instinct Mode - Last Breath
  • Ed the Undying (Kingdom of Loathing)
  • Mario (Mario)
  • Scorpiton (Patapon)
  • Hero (Patapon 2)
  • The Dark One (Patapon 2)
  • Uberhero (Patapon 3)
  • Dark Heroes (Patapon 3)
  • Rick Taylor (Splatterhouse); via Terror mask
  • Gill (Street Fighter III)
  • Berserker (TYPE-MOON)
  • Chara (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Flowey (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Frisk (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Undyne (Undertale); via Indomitable Will

Web Animation

  • Hura (Kubera)

Web Comics

  • Anyone who reaches God tier (Homestuck)

Web Original

Other

Known Objects

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