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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

  • 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

  • Phoenix (Mythology)
  • Jesus Christ (Christianity)
  • Rick Taylor (Splatterhouse); via Terror mask
  • Humanoid Cylons (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics); when possessed by the Phoenix Force
  • The Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics)
  • Groot (Marvel Comics)
  • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Christopher Muse/Triage (Marvel Comics)
  • Joshua Foley/Elixir (Marvel Comics)
  • Nico Minoru (Marvel Comics); once via magic
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville)
  • Jack Harkness (Doctor Who)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Hura (Kubera)
  • Claire Bennet (Heroes)
  • Adam Monroe (Heroes)
  • Prometheus (Supernatural)
  • Oliver (Supernatural)
  • Rowena (Supernatural)
  • Esther Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Rayna Cruz (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Qetsiyah (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Misty Day (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Wendy Beauchamp (Witches of East End)
  • Lazarus Demons (Charmed)
  • Any mermaid flesh eaters who do not die from it (Mermaid Saga)
  • Nathan Young (Misfits)
  • Haplo's dog (Death Gate Cycle)
  • Chloe King (The Nine Lives of Chloe King)
  • Susan Ashworth (The Cat Lady)
  • Misogi Kumagawa (Medaka Box)
  • Himuro Gemma (Ninja Scroll)
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Mitchell Shelley/Resurrection Man (DC Comics)
  • Mario (Mario)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Phoenixes (Harry Potter)
  • Anyone who reaches God tier (Homestuck)
  • Mr. Immortal (Great Lakes Avengers)
  • Most Characters (Drawn Together)
  • Nicky (Little Nicky)
  • Kenny McCormick (South Park)
  • Brook (One Piece); via Yomi Yomi no Mi
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach); via "The Almighty"
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Tenzen Yakushiji (Basilisk)
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Hampnie Hambart/Kizuna Astin (Sunday without God)
  • Henry Morgan (Forever)
  • Adam (Forever)
  • Berserker (TYPE-MOON)
  • Guardians (Destiny)
  • Chara (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Flowey (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Frisk (Undertale); via Temporal Reload
  • Undyne (Undertale); via Indomitable Will
  • Ed the Undying (Kingdom of Loathing)
  • Meliodas (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Mohra Demons (Angel)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies); via Humanization
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Godou Kusanagi (Campione!); via Ram authority
  • Firefight (The Reckoners)
  • Reinhard van Astrea (Re:Zero); via Blessing of the Phoenix
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance); via Zombie Tattoo
  • Gill (Street Fighter III)
  • Scorpiton (Patapon)
  • Hero (Patapon 2)
  • The Dark One (Patapon 2)
  • Uberhero (Patapon 3)
  • Dark Heroes (Patapon 3)
  • Certain villains (Ultraman series)
    • Guar siblings
  • Hisoka Morrow (HunterxHunter)
  • TJ Combo (Killer Instinct); via Instinct Mode - Last Breath
  • Demo Samedi (TF2 Freak)
  • Demongo (Samurai Jack)
  • Chamille (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu); via Regenerative Healing Factor
  • Certain monster cards (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Ajins (Ajin: Demi-Human)
  • Tomie (Tomie)
  • Shalltear Bloodfallen (Overlord)
  • SCP-607 - Dorian the Grey Cat (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-1166 - Perfect Lab Specimen (SCP Foundation)
  • Eternal Warrior (Valiant Entertainment)

Known Objects

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