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The power to reduce or remove the need for bodily necessities.

Also Called

  • Contained Metabolism
  • Deprivation

Capabilities

Users physical needs are greatly reduced or completely removed. These needs include air/breathing, sleep/rest, food, drink, bodily evacuations, shelter from environmental effects and their lack (heat/cold, dryness/wetness), etc. User is also able to stay unmoving without normal effects this would have.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May only be able to disregard some needs.
  • May have limited time period available.
  • Disregarding some needs may cause certain capacities to degrade, regardless of of maintaining stable health. Eg: Forgoing eating may lead to muscular dystrophy, etc.

Known Users

See Also: The Needless and Perpetual Motion Monster.

Literature

  • Sally Sandwich (Sweet Story)
  • Timmy Taco (Sweet Story)

Movies/Television

  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Stanton Parish (Alphas)
  • Neil Cuddahy (Mutant X)
  • Daggon/Cole Hauser (Tracker)
  • Jem'Hadar (Star Trek); only when supplied with Ketracel White
  • Changelings (Star Trek)
  • Borg Drones (Star Trek); only when connected to the Collective
  • Data (Star Trek)
  • Terminators (Terminator)
  • The Golden Army (Hellboy II)

Cartoons

  • Aku (Samurai Jack)
  • The Guardian (Samurai Jack)
  • Kevin Levin (Ben 10); in his Ultimate form
  • Professor Paradox (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Vlad Plasmius (Danny Phantom)
  • Gems (Steven Universe)
  • Emotions (Inside Out)

Comics

  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); while under a yellow or blue sun
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • The Flash (DC Comics)
  • Dr. Manhattan (DC Comics)
  • Amazons of Themyscira (DC Comics)
    • Hippolyta (DC Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics); while in diamond form
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics); while in diamond form
  • Colossus (Marvel Comics); while in Steel form
  • Original Xorn (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • A-Bomb (Marvel Comics)
  • Skaar (Marvel Comics)
  • Heralds of Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Asgardians (Marvel Comics)
  • Olympians (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic (Ultimate Marvel Comics)

Manga/Anime

  • Empty Cans (Akikan!)
  • Titans (Attack on Titan); only need sunlight to stay active
  • Demon Lord (Sekai Maou)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Zetsu and clones (Naruto)
  • Ryoko Hakubi (Tenchi Muyo)
  • Asato Tsuzuki (Descendants Of Darkness)
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Artificial Humans (Dragon Ball)
  • Isaac bNetero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Genos (One Punch Man)

Video Games

Tabletop Games

  • Vampires (Vampire the Masquerade); only need blood to stay conscious

Known Objects

  • Mayan Sun Amulet (Gargoyles)

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