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Neil Cuddahy (Mutant X) has the ability to go without sleep while maintaining optimal mental faculties and health.

Power/Ability to:

Reduce/remove or the need for bodily necessities

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

Also Called

  • Contained Metabolism
  • Deprivation
  • Self-Sufficiency


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.




  • 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


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

Western Television

  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Stanton Parish (Alphas)
  • Neil Cuddahy (Mutant X)
  • Daggon/Cole Hauser (Tracker)

Western Animation

  • Aku (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)

Comic Books

  • Kryptonians (DC); while under a yellow or blue sun
  • Firestorm (DC)
  • Captain Atom (DC)
  • The Flash (DC)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel); while in diamond form
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel); while in diamond form
  • Original Xorn (Marvel)
  • Hulk (Marvel)
  • A-Bomb (Marvel)
  • Skaar (Marvel)
  • All Heralds of Galactus (Marvel)
  • Asgardians (Marvel)
  • Olympians (Marvel)
  • Sentry (Marvel)
  • Sunspot (Marvel)


  • 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 Netero (Hunter X Hunter)


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