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The ability to enter a state of self-induced tranquility. Not to be confused with Apathy. Opposite of Feral Mind.

Also Called

  • Mental Endurance/Fortitude/Resilience/Resistance
  • Nerves of Steel
  • Poker Face
  • Tranquility

Capabilities

User can remain calm in virtually any situation, allowing them to think with perfect clarity even when under extreme emotional or physical distress. Users can endure mental stress, and can be essentially immune to emotional manipulation and highly resistant to torture.

Applications

  • Fear Masking
  • Avoid hesitating in some situations.
  • Give the impression that one is immune to pain.
  • Intimidation by demonstrating total disregard of pain or willingness to do anything to achieve their goal.
  • May allow Empaths to use their powers with greater ease.
  • Think clearly in dangerous situations.

Variations

Emotionless Shell

  • Temporarily or permanently empty oneself of emotion. Allows the user to operate at peak efficient by blocking out any external distractions, may alter the properties of the user's chi .

Tranquil Fury

  • Power Mixture with Feral Mind, that allows the user to channel the power of their rage while maintaining absolute control. Users of this ability can attack with the relentless strength of a madman, while gaining the speed and precision of a surgeon.

Associations

Limitations

  • Low-level users may only be able to maintain this state for a short time.
  • Constant suppression of emotions may result in mental instability.
  • Pain is still felt although the reaction is suppressed.
  • May require meditation to perform.
  • Certain events can cause users to be caught off guard.

Known Users

Cartoons

  • Opal (Steven Universe)

Comics

  • Batman (DC Comics)
  • Raven (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)

Films

  • Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Po (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Shifu (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Emperor (Star Wars)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • The Twins (The Matrix)

Manga/Anime

  • Narukami Sakaki (Absolute Duo)
  • Takeshi Kotobuki (Ajin)
  • Sakamoto (Sakamoto desu ga?)
  • Inaho Kaizuka (Aldnoah.Zero)
  • Sōsuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Zommari Rureaux (Bleach); via meditation
  • Shūkurō Tsukishima (Bleach)
  • King Bradley (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Akira Hongō (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Menthuthuyoupi (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Meliodas (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Gaara (Naruto)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Sage Mode Users (Naruto)
  • Hit (Dragon Ball)
  • Marika Tachibana (Nisekoi)
  • Van Augur (One Piece)
  • Donquixote Doflamingo (One Piece)
  • Basil Hawkins (One Piece)
  • Borsalino/Kizaru (One Piece)
  • Trafalgar D. Water Law (One Piece)
  • Dracule Mihawk (One Piece)
  • Nico Robin (One Piece)
  • Shinichi Izumi (Parasyte); after merging with Migi
  • Uragami (Parasyte)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2); via the Soul of Ice technique
  • Seta Sōjirō (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Karasu (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Kurama (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Sensui Shinobu (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Younger Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Clear Note (Zatch Bell!)

Video Games

  • Terumi Yuuki (BlazBlue)
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Yu Narukami (Persona 4)
  • Espurr (Pokemon)
  • Ada Wong (Resident Evil)
  • Sasaki Kojirou (TYPE-MOON)
  • Green Dragon (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Series

Webcomics

  • Han Jee-Han (The Gamer); via Gamer's Mind

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