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Werewolf Physiology
Werewolf HD
Rage under the Moon.

Power/Ability to:

Use the traits of werewolf

Power to use the abilities of a werewolf. Variation of Mythic Physiology and Canine Physiology.

Also Called

  • Lycan
  • Lycanthrope Physiology
  • Lycanthropy
  • Lycanthropy Mimicry
  • Lycanthropy Transformation
  • Werewolf Mimicry
  • Werewolf Transformation
  • Wolfman Mimicry
  • Wolfman Physiology

Capabilities

User with this ability is a werewolf with the ability to transform into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like creature, either purposely or after being placed under a curse and/or lycanthropic affliction via a bite or scratch from a werewolf, or some other means. This transformation is often associated with the appearance of the full moon.

The user gains the traits of werewolves, most obvious being ability to change into a wolf with the natural characteristics inherent to both wolves and humans, including senses, stamina , etc. In addition werewolves are often attributed strength and speed far beyond those of wolves or men and may have them in lesser amount even untransformed form.

Other than this, details vary considerably: some are limited to single form which ranges from completely animal to man-wolf (humanoid with fur, claws and fangs); some can shift between human, wolf-man (humanoid wolf) and pure wolf; while others are able to choose to what extend they want to change and what parts. Their wolf-form may be completely natural wolf in form, something resembling Dire Wolf or even something directly from the darkest dredges of human fear for wolves. Although some wolfen instinct is likely influence werewolf in transformed state, this varies from completely animal mind to perfectly aware human, even to the stereotypical monster lusting for blood.

Although it is very commonly linked to werewolves, they aren't all vulnerable to silver or other traditional weaknesses. For some these are no more or less harmful than any other metal or substance, some are essentially un-killable for anything else.

Applications

Variations

Depending of what is the cause of the condition:

  • Curse Transformation: via magical influence, usually a curse.
  • Genetic Condition: inherited condition.
  • Spiritual Possession: possession by wolf spirit, becoming one being.

Associations

Limitations

  • Applied electricity may prevent the transformation.
  • May be connected to the phases of the Moon (Full Moon in particular) and either only be able to transform or be involuntarily forced to change during one.
  • May be vulnerable to silver, wolfs-bane and/or other traditional werewolf weaknesses, or be harmed only by them.
  • May include loss of memory of human emotion and life.
  • May include loss of self-control.
  • May be vulnerable to other Lycanthropes natural attacks.
  • If werewolves and vampires are natural enemies, may be vulnerable to their bite.

Known Users

Folklore

  • Werewolves (Mythology/Folklore); near global

Anime/Manga

  • Gabriel Van Helsing (Van Helsing)
  • The Captain (Hellsing)
  • Sajin Komamura (Bleach)
  • Olivier/Loup-Garou (Heartcatch Pretty Cure! Movie)
  • Werewolf (Van Helsing)
  • Ginei Morioka (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Raymond Coker (Marvel)
  • All wolves (Wolf's Rain)
  • Darcia (Wolf's Rain)

Film/Television

  • Christa Stammers (Being Human U.K)
  • George Sands (Being Human U.K)
  • Anthony McNair (Being Human U.K)
  • Nina Pickering (Being Human U.K)
  • Thomas McNair (Being Human U.K)
  • Lee Tully (Being Human U.K)
  • Amy McBride (Being Human U.K)
  • Craig Ford (Being Human U.K)
  • Richard Galvin (Being Human U.K)
  • Leo (Being Human U.K)
  • Allison (Being Human U.K)
  • Milo (Being Human U.K)
  • Lady Catherine (Being Human U.K)
  • Larry Chrysler (Being Human U.K)
  • Bobby (Being Human U.K)
  • Waldemar Daninsky (Paul Naschy's "Hombre Lobo" film series)
  • Tony Rivers (I Was A Teenage Werewolf)
  • Werewolves (Supernatural)
  • Werewolves (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel)
    • Daniel Osbourne/OZ (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel)
    • Veruca (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
    • Nina Ash (Angel)
    • McManus (Angel)
  • Mason and Tyler Lockwood (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Klaus Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries and The Originals)
  • Hayley Marshall (The Originals)
  • All Werewolves (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Werewolves (Teen Wolf)
  • Derek Hale (Teen Wolf)
  • Peter Hale (Teen Wolf)
  • Scott McCall (Teen Wolf)
  • Mason Greyback (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Wolfman (Cirque du Freak:The Vampire's Assistance)
  • Wolfman/Lawrence Talbot (The Wolfman)
  • Scott McCall (Teen Wolf)
  • Sir John Talbot (The Wolfman)
  • Michael Corvin (Underworld); vampire-werewolf hybrid
  • Tommy Dawkins (Big Wolf)
  • Clawdeen Wolf (Monster High)
  • Clawd Wolf (Monster High)
  • Howleen Wolf (Monster High)
  • Lucian (Underworld)
  • Little Red Riding Hood a.k.a. Ruby (Once Upon a Time)
  • All Lycans (Underworld)
  • Garth Fitzgerald IV (Supernatural)

Comic/Cartoon

  • Werewolf By Night/Jack Russell (Marvel)
  • Ursula Beers (Marvel)
  • Cheryl Lansing (Marvel)
  • Kenneth Long (Marvel)
  • Lou Hackett (Marvel)
  • Tom Burke (Marvel)
  • Peter Snubb (Marvel)
  • Benwolf (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Wolfsbane (Marvel)
  • Lydia Varadi (Marvel)
  • Jeffrey Winters (Marvel)
  • Layla Linski (Marvel)
  • Wayne & Wanda (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Wayne's & Wanda's Kids (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Hugo von Stahl (Marvel)
  • Theodore Seville (Alvin and the Chipmunks meet the Wolfman)

Videogame

  • Jon Talbain/Gallon (Darkstalkers)
  • Free/The Man with the Demon Eye (Soul Eater)
  • Warwick (League of Legends)
  • Yugo the Wolf (Bloody Roar)
  • Valkenhayn R. Hellsing (BlazBlue)
  • Volf (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Akira Inugmai (Wolf Guy)
  • Werewolves (Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Sonic the Werehog (Sonic Unleashed)

Literature

  • Remus Lupin (Harry Potter)
  • Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
  • All werewolves and werewolf-chameleons (Shadow Falls)
    • Lucas Parker
    • Fredericka
    • Will
    • Mrs. Parker
    • Mr. Parker
    • Monique
    • Kylie Galen
  • Grubbs Grady (The Demonata)
  • Wolf Woods (Megaman Star Force)
  • Peter Rumancek (Hemlock Grove)
  • Nicolae Rumancek (Hemlock Grove)
  • Eddie Quist (The Howling)
  • Masha Quist (The Howling)

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