Shapeshifters

What Can Cause Shapeshifting?

  • inherited ability life stage (e.g., pupa, caterpillar, butterfly; puberty, menopause, etc.)
  • automatic shift under stress
  • automatic shift under certain specific situations
  • accidental and uncontrollable shift morphing (Terminator II)
  • bite / scratch by creature accident
  • car crash, fall into grave, coma, etc.)
  • advanced medical science / new scientific discovery
  • intentional medical experiment
  • medical experiment gone wrong
  • government-backed experiment
  • surgical operation / brain or other organ transplant
  • nanotechnology
  • genetic engineering
  • evolutionary development / rapidly accelerated evolution
  • mutation
  • transformation machine
  • chemical / pill / drug / radiation
  • disease / virus / plague
  • herb ingestion (Alice in Wonderland)
  • alien technology / alien science / alien medicine / alien machine
  • alien or other interbreeding with humans
  • chant / feth-faiidah chant
  • ritual / dance
  • cloak / wearing of a skin/pelt/clothing with transformation powers/other costume
  • magic cloud/smoke
  • totem
  • channeling of an animal spirit
  • tattoo
  • talisman
  • magical bath/fountain/spring
  • assistance of a magical creature, e.g. faeries
  • magic
  • voodoo
  • curse (The Frog Prince)
  • transformation by a witch
  • magical forest
  • full moon
  • use of true name
  • astral projection
  • virtual reality
  • travel between dimensions
  • time travel
  • reincarnation
  • shift at death
  • symbiosis
  • rent-a-body business
  • gods playing games

Shapeshifting Results

Physical changes

  • complete body transformation
  • partial/minor body transformation
  • body swap (intentional or accidental)
  • combination/assimilation of multiple bodies into one one body
  • split into multiple parts
  • gender transformation
  • size change (larger, smaller, microscopic, etc.)
  • >body mass increase/decrease
  • shape change change to part-animal, part-human
  • change to completely animal
  • change to werewolf/other were creature

Acquisition of New Abilities

  • enhanced normal senses (hearing, sight, touch, taste, smell)
  • paranormal powers (e.g. telepathic ability)
  • supernatural powers/superhuman strength/speed/perception/body part regeneration
  • acquisition of mental powers
  • mental ability increase/decrease
  • mental partitioning
  • acquisition of knowledge held by other (mind / brain transfer)
  • loss of previous powers (e.g., power of human speech)
  • spiritual possession
  • transfer of souls
  • time transfer (e.g., with shift comes transport to another time)
  • aura shift
  • matching shadows
  • personality change
  • derangement
  • change to inanimate object
  • change to vegetable matter
  • energy increase/decrease
  • age change, older or younger
  • age regression/progression
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