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The Best Shapeshifting Superheroes

Updated August 2, 2019 574 votes 93 voters 2.7k views18 items

List RulesVote your favorite shapeshifting superheroes.

Superheroes who can shapeshift come in many forms (literally). From changing into other life forms to resembling inanimate objects and shapes, these heroes can contort their bodies into almost anything.

However, these guys and gals aren’t always limited to turning into other people. In fact, some heroes (Beast Boy and Martian Manhunter, to name a few) can transform into more massive creatures as part of their normal abilities. From Ms. Marvel, Rogue, Spawn, and more, these shapeshifting superheroes are - if nothing else - definitely shifty. Given the fantastic talents of all these awesome characters, who should be considered the top hero?

Vote up your favorite shapeshifting superheroes to see which character is the best at being incognito.

  • Martian Manhunter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Superheroes
    Photo: DC Comics
    The Martian Manhunter is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Joseph Samachson and artist Joe Certa, the character first appeared in Detective Comics #225 "The Manhunter From Mars" in November 1955. He is known for being one of the core members of the Justice League of America. J'onn J'onzz has featured in other DC Comics-endorsed products, such as video games, television series, animated films, or merchandise like action figures and trading cards. He was ranked #43 on IGN's greatest comic book hero list.... more on Wikipedia
    • Appears In: Justice League Unlimited, Young Justice, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Justice League: Doom
    • Powers & Abilities: Flight, Psychokinesis, Invisibility, Shapeshifting, Telepathy
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  • Beast Boy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Superheroes
    Photo: DC Comics
    Beast Boy is a fictional character from the 2007 animated film Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo.... more on Wikipedia
    • Appears In: Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!, Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo
    • Powers & Abilities: Shapeshifting, Hand-to-hand combat
    Are they your favorite shapeshifter?
  • Miss Martian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shapeshifting Superheroes
    Photo: DC Comics
    Miss Martian is a fictional superhero in the DC Comics Universe. Miss Martian was created by Geoff Johns and Tony Daniel and first appeared in Teen Titans #37. Miss Martian is named "Megan Morse" after Marvel Comics editor Ben Morse's wife, Megan. Morse is a friend of Johns'.... more on Wikipedia
    • Appears In: Young Justice
    • Powers & Abilities: Flight, Psychokinesis, Invisibility, Shapeshifting, Telepathy
    Are they your favorite shapeshifter?
  • Kamala Khan is a fictional superheroine appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by editors Sana Amanat and Stephen Wacker, writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Adrian Alphona, Khan is Marvel's first Muslim character to headline her own comic book. Khan made her first appearance in Captain Marvel #14 before headlining the Ms. Marvel comic book series in February 2014. Within the Marvel Universe, Khan is a teenage Pakistani American from New Jersey with shapeshifting abilities, who discovers that she has Inhuman genes in the aftermath of the "Inhumanity" storyline and assumes the codename Ms. Marvel from her idol Carol Danvers. Marvel's announcement that a Muslim character... more on Wikipedia
    • Appears In: Marvel Universe
    • Powers & Abilities: Shapeshifting
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