Shapeshifting, also called transformationtransmogrification, or metamorphosis, refers to a change in the form or shape of a person. It primarily refers to either:

  • a change from human form to animal form and vice versa, OR
  • a change in appearance from one person to another

Although shapeshifting is not believed to be scientifically or medically possible, it is a common theme in myth and a popular theme in science fiction and fantasy stories.

Please do not categorize individual characters in this category. Metamorphosis - coming from the word "morph" which means to take on another appearance or assume the form of something else. Myths and legends including metamorphosis include Vampire Folklaw, where the victim is reborn after being bitten in the neck, Zombie legends, where you are changed into a zombie and start eating brains and many others.

All items (56)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.