Template:Construction Henshin Is an ability in which the the user transforms themselves in preparation for battle. This process has also been called metamorphisis, or various other names, depending on the continuity.
The transformation is usualy activated by utilizing some sort of enchanted object such as a pendant, staff, ribbon or familiar spirit. By concentrating on this object, and in some cases by speaking a special phrase or command (optional), and then undergoes anintricate transformation sequence changing to their fully powered form. This transformation includes transition of normal atire into an elaborate costume, physiological alterations (changing eye color, hair color, hair length, ect) and enhaced abilities. Unlike the super transformations in most continuities, henshin rarely drains the users abilities, and does not make them invincible. It also differs from evolution, as it is not permanent.
- Angela the Lucario Hybrid
- Magical Girls
- Angels (Sonic Angels only)
Numerous methods and circumstances for undergoing henshin vary with each continuity, meaning that there could be multiple variations.