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30th Sep '17 12:12:44 AM SantosLHalper
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-->''"He has a way of suddenly materializing at one's side like one of those Indian blokes who shoot their astral bodies to and fro, going into thin air in Rangoon and re-assembling the parts in Calcutta. I think it's done with mirrors."''
-->--''Bertie Wooster, [[Literature/JeevesAndWooster Joy in the Morning]]''
25th Sep '17 12:53:34 PM BeerBaron
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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series, this is one of the many powers possessed by the [[MagicalSociety Psijic]] [[TheOrder Order]] thanks to their [[SufficientlyAdvancedMagic thousands of years in the study of magic]]. The can project to speak with and be visible to only the individuals they want, even across the continent.
3rd Sep '17 11:40:21 PM JMQwilleran
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* In the first book of ''Literature/TheBartimaeusTrilogy'', Underwood does this and discovers that his apprentice, the book's main character Nathaniel, has been spying on him. Things nearly turn very nasty, until he gets called away.
18th Aug '17 2:49:50 PM MadAnthony94
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* As the picture indicates, this is one of the many mystic arts Comicbook/DoctorStrange has mastered. He can also pull someone else's astral form out of his/her body, though the other person usually freaks out and needs constant reassurance that everything is okay.

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* As the picture indicates, this is one of the many mystic arts Comicbook/DoctorStrange has mastered. He can also pull someone else's astral form out of his/her body, though the other person usually freaks out and needs constant reassurance that everything is okay. Strange bypasses the whole "physical body left helpless" thing; his body simply can't be harmed while he's not in it. On the other hand, he can't be outside his body for more than twenty-four hours or he dies.
13th Aug '17 10:18:40 AM Predictboi
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* In ''VideoGame/NightInTheWoods'', the main protagonist Mae Borowski was unexpectedly given the power by the Black Goat, which can only be activated when she dreams at night in order to tell her what's going on in the town that she is living in.
23rd Jun '17 7:59:27 PM Elle
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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Esmeralda Weatherwax can move her consciousness away from her body and share an experience with a target, or several as in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'' when she possessed a swarm of bees. In ''Discworld/AHatFullOfSky'', Tiffany Aching learns a similar trick but remains disembodied.

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'': Esmeralda Weatherwax can move her consciousness away from her body and share an experience with a target, or several as in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'' ''Literature/LordsAndLadies'' when she possessed a swarm of bees. In ''Discworld/AHatFullOfSky'', ''Literature/AHatFullOfSky'', Tiffany Aching learns a similar trick but remains disembodied.
11th May '17 8:25:29 AM rafi
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Batman performs this through meditation in "Dawn of the Dead Man!" after being BuriedAlive by ComicBook/GentlemanGhost. With help from Deadman, he's able to [[DemonicPossession possess]] Speedy in order to get Green Arrow's help before he runs out of air and defeat Gentleman Ghost.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Batman performs this through meditation in "Dawn of the Dead Man!" after being BuriedAlive by ComicBook/GentlemanGhost.Gentleman Ghost. With help from Deadman, he's able to [[DemonicPossession possess]] Speedy in order to get Green Arrow's help before he runs out of air and defeat Gentleman Ghost.
11th May '17 8:15:12 AM Arivne
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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-438 SCP-438 ("Addictive Straitjacket of Espionage")]]. SCP-438 appears to be a normal straitjacket. When it is put on, the person wearing it falls into a coma and undergoes an OBE (Out of Body Experience). Their consciousness can travel great distances instantly and effortlessly, with a full range of sensory perception.
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* [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-438 SCP-438 ("Addictive Straitjacket of Espionage")]]. SCP-438 appears to be a normal straitjacket. When it is put on, the person wearing it falls into a coma and undergoes an OBE (Out of Body Experience). Their consciousness can travel great distances instantly and effortlessly, with a full range of sensory perception.
4th May '17 1:07:10 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** Despite not having any PsychicPowers of his own, Xavier's [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor sometimes-ally, sometimes-enemy]] ComicBook/{{Magneto}} can do this as well.

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** Despite not having any PsychicPowers of his own, Xavier's [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor sometimes-ally, sometimes-enemy]] ComicBook/{{Magneto}} can do this as well.well - though hasn't recently.



* ''Fanfic/WithThisRing'': A number of magic-users are capable of this, though OL notes that the Atlantians have it down to a science compared to surface occultists.

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* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' has Doctor Strange do it, as usual, as well as Harry (apparently entirely by accident, since he's only done it once and not since), and Jean, who manages to, with Cerebro [[spoiler: astrally project herself to Asgard]] at the end of the first book.
* ''Fanfic/WithThisRing'': A number of magic-users are capable of this, though OL notes that the Atlantians Atlanteans have it down to a science compared to surface occultists.
2nd May '17 1:51:32 PM Dravencour
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* VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}} can do this through her power as an Umbra Witch, which primarily sees use whenever she has to protect Cereza from the angels she fights.
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