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  • Crazy Ghosts has Ghost, however in a twist he doesn't know that he has the power to alter reality so this ability is played more in line with Rule of Funny
  • In Books Don't Work Here The Author created the world and can change it at will. He has been seen to *poof* things into existence when he forgot to create them earlier. Interestingly enough the main character Robin has also learned to take advantage of the world’s malleable nature: changing character's names, pulling objects out of nowhere, and creating characters herself, though much of her control over the comic comes from bullying the narrator.
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  • Dragon Ball Multiverse: Zen Buu recognises Arale as this during her fight with U14 Android 18.
  • Project 0 has most of the main heroes capable of this through the power of Modding
  • minus., a little girl with a very powerful imagination, is close to the 'ridiculously overpowered' end of the scale and definitely hits "really scaring in how she uses her powers sometimes". The comic is frightening because she has the thought patterns of a typical kid, and is surrounded by people who don't know that omnipotent ≠ the wisdom to use it responsibly. Sometimes she does realize how her actions hurt others and fixes then like when she accidentally killed a woman with a magic act and brought her back. However, plenty of other times she ends up ending/drastically altering the lives of people she crosses without thinking of it, like a man that yelled at her for popping his balloon whom she turned into a balloon and popped. She's also very open to the suggestions of others, and the strip actually ends when she takes a suggestion to bring back every living thing ever back to life, which wipes out all life on Earth due to the lack of space.
    • This is softened by the slightly bizarre place the series is in the Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism. The most important thing is that while death isn't cheap, all it does is turn you into a ghost, which just means you have a spectral tail instead of a legs and can fly. The aforementioned apocalypse isn't even that tragic, as everyone's continuing life as usual. The last half-dozen strips even include the regular kind of oddness back when everyone was alive.
    • After the comic ended, the author showed a series of gag/April Fools strips featuring an "evil Minus" who had the same power but was fearfully vindictive. The first example was possibly the most disturbing, where after a friend of hers accidentally steps on and ruins her sidewalk chalk painting (and apologizes when it's brought to her attention), Minus turns the friend into a chalk drawing and rubs out her face, complete with chalk blood. * Shudder*
  • It's not overtly treated as an example of this trope, but in 8-Bit Theater Red Mage has been shown to alter reality by changing his character sheet. One time, he survived a fall from a great height by "forgetting" to record the damage he was supposed to have taken, and another time he survived having his skeleton removed because he judged it to be "wholly vestigial". On the sidelines, Black Belt once got himself so lost that he warped the fabric of space and accidentally created a clone of himself, while Thief stole his class change from the future.
    • Sarda the Sage a.k.a. The Wizard Who Did It, however, is a classic case of this trope. At one point he rewrote a character's speech bubbles, forcing him to agree with him. Why? Because he could. Also, there was never a fifth Light Warrior named "Bard"...
  • Gunnerkrigg Court:
    • Zimmy, who unfortunately has little control over her powers. She suffers from frightening hallucinations that become real if left untreated.
    • Smitty has a variation on this where he is able to warp reality, but only in ways that minimize entropy; as Parley puts it, his power is to "make everything boring." Throw a deck of cards, and he'll make them land in a perfect stack, arranged by suit and number. Try to play a video game with him, and the final prize will appear at his feet. And if you need something to land in a certain place, let him throw it and it will crash into a bird that appears out of nowhere, then fall onto the correct spot. He seems to have no idea how he does any of this.
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    • Coyote (yes, that Coyote) is able to do this at will. He can stretch and modify his own body however he pleases, pull the moon from the sky and reduce it to pokeable size, and the trees of the forest contort to fit the lines of his body in many scenes.
  • The Author in Bob and George.
  • Non-human example: the Files in Misfile can do this. They make people into fish.
  • Axel gained this ability once he became an evil Buddhist god in Ansem Retort. However, Ansem believes the entire cast has this ability.
  • In Homestuck, Becquerel, Jade's Guardian/Pet wolf demonstrates this ability during Jade's STRIFE battle.
    • And now the stab-happy, omnicidal Jack Noir has the exact same power. Whoops.
      • And then Jade herself, after merging with her dreamself and Bec-prototyped sprite, and PM, after prototyping herself with WQ's ring.
    • Becquerel is actually a type of being known as a First Guardian, all of whom have the same abilities as him. Other First Guardians include Doc Scratch and GCat, with Scratch also being The Omniscient. And then there's Eldritch Abomination Lord English, who seemingly has First Guardian powers and Time Travel, potentially making him the most powerful character in the comic.
    • Also, the Sburb game beta itself: Normal video games don't alter the player's house nor make strange machines appear. Or create entire new universes.
    • Roxy as the Rogue of Void can steal the concept of nothingness itself from an object, meaning she can conjure it out of thin air if she understands it well enough. Roxy is pretty shocked when she finds out how powerful she really is.
    • John gained a Cosmic Retcon ability, allowing him to teleport to anyplace, at anytime, and change anything or any event he wants. This includes the Alpha Timeline, meaning that he can fight fate.
  • In Problem Sleuth, Pickle Inspector gains Reality Warper powers in the Imaginary World (which encompasses most of the world of the comic) due to his high imagination stat. At one point after gaining god-like powers from drinking liquid candy corn, he creates a bunch of duplicates of himself, one of which ascends to godhood and creates the universe.
  • Sluggy Freelance:
    • When Bun-bun had become the Anthropomorphic Personification of nearly all the holidays, he started to gain an ability to alter the reality related to them.
    • In "Torg Potter and the Chamberpot of Secretions", there's a genie with the standard "making your wishes come true instantly" powers.
    • The demons Zefolas and Fezeel can grant wishes to mortals, and they too just need to will for it to happen. Of course, their only real interest is to screw with the wishes enough to get the mortal to agree to give their soul in exchange.
  • Dan Shive of El Goonish Shive portrays himself as being able to alter the size, hair color, appearance, gender, and species of any of the characters that annoy him in a few of the sketchbook comics. On occasion, anyway.
  • Deconstructed in this Wotch filler comic by the creator of City of Reality. After all, if reality was changed, wouldn't that be what's real to you now?
  • Crusader in Jayden And Crusader is the artist of the webcomic and, from time to time, he will use his powers to raise the dead, punish the wicked and generally save the world.
  • A major part of A Beginner's Guide to the End of the Universe is that, since the beginning, the protagonist is able to spend CREATIVITY points (gained usually from killing enemies) to create any object (or creature) he wants, but also change objects, combine them together or imbue them with specific abilities. The more complicated an object is, the more CREATIVITY it costs though. Much later on, a fluid generated by the Stone Icosahedron grants the same abilities to anyone who drinks it. By the end of the comic, the protagonist unlocks his full powers, thus gaining infinite CREATIVITY, allowing him to pull off truly spectacular stunts such as creating a gas giant solely to have its gravitational well divert a projectile off its course.
  • In The Fancy Adventures of Jack Cannon, the hackers have this ability. How effective they are seems to depend on how quickly they can make complex coding.
  • Everyone in Sylvan Migdal's Mnemesis (starts here) can concentrate and create objects out of nothing in the afterlife. More complicated constructs requires more thought and more people to work on it.
  • In Rusty and Co.,
  • APT Comic has Authors, which are Exactly What It Says on the Tin considering they're in something that needs an author to exist.
  • Axe Cop:
    • Uni-Man, or anyone with a unicorn horn, even a severed one just held to their forehead, can wish for almost anything to happen. (You can wish for an entire planet but not to be someone else, for example.)
    • Abraham Lincoln has a copy of all of God's powers. He uses them to put a bomb inside all bad guys and to make a TV set so that Axe Cop can watch them explode.
    • In "The Dogs", Axe Cop buys a magic pencil things drawn with which become real.
  • In Dresden Codak, Hob and his fellow hyper-advanced robots technically do everything with nanomachines, but for all intents and purposes, he's a reality warper. That bizarre Dr. Seuss landscape was a perfectly ordinary field a few minutes ago.
  • The Players in Paonia Pawns can do this.
  • Downplayed with Dark Matt from White Dark Life. He can distort the world at will but even he is bound by rules if he wishes to use his powers on people.
  • A few of the characters co-created by dA users MistyTang and GrimReapette are "Eternals", a dwindling species of space-wandering, immortal elf-like people who are extremely powerful examples of this trope. So powerful in fact, that they are often assumed to be gods by various species they encounter. Some choose to embrace it, some vehemently deny it.
  • Cucumber Quest:
  • In Romantically Apocalyptic, Zee Captain is depicted as both "The Luckiest Person in the World" and a "Space Wizard". And e.g. it seems that she was able to DRINK a black hole with a straw, or kill people by cake-tossing.
    • Snippy, on his side, gets infected by the Biomatrix and by then, acquires the ability to rewrite the whole timeline of the earth the way he wants, and cancel every change if things turn bad the way he organized them. Which he does very often, according to the bonus entries.
    • The Biomatrix and the Lifealope can respectively alter life, or create it, which (mostly in the second case) is a form of reality bending.
  • In Ensign Sue Must Die, Sue Prime rewrites the universe to be her own fanfic so she could be together with Spock Prime again. Unfortunately, by then, Ensign Sue started developing her own conscience and personality, which made it harder for Sue Prime to brainwash the Star Trek cast.
  • In And Shine Heaven Now, the fangirls that occasionally get through from our world into Shine's have this ability. While they mostly use it to force their ships together, they can change a person's ability, personality, or appearance...and if their victim isn't careful, it could be permanent. This is why Twilight vampires sparkle: fangirls got to them and made them sparkle.
  • In Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal strip for 2012-11-10, God has problems with involuntary Reality Warping: whenever some weird violent idea comes into his mind, it actually happens, and he can't undo it. That basically explains the Old Testament.
  • ReBoot: Code of Honor: "Code Commands" allow those who know them to affect the fabric of the Net. The Guildmaster's objective is to compile "The Codex", a tome of every single Code Command, essentially making him as powerful as the Users themselves.

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