Questions tagged [morphing]

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Why was Ax surprised that Visser Three could morph a kafit bird?

In Animorphs #18, The Decision, Ax is shocked when Visser Three morphs a six-winged kafit bird, a creature native to the Andalite home world. His shock stems from realizing the evil Visser must have ...
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What happens if a Yeerk infests someone in morph and then demorphs?

We know that it's possible for Yeerks to infest individuals while in morph. In The Hork Bajir Chronicles, a Yeerk called Esplin manages to temporarily infest an Andalite while the Andalite is in morph:...
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Why didn't the Animorphs use their Leeran morphs after returning home?

In #18 The Decision, the Animorphs all acquire Leeran morphs. Since Leeran are telepathic and can read minds, it seems like quite a useful morph for espionage or interrogation of captured Yeerks. Why ...
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Why are injuries sometimes not healed by morphing and demorping?

In Megamorphs 2: In the Time of Dinosaurs Tobias is injured while in his "own" hawk-form. He tries to heal himself by morphing and demorphing, but it doesn't work, his injuries remain. Normally, your ...
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Why didn't Jake ever use his Howler morph again?

In #26 The Attack, Jake acquires a Howler morph. In my opinion, this is hands-down the most dangerous battle morph Jake has ever acquired. (As evident from the events in said book.) However, in the ...
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What was Cassie planning to morph into when assaulting the Yeerk Pool?

In the first Animorphs book The Invasion, the group decide to attack the Yeerk Pool in order to save Jake's brother Tom. In order to achieve this, they all acquire animal DNA that would be suitable ...
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How old is the morphing technology in Animorphs?

In the Animorphs book (and shortly-lived television) series, the ability to morph into animals is conferred via touching an Escafil Device, a blue cube named for its Andalite creator. However, the ...
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Are the Animorphs the only non-Andalites with morphing technology?

In the very first Animorphs book, the five human kids (Jake, Marco, Rachel, Cassie, and Tobias) gain morphing powers from Prince Elfangor before his death. These powers were created by Andalites and ...
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Could the animorphs change into anything with DNA?

Since all living things have cells, could it be possible for someone with the morphing ability be able to change into a bacteria, or even a plant?
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Why do Animorphs have a two hour limit?

Why is there a two hour time limit on a morph? Is there anything in canon that explains why?
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Smallest creature an Animorph can change into?

In the Animorphs series book series, you see them change into mosquitoes, fleas and all sorts of small creatures. Could they go into single celled organisms? Also, when they changed into mosquitoes, ...
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In Animorphs why can't a nothlit reuse the Escafil Device?

In Animorphs why can't Tobias reuse the Escafil Device or the Morphing Cube once he becomes a nothlit (stuck as a red tailed hawk)? In the book The Change the Ellimist restores his power to morph. ...
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Where does the extra mass come from in a high-mass morph?

So, in Animorphs, the kids gain the ability to morph into any animal they can touch. For the most part, the exact mechanics are hand-waved due to it being magic-like alien technology, but one in ...