Questions tagged [regeneration]

For questions about Regeneration, the action or process of regenerating or being regenerated, in particular the formation of new animal or plant tissue. Always use in conjunction with the specific work tag being asked about.

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Is it true that The Doctor can only regenerate 12 times?

Is it true that The Doctor can only regenerate 12 times? Because if it is, the series won't last much longer. Matt Smith's Doctor is number 11 - that only leaves two more, right?
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If you cut Deadpool exactly in half, which half would regenerate?

If you cut Deadpool exactly in half, which half would regenerate and grow the rest of his body? Or would both halves regenerate a complete Deadpool? Has this happened in the comics? (I haven't had a ...
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How many regenerations does the Doctor have after The Time of the Doctor?

In The Time of the Doctor, the Doctor says that he has a "new regeneration cycle". Does this mean he has another set of 12 regenerations, or just the one?
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Are we sure about the regeneration order of the Doctor?

In The Day of the Doctor, we learn about a new Doctor, aka the "War Doctor", who fit somewhere before the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston). Which raises the question, are we sure about the ...
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Why did the Doctor start to regenerate after the events at Lake Silencio? [duplicate]

At the start of season 6, we see the Eleventh Doctor being shot midway through his regeneration, in order to kill him. However, we now know that this incarnation of the Doctor was the last Doctor of ...
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Why does the War Doctor regenerate?

At the end of "The Day of The Doctor", we see John Hurt's War Doctor step into his TARDIS and start to regenerate into Christopher Eccleston's 9th Doctor. I always thought that Time Lords can only ...
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Effect of the Tenth Doctor’s regeneration on the TARDIS

Why was the TARDIS heavily damaged when the Tenth Doctor regenerated, but when the Ninth Doctor regenerated, there was no visible effect? Is it a writing error, or just done for plot-based reasons?
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How could the regeneration effect have changed over time?

(When I say change, I mean in-universe, not because of editing and the time in which it was produced.) For example, the 3rd Doctor's regeneration was a simple fade, and look at regenerations now, ...
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What is the limit of Deadpool's regenerative ability?

Last night I dreamt that I was Deadpool and someone was going to cut out my lungs, and then my heart while I was still alive. This made me wonder, "wow, what did I eat last night that made my mind go ...