Some of these fictional heroes transform themselves into their true identities or new bodies.
- The Beast transforms back into his old handsome human prince form, Prince Adam.
- The Blue Fairy turns Pinocchio into a real boy.
- Queen Elsa becomes a beautiful Snow Queen.
- Wallace is turned into a were-rabbit in the light of the Full Moon.
Anime and manga
- A-ko Magami magically transforms her different outfit into her most powerful sailor-suited battle uniform.
- Serena Tsukino becomes Sailor Moon with the Transformation Brooch.
- Sakura Kinomoto magically transforms into Cardcaptor Sakura. Sakura's different outfit also magically transforms into her school uniform, while she's transforming.
- Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan after witnessing the death of his best friend, Krillin.
- Baby Dragon becomes Thousand Dragon with Time Wizard's effect to age the opponents' monsters.
- Twilight Sparkle transforms herself into an Alicorn princess.
- Sunset Shimmer becomes Daydream Shimmer to defeat Midnight Sparkle.
- Marinette Dupain-Cheng transforms into Ladybug with the Ladybug Miraculous.
- Adrien Agreste transforms into Cat Noir with the Cat Miraculous.
- Alya Césaire transforms into Rena Rouge with the Fox Miraculous.
- Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki transform their regular outfits into their battle outfits.
- Daniel "Danny" Fenton transforms into Danny Phantom.
- Ben Tennyson transforms into various alien forms with the Omnitrix.
- Hot Rod becomes Rodimus Prime, the new Autobot leader.
- Martin Morning involuntarily transforms into a new form nearly every time he wakes up in the morning.
- Prince Adam transform into He-Man by Power Sword.
- Clark Kent becomes Superman.
- Bruce Banner becomes The Incredible Hulk when he gets angry.
- Alex Murphy becomes RoboCop after he was brutally gunned down by Clarence Boddicker and his gang.
- Link becomes the Fierce Deity Link with the Fierce Deity Mask to destroy Majora and save Termina from the angry moon.
- Young Link becomes the Fierce Deity in the Hyrule Warriors series.
- Mr. Game and Watch becomes an octopus to hit enemies with his tentacles.
|“||Here's to us, Fiona. (Donkey: Shrek, if you drink that, there's no going back.) I know. (Donkey: But, no more wallowing in the mud?) I know. (Donkey: And no more itchy butt crack?) I know. (Donkey: But you love being an ogre!) I know! But I love Fiona more. (Donkey: Shrek! No! Wait!)||„|
|~ Shrek, about to drink the transforming "Happy Ever After" potion, to Donkey's fear.|