The Stand wiki last edited by dungbootle on 02/22/13 09:08AM View full history

Overview

Jotaro Kujo (right) and his Stand, Star Platinum (left)

A Stand is an innate psychic power used by the heroes and villains of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

There are rules that most Stands generally abide by:

  • A Stand protects its user. There have been some Stands that are actively hostile to their users, however.
  • A person can only have one Stand, though it can sometimes evolve through various means.
  • Since a Stand is a part of the user, any damage that a Stand sustains is also afflicted towards the user. For example, if a Stand gets their leg sliced off, the user's leg is also sliced off. Many object-based or long-range Stands do not suffer from this, however. This is also unlikely to affect non-humanoid Stands since the bodies of the Stand and user are not physiologically equivalent.
  • Only Stand Users can see Stands. To non-Stand Users, a Stand in action most likely resembles an invisible psychic ability, like telekinesis.
  • Stands are bound to a user's body. Some Stands are bound to objects, however.

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