The power to manipulate essence on a genetic level. Sub-power of Essence Manipulation. Opposite to Form Manipulation and Non-Life Essence Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Attribute Control/Manipulation/Modification
  • Biological Essence Control/Modification
  • Essence Control/Manipulation/Modification


The user can analyze, shape and manipulate the essence, the attribute or set of attributes such as that make an entity (animal, human, supernatural creatures, etc.) or substance/matter what it fundamentally is, and which it has by necessity, and without which it loses its identity.

They can manipulate genetic/spiritual essence including genotype which can change the entity in any way that can make it better. They can even influence the essence of dead organic matter to reconstitute that being and bring them back to life. The user can change the essence of the target's soul into any type of different soul like of a different species or that of a different entity or individual.

Some users are advanced enough to manipulate the essence of even supernatural beings, deciphering, altering, recombining and hybridizing their specifics attributes with that of others, allowing the creation of optimized brand new entities endowed with incredible levels of power and/or never seen before abilities.

They can change one's attribute to a different nature in order to avoid on coming attacks. Ex. If someone was about to be hit by a Darkness Ball, the user can change their attribute to Darkness in order to be protected from the Darkness Ball and completely unphased.

The user can analysis the essence of one's Biology, DNA, Life-Force, Types of Souls, and even Powers. The user can then device counter measures such as counter powers, devices, etc...









  • Some essences may prove too complex or alien for users to manipulate (though it may change eventually).
  • Some users may not be able to manipulate certain types of essences, depending on their field of expertise.

Known Users


  • Gargamel (Smurfs)
  • Papa Smurf (Smurfs)
  • Smurfette (Smurfs 2)
  • Demongo (Samurai Jack)
  • Chase Young (Xiaolin Showdown)

Video Games

  • Overmind (StarCraft)
  • Cerebrates (StarCraft)
  • Xel'Nagas (StarCraft)
  • Abathur (StarCraft)
  • Zergs (StarCraft)
    • Primal Zergs (StarCraft)
  • Mundus (Devil May Cry)
  • Supernatural Geneticists (Anima Beyond Fantasy)
    • Eljared (Anima Beyond Fantasy)
    • Wissenschaft (Anima Beyond Fantasy)
    • Black Sun (Anima Beyond Fantasy)


  • Ultimagil (Gonna Be The Twin-Tails!)
  • Ruby (Rave Master)
  • Preyas (Bakugan)
  • Elfin (Bakugan)
  • Amazon (Bakugan)
  • DNA Transplant (Yu-Gi-Oh!)


  • Kai (Kung Fu Panda 3)


  • SCP-158 - Soul Extractor (SCP Foundation)
  • Ma-Ti (Channel Awesome)
  • Pokémon with "Aerilate", "Refrigerate", "Pixilate", or "Normalize" abilities (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon that can use Camouflage, Reflect Type or Soak (Pokémon)
  • Porygon, Porygon2 and Porygon-Z (Pokémon); via Conversion and Conversion 2
  • Phantump and Trevenant (Pokémon); via Forest's Curse
  • Pumpkaboo and Gourgeist (Pokémon); via Trick-or-Treat


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