The ability to create supernatural abilities. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation. Variation of Creation. Opposite to Power Destruction.

Also Called

  • Ability Manifestation/Development/Spawning
  • Power Creation/Manifestation/Development/Spawning
  • Supernatural Ability/Power Creation/Manifestation/Development/Spawning
  • Superpower Creation/Manifestation/Development/Spawning


Users can create/manifest/develop virtually any ability, be it existing or brand new, and bestow it to others or themselves.




  • May be limited on how many abilities user can create.
  • Can not bestow/create ultimate abilities, such as Omnipotence, Omniscience, Omnipresence, Omnilock, Unity or other Omnipotent Powers.
  • The powers created may only be temporary.
  • May require specific resources and/or relevant data.
  • The abilities must be clearly defined (limited by imagination). (See also Power Bestowal.)
  • Abilities created may be random.
  • The abilities granted may all share similar limitations and/or weaknesses.
  • Some users may only be capable of granting powers to certain species, which may or may not include their own.
  • May be able to grant only a certain number of abilties to a given being.

Known Users


  • Silver Age Superman (DC Comics)


  • Roarke/Mephistopheles (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance)
  • The Man in the Moon (Rise of the Guardians)


  • Clary Fray (The Mortal Instruments); uses Symbol Magic to draw unfamiliar symbols for new effects
  • Jake Hunter (
  • Eden (Worm)
  • Scion (Worm)
  • Genesis Spell (The Young Guardians)


  • Shaiapouf (Hunter × Hunter)
  • The Bow and Arrow (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Hanten (Medaka Box)
  • Ginta Toramizu (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • All Nen Users ("Hunter x Hunter")
  • Berg-Katze ("Gatchaman Crowds")
  • J.J. Robinson ("Gatchaman Crowds")


  • Sarrukhs (Forgotten Realms)

Video Games

  • Exobytes (DC Universe Online)

Known Objects

  • "The Formula" (Heroes)
  • Pactio Cards (Negima)


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