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"Haw!! No rays can hurt the Absorbin' Man!! I absorb the properties of whatever I touch, so it just makes me as strong as it is!!!"
― Crusher Creel, the Absorbing Man (Marvel Comics)

The power to be empowered by absorbing. Combination of Absorption and Affinity. Variation of Absorption Power Link.

Also Called

  • Absorption Affinity


Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they absorb a certain object, event, or emotion, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from their affinity or even slow or stop aging.





  • May be limited by only a single type.

Known Users

  • Michael Morningstar/Darkstar (Ben 10 Series)
  • Superman (DC Comics); via Solar Energy Absorption
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 20 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kapellmeister (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Administrator (Marvel Comics)
  • Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Sebastian Shaw (Marvel Comics); via Kinetic Energy Absorption
  • Sole Crusher (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Toneri Ōtsutsuki (The Last: Naruto the Movie); via Organic Absorption
  • Meltlilith (Nasuverse)
  • Certain Pokémon (Pokémon); via Certain Skills
  • SCP-682 - Hard-To-Destroy Reptile (SCP Foundation)
  • Famine (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Castiel (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Amara/The Darkness (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Julius (Sword of Mana)
  • Acacia (Toriko); via consuming NEO
  • Mecklord Empeoros (Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)

Known Objects

  • Nethicite (Final Fantasy XII)