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The power to generate and manipulate Aether, the unique essence that flows through all of existence. Sub-power of Ethereal Manipulation. The source of Quintessence, Chi, Aura, and Mana. Opposite to Nether Manipulation. Not to be confused with Dark Matter Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Advanced/Enhanced Quintessence
  • Aether/Convexity (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Aether Element Control
  • Aether Force
  • Aetherkinesis
  • Akasha Manipulation
  • Cosmo (Saint Seiya)
  • Spirit Manipulation (Wicca)
  • The Celestial/Cosmic/Fifth/Cosmic/Prime/Universal Element
  • Void Manipulation (Godai)


The user can create, shape and manipulate Aether, a powerful and unique celestial element said to flow throughout the universe and existence, and also binds the four classical elements: water, fire, earth, and air together. Commonly recognized as the essence breathed by gods in the same way humans breathe air, Aether is a power and force that allows control over elemental, cosmic, spiritual, transcendental and primordial forces. Regarded as divine power, users that can control Aether are considered god-like, essentially becoming virtually invincible.








  • In certain variations, Aether is the fifth of the Classical Elements.

Known Users


  • Yahweh/Jehovah/Allah (Abrahamic Religions)
  • Nut (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Aether (Greek Mythology)
  • Adi Parashakti (Hindu Mythology)
  • Lmugot Mangay (Philippine Mythology)
  • Creator Gods (Various Mythologies)


  • Lissa Dragomir (Vampire Academy/Bloodlines)
  • Adrian Ivashkov (Vampire Academy/Bloodlines)
  • Sonya Karp (Vampire Academy/Bloodlines)
  • St. Vladimir (Vampire Academy/Bloodlines)
  • Josh Newman/Marethyu (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Arthur Leywin (The Beginning After The End)
  • Aether Core Users (The Beginning After The End)
  • Ancient Mages/Djinn (The Beginning After The End)
  • Indrath Clan (The Beginning After The End)


  • Addwaitya (Ben 10)
  • Anodites (Ben 10)
  • Will Vandom and Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.); via Quintessence, the fifth element
  • Xin Jing (W.I.T.C.H)


  • Kiriha Kurano (Invaders of the Rokujouma)
  • Saints and Gods (Saint Seiya)
  • Rin Tohsaka (TYPE-MOON)
  • Agnese Sanctis (A Certain Magical Index)


  • Users of the Reality Stone (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Video Games

  • Aion (Aion series)
  • Daevas (Aion series)
  • Samantha Maxis (Call of Duty: Black Ops); via MPD
  • Edward Richtofen (Call of Duty: Black Ops); via MPD
  • Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII Franchise); via the Lifestream
  • Spyro (The Legend of Spyro Trilogy)
  • Cynder (The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon)
  • Malefor (The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon)
  • The Avatar (Ultima 8: Pagan)
  • Shulk (Xenoblade Chronicles); via the Monado
  • Empress Fuji Yuki (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • Daphne (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Aither (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Aisha (Elsword); as Aether Sage

Known Objects