- Akasha/Akashic Symbiosis
- Quintessence/Quintessential Symbiosis
The user can gain powers through a symbiotic relationship with an aether-based being (such as an embodiment of the aether or an entity that controls and/or is comprised of it). The bond between host and entity imparts power related to life-force, chi, mana and/or aura.
- Aether Manipulation
- Aether Power Link
- Celestial Manipulation
- Cosmological Force Manipulation
- Ethereal Physiology
- The aether entity may take over the host’s mind and/or body (Possession).
- The power wielded may be dangerous to the user.
- Powerful aether entity may harm or even destroy host’s body.
- Bond Destruction/Nether Manipulation could defeat the user.
- May require a supernatural contract.
- Fairy Tail members (Fairy Tail); via Mavis Vermilion
- Exodus Summoners (Final Fantasy series)
- Antimony Carver (Gunnerkrigg Court)
- Malekith (Thor: The Dark World); via Aether
- Demi-Servants (TYPE-MOON)
- Winx (Winx Club); via Ethereal Fairies
- Knights of Destruction (W.I.T.C.H. TV series)
- Regents of Earth (W.I.T.C.H. TV series)