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"Did you know I can split Atoms with this? It wouldn't take a lot of energy. Just a Lot of Effort. The problem would be containing an Atomic Blast."
― Kyle Rayner/Green Lantern to the JLA (Green Lantern #135)
"My name is Captain Atom. As in in nuclear in...the end of the world."
― Nathaniel Adams/Captain Atom (DC Comics)

The power to manipulate matter at the atomic level. Sub-power of Physics Manipulation and Subatomic Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Atom Manipulation
  • Atomkinesis
  • Building Block Manipulation


The user can control atoms, the building blocks of matter. The user can manipulate matter on an atomic level, and the energy associated with it. They can manipulate atomic structures of matter to achieve a variety of effects.

It allows the user to control almost every physical matters of the universe, manipulate atomic energy and radioactive particles of atoms, rearrange atoms to create a new object, transform matter into energy or whatever the user desires, disintegrate any object, release nuclear radiation to melt, burn matters even from inside, manipulate the pieces of atoms such as electrons, protons and neutrons.

Atoms are the building blocks of almost any kind of matter in the universe. Every physical thing we observe are made up of atoms. Even we, human beings, are made up of atoms. So, as the building blocks of matters, the user needs knowledge of physics to get better control and understanding of it, So is to prevent many side-effects.





  • Non-Atomic Body
  • May be hard to control (splitting an atom by accident, for example)
  • Since this power doesn't allow manipulation of sub-atomic particles, it can't be used to create completely new elements/atoms.

Known Users

  • Atomix (Ben 10 Omniverse)
  • Hei (Darker Than Black)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (DC Comics/Watchmen)
  • Doctor Solar (Gold Key Comics)
  • Samantha Eve Wilkins/Atom Eve (Image Comics)
  • Mister M (Marvel Comics)
  • Molecule Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Crystal (Marvel Comics)
  • Most Characters (Saint Seiya)
  • Ultra Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • BB (Fate/Extra)
  • Ichiryuu (Toriko); via Minority World
  • Midora (Toriko); via Minority World
  • Downburst (The Incredibles)

Known Objects

  • Space Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Dematerializer (Ology Series)
  • SCP-399 (SCP Foundation)