"Let me say this as clearly as I can. You cannot beat me. I am a part of them. The Wolf, Ram, and Hart. Their strength flows through my veins. My blood is filled with their ancient power."
"Can you pick out the one word there you probably shouldn't have said?"
― Marcus Hamilton and Angel, (Angel)

The power to gain strength from blood. Technique of Blood Manipulation. Variation of Organic Empowerment and Consumption Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Blood Affinity
  • Hemoglobin Affinity/Empowerment


User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they come into contact with or are near blood, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able draw sustenance from the blood or even slow or stop aging.





  • Some users may go completely insane/lose self-control.
  • May get addicted to blood.
    • May gain withdrawal syndromes without regular consumption of blood.

Known Users


  • Hama (Avatar: The Last Airbender)


  • Tanya (Batman & Dracula: Red Rain/DC Comics)
  • Batman of Earth-43 (DC Comics)
  • Brother Blood (DC Comics)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Catiana (Marvel Comics)
  • Conan the Barbarian (Marvel Comics)
  • Bloodsucker (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)


  • Huitzilopochtli (Aztec Mythology)
  • Vampires (Mythology)


  • Zara (Queens Blade Grimoire)


  • Count Dracula (Dracula)

Live Television

  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
    • Angel
    • Spike
  • Vampires (Being Human)
    • Aidan Waite
    • John Mitchell
  • Witches (Salem)
  • Buffy Sanders (Smallville)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Vampires (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Hybrids (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)


  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Charden Flamberg (Black Cat)
  • Quincy (Bleach)
  • Saya Kisaragi (Blood-C)
  • Fangs (Dragon Ball)
  • Lucy (Elfen Lied)
  • Alexander Anderson (Hellsing)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Seras Victoria (Hellsing)
  • Gasper Vladi (Highschool DxD)
  • Dio Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Toto (Magmell of the Blue Sea)
  • Hidan (Naruto)
  • Mosquito Girl (One-Punch Man)
  • Vampires (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Little Ogre (Soul Eater)
  • The Moon (Soul Eater)
  • Mosquito (Soul Eater)
  • Ragnarok (Soul Eater)
  • Chōji Suitengu (Speed Grapher)


  • Cadis Estrama Di Raizel (Noblesse)

Video Games

  • The Hunter (Bloodborne)
  • Characters with the Crimson Curse (Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court)
  • Elesis (Elsword); Dark Knight/Crimson Avenger/Blood Queen class
  • The Lone Wanderer (Fallout 3); via Hematophage perk
  • Mondo Zappa (Killer is Dead)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Skarlet (Mortal Kombat)
  • Buzzwole (Pokémon)
  • Rick Taylor (Splatterhouse 2010)
  • Uber Reptiles (Ty the Tasmanian Tiger)

Known Objects

  • Demon's Extract (Akame ga Kill)
  • Lorian's Greatsword (Dark Souls III)
  • Chaos Break (Highschool DxD)
  • All-Black The Necrosword (Marvel Comics)
  • Shichiseiken (One Piece)
  • Cloth's (Saint Seiya); only from divine blood
  • Blue Rose Sword (Sword Art Online); via becoming the Red Rose Sword