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"Even admist the torments of hell, a single blossom of friendship can bloom. It rocks back and forth over the waves, leaving its last petal behind as a memorial. Someday, it will certainly bud once again!"
― Bentham (One Piece)
"Unwavering faith and resilient bonds will bring even miracles to your side."
― Mavis Vermillion (Fairy Tail)
"If you want to prevail over an unreasonable fate, and take back a stolen future. Then remember the bonds with your comrades and seize the truth of salvation to defy ruination."
― Caroline and Justine (Persona 5)
"I am thou, thou art I... Your vow is now reborn into a blood oath. Bonds shall be the wings of rebellion and break the shackles of thy soul. Thou has awakened the ultimate secret granting thee infinite power"
― Lavenza (Persona 5)
"Right. There isn't a job out there that someone else can't do."
― Yoshino Koharu (Sakura Quest)
" I can tell you from experience...it is only when you find something worth protecting that your passion will burn brighter than ever."
― Ri Boku to Ou Sen (Kingdom)

The power to gain strength from bonds of friendship, love, etc. Technique of Bond Manipulation. Variation of Emotion Empowerment. Opposite of Loneliness Empowerment. Not to be confused with Mind Link.

Also Called

  • Adjacency Empowerment
  • Blood Buddies
  • Brother Band
  • Collective
  • Friendship Empowerment
  • Kisuna
  • Nakama Power
  • Power of Friendship
  • Power of Love

Capabilities

Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. by bonds of friendship, love, sibling etc. of oneself and others or by being in the receptical range of their better selves, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the bonds or even slow or stop aging.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

Anime/Manga

  • Wizards (Fairy Tail)
  • Geo Stelar (Megaman Star Force)
  • Omega-Xis (Megaman Star Force)
  • Ash's Greninja (Pokémon)
  • Pretty Cures (Pretty Cure franchise )
  • Sailor Senshi (Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon)
  • The Hi Shin Unit (Kingdom)
  • Ko Zen (Kingdom)
  • Musubi (Sekirei)
  • Odd Jobs Crew (Gintama)
  • Straw Hat Pirates (One Piece)
  • Yugi Muto/Yami Yugi (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Yusei Fudo (Yu-Gi-Oh 5D)
  • Jaden Yuki (Yu-Gi-Oh GX)
  • Yuma Tsukumo/Astral (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal)
  • Kazuki Hayashizaki (Magika no Kenshi to Shōkan Vasreus)
  • Hida Kizuna (Hybrid × Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia)

Cartoons/Comics

  • Heroes of Blood (Homestuck)
    • Karkat Vantas
    • Kankri Vantas
  • Some Brother Band Users (Megaman Star Force)
  • Mane Six (My Little Pony series)
  • Julio & Julia/Jules & Julie (The Twins of Destiny)
  • Guardians of the Veil (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Mamodo (Zatch Bell)
  • Touya Mochizukis' wives (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Elze Shihoueska (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Linze Shihoueska (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Yae Kokonoe (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Leen (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Yumina Ernea Belfast (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Sushie Ernea Ortinde (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Hidegard Minas Lestia (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Sakura (In Another World with my Smartphone)
    • Lucia Rea Regulus (In Another World with my Smartphone)

Video Game

  • Bahrag (Bionicle); When in close proximity of each other
  • Keyblade Wielders (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Drivers & Blades (Xenoblade Chronicles 2)
  • Makoto Yuki (Persona 3)
  • Yu Narukami (Persona 4)
  • Protagonist (Persona 5)
  • Undyne (Undertale)
  • Winx (Winx Club)

Live Television/Movies

  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed)
  • Avatars (Charmed)
  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed 2018)
  • Mal (Descendants)
  • Werewolves (Teen Wolf)

Literature

  • Parabatai (Shadowhunter Chronicles)

Known Powers

  • Power of Three (Charmed)
  • Three Great Fairy Magics (Fairy Tail)
  • Wild Card (Persona series)
  • Parabatai Rune (The Shadowhunter Chronicles)
  • Zexal (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal)
  • Power of Bonds (Magika no Kenshi to Shōkan Vasreus)
  • Power of Harmony (Magika no Kenshi to Shōkan Vasreus)

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