The power to absorb brains and utilize it in some way. Technique of Brain Manipulation. Variation of Organic Absorption. Not to be confused with Brain Removal and Brain Drain.

Also Called

  • Cerebrumkinetic Absorption
  • Grey Matter Absorption


The user can absorb brains, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently. Depending how this power is used, it can be excruciatingly painful or even lethal.

The user may gain the memories, skills, and powers of the absorbed brain.




  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • Absorption of brain matter may not make the user stronger.
  • May absorb unwanted parts of the brain like Insanity or brain related diseases.
  • May be effected depending on the condition of the brain.
  • Ineffective against users of Brainlessness.

Known Users

  • Brain Eating Meteor (The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Brain Bugs (Starship Troopers)
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Mind Flayers (Dungeons and Dragons), via the Illithid Savant prestige class.
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