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"In the frozen land of Nador, they were forced to eat Robin’s minstrels…and there was much rejoicing"
― Narrator (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
"Welcome son. To survive...all we must do is eat your flesh."
"Hold it right there bub. What kind of civilized people eat the body and blood of their savior?"
― Soldier and Marge Simpson (The Simpsons)
"No. There's already a soda like that, Soylent Cola."
"Oh. How is it?"
"It varies from person to person."
― Turanga Leela and Philip J. Fry (Futurama)

The power to gain strength from cannibalism. Variation of Organic Empowerment and Consumption Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Cannibal Affinity


User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. from the act of cannibalism: eating the flesh of a member of one's own species, like a human eating another human, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the act or even slow or stop aging.




  • May require a lot of or the whole of the person the user is attempting to use their abilities on.
  • Cannot be used if the user eats anything other than their own species.
  • Cannot be used if the user refuses to engage in cannibalism.
  • May put a strain on one's physical and mental health. 

Known Users

See Also: Monstrous Cannibalism


  • Cornelius Stirk (DC Comics)
  • Everyman (DC Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Zombies)


  • Evil Witches (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Aunt Mei (Dumplings/Three...Extremes)
  • Mrs. Lee (Dumplings/Three...Extremes)
  • Mr. Lee (Dumplings)


  • Gurgurant (Arthurian Mythology)
  • Jikininki (Japanese Mythology)
  • Wendigo (Native American Folklore)
  • Witches (Various)
  • Anthropophage (Greek Mythology)


  • Witches (Various)
  • Hollowghasts (Peculiar Children Series)

Live Telvision

  • Rugaru (Supernatural)
  • Wendigo (Supernatural)
  • Sirens (The Vampire Diaries)


  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Akuma (D.Gray-Man)
  • Ghouls (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Tōkajin (InuYasha)
  • Momoshiki Otsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Urashiki Ōtsutsuki (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Charlotte Linlin (One Piece); via cannibalizing Carmel
  • Entoma Vasilissa Zeta (Overlord)

Tabletop RPG

  • Cainite Vampires via Diablerie ("Vampire the Masquerade")

Video Games