The ability to charge up special attacks and powers to increase their effectiveness.

Also Called

  • Attack Augmentation
  • Empowered Attacks
  • Powered Attacks


The user is able to build up power in order to make their standard and special attacks stronger and deal more damage. They can also charge any powers they may have.





  • May only be able to charge up a limited amount of energy without harm.
  • May become more susceptible to damage while charging.
  • Interruption during charging may result the loss of charged power.
  • Once the charging process has begun, the user may be unable to halt it until it finishes.
  • Charged attacks force depends on the user's body condition.

Known Users

See Also: Charged Attack.

  • Joukkyu Kunotoshi (AIKI)
  • Firebenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Mokoto Nanaya (BlazBlue)
  • Makoto Nanaya (Blazblue)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Ikkaku Madarame (Bleach)
  • Imps (Doom 2016)
  • Ulrich Stern (CODE LYOKO)
  • William Dunbar (CODE LYOKO)
  • Alighiero (Dante's Inferno)
  • Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Vergil (Devil May Cry)
  • Nero (Devil May Cry)
  • Many characters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Sting Eucliffe (Fairy Tail)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Electro (Marvel)
  • Kiwi Black (Marvel)
  • Biotics (Mass Effect)
  • Omni-tool users (Mass Effect 3)
  • Mega Man (Mega Man)
  • Proto Man (Mega Man)
  • Bass (Mega Man); formerly
  • Duo (Mega Man)
  • X (Mega Man X)
  • Zero (Mega Man X)
  • Nightmare Zero (Mega Man X6)
  • Megaman.exe (Mega Man Battle Network)
  • Protoman.exe (Mega Man Battle Network)
  • Various playable Battle Network characters (Mega Man Battle Network 5)
  • Biometal forms (Mega Man ZX series)
  • Pseudoroid forms (Mega Man ZX Advent)
  • Venom Snake (Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain); via stun arm
  • Samus Aran (Metroid series)
  • Various Ninja (Naruto)
  • Many Skylanders (Skylanders)
  • Various Rangers (Power Rangers franchise)
  • Various Sentai Rangers (Super Sentai franchise)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Many characters (Street Fighter)
  • Starfire (Teen Titans 2003)
  • Fighters (Tekken)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda series)
  • Sly Cooper (Sly Cooper series)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Mii Gunner (Super Smash Bros. 4)
  • Users of Spirit, Demon, and Sacred Energy (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Jago (Killer Instinct)
  • Zenyatta (Overwatch)
  • Victoream (Zatch Bell!)
  • Pokémon who can moves that can raise their special attacks (Pokémon)
  • Offmon (Digimon Universe: Appli Monstets)
  • Deku (My Hero Academia); via One For All
  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous)
  • Cuphead/Mugman (Cuphead); via Charge

Known Objects

  • Dispersion Pistol (Unreal Series)
  • LEPEW-13, T-13 Popgun (Unreal II: The Awakening)


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