The power to absorb chemicals and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Chemistry Manipulation. Variation of Absorption.


The user can absorb chemicals while removing them 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.




  • May only be able to absorb certain kinds of chemicals.
  • May only be able to absorb a limited amount of said chemicals.

Known Users

  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Carmilla Black (Marvel Comics)
  • Radioactive Man (Marvel Comics)
  • The Host (Marvel Comics)
  • Michael Boone (Marvel Comics/House of M)
  • She-Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Absorbing Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Spore (Marvel Comics)
  • Poison Ivy (DC Comics)
  • Joker (DC Comics)
  • Swamp Thing (DC Comics)
  • Clayface (DC Comics)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Dr. Rockso (Metalocalypse)
  • Some Poison-type Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Vapor Man (Birdman and the Galaxy Trio)
  • Kidomaru (Naruto)
  • Toxic Avenger (The Toxic Avenger)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Hedorah (Godzilla); absorbs toxic chemicals
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Albert Wesker (Resident Evil Series)
  • Alejandro Herrera (Heroes)
  • Captain Pollution (Captain Planet)
  • Megatox (Sonic the Comic)
  • Black Terror (The Black Terror)
  • Karl Ruprecht Kroenen (Hellboy/BRPD)
  • Ceaser Clown (One Piece)
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