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The power to be enhanced as a result of a malevolent force or negative mystical effect afflicting one's own body. Technique of Curse Manipulation. Variation of Cursed Power Link. Opposite to Blessing Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Mystical Torment Empowerment

Capabilities

User can increase their own physical and spiritual prowess via a negative supernatural affliction they have, this power usually activates when the user exhibits strong negative emotion or distress. As the user masters the power, the negative effects of the mystical affliction become less apparent as the victim's body becomes more assimilative to the curse. When the curse or affliction is removed from the user their powers will disappear until the curse is re-initiated.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • Prolonged usage of the curse may have debilitating effects on the user's mind and/or body.
  • Usually comes with a price that includes suffering.
  • Weak against Curse Negation.
  • Can be undone by Curse Removal.

Known Users

Cartoons

  • The Lava Monster (Samurai Jack)

Comics

Movies

Folklore/Mythology

  • Vampires (European Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Greek Mythology)

Live Television

  • Delphine LaLaurie (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Genie/Magic Mirror (Once Upon a Time)
  • Rumpelstiltskin (Once Upon a Time)
  • Zoso (Once Upon a Time)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural) via Mark of Cain

Anime/Manga

  • Akame (Akame ga Kill) via Murasame Trump Card
  • Renya (Code Geass)
  • Shikabane (Corpse Princess)
  • Tartarus Demons (Fairy Tail)
  • Miroku (InuYasha)
  • Man Goku (Kingdom)
  • Alviss (Marchen Awakens Romance); via Zombie Tattoo
  • Saturn (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Ghost ÄRM users (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Curse Mark Users (Naruto)
  • Saga (One Piece); via Shichiseiken
  • Naofumi Iwatani (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Motoyasu Kitamura (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Ren Amaki (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Itsuki Kawasumi (Rising of the Shield Hero)

Tabletop Games

Video Games

  • Miriam (Bloodstained series); via Crystal Curse
  • Chakan (Chakan: The Forever Man)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden); via Grip of Murder
  • Rachel (Ninja Gaiden)
  • The Prince (Prince of Persia)
  • Fright Rider (Skylanders)
  • Hex (Skylanders)
  • Ignitor (Skylanders)
  • Sonic Boom's Chicks (Skylanders)
  • Heldalf (Tales of Zestiria)

Known Objects

  • Spell Scars (Forgotten Realms)
  • Longinus: Canis Lykaon (Highschool DxD)
  • Legendary Hero Curses Series (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Mark of Cain (Supernatural)

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Comics

Movies

Live Television

Anime/Manga

Video Games

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