The ability to undergo a transformation into a powerful, and more sinister form. A possible side effect of Darkside View and the opposite power of Light Form. Not to be confused with Shadow Mimicry.

Also Called

  • Dark Mode
  • Dark Side
  • Dark Transformation


Users of this ability are able to transform into a state of being in which their darkest intentions, emotion, and powers are fully fledged. In this form, the user's power are greatly enhanced and are able to manipulate powerful dark forces. However, in this form, the user is highly aggressive and very quick to anger, making them a threat to anyone around them as well themselves.




  • One's aggression may be their downfall.
  • May be overpowered by light based abilities.
  • One's sanity may be lost.
  • Could be corrupted by their dark powers.
  • Sometimes the dark form may posses a consciousness of its own, allowing it to manifest itself into a physical form.

Known Users

  • Fanoxean (The Young Guardians)
  • Dark Jak (Jak and Daxter)
  • Eddie Riggs (Brutal Legend); Demonic Form
  • Dark Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Anti Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Dark Mode Riku (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Dark Mode Riku Replica (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Ryu (Street Fighters)
  • Dark Spyro (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Dark Cynder (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Dark Megaman.EXE (Megaman BN); via Dark Chip
  • Rogue (Fairy Tail); via Shadow Dragon Slayer Magic
  • Mad Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Dark Danny (Danny Phantom)
  • Dark Prince (Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones)
  • Jinpachi Mishima (Tekken)
  • Princess Luna (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Raven (DC)
  • Dark Invizimals (Invizimals)
  • Meliodas (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Dark Willow (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Ruriko Ikusawa (Gate Keepers); via her dark gate keeper form
  • Zola (Blue Dragon)
  • Dark Link(Legend of Zelda)
  • Shadow Link (Legend of Zelda)
  • Dark Travis (No More Heroes)
  • Dark Pit (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Jinchūriki (Naruto franchise)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto franchise); formerly via the Cursed Seal of Heaven
  • Jūgo's clan (Naruto franchise); via Sage Transformation
  • Jūgo (Naruto Shippuden); via Sage Transformation
  • Nick Burkhardt (Grimm)
  • Ghoul Slugs (SlugTerra)
  • Davis Bloome/Doomsday (Smallville); formerly
  • Dark Bloom (Winx Club)
  • The Void/Dark Sentry (Marvel)
  • Darkwin (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Those infected by the Shadow Plague (Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague)
  • Spirit (Date A Live); via Inverse Form


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