The power to manipulate the dark/destructive aspects of light. Variation of Dark Element Manipulation. Combination of Light Manipulation and Negative Forces Manipulation. Opposite to White Light Manipulation. Not to be confused with Demonic Light Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Black Light Manipulation
  • Corrupted Light Manipulation
  • Destructive Light Manipulation
  • Grim Light Manipulation
  • Hazardous Light Manipulation
  • Negative Light Manipulation
  • Ominous Light Manipulation
  • Unlight Manipulation


User can create, shape and manipulate the light of a darker, detrimental nature; that which damages, destroys, and consumes anything/everything they come across, representing the hazardous destructive side of light, which in turn ignores most of the limitations and weaknesses of the normal light. In essence, this is about solely controlling the negative powers of light.




  • Countered by Pure Darkness Manipulation and White Light Manipulation.
  • Dark light is volatile/destructive, causing harm to oneself/environment by accident is ever-present danger.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user, and their power's natural limits.
  • What the user gains in sheer power, they lose in versatility/fine control.

Known Users

See Also: Light Is Not Good.

  • Archon Lucien (Darksiders); after corruption
  • Oryx (Destiny)
  • Dominus Ghaul (Destiny)
  • Diablo (Diablo)
  • Eclipse Leo (Fairy Tail)
  • Pennywise the Dancing Clown/It (IT film)
  • Mandarin (Marvel Comics); Right Hand, Little Finger Ring
  • Vazadah (Ninja Gaiden 2)
  • Shizel/Nereid (Tales of Eternia)
  • The Light of Destruction (Yu-Gi-Oh GX)


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