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"Today we'll show them you just can't stop the rot."
― Mandrake (Epic)

The ability to become the embodiment of rot and decay. Variation of Death Embodiment, Decomposition Manipulation, and Power Manifestation. Opposite to Restoration Embodiment.

Also Called

  • Decay Incarnate
  • Putrefaction Embodiment/Incarnate
  • Rot Embodiment/Incarnate
  • The Dying/Rot


Users become the embodiment of the natural forces of rot, decay and eventual death. Users possess all the powers of necrosis, wither, rot and the processes of death, and can even be empowered by it.




  • User cannot affect anything that does not decay or decompose.
  • User needs to careful to prevent the decaying process going out of control.
  • As the user embodies the process of decay, they may suffer from the effects of their own abilities, their body breaking down and slowly destroying itself.
  • Control, discipline, and restraint are extremely important. Unconscious, emotion-influenced, impulsive, or reckless use of this power can be catastrophic.
  • Since users emotions affect thier powers directly, control is essential.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user, and their power's natural limits.
  • Users of Life-Based Powers may overpower this ability.

Known Users


  • Nirṛti (Hindu Mythology)


  • The Impure King (Blue Exorcist)
  • The Impure Princess (Blue Exorcist)
  • The Ruin (Casshern Sins)
  • Karkinos/Lernaea (Heroic Age)



Video Games

  • Lubella Dim (Momodora)

Tabletop Games

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