"I’m someone terrible that is here for you. Let me defile. I’m someone terrible that is meant for you. Let me defile."
― Requiem Rust - D-File

The power to corrupt and defile souls. Sub-power of Taint Manipulation. Variation of Corruption Inducement. Opposite of Sanctification.

Also Called

  • Soul/Spiritual Corruption/Defilement

Capabilities

The user can defile souls, tainting them with vice and unholiness that can lead them to a state of damnation in any given form of torment imaginable, in the process often marring or damaging the quintessence comprising of souls and spirits, often corrupting them in the most horrendous of ways.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Purification
  • In order for the power to work the user needs to have a wicked soul.
  • May have to trade to/with something else, such as another soul.
  • Weak against Eternal Virtue Inducement.

Known Users

  • Asteroth (Batman: The Brave and The Bold)
  • Morrigan Ansland (Darkstalkers)
  • Shayṭān (Islam)
  • Roberto Reyes/Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Satan (Judeo-Christianity)
  • Whore of Babylon (Christianity)
  • Shaka (Saint Seiya)
  • Demons (Religions)
  • Buddha (Buddhism)
  • Dante Alighieri (Dante's Inferno); via The Reapers sickle
  • Hades (Saint Seiya)
  • Lucifer (Fallen)
  • Demons (Supernatural)

Known Objects

  • Black Kakugane (Buso Renkin)
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