The power to delay the effects of anything.

Also Called

  • Delay Effect
  • Effect Lagging
  • Stall Effect


The user is able to delay the effect of something to a later time. With this power, one could strike a target, but the impact of the strike would not occur until ten seconds later. This can also be used with spells, functions in technology, or even firing a gun. The user may be able to control when the effect eventually occurs, or otherwise, the user will have no control over when the effect will happen.



  • The user has to wait for the effect to happen.
  • This power might only apply to certain effects/attacks.
  • May not be able to control when the effect eventually occurs.
  • May not change the amount of damage damage done.

Known Users

  • Yue Ayase (Negima)
  • Users of Delay Spell (Pathfinder)
  • Users of Delay Damage (Shadowrun)
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