" I know what it's like to lose. To feel so desperately that you're right, yet to fail nonetheless. It's frightening, turns the legs to jelly. I ask you to what end? Dread it. Run from it. Destiny arrives all the same. And now it's here. Or should I say, I am."
― Thanos (Avengers: Infinity War)

The power to perceive and affect fate/destiny concerning people and events. Opposite to Freedom.

Also Called

  • Destiny Control
  • Fate Control/Manipulation
  • Predestination
  • Predetermination


User is able to perceive, shape and manipulate destiny allowing them to affect reality in several ways both overt and hidden. Many users have an object that is physical manifestation of this power, common forms being Book or Spindle and a cutting tool.





  • User actions are likely bound in certain ways.
  • Prophecy Construction may counter this power.
  • Users of Freedom are unaffected by this power.

Known Users

See Also: Because Destiny Says So.




  • Vanessa Enoteca (Black Clove); via Rouge/Red Thread of Fate
  • Oginome Momoka (Mawaru Penguindrum)
  • Users of Izanagi and Izanami (Naruto)
  • Sul (Oban: Star Racers)
  • Slow (Karakuri Dôji Ultimo)
  • Drosselmeyer (Princess Tutu)
  • Souta Hatate (Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara)
  • Supreme Deity (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Perpetual Reincarnation Curse

Tabletop Games

  • Mages with the Fate Arcanum (Mage: the Awakening)
  • Mages using the Sphere of Entropy (Mage: the Ascension)
  • True Fae and Changelings (Changeling: the Lost)


  • Atropos (Supernatural)
  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)
  • Angels of Destiny (Charmed)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)

Video Games

  • Sidereals (Exalted)
  • Remilia Scarlet (Touhou Project)
  • Sagume Kishin (Touhou Project)
  • Sisters of Fate (God of War)
  • Theresa (Fable Trilogy)
  • The Great Rabbit (Armed and Delirious)
  • Ithereal (Diablo)
  • The Force/Gentle Pull (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • Clutho (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lachesis (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Atropos (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • The Fateless One (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning)


  • Phasir (Aladdin)
  • The Fates (Disney's Hercules)
  • Mata Nui (Bionicle)


  • Fate (Discworld)
  • StarClan (Warriors)
  • Coil (Worm); to a limited degree


Known Objects

  • The Destiny Stone (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
  • The Cards of Fate (SCP Foundation); formerly


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