"A shaft of energy shot out from the eye, bathing him in its glow. The next instant, Carapar shattered into fragments as if he had been made of crystal. Then there was nothing left of him but a pile of glittering dust on the stone floor."
― Narrator, Federation of Fear
"My mouth is a portal into a dark dimension. Even I ignore where it leads. I sent your friend in here… and you are next."
― Vanilla/Cool Ice to Jean Pierre Polnareff (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
The power to
collapse objects into dust. Not to be confused with Dust Transmutation, Granulation or Ash Transmutation.
Cataclysm (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir)
The user can cause targets (whether organic or inorganic material) to lose cohesion in various means. Some can make matter fall apart, wipe away their target on a molecular/sub-molecular level or even revert matter into pure energy. Regardless of the means, the target is reduced to either molecular/sub-molecular dust or energy but not absolutely annihilated.
Requires concentration or focus to properly aim.
Ambient Resource Construction can reverse the effects on inorganic objects.
May have limited range, including touch only.
May be triggered involuntarily.
Full deconstruction may take a long time.
May only work to destroy, making reassembly difficult or impossible.
Users may not be immune to their own power.
May only be able to disintegrate organic or inorganic materials.
Nizer Bruckheimer (Black Cat) welding his dual tonfa, Dioskouroi, with such speed and force that he completely disintegrated his regenerating victim to nothing.
Sephiria Arks (Black Cat) using
Mekkai to create a rush of force that completely atomize her target instantly.
Rei Ōgami (Code:Breaker) using the
Achromatic Catharsis Flame: Beelzebub to release an invisible blaze that disintegrates his undead victims to ashes and dust.
Thread (D.Gray-man) can disintegrate molecular bonds and absorb it via dark matter threads.
Harvest (Darker than Black) removing the intrinsic field of any matter he touches, disintegrating them.
Nappa (Dragon Ball Z) disintegrating Arlians with his powerful
Volcano Explosion technique.
Ōnoki (Naruto) using
Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World/Particle Style: Atomic Dismantling Jutsu, which will disintegrate any matter that so much as touches the 3-D constructs…
Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World Technique vs. Mū's Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World Technique: Pillar.
Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto) using her chakra infused bone that will cause her victims to disintegrate.
As a clone of Ōnoki, Kū (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) can use
Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World Technique which disintegrates anything that comes in contact with the sphere.
Kakō (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) using "Dust Release: Detachment of the Primitive World Technique" to disintegrate Boruto's clone.
Huey (Project ARMS) releasing hypersonic vibrations from his body to shatter and disintegrate his victims at a molecular level.
Clark (Project ARMS) releasing hypersonic vibrations from his body to shatter and disintegrate his victims at a molecular level.
Jabberwock (Project ARMS) releasing hypersonic vibrations from his body to shatter and disintegrate his victims at a molecular level, even the vibration-resistant Successors.
Byakko (Yu Yu Hakusho) using
Meikō Shōkai-Ha to release a densely oscillating scream that can break molecular bonds.
Tomura Shigaraki (My Hero Academia) possesses the quirk "Decay"…
…which causes whatever he touches to disintegrate.
Most of Clear Note’s (Zatch Bell!) spells like
Radisu, create annihilation energy to severely weaken, if not, disintegrate anything they touch.
Ars Magia is an Ancient Magic that evaporates the blood and oxygen and melt the earth, August (Fairy Tail) mastered it to a degree that he can destroy an entire country, even disrupt magic.
Vanilla/Cool Ice's (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders) Stand,
Cream can effectively disintegrate everything in its path.
Olrik (Blake and Mortimer) using the
Telecephaloscope on Septimus, which because Septimus was not wearing a Mega Receiver helmet, dissolved him into atoms.
Cat Noir (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir) has the power of "Cataclysm", a bad-luck based superpower that causes whatever he touches…
…to corrode, disintegrate, or malfunction.
Ontop of having Cat Noir's appearance, Copycat (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir) can also utilize his "Cataclysm" ability.
As Death, Gambit's (Marvel Comics) charged playing cards could caused whatever they struck to de-materialize.
Lash (Marvel Comics) can disintegrate anything he touches.
The Kuzusu Atom (Xiaolin Showdown) can disintegrate anything, even other Shen Gong Wu.
Black Hand (DC Comics) killing his his family with the
Cosmic Divining Rod.
Thaal Sinestro (DC Comics)
Ginny Wesley (Harry Potter) using a Reducto Curse to disintegrate a statue.
Amara/The Darkness (Supernatural) turns an angel into dust.
Rowena (Supernatural) using a spell to turn three witches into dust.
Jafar (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland) turns people of Wonderland into dust.
Zelena (Once Upon a Time) kills a victim by turn him into dust.
Rumplestiltskin (Once Upon a Time) defeats his mother by use a wand.
The Beacon (Angel) generates light that causes any being with any amount of non-demon DNA to disintegrate.
With the Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos (Avengers: Infinity War) snapped his fingers and turn half of life in the universe into dust.
With the Infinity Stones, Iron Man (Marvel Cinematic Universe) snapped his fingers and turn Thanos & his troop into dust.
Charity Callahan (Charmed 2018)
Jean Grey (X-Men: The Last Stand) in her Dark Phoenix alter-ego has telekinesis so powerful, she can disintegrate her opponents.
A Stormtrooper (Star Wars) being disintegrate by
Bowser (Super Mario Galaxy) has generated much dark matter from his plant, which disintegrates any matter that it touches.
The Type-7 Particle Weapon (F.E.A.R. series) fires
beams of energy
which disintegrates targets.
Player (Growtopia) can disintegrate old locks.
The Batsaber (Team Fortress 2) is an energy-based weapon that can evaporate the wielder’s enemies upon physical death.
The wielders of the C.A.P.P.E.R. (Team Fortress 2) can
fire energy bullets
which can disintegrate enemies upon physical death.