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― Bill Batson/Shazam (DC Comics)
"Eyes as blue as the azure sky… That is the symbol of the Contractor, entrusted by the Spirit King of the Wind with the powers of his domain. I bear this mark; the Stigma of the Wind."
― Kazuma Yagami (Stigma of the Wind)

The ability to gain power from divine gods, spirits, concepts, or forces. Technique of Divine Force Manipulation. Variation of Affinity and Divine Power Link. Opposite of Demonic Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Divine Affinity/Channeling/Grace


The user can draw strength from powerful divine forces of different gods in order to increase their natural abilities. Often times, this occurs when one gives prayer to the gods, comes in contact with a relic of their power, or becomes a conduit of their energy. If the user is deemed worthy, they may be able to keep the powers they are blessed with.





  • May require a prayer to the gods.
  • May need to be deemed worthy by the gods.
  • May lose powers if disconnected from gods in any way.
  • May have to meet a god face to face in order to obtain power.
  • May require an item from/through which the power is drawn.
  • May be overwhelmed by Demonic Empowerment.
  • This ability isn't entirely exclusive as those with wicked intentions can also gain strength from powerful gods.

Known Users

  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden); via Dragon Eye
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda); via the Master Sword
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • He-Man (He-Man)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Angela (Image Comics/Spawn)
  • Celestine (Image Comics/Spawn)
  • Glory (Image Comics)
  • Marvel Family (DC Comics)
  • Teth-Adam/Black Adam (DC Comics)
  • Diana of Themyscira/Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Devastation (DC Comics)
  • Olympians (DC Comics)
  • Magog (DC Comics)
  • Holy Dragon (Final Fantasy VI); after recreation
  • Chosen (Forgotten Realms)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics)
  • T'Challa/Black Panther (Marvel Comics)
  • Goliath (Gargoyles); briefly via the Eye of Odin
  • Users of a "Grace" (Seven Deadly Sins)
    • Archangels
    • Escanor
  • Statesman (City of Heroes)
  • Lord Recluse (City of Heroes)
  • Ryou Ninomiya (This Ugly Yet Beautiful World)
  • Sanae Kochiya (Touhou Project)
  • Watatsuki no Yorihime (Touhou Project)
  • Reimu Hakurei (Touhou Project)
  • Shou Toramaru (Touhou Project)
  • Makoto Murata (Hero of God Eye)
  • Satou Pendragon (Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody)
  • Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Sophitia (Soul Calibur Series)
  • Vehrn Juonour El-Ganobyi (MARDEK); via Green Lightning
  • Nora (Islands of Wakfu)

Known Objects

  • Holy Relics Sacred Gears (Highschool DxD)