"The key to Earthbending is your stance - you've gotta be steady and strong. Rock is a stubborn element. If you're going to move it, you've gotta be like a rock yourself"
― Toph, Avatar: The Last Airbender
"Earth is the element of substance."
― Iroh to Zuko (Avatar: The Last Airbender)

The power to manipulate elements derived from earth. Variation of Elemental Manipulation and Solid Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Earthbending
  • Earth Element Control
  • Earth Release/Doton
  • Geokinesis
  • Seismokinesis
  • Terrakinesis


User can create, shape and manipulate earth and "earthen" elements including most solid objects, specifically all minerals and mineral compositions regardless of their state (mountain, boulder, sand or dust), dirt, soil, etc.




Universe Variations

Some universes include Plant Manipulation as a form of earth manipulation.


As one of the classical Elements, Earth is associated with:


  • May be unable to create earth, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user and their power's natural limits.
  • May have to be/stay in contact with earth.
  • Glass and artificial solids may be hard or impossible to control.
  • Geokinetic Immunity
  • May not be able to control extraterrestrial (Alien) earthen elements.
  • Earthen materials may be weak against erosion caused by water, ice or air.

Known Users

See Also: Dishing Out Dirt.


  • Roden (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight)
  • Tara Markov/Terra (DC Comics/Teen Titans)
  • Geo-Force (DC Comics)
  • Red Volcano (DC Comics)
  • Doc Seismic (Image Comics/Doc Seismic)
  • Magma (Marvel Comics)
  • Petra (Marvel Comics)
  • Hiro Sokuto (Marvel Comics)
  • Crystal (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • Skaar (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller (Marvel Comics); via Small purple good one
  • Avalanche (Marvel Comics)
  • Quake (Marvel Comics)


  • Ivan Goncharov (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Jura (Fairy Tail)
  • Sol (Fairy Tail)
  • Hoteye (Fairy Tail)
  • Rauji Ooyama (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)
  • Misaki (Needless Zero)
  • Candice (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Pixie-Bob/Ryuko Tsuchikawa (My Hero Academia)
  • Earth Release Shinobi (Naruto)
  • Pica (One Piece)
  • The Earthy (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Eshros and Shin (Zatch Bell!)
  • Terra of the Left (To Aru Majutsu no Index)
  • Archangel Raphael (To Aru Majutsu no Index)
  • Wolf Haruto (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Aries Kiki (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Uriel (Bastard!!)
  • Kilik (Air Gear)
  • Nike (Air Gear)
  • Spirit of Earth (Shaman King)
  • Kabeyama (Inazuma Eleven)
  • Subterra Bakugan (Bakugan)
  • Giant Clan (The Seven Deadly Sins)
    • Diane
    • Matrona
    • Dolores
    • Drole
  • Terra (Mirmo Zibang)
  • Shu Rei Fang/Kento Rei Fang (Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers/Ronin Warriors)


  • Nate Heywood (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
  • Sparrow Redhouse (Heroes)
  • Samuel Sullivan (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • The Goddess of Earth (Charmed)
  • Neena (Charmed)
  • Kat Gardener (Eastwick)
  • Eleanor Rougemont (Eastwick)
  • Diwani Quassia (Enchanted Garden)
  • High-tier Demons (Supernatural)
  • Archangels (Supernatural)
  • Hael (Supernatural)
  • Dustin Brooks (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Xander Bly (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Emily (Power Rangers Samurai)
  • Jake Riles (Nowhere Boys)
  • Saskia Bloom (Nowhere Boys)
  • Tegan (Nowhere Boys)
  • Nicco Pandelis (Nowhere Boys)
  • Danaya (Encantadia)


  • Earthbenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • All Avatars (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • Badgermoles (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Earthmover (Batman Beyond)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10); via magic
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10); via magic
  • Hex (Ben 10); via magic
  • Ultimate Kevin (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Heatblast (Ben 10 Series); Limited
  • Armodrillo (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Andreas (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Cornelia Hale (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Kadma (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Clay Bailey (Xiaolin Showdown/Xiaolin Chronicles)
  • Wuya (Xiaolin Showdown/Xiaolin Chronicles)
  • Manic the Hedgehog (Sonic Underground); via drum set
  • Dai Gui (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • The Ethereal (Aladdin: the Animated Series)
  • Kwame (Captain Planet)
  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet)
  • Nick (Gormiti); in his gormiti form
  • Earth Gormiti (Gormiti)
  • Cole (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Toa of Earth (Bionicle)
    • Toa Onua
    • Toa Whenua
    • Toa Nuparu
    • Toa Bomonga
  • Elemental Lord of Earth (Bionicle)
  • Jafar (Disney's Aladdin)
  • Dr. Dare (Loonatics Unleashed)


  • Enero de Las Tierras Olvidadas (Concept's Forever)
  • Derek Marvin (The Young Guardians)
  • Users of Earth Magic (The Secrets of the Inmortal Nicolas Flamel)
  • Nico Di Angelo (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
  • Hazel Levesque (Heroes of Olympus)
  • Children of Hades/Pluto (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
  • Earth Sorcerers (Kane Chronicles)
  • Stevie Rae Johnson (House of Night)
  • Earth Witch (Wild Cards series)
  • Simoon (Wild Cards)
  • Dragon Riders (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Ghastly Bespoke (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Billy-Ray Sanguine (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Jill Groom (Psychic Tale saga series)
  • Earth-using Moroi (Vampire Academy)
    • Victor Dashkov
    • Natalie Dashkov
    • Ibrahim Mazur
  • Muriel Hammond (Charmed novel)
  • Zach McCoy (The Eidolon Saga)
  • Orogenes (Broken Earth series)
  • Jackson Turner (Frenzy Series)

Video Games

  • Delsin Rowe (Infamous Second Son)
  • Brooke Augustine (Infamous Second Son)
  • Deathwing (Warcraft)
  • Earth Skylanders (Skylanders)
  • Tremor (Mortal Kombat)
  • Aganos (Killer Instinct)
  • Pokémon with Ground, Rock, or Steel-type moves (Pokémon)
  • Tenshi Hinanawi (Touhou Project)
  • Patchouli Knowledge (Touhou Project)
  • Suwako Moriya (Touhou Project)
  • Lexaeus (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Jet Brody (Fracture); via Entrencher gun
  • Cragalanch (Kid Icarus Uprising)
  • Bouldergeist (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • Thardus (Metroid Prime)
  • Torterra (Pokémon)
  • Terra (Smite)
  • Taric (League of Legends)
  • Taliyah (Leauge of Legends)
  • Malphite (League of Legends)
  • Azir (League of Legends)
  • Titan (Final Fantasy series)
  • Isaac (Golden Sun)
  • Groudon (Pokémon)
  • Sand King (Defense of the Ancients)
  • Stone mane (Mane-online)
  • Epicsniper321 (BeGone)
  • Yashiro Nanakase (The King of Fighters '97)
  • Musashi (Musashi: Samurai Legend); via Sword of Earth
  • Demi-Fiend (Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne)
  • Several Demons (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Rhea (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Gnome (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Stegosauridae, nodosauridae, polacanthinae and ankylosauridae dinosaurs (Dinosaur King)
  • Edna (Tales of Zestiria)
  • Atlas (Warframe)
  • Geb (SMITE)
  • Terra (SMITE)
  • BoBoiBoy (BoBoiBoy franchise)


  • Hades/Pluto (Greek /Roman Mythology)
  • Demeter/Ceres (Greek /Roman Mythology)
  • Gaea/Terra (Greek /Roman Mythology)

See Also

For fan-fictional to non-canon characters, see here.



Live Television/Movies




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