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The power to absorb electricity and utilize it in some way. Sub-power of Electricity Manipulation. Variation of Energy Absorption and Elemental Absorption.

Also Called

  • Electric/Electrical/Electrokinetic Absorption
  • Electrical Energy Absorption


Users can absorb electricity, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.




  • Can't absorb self-generated electricity.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be constantly active.
  • Absorption Negation

Known Users

  • Ursula (Disney's The Little Mermaid)
  • Cole MacGarth (inFAMOUS)
  • Starlight (The Boys)
  • Teenage patient (Heroes)
  • Benjamin Franklin (Heroes)
  • Blackout (The Flash)
  • Virgil Hawkins/Static (DC Comics)
  • Black Lightning (DC Comics)
  • Livewire (DC Comics)
  • Lamprey (DC Comics)
  • Overload (Teen Titans/DC Comics)
  • Surge (Marvel Comics)
  • Electro (Marvel Comics)
  • Zzzax (Marvel Comics)
  • Juju Junior (Skylanders)
  • Kilowatt (Teen Titans)
  • Overload (Teen Titans)
  • Penny (Zatch Bell!)
  • Amperi (Ben 10)
    • AmpFibian
    • Ra'ad
    • Ultimate Kevin
  • Crystalsapien (Ben 10)
    • Chromastone
    • Sugilite
  • Conductoid (Ben 10)
    • Feedback
  • Nosedeenians (Ben 10)
    • Buzzshock
  • Fulmini (Ben 10: Reboot)
    • Shock Rock
  • Transylian (Ben 10 Series)
  • Mozzler (Thunder of Gigantic Serpent)
  • Sinduramon (Digimon)
  • Galian (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Magnemite (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with the abilities "Volt Absorb", "Motor Drive", and "Lighting Rod" (Pokémon)
  • Volta (Ai de las Alas)
  • Tina (Wansapanataym Episode 99: "Kuryentina")
  • Tomoki Sakurai (Sora no Otoshimono)
  • Tengu Brunch/Buranchi (Toriko)
  • Sky Dragons (The Dragon Prince)
    • Thunder
    • Azymondias
  • Robin (Teen Titans Go!); via his staff
  • Skrill (Dreamworks Dragons)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Nora Valkyrie (RWBY)
  • Mon-El (Supergirl)
  • Electropede (Power Rangers Time Force)
  • Matoombo (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Psychotick (Power Rangers Megaforce)
  • Voltipede (Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel)
  • Ashley Elliott (Mutant X)
  • Prince Solaris (My Little Pony The Movie)
  • Newtralizer (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Spaceman KISS (Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery)
  • Akira Otoishi (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable); via Red Hot Chili Pepper
  • Killua Zoldyck (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Yayoi Kise/Cure Peace (Smile Precure)
  • Electrikman (Captain Biceps)