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

  • Electrical 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.

Known Users

  • Cole MacGarth (inFAMOUS)
  • Teenage patient (Heroes)
  • Benjamin Franklin (Heroes)
  • Blackout (The Flash)
  • Virgil Hawkins/Static (DC)
  • Black Lightning (DC)
  • Live Wire (DC)
  • Surge (Marvel)
  • Electro (Marvel)
  • AmpFibian (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Chromastone (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Ra'ad (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Sugilite (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Feedback (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Mozzler (Thunder of Gigantic Serpent)
  • Sinduramon (Digimon)
  • Killowat (Teen Titans)
  • Overload (Teen Titans)
  • Pokemon with the abilities Volt absorb, Moter Drive and Lightingrod
  • Volta (Ai de las Alas)
  • Tina (Wansapanataym Episode 99: "Kuryentina")
  • Tengu Brunch/Buranchi (Toriko)
  • Skrill (Dragons: Defenders of Berk)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Nora Valkyrie (RWBY)
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