The power to absorb various forms of energy and utilize it in some way. Sub-power of Energy Manipulation. Variation of Absorption and Elemental Absorption.

Also Called

  • Energy/Ergokinetic Draining
  • Energy/Ergokinetic Drainage
  • Energy/Ergokinetic Leeching
  • Energy/Ergokinetic Siphon
  • Ergokinetic Absorption


The user can absorb various forms of energy, 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 energy.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
    • Overloading: Too much power could result in incapacitation or death.
    • Overuse: Using more power than stored may exhaust the user after expending too much energy.
    • Under Loading: User may not be in a position to absorb power for some time, causing them to deplete their power supply. Attackers who know of the weakness may hide or wait until the absorber has little or no energy left and take them to a secure location when they are weakened.
  • Crossed Energies: If the person has an specific energy absorption (such as kinetic, electric, or solar energy) other energies may be in-absorbable.
  • May not absorb energy for sustenance.

Known Users


  • Half-Ghost (Danny Phantom)
    • Vlad Masters/Plasmius
    • Danny Fenton/Phantom
  • Petrosapiens (Ben 10 series)
    • Diamondhead
  • Osmosians (Ben 10 series)
    • Kevin Levin
    • Aggregor
  • Crystalsapiens (Ben 10 series)
    • Chromastone
    • Ultimate Kevin
  • Jetray (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Michael Morningstar/Darkstar (Ben 10 series)
  • AmpFibian (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • NRG (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Omniverse)
  • P'andor (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Omniverse)
  • Conductoids (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Feedback
    • Omniverse Kevin
  • Shock Rock (Ben 10: Reboot)
  • Gigabyte (ReBoot)
  • NOS-4-A2 (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Laserblast (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
  • Starchild KISS (Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery)
  • Crimson Witch (Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery)
  • Super Sonic (Archie's Sonic the Comic)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Supergirl (DC Comics)
  • Icon (DC Comics)
  • Parasite (DC Comics)
  • The Lantern Corps (DC Comics)
  • Tokamak (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Killer Frost (DC Comics)
  • Starfire (DC Comics)
  • Blackfire (DC Comics)
  • Grail (DC Comics)
  • Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Marvel Comics)
  • Electro (Marvel Comics)
  • Karl Lykos/Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Adam Warlock (Marvel Comics)
  • Lucas Bishop (Marvel Comics)
  • Maverick/Agent Zero (Marvel Comics)
  • Meggan Puceanu (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Alvarez/Power Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Sebastian Shaw (Marvel Comics)
  • Strong Guy (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Speedball (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics); via Mjolnir
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Pumpkin Mechamon (Miniforce)
  • Luke Washington (UN Comics)
  • Nikolas Kamarov/Winter (Wildstorm)
  • Patrick Donovan (The Young Guardians)

Live Television

  • Kilobyte (Ace Lightning)
  • Severin (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Axos (Doctor Who)
  • Mindy Sprague (Heroes)
  • Dr. Gao (Lab Rats)
  • Victor Krane (Lab Rats)
  • Leo Dooley (Lab Rats: Bionic Island) via to energy transference
  • Many villains (Power Rangers series)
    • Magnetox (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy)
  • Sidmodius (Sendokai Champions)
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • Parasite alien (Supergirl)
  • Many Ultramen/kaiju (Ultraman series)
    • Zetton


  • Yo-kai Watches (Yo-Kai Watch films)
  • Quincies (Bleach)
  • Neliel Tu Odelschwanck (Bleach)
  • Nozomi Kujo (Bleach)
  • Kazuki Muto (Buso Renkin)
  • Victor Powered (Buso Renkin)
  • Toki Fujiwara (Code:Breaker)
  • Monkey guy (Denma); via Energy Adjustment and Transmission Quanx ability
  • Shakkoumon (Digimon)
  • Various Characters via Ki Transfer (Dragon Ball series)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball series)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Dr. Gero/Android 20 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Medas (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Super 17 (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Users of the Life Drain Technique (Gosu)
    • Gha Woobok
  • Vali Lucifer (Highschool DxD)
  • Albion (Highschool DxD)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Kapellmeister (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Fat Gum (My Hero Academia)
  • Hamelin (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Yoroi Akadō (Naruto)
  • Jirōbō (Naruto)
  • Ten-Tails (Naruto)
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto); via Rinnegan
  • Nagato/Pain (Naruto); via Rinnegan
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto); via Rinnegan
  • Jūgo (Naruto)
  • Hiruko (Naruto)
  • White Zetsu (Naruto)
  • Black Zetsu (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Ōtsusuki (Naruto)
  • Toneri Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Momoshiki Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Urashiki Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Nue (Naruto)
  • Kazuma (s-CRY-ed)


  • King Ghidorah (Godzilla)
  • Meganulon/Meganula (Godzilla)
    • Megaguirus
  • Force Users (Star Wars)
  • Vuk (X-Men: Dark Phoenix)

Video Games

  • Vorahk (Bionicle)
  • Vezon (Bionicle)
  • Fire Lord (Hero Factory)
  • Herrscher of the Void (Honkai Impact 3rd); limited to Honkai Energy
  • Cole MacGrath (inFamous/inFamous 2)
  • Kessler (Infamous)
  • Jak (Jak and Daxter)
  • Glacius (Killer Instinct)
  • Meltlilith (Nasuverse)
  • Pokémon that can use "Absorb", "Giga Drain", "Leech Life", "Leech Seed" or "Mega Drain" (Pokémon)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • N'rrgal (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Several Monsters (Monster Hunter Series)


Known Objects


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