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The power to leech off energy from an object, creature, or existing energy. Variation of Energy Absorption.

Also Called

  • Energy Extraction
  • Energy Hunger/Leech
  • Force Drain (Star Wars)


Users can drain energy from individuals or objects. They can drain physical energy from a target or group, making the affected physically weaker or causing them extreme fatigue while gaining their strength and stamina, even to the point of death.





  • May be constantly active.
  • Too much use will make the user hunger for more power.
  • Way too much will inflict harm to the user, even fatally if they insist continuing.
  • Users of Energy Independence are immune.
  • Cannot use drained energy for more intricate manners that are available in Energy Absorption.
  • Infinite Energy

Known Users


  • Kevin Levin/Ultimate Kevin (Ben 10)
  • Michael Morningstar/Darkstar (Ben 10)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10)
  • Whampire (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Gigabyte (Reboot)
  • Eel (Slugterra)
  • Karai (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)


  • Bloody Mary (DC Comics)
  • Life Entity (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Phoenix (Marvel Comics)
  • Ann Marie LeBeau/Rogue (Marvel Comics)


  • Energy Vampires (Lifeforce)


  • Eragon (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Energy Vampires (The Space Vampires)
  • Various Dark Side users (Star Wars)
    • Darth Bane
    • Darth Sidious
    • Sith Emperor

Live Television

  • Weeping Angels (Doctor Who)
  • Various villains (Power Rangers series)
  • Vanya Hargreeves/The White Violin (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Many Kaiju (Ultraman Series)


  • LOVE (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)
  • Kazuki Muto (Buso Renkin)
  • Victor Powered (Buso Renkin)
  • Super #17 (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Medas (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Yakon (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Aria (Fairy Tail)
  • Obra (Fairy Tail)
  • Han Jee-Han (The Gamer)
  • Users of the Life Drain Technique (Gosu)
    • Gha Woobok
  • King Ghidorah (Godzilla: The Planet Eater)
  • Yuya Fungami (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable); via Highway Star
  • Rona Elmo (Juden-Chan)
  • Earth (Konjiki no Gash Bell!)
  • Ian (Marchen Awakens Romance); anime only
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Rolan (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Saturn (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Hamelin (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Yoroi Akado (Naruto)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Vampire (Sailor Moon)
  • Ban (7 deadly Sins); via Physical Hunt
  • Dark Oak, Black Narcissus and Pale Bayleaf (Sonic X); only in second Final Mova form and drain non-plant life forms

Video Games

  • Oryx (Destiny)
  • Broodmother (Dota 2)
  • Cole MacGrath (InFamous)
  • Vampire wraiths (Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver)
  • Archons (Legacy of Kain: Defiance)
  • Grain (Medarot)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear Rising)
  • Metroids (Metroid)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Pokémon using Absorb, Mega Drain, Giga Drain, Leech Life, Leech Horn, Drain Punch, Draining Kiss, Dream Eater, Parabolic Charge, Oblivion Wing or Leech Seed (Pokémon)
  • Various Characters from Shin Megami Tensei
  • Marka Ragnos (Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy)
  • Darth Revan (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic)
  • Darth Nihilus (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II)
  • Darth Traya (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II)
  • Galen Marek (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed); temporarily via Health Drain Aura
  • Gordeau (Under Night In-Birth); via EXS of Greed, Snatcher
  • Succubus (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Dinosaurs (Dinosaur King)

Webc Comics/Originals

  • Various Characters (Order of the Stick)
  • Users of Thanatos (Ordeal)

Known Objects

  • Dominus Librium (Ben 10)
  • Alpha Rune (Ben 10)
  • Black Dranzer (Beyblade series)
  • L-Drago (Beyblade Metal Saga)
  • Ghost ÄRMs (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Tree of Harmony (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); only Mean Six
  • Dick Hardly's chemical draining machine (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Various trees (Sonic X)