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The power to evict possessing entities. Sub-power of Banishment. Opposite to Possession.

Also Called

  • Demonic Exorcism
  • Dispossession
  • Possession Separation
  • Possessive Separation
  • Spirit Removal
  • Spiritual Banishment


The user can forcibly remove possessing entities (ghosts, demons, etc.) from the body, object or the location they are possessing/haunting.


  • Ejecting a possessing entity from a person, object or location.
  • Banishment of the entity back to its place of origin, or to the afterlife in the case of ghosts.



  • Some entities may be harder to exorcise than others, if not altogether unexorcisable.
    • An entity that is exorcised in a similar way multiple times may end up developing resistance/immunity to that particular method.
    • An entity that is exorcised may try to possess new host when exorcised.
  • Some exorcisms may require certain items to work, such as ingredients to a spell.
  • Exorcism may be painful or even fatal for the possessed.
  • People possessed by entities may need to have the exorcism done depending on the culture of what the entity is. Such as using Japanese culture to banish Japanese spirits.
  • Ejecting an entity may cause it to possess another host, possibly even the exorcist themselves if they do not have adequate protection against possession.
  • Self-exorcism is usually impossible.

Known Users

  • Maori Kasuga (Arcana Heart)
    • The Kasuga Clan via The Kasuga Demon Exorcism Style (Arcana Heart)
  • Jesus Christ (Christianity)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Rupert Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Allen Walker (D.Gray-Man)
  • Exorcists (D.Gray-Man)
  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed); via Spell Casting
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Bobby Singer (Supernatural)
  • John Constantine (DC Comics)
  • Eli (Xena: Warrior Princess)
  • Eve (Xena: Warrior Princess)
  • Cogliostro (Spawn/Image Comics)
  • Uryū Ishida (Bleach)
  • Subaru Sumeragi (Tokyo Babylon)
  • Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Wulf (Danny Phantom)
  • Talisman (Marvel Comics)
  • Devlin Waugh (2000 AD)
  • John Constantine (Constantine)
  • Exorcists (Ao no Exorcist)
  • Miss Jeanette (True Blood)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda); via Light Arrows
  • Professor Broom (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Faeries and part-Faeries (True Blood)
  • Yato (Noragami)
  • Lena Duchannes (Caster Chronicles)
  • Jane Blake (The Secret Circle)
  • Exorcist (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Wisp (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ultraman Cosmos (Ultraman Cosmos)
  • Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls)
  • Lindo Tachibana (Dance with Devils)

Known Objects

  • Anima Aucupe (Witches of East End)
  • Traveler Dagger (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Dispossession Potions (Charmed)