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"When the mugger or the thief stops to think twice - that is fear. That is what I am. That is why they hired assassins - because I am the reason the criminals breathe easier when the sun rises."
― Batman (Arkham Origins)
"So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is... fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
"It's impossible for words... to describe... what is... necessary... to those who do not know what horror means. Horror. Horror has a face... and you must make a friend of horror. Horror and moral terror are your friends. If they are not, then they are enemies to be feared. They are truly enemies."
― Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Apocalypse Now)

The ability to become an embodiment of fear. Variation of Emotional Energy Manipulation, Fear Manipulation and Emotion Embodiment. Ultimate version of Nightmare Embodiment. Not to be confused with Horror Embodiment. Inverse of Courage Embodiment and Adventure Embodiment.

Also Called

  • Fear Incarnate
  • Fear Personification
  • Horror Embodiment
  • Paranoia Embodiment
  • Terror Embodiment
  • The Fearful


Users can become an physical manifestation or personification of fear and gain power from the fear in others or oneself. Users can use fear as a power source to extend their life span or as a weapon, they can become immune to death unless certain conditions are met.




  • Without fear the user could be weakened.
  • Overcoming fear can weaken the user.
  • Users may still able to experience fear in some cases.
  • may cause to drive the user into insane and take away all their humanity.

Known Users

  • Irnakk (Bionicle)
  • Alsanna, Silent Oracle (Dark Souls II)
  • Parallax (DC Comics)
  • Diablo (Diablo)
  • Nightmare Demon (Dragon Age: Inquisition)
  • The Fears (The Fear Mythos)
  • Monsters (Girl vs Monster)
  • Deimos (Greek Mythology)
  • Phobos  (Greek Mythology)
  • Fear (Inside Out)
  • Hantengu (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Oz (Monster Prom)
  • Turbo K.O. (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
  • The Jabberwocky (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland)
  • Ole's Father (Psychonauts)
  • Eta (Red vs Blue)
  • Pitch Black/The Bogeyman (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Romper (Silent Hill)
  • Pennywise (IT)
  • Asura (Soul Eater); via Madness of Fear
  • The Clown (Star Trek Voyager)
  • Huwawa (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Sha of Fear (Warcraft)
  • Aza'gorod, the Nightbringer (Warhammer 40k)
  • Fearfeaster (Adventure Time)
  • The Dread Powers ("The Magnus Archives")