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"Fear is Control. Control is fear. Once you have someone's deepest fears at your fingertips they are mere puppets on a string, ready to dance on the master's whim at any cost."
― Mongul the Second (DC Comics)

The power to manipulate fear. Variation of Emotion Manipulation. Opposite to Courage Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Dread Manipulation
  • Fright Manipulation
  • Horror Manipulation
  • Panic Manipulation
  • Terror Manipulation
  • Phobia Manipulation
  • Phobikinesis


User can sense and manipulate the dread, fear, horror and terror, of themselves, people, animals and other creatures, whether by increasing, decreasing, causing or otherwise channeling fear, even manifesting the emotional energy to physical level. They can cause others to fear even the most harmless of things to the point of becoming catatonic.






Known Users

  • Ghostreconzenda (BeGone)
  • Äs Nödt (Bleach)
  • Gachnar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Barbas (Charmed)
  • Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • Sinestro Corps (DC Comics)
  • Parallax (DC Comics)
  • Pedro (The Gifted)
  • Diablo (Diablo)
  • Morgoth/Melkor (The Simarillion)
  • Sauron (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Nazgûl (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Pennywise/IT (Stephen King's IT)
  • Lord of Horror (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy); via Horror's Hand
  • Scarlet Witch (Marvel Comics)
  • Najimi Ajimu (Medaka Box); with Triple Terrible (Mental Skill)
  • Yokai ("Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan")
  • The Jabberwocky (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland)
  • Emperor of the Night (Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night)
  • Pitch Black (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Various SCPs (SCP Foundation)
  • Frightgeist (SlugTerra)
  • Rogwan (The Order)
  • Mongor (Thundercats)
  • Immortal Enemy (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Obscura (Winx Club)

Known Objects

  • Horror's Hand (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy)