- "All the darkness leaping upon the Earth, will bring us to our fears."
- ― The Enigma TNG - Shades of Black
The power to manipulate the dark/destructive aspects of darkness/shadow. Variation of Dark Element Manipulation. Combination of Darkness Manipulation and Negative Forces Manipulation. Opposite to Pure Darkness Manipulation. Not to be confused with Diabolic Darkness Manipulation.
- Dark/Destructive Darkness/Shadow/Blackness Manipulation
- Hazardous Darkness/Shadow/Blackness Manipulation
- Negative Darkness/Shadow/Blackness Manipulation
- Ominous Darkness/Shadow/Blackness Manipulation
User can create, shape and manipulate darkness/shadows/blackness of a darker, detrimental nature; that which damages, destroys, and consumes anything/everything they come across, representing the hazardous destructive side of darkness/shadow, which in turn ignores most of the limitations and weaknesses of the normal darkness/shadow. In essence, this is about solely controlling the negative powers of darkness/shadow.
- Damage Amplification
- Darkness Manipulation
- Pain Inducement
- Sensory Deprivation
- Apocalyptic Force Manipulation
- Black Hole Creation
- Dark Element Manipulation
- Dark Matter Manipulation
- Demonic Force Manipulation
- Disaster Manipulation
- Elemental Manipulation
- Esoteric Darkness Manipulation
- Fear Manipulation
- Negative Forces Manipulation
- Nothingness Manipulation
- Void Magic
- Countered by Pure Darkness Manipulation and Pure Light Manipulation.
- Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user, and their power's natural limits.
- Grim darkness is volatile/destructive, causing harm to oneself/environment by accident is an ever-present danger.
- What the user gains in sheer destructive power, they lose in versatility/fine control.
- Satan/Lucifer (Christianity)
- Oni (Jackie Chan Adventures)
- Zorc Necrophades (Yu-Gi-Oh)
- Grimdark Rose Lalonde (Homestuck)
- Xehanort/Xemnas/Ansem, Seeker of Darkness (Kingdom Hearts series)
- Vanitas (Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep)
- Tenebrous (Planescape)
- Gwydion, The Shadow Fiend (Ravenloft)
- Ren Ashdoll (Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance)
- Restia (Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance)
- Darcy (Winx Club)
- Void (Sonic the Hedgehog)
- Black Dragon (Valkyrie Crusade)